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Maker Minutes 10/18/2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:54 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Tonight - 10/18 - Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore - Instructor Alejandra Martinez will teach a class about the history of sugar skulls and their place in Dia de los Muertos traditions. Participants will create and decorate their own sugar skull.

Tonight 10/18 - Benjamin Banneker Museum in Ellicott City - Geology of Oella - Martin Schmidt, author of Maryland’s Geology, will discuss the rocks that form Oella and Ellicott City as well as other interesting geological facts about Baltimore County. Advanced registration required.

Sat 10/20 - Station North Tool Library - Baltimore - Fix It Fair - A free event, open to the public, where you’ll find tools and materials to help you make common repairs on clothes, furniture, electronics, bikes, etc. Expert volunteers with repair skills in all kinds of fields will be on site to assist people with repairs.

Sat 10/20 - Prince George’s Fall Fest Food, Wine and Music Festival benefiting Concerts for Causes, which raises funds to give musical instruments to students in underserved communities. The festival offering two stages, complimentary wine tasting, food, exhibitors and vendors.

Sat 10/20 - Mornings at the Museum - National Museum of Health and Medicine - Silver Spring - The program provides early access to the museum for families with children who have physical, cognitive and/or sensory issues.

10/20 - Ellicott City - Benjamin Banneker Museum - Knitting: Technique, History and Nature - Learn the basic knit stitch, fiber information, history and environmental concerns related to textiles. Must bring your own supplies.

Sun - 10/21 - MAARC - Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club - RadioFallFest vintage electronics show and sale in Davidsonville. Check out collectors and vendors and vintage art deco radios, turntables, ham radios, military gear and more. Boy Scout Troop 454 will be selling breakfast and lunch items all day.

Sun 10/21 - Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair

Sun 10/21 - Leaf It To Nature - Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills - Go on a nature hike to find out why the leaves turn to beautiful brows and oranges in the fall. Hike through Irvine’s forests, discovering different types of leaves.

Tue 10/23 - Goucher College Baltimore - Code Girls: Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of WW2 with author Liza Mundy - This lecture features stories from Goucher College’s secret “Code Girls”. These women were selected in 1942 and 1943 to work on the top-secret mission of decoding the complex German Enigma code machine and other projects that helped end WW2

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Sun 10/21 and Wed 10/24 - Painting workshop - The Great Pumpkin serving plate


Sat - 10/20 - Crofton - Orchids & Sowing Winter Seeds - An orchid instructor & master gardener will explain these exotic plants, giving tips on keeping them healthy and showing how to sow seeds in milk jugs for health seedlings in the spring.

Sat - 10/20 - Crofton - Science Fair for Young Scientists of the Future - Put on by the National Science Honor Society from Arundel High School

Tue - 10/23 - Deale - Pumpkin Palooza - Celebrate fall by learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin. Explore preschool science activities while enjoying pumpkin themed process art

Wed - 10/24 - Broadneck - STEM Stations - Learn about science through hands on activities

Greenbelt Makerspace

Sun - 10/21 - free weekly cartooning and animation workshop

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Sat 10/20 - Goddard/Greenbelt - Join Goddard at their visitor center for International Observe the Moon Night - an evening of lunar science and exploration. Free and open to the public.

Unallocated Space - Severn

Sunday - 10/21 - Crafternoon: Making Fairy Wings

Tues 10/23 - Electronics Fundamentals: DC Circuits

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Tonight - Thursdays are their Robotics Club Night

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - 10/23 - Monthly General Meeting/Open House


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