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Maker Minutes 4/8/2021

Tuesday, April 06, 2021 8:15 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

The Annapolis Film Festival starts today, and runs through the 18th. With over 70 films to enjoy, there’s an amazing selection every year and this year is no exception.

Kittens in Cups, Annapolis’ own cat cafe, periodically has some fun craft opportunities like:

Sat 4/10 - Paint Your Pet Portrait Paint Night

Knits and Pieces, behind the Wawa on Bestgate Rd has a couple knitting classes..

Sun 4/11 - Magnolia Chunky Cardigan Class - Learn how to knit a top-down seamless cardigan with lace and bobble details at it’s bottom, mastering German short rows fors happening, basic lace technique and the Nupp stitch.

Wed 4/14 - Two At a Time Socks

Through April, check out their Learn to Knit semi-private sessions.

Wine & Design in Annapolis offers pre-sketched canvases for you to paint on, with various themes each week.  This week’s themes are Summertime Diva, Bonnie the Bee Spring Has Sprung, Grace, Colorful Umbrella Girl, and Live Art Buzz Kids Giraffe Family Virtual Classes as well as Spring Has Sprung and Succulent Garden in-studio workshops.   Wine is available to purchase in the studio, true to their name.  Classes are for 14 and up, but you have to be 21 to drink, of course.

Whole Foods - Annapolis

Whole Foods is back with some culinary programs.

This week.. Today.. Check out their Half Pint Kids Club: making Bunny Faces, for ages 3-5

Tues 4/13 - Half Pint Kids Club is making Mini English Muffin Pizzas, again for ages 3-5

Raye of Light Studio

Sat 4/10 - Botanical Watercolor Workshop with The Hydrangea in Bloom

Art Farm - Annapolis

Registration is open for the Spring 2021 Semester going on now with new classes starting regularly through May AS WELL AS their Summer semester which starts in June.  There are classes for kids as young as 8 going all the way up to adult classes.

This week...

Mon 4/12 - (starting) Beginner Drawing for ages 8-11

Tues 4/13 - (starting) Graphic Design for ages 12-16

Wed 4/14 - (starting) Mixed Media & Sculpture for ages 8-11 and another session for ages 12-16

Also this week:

Mon 4/12 - Exploration of Color & Technique in Acrylic

Tues 4/13 - Virtual Adult Ink Illustration

Starting soon… Virtual Cartoon Workshop, Doodle Mania with Charles Lawrence and more First Exposure Digital Photography

Also check out Art Farm’s Student Union Open Studio - for small groups of kids to use ArtFarm Studios space to create their own work and socialize with other young artists.


...has a bunch of programs going on online if you head over to and click on Watch Online - Virtual Programming

Today 4/8 - Garden Round Table Book Discussion: Rethinking Your Lawn

Today 4/8 - Introduction to Safe Drone Flying

Today 4/8 - Virtual Instant Pot Cooking: Breakfasts

Sat 4/10 - Introduction to Safe Drone Flying for Teens

Mon 4/12 - Second Monday STEM

Tues 4/13 - Let’s Craft with Scrabble Tiles

Wed 4/14 - Mystery Ingredient Cooking Challenge

All next week, starting Monday - Spring Into Reading with Seeds from the Master Gardeners

Also check out their various book clubs, story times, trivia nights, and specialty programs like Conflict Resolution Workshop, Positive Family Communication, Baby Beats, White Privilege: What It Is and What It Is Not, Ask a Lawyer, Introduction to Project Budgets and more!

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 4/8 - Virtual Happy Hour

Tomorrow - 4/9 - Virtual DC443 Hack The Box Working Group - honing cybersecurity skills in a fun and social environment

Mon 4/12 - Project Night - Following proper social distancing and mask guidelines, join UAS for their project night.


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