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  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:41 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tonight 2/27 - Crofton - Meet The Maker - Featuring some of the wonderful local artists that are part of the Sweet Home Salvage family, this first night of the series you’ll be meeting Ross Swope

    Sat - 2/29 - Severna Park STEM Festival - Energize your children’s connections with science at the first Severna Park STEM Festival. Check out interactive stations such as “All Things Gooey”, “On The Go” as well as “Land and Water”.

    Tues 3/3 - Green Turtle Annapolis - Paint Nite: The Original Paint and Sip Party - Enjoy drinks and music and a whole lot of color.

    Art Things

    Tomorrow 2/28 - Adult Figure Drawing Class - Enjoy a relaxing evening while drawing the human figure. This session will go through several 60 second poses, 5 minute poses then multiple longer poses.

    Wine & Design (West Street)

    Sat 2/29 - Chunky Blanket Workshop - Learn how to make your own chunky blanket, approximately 40” x 50”, with an option to buy additional yard to make a larger blanket. Wine and beer are available for purchase at the shop. 

    Tues 3/3 - DIY Wood Pallet Stencil Workshop - Choose from a variety of stencil designs to create your own personalized wood project.Some seasonal favorites include a “Kiss Me I’m Irish” design as well as an Irish blessing.

    Maggiano’s Little Italy

    Tues 3/3 - Paint and Sip Night - Join Maggianos for their Italian-themed Paint Night sponsored by the Annapolis Sons and Daughters of Italy. Sip on some wine and enjoy Maggiano’s signature appetizers as you’re guided through an Italian themed painting, step b step.

    Local by Design

    Sun 3/1 - Annapolis Mall - Coordinate Sign Workshop - Making wood plank signs with latitude and longitude coordinates on them.

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Tonight 2/27 - CACI: Making Your Own and Defend Against Deepfake Video and Images

    Tomorrow 2/28 - Defcon Group: DC443 Hacker Hangout - An evolution of hte OSCP study group, their gown is to learn hands-on techniques to strengthen their cybersecurity skills.

    Sat 2/29 - Epic LAN Party - Bring and enjoy snacks, lots of video gaming, and general fun times.

    Mon 3/2 - Project Night

    Wed 3/4 - Open House Night

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Fri - Laser Training/Refresher

    Tues - Fusion 360 3D Design Workshop

    Wed - Woodworking open night

    Thurs - Electronics open night

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:34 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Sat 2/15 - College Park Aviation Museum - Join them for another Engineering 101 workshop where you’ll learn about navigation and geography and create your own paper plane gliders to test out on a course, celebrating Black History month by honoring Barrington Irving who was the youngest person to fly solo around the world in 2004 and the first black pilot to do so. He has since developed his own non-profit to help kids learn about aviation and careers in aviation.

    Art Things

    Tonight - 2/13 - Galentine’s Day Paint Night - at Renditions Golf Course - Enjoy drinks and painting with your gal pals for a fun Galentine’s Day out!

    Mon - 2/17 - Holiday Studio: 3D - School’s out on Monday so enjoy an afternoon making art at Art Things! - This special studio opportunity will have sculpting stations set up where you can choose between paper mache, paper clay or shrinky dinks (or all three!).

    Wine & Design (West Street)

    In addition to all their regular wine and paint parties, check out..

    Tues 2/18 - DIY Wood Pallet Stencil Workshop - Choose a great stencil design and create your own personalized wood project

    Raye of Light Studio

    Tonight - 2/13 - Acrylic Ink on Little Canvas - Make your own Valentine the old fashioned way, by hand! Learn how to create with acrylic ink on canvas.

