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Maker Minutes 9/12/2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:12 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Sat/Sun - 9/14-9/15 - AACo Fair - Beyond the rides and junk food, be sure to check out over a dozen musical performances, the Draft Horse Pull, Arundel’s Got Talent contest, Sawmill demonstration, antique tractors, and the great craft contests.

Sat 9/14 - Beverly Triton Photography Hike - Get out and learn about nature photography while exploring Beverly Triton. Perfect for beginners as well as advanced photographers looking for some tips to get great outdoor shots.

Sat 9/14 - Annapolis At Twilight - Capital Photography Center takes you through the cobblestone streets of Annapolis to capture our historical capital. Starting in the afternoon and carrying on through the evening, you’ll photograph historic homes, lively streets and as it gets darker, enjoy the blue hour just after sunset and capture car light trails with long exposures.

Mon 9/16 - Brass Tap - Maryland Craft Parties with Jenn Moselen will be at the Brass Tap at Annapolis Mall making Bottle Cap Plaques and enjoying food and beverages.

Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Sun 9/15 - Hispanic Heritage Celebration - With crafts, cooking and storytelling to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday 9/16 - Kitchen Convo - What language can you speak when your mouth is full? American Sign Language! Learn ASL as you cook and dine on pita pizza, banana ice cream, deviled eggs and lots of fresh veggies.

Tues 9/17 - Ouf Shu Tabye - A cooking demo by Lebanese Taverna

And as always, check out their weekly Creek Critters on Thursday mornings, Art and Storytime on Friday mornings, as well as the Baby and Toddler Playground on Monday mornings.

Raye of Light Studio

Tonight 9/12 - Linocut/Block Prints - Learn about carving soft blocks and doing your own Linocut Block Prints that you can use to print onto shirts, canvas bags, shoes or even just paper.

Tues 9/17 - Chesapeake Zentangle - Crabs, heron and horseshoe crabs will be the inspiration for this relaxing repetitive Zentangle workshop. Zentangle has been described as “Focus on creating pattern designs and mindfulness so that you do not think of anything else”. Learn how to use patterns to divide your spaces into beautiful black and white designs. Templates are provided so you can focus on just doodling, if you prefer.

Wed 9/18 - Weeknights and Watercolor - Check out the second in this weekly Wednesday mini-series of watercolor fun.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Tonight Thu 9/12 - Block Printing Workshop - Learn how to carve your own block and block print onto beautiful paper with artist extraordinaire, Anita Hagan. You’ll be able to take your block home to continue printing on whatever you like! No experience required.

Tomorrow Fri 9/13 - ROAR - Gallery Show and Reception - This gallery show features five great artists from around the area including Christine Laubach of Stevensville, Nicole Salimbene of DC, Karina Stone of Annapolis, Jordann Wine of DC and Lee-Nowell of Baltimore.

GEMS - girls excelling in math and science

… is currently seeking volunteers to help get girls involved in STEM. Visit to sign up!


Sat 9/14 - Odenton - 3D Printing with Tinkercad, a great free 3D program that’s a good introduction to 3D design. Registration is required.

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Lots of stuff going on at Pongos this week…

Tomorrow Fri 9/12 - Friday Night Gamer Club

Mon 9/16 - Coder Kids Club, Introduction to Programming for grades K-5, Little Scientists Club, Builders Club as well as their Drone Flight School for grades 3-8

Tues 9/17 - More Coder Kids Club as well as more Introduction to Programming

Wed 9/18 - Robotics Club for Homeschoolers, Programming Robots for grades K-8, Builders Club, YouTube Stars & Animators Club as well as YouTube Stars Crash Course for grades K-8

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sat 9/14 - Advanced Casting: Gold Karating & Casting Workshop - Assuming a basic knowledge of lost wax casting in silver and starting with invested wax patterns that you provide, you will learn how to determine the amount of gold needed for a given was pattern, how to karat gold from pure 24K gold and a master alloy to the alloy of your choice, Upkarating and downkarating, scrap re-use, nickel and palladium white gold alloys and quality marking requirements in the US

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - CAD/CAM and CNC with Autodesk Fusion360, for anyone interested in learning about computer controlled routers and how to get your 2D or 3D design carved out of wood or various other materials.

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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