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Maker Minutes 4/15/2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:58 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

The Annapolis Film Festival is winding up in a few days, but there’s still time to check out a bunch of great films.

Sat 4/17 - The College Park Aviation Museum is having another Engineering 101 workshops.  This time it’s Pollution Protection - Cleaning Our Air Challenge - Creating and testing and air filtration system, for ages 12-17.

Starting last Tuesday 4/12 and running through Sunday 4/18, check out the Baltimore Craft Week - Virtual Edition - With more than 150 crafters and makers from Baltimore featured.

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

Sun 4/18 - Hugging Cats Paint Night

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

Sun 4/18 - 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, basic lace technique and the Nupp stitch.

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

Also, if you  need some help, check out their Knit Coaching sessions Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at various times of day to best fit your schedule

4/16-4/17 - Books for International Goodwill BIG Book Sale - The Parole Rotary Club’s fundraiser.  They have thousands of books at great prices AND well organized!  It’s just up Defense Highway and well worth checking out.

Tomorrow 4/16 - Creative and Performing Arts of South County near the All American Steakhouse in Edgewater - Another Friday Paint Nights.  Classes are limited to 8 people and they have a kids’ session for ages 6-10 followed by an 11+ session.

Whole Foods - Annapolis

Whole Foods is back with some culinary programs.

This week.. Today 4/15.. Check out their Half Pint Kids Club making Mini English Muffin Pizzas

Tues 4/20 - Half Pint Kids Club is making Banana Sushi

Both for ages 3-5

Raye of Light Studio

Tues 4/20 - Swipe right - a palette knife acrylic workshop -

Wed 4/21 - Flamingle With Your Flock Zentangle Class

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...

Tonight 4/15 - Beginner Photography for ages 12-16

Starting Tomorrow 4/16 - Virtual Cartoon Workshop for ages 12-16, running 6 weeks

Sat 4/17 - Doodle Mania with Charlies Lawrence of FinArt, for ages 8-12.  Starts and runs 8 weeks

Mon 4/19 - (continues) Beginner Drawing for ages 8-11

Mon 4/19 - Brush Strokes & Color Scheme: Exploration of Color and Technique in Acrylic starts and runs 8 weeks

Tues 4/20 - (continues) Graphic Design for ages 12-16

Wed 4/21 - (continues) Mixed Media & Sculpture for ages 8-11 and another session for ages 12-16

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 4/15 - Prepare and share Virtual Cookbook and Recipe Club: Latin Inspired

Sat 4/17 - Design Challenge - Given a theme for the challenge, you’ll have 10 minutes to design your creation while listening to music or a story.  At the end, share your creation ith the group.

Wed 4/21 - Learn About Careers in Aviation

We 4/21 - Young Conservationists: Saving Monarch Butterflies

Also check out their various book clubs, story times, trivia nights, and specialty programs like A Chalk in the Park, Great Movies Discussion, The Virtual Human Library, School Readiness Skills, From Mountains to Seas: Maryland’s Natural Areas, Ask a Lawyer, How to Search Maryland County Court Indices Online and more!

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 4/15 - Virtual Happy Hour

Tomorrow 4/16 - Virtual Amateur Radio Night

Mon 4/19 - Project Night - Following proper social distancing and mask guidelines, join UAS for their project night.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - 4/20 - Monthly CAD/CAM and CNC with Fusion 360 3D design workshop online


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