    Tues morning 2/18 - The Sketch Book Experience continues, learn how to draw, Tuesdays in February

    Tues afternoon 2/18 - Annapolis Mall Local By Design - Alcohol Ink and Collage

    Wed 2/19 - Watercolor Club for Teens continues

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Sat 2/15 - Annapolis Improv Show - Improv troupes performing scenes in long-form improv shows, featuring local Annapolis improvisers

    Sun 2/16 - Gallery Opening and Reception for Growth - featuring the works of gallery artists Mandy Cooper and Selin Balci.

    Still a few weeks left on Art Farm’s Kids After School Winter Session with a variety of subjects


    Today 2/13 - Deale - Build and Play Imagination Station building with Legos

    Today 2/13 - Maryland City - Hedgehog Love - Come meet and learn about African Pygmy pet hedgehogs and stick around to make a loveable craft

    Sat 2/15 - Odenton - Strawberry DNA Extraction - Extract strawberry DNA with students from Arundel High’s Science National Honor Society

    Sat 2/15 - Edgewater - African American Oystermen on the Chesapeake - Relive the days of the life of an Afraican American Oysterman. Learn about their lives on the water and in the shucking sheds, the tools they used, fishing traditions and cultural history. Tie on an apron and step back in time with this hands on program.

    Sat 2/15 - Odenton - Build & Play with Legos

    Mon 2/17 - Deale - Wigglerbots STEM - Make a creature that moves using a battery and a motor that vibrates. This program helps children explore STEM using accessible design.

    Mon 2/17 - Crofton - Introduction to Raspberry Pi - A great platform for learning programming, game development, electronics and all kinds of things.

    Tues 2/18 - Annapolis - Construction Time: Build a Library - Celebrate Annapolis Library’s final week at the Monarch Academy location by building your version of the new Annapolis library using blocks, Legos and found materials. Learn about basic architecture skills and listen to a story, for ages 3-5

    Wed 2/19 - Brooklyn Park - Explore the Science of Sound for elementary school kids ages 6-10 - Explore sound including vibrations, patterns, pitch, tempo, echoes and more. Make and take home your own musical instrument!

    Wed 2/19 - Discoveries: Library at the Mall - Building with the 3 Little Pigs, for ages 6-10. Hear the story of the Three Little Pigs and build your own structure to see if it can hold up against the Big Bad Wolf

    Wed 2/19 - Deale - Candy Hearts Science - Practice offline coding with candy hearts, then experiment to see which liquid causes the candy hearts to dissolve the fastest

    Patuxent Lapidary Guild

    Sat 2/15 - Basic Lost-Wax Casting - Learn the basics of lost wax casting, including spruing and investing wax patterns, casting and finishing. You’ll start with a wax pattern and end with one or tow finished pieces of Argentium Sterling silver jewelry.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tomorrow 2/14 - Valentines Day - We have both our laser training and refresher class, for anyone interested in laser training… as well as a Valentines Cold Process Soap Class with Blended Essentials where you can learn about making actual soap, not just blending some things with glycerine, using cold process soap making techniques.

    Tues - CAD/CAM Fusion 360

  • Wednesday, February 05, 2020 2:32 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Sat 2/8, Sun 2/9 as well as Tues 2/11 - Wine & Design on West Street - Chunky Blanket Workshop & $5 mimosas! They provide the yarn! And of course check out all their various painting workshops with themes such as Snowy Bench, Paris in Winter, Art Buzz Kids, Spring Gnome as well as other events.

    Tonight 2/6 - Londontown Gardens - Projectile Point Workshop: The Bob Ogle Collection - This free workshop is for volunteers interested in helping process the Bob Ogle collection which includes 13,000 years of Maryland artifacts, especially Native American projectile points and ceramics.

    Sat 2/8 - Londontown Gardens - Archaeology Lab Open House - Drop in on the AACo Archaeology Lab on the grounds of Historic London Town Gardens for a look into the past! Archaeologists and volunteers at the lab process, identify and catalog thousands of artifacts from local dig sites all year long. Learn about their current projects in AACo!

