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Maker Minutes 2/6/2020

Wednesday, February 05, 2020 2:32 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Sat 2/8, Sun 2/9 as well as Tues 2/11 - Wine & Design on West Street - Chunky Blanket Workshop & $5 mimosas! They provide the yarn! And of course check out all their various painting workshops with themes such as Snowy Bench, Paris in Winter, Art Buzz Kids, Spring Gnome as well as other events.

Tonight 2/6 - Londontown Gardens - Projectile Point Workshop: The Bob Ogle Collection - This free workshop is for volunteers interested in helping process the Bob Ogle collection which includes 13,000 years of Maryland artifacts, especially Native American projectile points and ceramics.

Sat 2/8 - Londontown Gardens - Archaeology Lab Open House - Drop in on the AACo Archaeology Lab on the grounds of Historic London Town Gardens for a look into the past! Archaeologists and volunteers at the lab process, identify and catalog thousands of artifacts from local dig sites all year long. Learn about their current projects in AACo!

Also on Saturday, check out their Saturday lecture series, LGBTQ+ History in Maryland - Saturday’s talk is “More Than Friends: The Queer Chesapeake in the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries”.

Art Things

Mon 2/10 - Mixed Media Book Binding - Hand marble mixed media paper to create a vast array of colorful pages and then bind them into two different styles of books and decorate the pages using collage!

Raye of Light Studio

Tues 2/11 - The Sketch Book Experience continues - Getting started with learning how to draw, Tuesdays in February

Wed 2/12 - Watercolor Club for Teens continues

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Sat 2/8 - Brunch Cooking Class - Have their executive chef teach you how to make some of their brunch favorites. You’ll be amazed how many ways you can use hollandaise, the science behind poaching the perfect egg and their famous lemon ricotta pancakes which are fluffier than any you’ve ever had!

Also check out their Wintertime Wine Pairing Dinner on Tuesday 2/11

Local by Design

Tomorrow 2/7 - Wood Plank Sign Workshop - Annapolis Mall location - Learn stenciling with Jodi Roberts of Cricket Studio, choose your design and colors and make your own 18” x 6” sign.

Sun 2/9 - Winter Cookie Decorating Class - Annapolis Mall location - Celebrate the beauty of winter and join Kimberley of Mulberry Treats for some cookie decorating fun. This hands-on 2 hour workshop is geared toward beginners and will cover royal icing consistency, piping and flooding as well as wet-on-wet techniques.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Tomorrow 2/7 - Block Printing - Learn how to carve your own block and print onto beautiful paper with block printing artist extraordinaire Anita Hagan, she’ll teach you all you need to know. And of course, you can take your block home to continue printing long after the class.

Sun 2/9 - First Exposure: Digital Photography Workshop (pt 1) - Part one of this two part workshop includes Understanding Your Camera, Aperture & ISO settings, Lenses and Creating an Exposure

Kids After School Winter Session continues with Printmaking for ages 8-11 on Mondays, Art Discovery for ages 6-8 on Tuesdays, Street Art Lettering for ages 11-16 on Wednesdays and Mix Media Book Binding for ages 11-15 on Thursdays

Maryland Hall

Sat 2/8 - Valentine’s Family Workshop: Acrylic Pour Craft - Everyone is welcome to this one day acrylic pouring workshop. Each participant will create a heart shaped acrylic poured painting.


Mon 2/10 - Linthicum - Book Lab: Goodnight Already! By Jory John and Benji Davies - Read the book then talk about it and work on a STEAM project that relates to it, for ages 6-10

Mon 2/10 - Severna Park - Minecraft Club

Tues 2/11 - Deale - Valentine Friendship STEM Storytime

Tues 2/11 - Odenton - STEAM Tuesday with Minecraft

Tues 2/11 - Odenton - Snap Circuits for ages 6-10 - Snap Circuits are a great way for kids to learn about electronics by simply snapping components together.

Wed 2/12 - Crofton - Nature Explorers Club

Wed 2/12 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - An Evening of Conversation with Donna Jackson Nakazama, author of The Angel and The Assassin: The Tiny Brain Cell That Changed the Course of Medicine

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight 2/6 - Infosec Night - Pwn Your Growth - Life Hacks Leading to Career Advancement - Gain insights on the ways you, as a woman in cybersecurity, can hack your way into a successful cyber career presented by Jacquely Blanchard

Tomorrow 2/7 - DC443 Presents: GSM We Can Hear Everyone Now! - A Defcon 27 presentation on GSM hacking from one of the original presenters.

Sat - 2/8 - Plastic Ant Weight Combat Robot Brawl - Battle robots under 450g, not much heavier than a can of soup, made of 3d printed parts. The idea is to have inexpensive robots that can be made (and repaired) cheaply!

Also check out Unallocated Space’s Monday project night and Wednesday open house and lockpicking night.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sat 2/8 and 2/15 - Basic Lost-Wax Casting - Learn the basics of lost wax casting, including spruing and investing wax patterns, casting and finishing. You’ll start with a wax pattern and end with one or tow finished pieces of Argentium Sterling silver jewelry.

Annapolis Makerspace

Thurs - Electronics open night

Wed - Woodworking open night


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