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Maker Minutes 7/9/2020

Wednesday, July 08, 2020 9:47 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Londontown Gardens down in Edgewater

Sat 7/11 - Check out their Mini  Herb Garden workshop

Annmarie Sculpture Gardens down in Solomons has a bunch of online activities going on…

Today 7/9 - Green Queen’s Art Scene - In their virtual artLAB upcycling household items into eco-friendly art

Sat 7/11 - Artini Virtual Paint Party - Over the Moon - with a suggested menu of themed cocktails and snacks

Tues 7/14 Kitchen Creatives Art recipe fun - Use common kitchen and household items to mix your own clays, paints, glues and more.

Wed 7/15 Picture This - Virtual Preschool Art and Storytime

Wed 7/8 Tween Paint Party virtual camp - with a new painting each week

Wine & Design in Annapolis is offering take home kits for painting.This week, check out Lotus Flower, Serene Sunrise, Cactus Blossom and Sunflower Ride take home kits and virtual classes.

The Kid Museum up in Bethesda has some fun stuff online.  

Check out their Make It DIY workshops: This week’s theme is Nature Explorers that includes pre-recorded activities that include Cloud in a Jar, Model of the Earth’s Core, DIY Sundial, Ocean Layers and Tiny Terrariums.

Also check out their Make It! Summer Camps streamed right to your home including KID Engineers for 2nd - 4th graders and Code Makers for 5th - 7th graders next week with more classes the following weeks.

Code Ninjas in Edgewater is now open for coding camps and summer camps!   Their Summer of Code camps start on Monday!

And check out their Minecraft Summer Camp next week:

If you’re looking for local streaming music, check out the Annapolis Streaming Facebook group..

 This week… 

Tonight 7/9 - Live Arts Maryland’s QuaranTiny Concert

… also Boogie Babes Live Stream with Guava Jelly

… and An evening with Future Country, streaming live from Cult Classic Brewing

Tomorrow 7/10 - Catch Sue Matthews and Robert Redd Live from the The Mainstay

Raye of Light Studio

Sun 7/12 - Bay Zentangle art and appetizers - Crabs will be your inspiration as you lose yourself in the relaxing, repetitive design of Zentangle.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Summer art camps registration is open!  New summer camps are starting in August, including Mixed Media Sculpture, Art Annapolis, Street Art Graffiti and Public Art, Graphic Design camps… but also be sure to check out the Fearless girls Photography camps.  There’s one for ages 10-13 starting next week!

Check out Art Farm’s online Virtual Classes. 

Today, a Virtual Macrame Beginner class starts..

.. and next Tuesday 7/14, check out a virtual Block Printing Workshop where you’ll create your own tshirts at home.

Maryland Hall

Maryland Hall’s summer camps for kids have started up.

Next week, check out…

Handbuilding 101 as well as Let’s Get Real: Drawing & Painting from Observation

They’ve also put together a collection of ArtReach art challenges on YouTube

Also check out their ever-growing list of online classes for adults and children

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Check out their Party Animals In The House pottery-to-go that you can order online and get creative at home!

But also check out their Adult Glass Fusing Workshop making a Daisy Bowl on Tuesday

Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

Both Sat and Sun mornings 7/11 & 7/12 - Nature Quest Hike & Scavenger Hunt - Join a park naturalist on a hike to find both the Nature Quest markers at Banneker as well as learning about the diversity of animals and plants that make their home at the park.

Tues 7/14 - Check out Jupiter in Opposition - Jupiter is in opposition every 399 days, placing it on the opposite side of the Earth as the sun, making it one of the best times to view the planet.  So, weather permitting, there will be some nice night-time viewing using eyes, binoculars and a telescope


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

… including Facebook Live Storytimes (including bilingual storytimes) every weekday as well as a children’s book discussion

Tomorrow (Fri 7/10 they have a Great Movies: The Wages of Fear, a 1953 movie from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-George Clouzot

… also check out 123 Andres Bilingual Family Beats

Mon 7/13 - Exploring the Light Spectrum - Exploring the electro-magnetic spectrum with fun activities you can try at home.

Tues 7/14 - The Sqrrl! Band - with Nutty Good Music

Wed 7/15 - Intro the Library eBooks and Streaming, with plenty of things to keep you occupied and entertained.

… also the Guys Book Club: with T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land”

Enoch Pratt

In addition to their Facebook Live storytimes, they also have a bunch of online events throughout the week such as Baltimore Backyard Bingo, Fashion Virtual Camp, Imagine Your Story in Emojis, Pratt Teens on Discord, Introduction to Skype and Whatsapp, Gmail Basics, Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Beginner Comedy and Improv for Teens and lots more!

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Check out their online classes, a few of which are free, as well as see about scheduling a Virtual Party with games and activities including animation projects, breakout box, coding, LEGO building, games, Minecraft, Roblox, scavenger hunt, a Science Show, slime and and story time.


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