    Also on Saturday, check out their Saturday lecture series, LGBTQ+ History in Maryland - Saturday’s talk is “More Than Friends: The Queer Chesapeake in the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries”.

    Art Things

    Mon 2/10 - Mixed Media Book Binding - Hand marble mixed media paper to create a vast array of colorful pages and then bind them into two different styles of books and decorate the pages using collage!

    Raye of Light Studio

    Tues 2/11 - The Sketch Book Experience continues - Getting started with learning how to draw, Tuesdays in February

    Wed 2/12 - Watercolor Club for Teens continues

    Maggiano’s Little Italy

    Sat 2/8 - Brunch Cooking Class - Have their executive chef teach you how to make some of their brunch favorites. You’ll be amazed how many ways you can use hollandaise, the science behind poaching the perfect egg and their famous lemon ricotta pancakes which are fluffier than any you’ve ever had!

    Also check out their Wintertime Wine Pairing Dinner on Tuesday 2/11

    Local by Design

    Tomorrow 2/7 - Wood Plank Sign Workshop - Annapolis Mall location - Learn stenciling with Jodi Roberts of Cricket Studio, choose your design and colors and make your own 18” x 6” sign.

    Sun 2/9 - Winter Cookie Decorating Class - Annapolis Mall location - Celebrate the beauty of winter and join Kimberley of Mulberry Treats for some cookie decorating fun. This hands-on 2 hour workshop is geared toward beginners and will cover royal icing consistency, piping and flooding as well as wet-on-wet techniques.

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Tomorrow 2/7 - Block Printing - Learn how to carve your own block and print onto beautiful paper with block printing artist extraordinaire Anita Hagan, she’ll teach you all you need to know. And of course, you can take your block home to continue printing long after the class.

    Sun 2/9 - First Exposure: Digital Photography Workshop (pt 1) - Part one of this two part workshop includes Understanding Your Camera, Aperture & ISO settings, Lenses and Creating an Exposure

    Kids After School Winter Session continues with Printmaking for ages 8-11 on Mondays, Art Discovery for ages 6-8 on Tuesdays, Street Art Lettering for ages 11-16 on Wednesdays and Mix Media Book Binding for ages 11-15 on Thursdays

    Maryland Hall

    Sat 2/8 - Valentine’s Family Workshop: Acrylic Pour Craft - Everyone is welcome to this one day acrylic pouring workshop. Each participant will create a heart shaped acrylic poured painting.


    Mon 2/10 - Linthicum - Book Lab: Goodnight Already! By Jory John and Benji Davies - Read the book then talk about it and work on a STEAM project that relates to it, for ages 6-10

    Mon 2/10 - Severna Park - Minecraft Club

    Tues 2/11 - Deale - Valentine Friendship STEM Storytime

    Tues 2/11 - Odenton - STEAM Tuesday with Minecraft

    Tues 2/11 - Odenton - Snap Circuits for ages 6-10 - Snap Circuits are a great way for kids to learn about electronics by simply snapping components together.

    Wed 2/12 - Crofton - Nature Explorers Club

    Wed 2/12 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - An Evening of Conversation with Donna Jackson Nakazama, author of The Angel and The Assassin: The Tiny Brain Cell That Changed the Course of Medicine

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Tonight 2/6 - Infosec Night - Pwn Your Growth - Life Hacks Leading to Career Advancement - Gain insights on the ways you, as a woman in cybersecurity, can hack your way into a successful cyber career presented by Jacquely Blanchard

    Tomorrow 2/7 - DC443 Presents: GSM We Can Hear Everyone Now! - A Defcon 27 presentation on GSM hacking from one of the original presenters.

    Sat - 2/8 - Plastic Ant Weight Combat Robot Brawl - Battle robots under 450g, not much heavier than a can of soup, made of 3d printed parts. The idea is to have inexpensive robots that can be made (and repaired) cheaply!

    Also check out Unallocated Space’s Monday project night and Wednesday open house and lockpicking night.

