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Maker Minutes 8/8/2019

Thursday, August 08, 2019 7:04 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

County fair season continues with the Queen Annes, Montgomery, Howard and Caroline-Dorchester county fairs!

This morning 8/8 - Paca House and Garden - Family Paint Party - Inspire your child’s creativity with this family-friendly morning guided painting session. All materials are provided.

Tonight 8/8 - Great Frogs Winery - Petals, Pours and Pix, a Flower Crown Workshop and Photoshoot - Create your own bohemian flower child photos with this amazing location, flowers provided by Eclectic Blooms and photography by Jennifer Simmons! A perfect girls’ night out, mommy and me or maternity photo session! Start the night with sangria and snacks, build your flower crown while you enjoy a wine tasting, then head into the vineyard or tobacco barn for your photo shoot.

Sat 8/10 - Kittens in Cups on Defense Highway, Annapolis’ only cat cafe - Hand-stitch and paint an adorable cat pillow for your house, for ages 7 and up.

Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Sun 8/11 - Tye-Dye and Batik - Work with dye and hot wax to create a fun tshirt!

All next week - Camp Kunta Kinte - With music, crafts, games, folktales and foods of Kunta Kinte’s childhood home for ages 5-10

Also don’t miss their weekly Monday babies and toddlers gatherings, Creek Critters on Thursdays and Friday Art and Story time.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Tues 8/13 - “1001 Moroccan Nights” Monthly Sketch Night - Every month, a different theme is selected, from a live model to a funky setup to classic still life. This month, Anita Hagan will be hosting a “1001 Moroccan Nights” themed still life sketch night.

Wed 8/14 - Intro to Improv Summer Camp for Adults continues - With new stand-alone lessons each week

And all next week, ArtFarm is hosting their Fearless Girls Photography Summer Camp for their advanced or returning kids ages 13-16.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

All next week - TWO ArtRageous Summer Camps…

First is the Great Outdoors and the second is Matisse, Monet and Me - These camps are set up for campers to create fun projects in a variety of new art media and promote creativity and imagination.


Tomorrow 8/9 - Broadneck - Hedgehog Celebration - Meet and learn about African Pygmy hedgehogs!

Tomorrow 8/9 - Discoveries: Libraries at the Mall - Accessible STEAM: Kinetic Creatures - Explore STEAM with accessible design specifically created for children with physical and visual disabilities.

Tomorrow 8/9 - Mountain Road - How to Program a Robot! - … using special software, the Pasadena Robotics Team will be teaching kids entering 3rd and 4th grades how to make a robot move.

Mon 8/12 - Linthicum - Maker Mondays

Mon 8/12 - Severna Park - Minecraft Club

Tues 8/13 - Odenton - STEAM Tuesdays - Breakerspace - Take apart various objects to see how they’re built and how they work.

Wed 8/14 - Severn - Lego Challenge

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Two more great summer camps from Pongos Learning Lab in Crofton next week:

First is Escape Rooms and Game Design for kids who were in K-8 last year. It’s a week of games, puzzles, adventure, mystery and logic. They’ll be playing, solving and making logic games, brain teasers and riddles and they’ll also get to attempt to “escape the camp” with a real escape room.

Second, Pongos has a Gross, Messy and Fun Science Camp - Kids K-5 will make sticky, slimy, fizzy and fluffy stuff out of everyday materials as well as learning about gross stuff.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sun 8/11 - Basic Lost-Wax Casting - Students will learn the basics of lost-wax casting including spruing and investing wax patterns, casting and finishing. You’ll take home one or two finished pieces of Argentium Sterling silver jewelry.

Annapolis Makerspace

Mon - Electronics Class - Last class. Thanks to Scott for running it, it’s been very informative!

Tues - Monthly Sewing and Fiber Arts Meetup - Whether you’re experienced or not, drop on by and hang out, work on stuff, ask questions. Bring your own equipment, if you have it.

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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