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Maker Minutes 1/13/2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 8:14 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Today - 1/13 - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s 4th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, taking place virtually this year - Historically hosted in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and DC on the same night, bringing together communities, companies and conservationists to help improve the lands and waters of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  This year includes 14 short films, guest speaker and sponsor videos.  Tickets include 5 days of on-demand playback.


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

Mon 1/17 - Shawl Knitting: Demelza’s Song - first of two sessions


Registration is open, and filling up quickly, for a bunch of workshops coming up soon, including their January/February Learn to Knit sessions, Learn to Knit Socks, Toft Crochet Animals, Knit a Vest and Learn to Knit a Gambit Cardi Sweater as well as their regular knit coaching sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Tomorrow/Sat 1/14-1/15 - 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 1/14 - Creative and Performing Arts of South County’s Art Nights for ages 11 and up start up again with art nights for ages 7-10 starting in Feburary..

--- Near the All American Steakhouse in Edgewater


Wine & Design in Annapolis offers pre-sketched canvases for you to paint on, with various themes each week.  But also, today 1/13 and Sunday 1/16 they have a Chunky Blanket Workshop.  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

Today 1/13 - Half Pint Kids Club: Build a Banana


Tues 1/18 - Half Pint Kids Club Teddy Bear Toast



Art Farm - Annapolis




Winter semester is in full swing…

Starting this week..

Mon 1/17 - Kids Fundamentals of Drawing


Mon 1/17 - Nude Figure Drawing


Continuing this week..

Tues 1/18  - Virtual Beginner Drawing Class


Registration is open for their other Winter semester classes starting in January and February and running into March. With classes such as Graphic Design, 3D Sculpture, Teen Beginner Photography, Kids Beginner Painting, MAKE-IT Kids Winter Slime, Watercolor, Winter Landscape Workshops, Botanical Drawing. 



Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

Sat 1/15 as well as Wed 1/19 - Nature Tots - With seasonal hands-on activities, stories, crafts and games for ages 2-5



Sat 1/15 - Cooking in the Cabin - exploring early American cooking and foodways with demonstrations using their wood burning hearth and bake oven


Sun 1/16 - Fascinating Fermentation - Learn about fermented foods of early America and help prepare an African recipe using this ancient practice.


Also check out Benjamin Banneker’s Colonial Clothing discussion on Saturday and the Full Wolf Moon Hike and Campfire tomorrow night.



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


In addition to all their regular story times for kids, book clubs, trivia nights…

All this week, through Saturday 1/10 - 1/15, Riviera Beach Library - Take and Make: Stand Up Dinos for kids 10 and under


Today 1/13 - 

  • Discoveries: The Library at Annaplis Mall - LEGO Build

  • Online - Global Gardens with Master Gardener and Watershed Steward, Alison Milligan

Sat 1/15 - 

Odenton - Build &* Play with Legos

Tues 1/18 - 

Wed 1/19 -

There’s also a few more vaccine clinics at various libraries coming up.


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