    Patuxent Lapidary Guild

    Sat 2/8 and 2/15 - Basic Lost-Wax Casting - Learn the basics of lost wax casting, including spruing and investing wax patterns, casting and finishing. You’ll start with a wax pattern and end with one or tow finished pieces of Argentium Sterling silver jewelry.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Thurs - Electronics open night

    Wed - Woodworking open night

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 7:12 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Sat 2/1 - Books for International Goodwill is having another one of their BIG Book Sales from 8am to 2pm. They have a massive number of books for cheap and they’re very well organized. They’re just up off of Defense Highway in Annapolis!

    Raye of Light Studio

    Starting next Tuesday (2/4) and running four weeks, ROLS is hosting The Sketchbook Experience - You can learn how to draw and you just don’t realize it yet! They’ll help you start sketching with the hope that once you’ve learned, you never stop! Explore charcoal, graphite, pens and markers!

    Also, starting next Wednesday (2/6), Watercolor Club for Teens! An introduction to watercolor club just for teens, meeting after school Wednesdays in February

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Still time to get in on Art Farm’s After School Winter Session for Kids… with Printmaking on Mondays for ages 8-11, Art Discovery on Tuesdays for ages 6-8, Street art Lettering on Wednesdays for ages 11-16 and Mix Media and Book Binding on Thursdays for ages 11-15

    Also check out some live music at Art Farm on Sunday (2/2) with Mark Schatz and Bryan McDowell


    This afternoon - Edgewater Library - Introduction to Raspberry Pi - The Pi is a great way to explore how computers work and interface with the world around us. Try your hand at programming and building a few fun projects with the Raspberry Pi computer!

    Tomorrow morning - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Plant a Seed - With stories and songs to celebrate National Seed Swap Day, you can bring seeds to share if you have them, but everyone gets seeds to take home.

    Sat - Broadneck Library - Hedgehog Celebration - Meet and learn about African Pygmy pet hedgehogs

    Sat - Discoveries: Library at the Mall - YouTube Stars Workshop - Kids will learn about staying safe on the internet, planning interesting videos, record a group challenge video and demonstrate how to edit and upload to YouTube.

    Sat - Mountain Road - Magic: The Gathering Club

    Mon 2/3 - Glen Burnie - Maker Monday

    Mon - Linthicum - another chance to check out Introduction to Raspberry Pi

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Fri/Tomorrow - Laser Training

    Thurs - Electronics open night

    Tues - 2/4 Fusion 360 Workshop

    Wed - Woodworking open night

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:28 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tomorrow night 1/17 - Art Things - Teen Figure Drawing Night for ages 13+ - A guided figure drawing session that will teach teens to draw the human figure moving through one minute gesture drawings to learning to draw longer poses featuring a local cosplayer. All materials provided, seating is limited.

    Sat 1/18 - College Park Aviation Museum - Engineering 101 workshop - Making foil boats! Explore buoyancy and use that knowledge to design boats, for ages 9 and up.

    Sat 1/18 - National Electronics Museum - MAARC WinterFest - MAARC is the Mid-Atlantic Radio Club and their annual WinterFest is an all-indoor swap meet and auction open to all vintage electronics sellers.

    Raye of Light Studio

    Mon 1/20 - Alcohol Ink and Collage at Local By Design in Annapolis Mall - A fun art class where you lose yourself through the color and flow of inks and gain that control back through the design of collage. You will explore how the ink’s color expands as you paint with each dye, then cut it up and redesign your piece.

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Kid’s after school winter semester continues with Printmaking on Mondays, for ages 8-11, Art Discovery on Tuesdays, for ages 6-8, Street Art Lettering on Wednesdays, for ages 11-16 and Mix Media and Book Binding on Thursdays for ages 11-15.

