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Maker Minutes 7/15/2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 3:55 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

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

Tomorrow 7/16 - Paint Night: Tiger

Sat 7/17 - Paint Night: Leopards in the Wild

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

Tomorrow 7/9 - Olive Knits Knit-Along - With the OliveKnits Fireworks sweater, running all through July.

Registration is open for their August semi-private Learn to Knit sessions.  Four 2-hour sessions on Monday mornings in August

… registration is also open for their Learn to Knit a Pint Sized Sweater classes as well, running 3 Saturdays in August, their one-off Decoding Charts class, and their Christmas Stocking Class three Wednesday evenings in September

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

Tomorrow/Sat 7/16-17 - Books for International Goodwill BIG Book Sale - 6/4-6/5 next 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.

Blended Essentials

Has summer camps!  Starting Monday is week 5 with “Color Palette” as the theme with a few more weeks of summer camp after that.  Crafts include making candles, soaps, bath bombs, lotions and each week has an exclusive craft including pinecone fire starters, tie dye, custom hand sanitizer, and water candles.

Raye of Light Studio

Today 7/15 - Retried Girls with Graphite - A drawing class - The standard Girls with Graphite class is for 10-14 year olds.. This one is for girls a little older and a little more retired, who still have an interest in learning to draw or draw better.

Tomorrow 7/16 - Zentangle Art with Line and Repetitive Design

Wed 7/21 - Beginners Watercolor Class

Art Farm - Annapolis

Check out some classes this week, such as:

Sun 7/18 - First Exposure: On The Movie - A two hour walk and shoot photography workshop around downtown Annapolis.

And their summer camps continue with…

Textile Art Camp - working with printmaking, dyeing and embellishment with cloth.

Fearless Girls Photography Camp

…. Both next week.

And registration is open for their other Summer semester programs which include Kids Art School, Beatmaking + Music Inspired Art, Nature Art and Oil Painting Camps.

In addition to their summer semester, check out upcoming camps and workshops such as Outdoor Sketch Nights, First Exposure On The Move around Annapolis, Photography Lighting Workshop and a Virtual Beginner Drawing Class..

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.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Tonight 7/15 - Glass Fusing Open House for ages 16+


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

Today 7/15 - Painting With Ice - With what looks like frozen watercolors

Today 7/15 - Creative Creations with the Deale Library - Painting with acrylics

Today 7/15 - Mechanical Monkeys - How Animals are Inspiring Advances in Robotics

Sat 7/17 - Chalk It Up - Outdoor Chalk Art with the Deale Library

Sat 7/17 - Ask a Master Gardener

Sat 7/17 - Drone Flying Demonstration

Tues 7/20 - Meet the Good Guys: Beneficial Bugs in the Garden

Wed 7/18 - Just Keep Spinning: Pinwheel Art

Also check out their various book clubs, story times, trivia nights, and specialty programs like Finding Happiness Within Your Personal Finances, Great Movies Discussion: Chinatown, Community Resource Fair (eviction prevention, utility assistance, and food resources), and Virtual Grantseeking!

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 7/15 - Virtual Happy Hour

Tomorrow 7/16 - Virtual Amateur Radio Night

Tomorrow - 7/16 - Virtual DC443 Hack The Box Working Group - honing cybersecurity skills in a fun and social environment

Mon 7/19 - Project Night - Following proper social distancing and mask guidelines, join UAS for their project night.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - 7/20 - Monthly CAD/CAM and CNC with Fusion 360 3D design workshop online


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