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Maker Minutes 7/25/2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:45 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Today 7/25 - RASA Juice Shop on Maryland Ave - Macrame Craftivity Night - Celebrate RASA’s 1 year anniversary with different workshops including one today learning how to make macrame accessories

Sat 7/27 - Ridgely Retreat in West Annapolis - Soak Making Intensive - Learn how to make a range of exquisite self-care products, discover the history and chemistry of soapmaking and the safety practices required to manufacture soap

Sat 7/27 - Truxtun Park - Fish Seining and Count - Using a seine net to gather fish, you’ll identify and count the fish of Spa Creek before releasing them back to the creek. A fish biologist will be on hand to help identify fish.

Sat 7/27 - Night - Beverly Triton Nature Park - Stars and S’Mores - Learn about the wonders of the night sky as a ranger guides you through the planets, constellations and satellites while you enjoy a campfire and some gooey s’mores

Sun 7/28 - Columbia Art Center in Columbia - Ukrainian Egg Decorating - Ukrainian eggs are incredible works of art and here is your opportunity to learn how to create them! Learn the basics of wax-resist egg decorating using Ukranian egg dyes. Explore different styles, tools and methods as well as the symbolism in pysanka. (PIH-sahn-kah)

Sun 7/28 - Annmarie Sculpture Garden in Solomons - It’s time for their annual Insectival! Insect Festival - Celebrating and exploring insects through games, art, activities, bug hunts and more. Check out a wide variety of insects including ants, grasshoppers and more.. Including help from friends of Annmarie Gardens: the Association of Maryland Beekeepers, Maryland Entomological society, Natural History Society of Maryland, Wild Birds Unlimited, Honey Bee Rescue of Southern Maryland and more! As always, I know Solomons is a bit of a hike from the Annapolis area, but Annmarie Gardens is worth it, especially when they have special events like this.

Wed 7/31 - Hammond Harwood House in Annapolis - Explore Botanical Art in the Museum with Titian Peale - Titian Peale became a noted naturalist and botanical artist. In this hands-on program, participants will learn what herbs were cultivated and how they were used for cooking and medicine. The program also features a take home craft of a botanical drawing.


Little Party Company

Tues 7/30 - Little Camp Series - Children explore movement, art, science, reading, dramatic play and more! For ages 5+

Local by Design

This weekend - Monthly Annapolis Artisans Market - Check out this small collective of creative businesses as they once again open their studios to the public. Meet the artists, check out their shops and buy some great locally made stuff!

Raye of Light Studio

Tues 7/30 - Summer Still Life Class… Learning pastels for beginners

Art Farm - Annapolis

All next week - Mixed Media Art Summer Camp - Kids between 8 and 11 years old will mix it up all week with all kinds of different media. They’ll paint, print, draw, collage, sew and fold.. Endless possibilities with inspiration everywhere!

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Sun-Mon - 7/28-29 - Glass Fusing Workshop - Making Nautical Coasters - Spice up your summer table with these Nautical Themed Glass Coasters. Make a beach house, anchors, crabs, anything is possible! The instructor will walk you through the process of cutting, shaping and laying down your glass pieces

All next week - Color Me Crazy ArtRageous Summer Camp for ages 6+ - Campers will create fun projects ranging from pottery painting, glass fusing, clay sculpting, tie dye as well as mosaics, giving them an opportunity to try new art media and promote creativity.


Today 7/25 - Linthicum - Build & Play with Legos

Mon 7/29 - Broadneck - Coding with Cubetto - The simple wooden robot you can program! For kids ages 4-7.

Tues 7/30 - Brooklyn Park - Train Like An Astronaut

Tues - 7/30 - Odenton - Snap Circuits - Learn electronics with simple snap-together electronic circuits, for elementary school students

Wed 7/31 - Riviera Beach - Minecraft

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Pongos summer camp series continues next week with their YouTube Stars Summer Camp - Kids will learn about internet safety, how to plan their videos, storyboarding, scripting recording and editing, exporting the videos for upload to YouTube and other real world production skills.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sun 7/28 - Beginning Silversmithing Class - Making Rings, Pendants or Earrings as well as a more dvanced Silversmithing Class making stone pendants with a bezel

Annapolis Makerspace

Mon - Electronics Class - This month covering basic electronic components and how everything works together

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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