    And their Adult Drawing Class continues on Tuesday 1/21

    Maryland Hall

    Running January 4th through the end of February is “Things Are Looking Down: Drone Photography by Rich Isaacman”... but check out the public reception tonight from 5:30 to 7pm. And check out Rich’s Drone Photography Workshop as well as Landscape and Drone Photo Editing.


    Tomorrow 1/17 - Deale - Baby Artists - This open-ended art experience for babies and toddlers uses different art mediums and learning through play.

    Sat 1/18 - Odenton - Strawberry DNA Extraction - Extract strawberry DNA with students from Arundel High School’s Science National Honor Society

    Sat 1/18 - Odenton - Build & Play with Legos

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    In addition to Unallocated’s regular Infosec night tonight, project night on Monday and open house and lockpicking nights on Wednesday, check out….

    Sat/Sun - 1/18-1/19 - Combating Cyber Propaganda & Disinformation In a Digitally Illiterate World - Chris Sampson presents an active participation course that will engage you and give you the tools to understand, assess and take action related to cyber deception campaigns. Participants who pass will be given a certificate of completion demonstrating basic knowledge of online propaganda operations. Chris is the security Chief of Research and has been involved in various operations to infiltrate extremist groups including ISIS, Al Qaeda, white supremacists and others and is also a Best Selling New York Times author of Hacking ISIS.

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Monday - Check out their Schools Out Mini Camp - Two 90 minute sessions, one in the morning, one in the afternoon, featuring activities from Pongos’ various clubs including 3D/VR/AR, Arts & Crafts, Builders, coder kids, Drone, Gamer, Robotics, STEAM, Young Inventors as well as their YouTube Stars & Animators clubs.

    Also be sure to check out all those clubs running weekly at Pongos and think of the mini camp as a sampler of all the things going on at Pongos.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Thurs - 1/16 - Electronics open night

    RPi/Linux - Command Line Basics - You can do a lot with the graphical interface on a Raspberry Pi but usually you end up having to dig a little deeper to get the most out of it. There are a lot of great tutorials out there, which show you the bare minimum, but I want to go over how things really work so it’s not just following a recipe when you have to get your hands dirty with the command line.

    Tues - Monthly CAD/CAM and CNC with Fusion 360

  • Thursday, December 26, 2019 2:26 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Now through January 1st - Final days of the Annmarie Gardens Garden in Lights as well as their Ornament Show and Sale down in Solomons

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Check out Art Farm’s Winter Break Art Workshops for kids.. including Printmaking today, Matisse Mixed Media tomorrow, Dreamcatchers with Susan Mayberry on Monday and New Year’s Eve Masks on Tuesday

    Tomorrow - Good Vibes Open Mic

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Today/Tomorrow/Mon - School’s Out Mini Camp - Subjects include Augmented and Virtual Reality, Arts & Crafts, Builders club, Coder Kids club, Drones, Gamer Club, Robotics, Young Inventors Club, YouTube Stars & Animators Club as well as their STEAM club

    Also check out their regular weekly clubs along the same lines.

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:56 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tonight 1/12 - Midnight Madness round 2

    Sat 12/14 - Books for International Goodwill is having another BIG Book Sale. More than 70,000 books covering every topic, and all books are super cheap. It’s a worthy cause and a great deal.

    Sat 12/14 - 37th Annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

    Sat/Sun 12/15-12/15 - West Annapolis Winterfest and European Holiday Market

    Whole Foods - Annapolis

    Tomorrow 12/13 - Gingerbread House Decorating Class - Kids of all ages can join in on the decorating fun and holiday cheer! You’ll decorate and assemble a gingerbread house from the Whole Foods bakery and they’ll provide all the trimmings!


    Sun 12/15 - Check out the Little Party Company and All In The Mix as they host a Gingerbread House Party at Prism. All In The Mix will be baking the houses from scratch and you get to do the decorating!

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Tonight 12/12 - Art Farm and Fin Art will be back again at a popup shop in Eastport! If you’re headed down for Midnight Madness tonight, pop on over to Eastport and take a look!

