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Maker Minutes 10/17/2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:59 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Tonight 10/17 - National Cryptologic Museum - STEAM Night at the Museum - Check out the crypto museum at night and check out some great hands-on STEM activities for kids ages 10 and up.

Sat 10/19 - Chesapeake Arts Center - MakerSpace Family Workshop: Mason Jar Jack-o-Lanterns

Sat 10/19 - College Park Aviation Museum - Engineering 101 - f/ Parachutes - Kids ages 9 and up can learn about parachutes and how they work as well as design and build their own parachute to safely land their payload in a designated drop zone.

Sun - MD Ave Fall Festival: Halloween on the Avenue - 50 years strong, MD Ave’s Fall Fest has plenty of food, vendors, music, entertainment and the Halloween Pup Parade. We’ll be down there, as well, so stop on by and say Hi!

Both Sat/Sun 10/19,10/20 - Londontown Gardens in Edgewater - Hearth Cooking Workshop - Exploring recipes of the past and teaching historically accurate cooking techniques all on an open fire.

MD Stem Festival - 10/11 through 11/10 - This festival is celebrated every year by hundreds of groups all around Maryland. Head over to for a list of events and workshops in your area!

Raye of Light Studio

Today 10/17 - Local by Design’s shop at Annapolis Mall - ROL will be teaching How to Paint with Watercolors, Painting Botanical Pears

Mon 10/21 - Fall Harvest Beginner’s Pastels - Guest artist Margie LaRoche will show you how to create a fall harvest scene using pastels.

Tues 10/22 - Girls with Graphite continues

Also on Tues 10/22 - Puppy Love Pop Art - Start with a picture of you and your dog and they’ll sketch it out on a canvas for you then they’ll teach you how to add just the right amout of “art” with markers and paint to make it pop! Deadline for photo submissions is today!

Wed 10/23 - Make with Markers After School - Kids can learn the ins and outs of drawing with magic markers.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Fri 10/18 - Wood Burning Workshop - Kory Johnson is back to teach the techniques of pyrography, the art of drawing with fire. In the spirit of Halloween, you’ll be working with images of ghosts and pumpkins for this project.

Tues 10/22 - Sketch Night October - Day of the Dead - Not a drawing class, just a casual hangout with sketching.

There’s also still time to get the kiddos in on Art Farm’s After School programs including Stop Motion Animation, Street Art, Art Foundations as well as Mixed Media Art.. classes are available for kids as young as 6 and as old as 15.

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Pongos always has a lot of great stuff going on… of particular note:

Today - Honeybee Photography Headshot Clinic, Maryland Kid Biz Networking Event! But also be sure to check out their animation, robotics, LEGO, 3D design, Minecraft Modding, drone flight school, coding and video creation clubs and classes!

Annapolis Makerspace

Tonight - Artwork is Work Expo - A showcase of local businesses that can help your business! Check out some of the talent right in your own back yard!

Sun - Maryland Ave Fall Fest

Tues - General Meeting/Open House

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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