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Maker Minutes 11/7/2019

Thursday, November 07, 2019 7:00 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Today - Knits and Pieces off Bestgate Rd in Annapolis - First one of four Beginner Crochet Classes

Sat - RASA Juice Shop and The Drifted Knot present Macrame Craftivity and Mimosas at RASA Juice Shop in Annapolis. Learn a couple basic macrame knots, makes some nice gifts and enjoy mimosas and snacks.

Sat - Watkins Park (near Largo) - Trash to Treasure Green Craft Fair - Explore local crafters and artists who create treasures made from at least 50% recycled, organic, fair trade or sustainably-harvested materials.

Already started and going on now through Sun 11/10 - Baltimore - Book Festival and Light City, combined this year. Previous two separate events, they’ve combined them this year. There’s food, drink, performances, light displays and, of course, books.

MD STEM Festival is still going strong… it runs through this Sunday (November 10th) and there are events all over Maryland to check out. Head over to to find events near you!

Raye of Light Studio

Mon 11/11 - Local by Design Annapolis Mall - Blue Heron Acrylic Paint Workshop for beginners

Tues 11/12 - Margaret Avenue Workshop - Adventures in Watercolor Textures, digging a little deeper into watercolor techniques.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Sun 11/10 - First Exposure Digital Photography Workshop, part 2 - Learn how to use your digital camera more effectively or brush up on your photography skills, they’ll cover different kinds of light, shutter speed, composition, editing and beyond.

Tues 11/12 - Monthly Sketch Night for Adults

Wed - Intro to Improv Fall Semester continues as well as their Advanced Improv Game Workshop

Also, their fall semester after school program for kids continues with Stop Motion Animation today, Street Art on Monday, Art Foundations on Tuesday and Mix Media Art on Wednesday

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

With multiple sessions both Sun 11/10 and Mon 11/11 - Handmade Clay Ornaments


Today - 11/7 Maryland City Library - Virtual Reality Adventures

Today - 11/7 - Discovers: The Library at the Mall - Electric Exploration - Learning about electricity with activities and challenges

Tomorrow 11/8 - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Creative Chemistry Science Lab

Tomorrow 11/8 - Linthicum Library - Rocketship Rally - Try to build the fastests, highest rocket in this hands on challenge.

Sat 11/9 - Crofton Library - Balloonacy! - Going balloony for balloon inspired STEAM activities

Sat 11/9 - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Lunar Landing Legacy - Learn about the moon landing, meteorites and the Saturn V rocket as well as check out genuine lunar and meteorite samples!

Mon 11/11 - Glen Burnie Library - Homeschool Series: STEM Free Play

Mon 11/11 - Linthicum Library - Book Lab: Can I Eat That? By Joshua David Stein - Learn about things you can and can’t eat in our weird world

Mon 11/11 - Severna Park Library - Minecraft Club

Tues 11/12 - Odenton Library - Hackathon - Advance through computer game levels to hone your hacking skills!

Wed 11/13 - Crofton Library - Nature Explorers Club - for ages 7-11

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 11/7 - Infosec Night - TOR 101 - TOR Explained - Discussing what TOR is, how it works, as well as it’s strengths and weaknesses.

Tomorrow 11/8 - Defcon Group: The DC443 Hacker Hangout - An extension of the original OSCP study group, this hangout is casual but hands-on.

Sat 11/9 - Solder Class - Walking through the basics of safe soldering, you will be assembling the SparkFun WeevilEye Kit

Mon 11/11 - Project Night

Wed 11/13 - Weekly Open House Night

… as well as their Lockpicking 101 locksport night

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Some interesting things coming up at Pongos this week..

Mon 11/11 - Modding Roblox using the LUA programming language, for grades 3-8

They also have their regular LEGO Robotics and regular robotics clubs, Gamer Club, Coder Kids Club, Builders Club, Little Scientists Club, YouTube Stars and Animators Clubs and more.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Both Sat and Sun (11/9-11/10) this weekend - Cloisonne Enameling Class - Cloisonné pieces are generally brightly colored with enamel that is in cells with thin wire around the edges of each cell. Cloisonné is used in art nouveau (1895-1910) pieces through mid-twentieth century pieces and on current pieces.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tomorrow 11/8 - Laser Training & Refresher

Wed - Woodworking open night

Thurs - Electronics open night


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