    Mon 12/16 - Beginner Weaving Workshop - Learn how to set up and use a loom, a multitude of basic weaving techniques, how to plan your first project, including experimenting with color and texture as well as how to clean up and finish your project.

    Maryland Hall

    Tonight 12/12 - Glass Fusing Menorah Workshop - Design and create your own fused glass menorah. Use colorful glass to pattern your piece or use some pre-cut elements to get you started. The pieces will be fired in their kiln.

    Sun 12/15 - Holiday Market & Open Studios - Check out their 5 artist in residence and 2 in-house artists when they open their doors to visitors to take tours of their studios and the unique items they sell.


    Today 12/12 - Deale - Build and Play Imagination Station

    Today 12/12 - Deale - Hour of Code - Learning to code with OzoBots

    Tomorrow 12/13 - Discoveries: Library at the Mall - Winter Wonderland with a special winter STEM storytime and learning how to make fake snow

    Tues 12/17 - Deale - Ice Skating STEM Storytime - Learn about the physics of ice skating with the help of preschool friendly stories, songs and science activities

    Also be sure to check out special Holiday Build and Play sessions at Discovers at the Mall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tues 12/17 - CAD/CAM and CNC with Autodesk Fusion 360

    Wed - Woodworking open night

    Thurs - Electronics open night

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 6:33 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Starting tonight 12/5 - Midnight Madness starts! Tonight and next Thursday (12/12), shops will be open from 5pm to midnight and on Thursday Dec 19th, from 5pm to 11pm. There will be free metered parking downtown using the promo code ParkDTA in the ParkMobile app, and free parking at the Calvert Street and Whitmore Garages.

    Tomorrow - 12/6 and running all next week - Edgewater - Muddy Creek Artists Guild Holiday Art Show and Sale with unique creations from over 40 local South County artists in almost every medium.

    This weekend - 12/7-12/8 - Is the first weekend of the West Annapolis Winterfest and European Christmas Market - held this weekend as well as the weekend of the 14th and 15th, enjoy this european style market with gifts, crafts, food and entertainment in cozy little West Annapolis

    Sun 12/8 - Chocolate Binge Festival - first block of West Street, featuring everything chocolate, admission is just a $5 cash donation to the Annapolis Arts District which can be paid right at the event.

    Now through Jan 1st - Solomons Island - Annmarie Garden in Lights as well as their Annual Ornament Show and Sale - I said you might want to wait to check out the ornament show so you could also check out Annmarie’s Garden in Lights.. Well, it’s here! Their lights setup is always so much fun and the ornament show is full of tons of regional artists!

    Whole Foods - Annapolis

    Sat 12/7 - Holiday Wreath Making Class, both a morning and afternoon session

    Tues 12/10 - Half Pint Kids Club will be Decorating Gingerbread Men

    Maggiano’s Little Italy

    Sat 12/7 - Decorating Cookies with Santa - A chef will demonstrate the decorating process then the kids will go to their own prep stations and decorate their own cookies to take home and enjoy with family. Kids will also receive their own Chef Santa Hat and apron that they can take home with them. To top it all off, class will begin with a small breakfast buffet.

    Also check out their Breakfast with Santa on Sunday 12/8

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Today/Tomorrow/Sat 11/5-7 - Check out FinArt and ArtFarm at the Eastport Holiday Market PopUp down on 4th Street with art, clothing, small gifts and more! And if you’re going downtown for Midnight Madness tonight, the popup show opens at 4pm so you can start early down there!

    Sat 12/7 - Annapolis Improv Show - With local Annapolis improv troupes performing scenes of long-form improv.

    Mon 12/9 - Make It: Block Printing - Learn how to carve your own block and print onto beautiful paper with artist extraordinaire Anita Hagan. You’ll be able to take your block home and continue printing with it whenever you like!

