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Maker Minutes 4/22/2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:18 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Tomorrow/Sat/Sun 4/23-4/25 - 18th Annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by Key School, held virtually this year

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

Sat 4/24 - Abstract Paint Night

Sun 4/25 - Paint Your Pet Portrait Paint Night

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

Sun 4/25 - 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.

Tues 4/27 - Learn to Knit semi-private session

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

Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm in Severn:

Sat 4/24 - Herb & Earth Day Sale - With various herbs, veggies and annuals, get your garden going with the best plants and soil all 20% off.

Whole Foods - Annapolis

Whole Foods is back with some culinary programs.

This week.. Today 4/22 - Half Pint Kids Club is making Banana Sushi

Tues 4/27 - Half Pint Kids Club: Ducks in a Boat

Both for ages 3-5

Local by Design

Sat/Sun 4/24-4/25 - Annapolis Artisans Market at their shop in the Design District off Chinquapin Round Rd.

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...

Today 4/22 - Beginner Photograph for ages 12-16

Tomorrow 4/23 - Virtual Cartoon Workshop for ages 12-16, running 6 weeks

Sat 4/24 - Doodle Mania with Charlies Lawrence of FinArt, for ages 8-12.  Starts and runs 8 weeks

Sun 4/25 - First Exposure: Beginner Photography Workshop

Sun 4/25 - Pysanky: Ukraine Egg Decorating

Mon 4/26 - Beginner Drawing for ages 8-11

Tues 4/27 - Graphic Design for ages 12-16

Wed 4/28 - 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

This afternoon - 4/22 - preschool Artsy Thursday

Tomorrow - 4/23 - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Pre-K Art Party

Sat 4/24 - Meet Gillis the Vulture via Zoom and learn about nature’s recyclers!

Sat 4/24 - Composting 101

Sat 4/24 - What’s in Your Backyard? With Ranger Dave from Quiet Waters Park

Tues 4/27 - Brood X Cicadas: Fun, Fear and Fascination

Also check out their various book clubs, story times, trivia nights, and specialty programs like Salary Negotiation Skills, Genealogy, a puppet show, Podcast Lovers Club, Ask a Lawyer, Brainfuse JobNow Workshop, and more!

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 4/22 - Virtual Happy Hour

Tomorrow - 4/23 - Virtual DC443 Hack The Box Working Group - honing cybersecurity skills in a fun and social environment

Mon 4/26 - Project Night - Following proper social distancing and mask guidelines, join UAS for their project night.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues 4/27 - Monthly General Meeting, both virtual and in-person for anyone who wants to check out the shop or new members who need orientation.


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