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Maker Minutes 8/15/2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:02 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Sat 8/17 - Solomon’s Island - 4th Annual Dragon Boat Festival - Enjoy a day of festivities, crazy costumes, drums and dragon boats.

Sat 8/17 - Beverly Triton Nature Park - Dragons of the Chesapeake - Speaking of dragons.. If a trip to Solomons Island isn’t in the cards for Saturday, check out Beverly Triton Nature Park for Dragons of the Chesapeake - Not real dragons, or even dragon boats, but dragonFLIES. Dragonflies play an important role in our ecosystem and you can learn all about them and ID different types along with a park ranger.

Sun 8/18 - Quiet Waters Park - Charity Knitting - Every month during the summer, Quiet Waters hosts a Charity Knitting event. This will be the last one of the season. Knit or crochet baby hats and blankets for the Anne Arundel Medical Center. All skill levels are welcome!

Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Sun 8/18 - Aviation Days - Learn about the contributions of the Wright Brothers and the Wright Sister as well as other early aviators through hands-on activities with flyable objects, for ages 1 and up.

All next week - El Cipitio - This bilingual storytelling camp for middle school students has children putting together costumes and simple sets for a performance at the end of the week. Folktales from Latin American will be featured.

Raye of Light Studio

Today 8/15 - Pour It On acrylic paint pour class - Learn about acrylic pour painting with two different techniques. Mixing science and creativity gives you beautiful organic results.

Wed 8/21 - Pop Art Pet - registration/photo submission due 8/18 (Sun) - A great class for all ages, submit a photo of your pet and they’ll have it ready for you to paint during class. Photos must be emailed by Sunday 8/18

All next week - Girls with Graphite Summer Camp - For girls who are constantly doodling and want to learn how to draw better. They’ll learn about lines, shading and how those affect their drawing style as they learn to draw more realistically.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

All next week - Blockbuster Bisque - Not a cooking class, but one of Clay Baker’s Artrageous Summer Camps where kids ages 6+ will create fun projects in various media including pottery painting, glass fusing, clay sculpting, tie dye and mosaics.

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

All next week…

Animation All Stars Summer Camp - Join Pongos for a week of animation and more! Kids will learn about animation terminology, storyboarding and storytelling, character planning and drawing, traditional, stop-motion, and computer based animation. This camp is for kids in K through 8th grades last school year.

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp - Kids grades 2-4 will learn how to combine LEGO bricks with gears, pulleys, motors, sensors and programmable parts to build and code robots. This camp will be held at the All Sport Kids Academy in Gambrills.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sat 8/18 - Basic Lost Wax Casting - If you missed the first one last week, here’s a chance to jump right in. Students will learn the basics of lost wax casting, including spruing and investing wax patterns as well as casting and finishing. You’ll take home one or two finished pieces done in Argentium Sterling silver.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - CAD/CAM and CNC with Autodesk Fusion 360

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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