    Tues 12/10 - Monthly Sketch Night - This month is A Burlesque Sketch Night featuring London St Juniper. Anita Hagan shows up once again, but this time to host the event and offer advice or critiques as requested, but note that this is not a drawing class.

    Also be sure to check in on Art Farm to see what they’re hosting for their Winter Semester… so far I see print making for kids, beginner photography classes, art exporation, street art lettering, mixed media and bottle cap collages.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tomorrow 12/6 - Laser Training/Refresher - Get the rundown on how to use our laser cutter/engraver or get a refresher if you still have questions from previous training.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:58 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tomorrow through Jan 1 - Annmarie Sculpture Gardens in Solomons - Ornament Show & Sale - Featuring a great selection of handmade ornaments crafted by regional artists. If you want to double up on the fun and make the trip down south worth it, you might wait until the 29th when the Annmarie Garden In Lights starts. It’s really an underrated gem worth the drive.

    Sat 11/16 - Chesapeake Arts Center - Makerspace Family Workshop: Squawking Turkey - Make a little talking turkey to announce when dinner’s ready

    Raye of Light Studio

    Wed 11/20 - Alcohol Ink and Collage - Work with alcohol ink and collage while learning color and design

    Maggiano’s Little Italy

    Tues 11/19 - Paint and Sip - Their very first Paint Night. Enjoy a glass of wine and some of Maggiano’s signature appetizers as they guide you through a painting step by step. Everything you need is provided.

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Today 11/14 - Final After School Stop Motion Animation for kids ages 10-15

    Later tonight 11/14 - November Photo Society of MD/VA/DC Meetup for Adults - This is a monthly meetup group for photographers, beginners to professionals.

    Tomorrow 11/15 - Fall Kids’ Art Show - Celebrate all the great work students did during the fall semester at ArtFarm

    Mon 11/18 - Join reps from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance to learn about the free Baker Artist Portfolios and associated aware program. This 90 minute info session covers the Baker program and technical instructions on how to navigate the website as well as tips and pointers on creating a strong Baker Portfolio. The Baker Artist Portfolios were created to support artists and promote the Greater Baltimore creative community and cover all disciplines.

    Maryland Hall

    Sun 11/17 - Space Travel: Apollo and Beyond - Presented by Historic Annapolis, Maryland Hall and in collaboration with Smithsonian Affiliates, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with a lecture and panel discussion. Guests include Dr Valerie Neal, curator emereita for the National Air and Space Museum, several experts, all naval academy graduates, as well as former astronauts Dr Kenneth Reightler and Captain Robert L Curbeam Jr and current astronaut candidate US Navy Lt Kayla Barron.


    Sat 11/16 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Build & Play with LEGOs

    Sat 11/16 - Odenton - Build & Play with LEGOs

    Sat 11/16 - Mountain Road - Minecraft, building with friends in a combined creative/survival mode on their MinecraftEdu multiplayer server

    Sat 11/16 - Deale - Coding with Cubetto, Ozobots and more, through hands on activities.. For elementary school students

    Sat 11/16 - Severna Park - Calling All Minecraft Rookies - Learning the basics of Minecraft

    Wed 11/20 - Severn - LEGO Bricks Challenge - See how quickly you can build the challenge!

    Wed 11/20 - Crofton - Holiday 3D Print Design - Learn how to use Cookie Caster, a free online program, to create your own original cookie cutter.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Sat - Open House and Fall Party - Come by, check out the shop, meet some of our members and enjoy some refreshments. And while you’re there, we’ll have some kids and adult advent calendar trees for sale. The kids ones hold Kinder Joy eggs and the adult ones can hold either beer bottles or mini wine bottles (or a mix of both!)

    Tues 11/19 - Monthly CAD/CAM and CNC with Autodesk Fusion 360 workshop

    Wed - Woodworking open night

    Thurs - Electronics open night

  • 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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