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Maker Minutes 9/24/2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:37 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Sat 9/26 - Beverly Triton Park - Monarch March - Join a ranger in tagging monarch butterflies while you learn about them and their migration while exploring the pollination fields at Beverly Triton.

Londontown Gardens down in Edgewater

Tomorrow 9/25/Saturday 9/26 morning - Fall Plant Sale - You’ll find plants that are great for USDA hardiness zones 7a and 7b that do well in heavy clay and sand mix.  These plants are well represented in Londontown Gardens. Proceeds go to support Londontown Gardens.

Sat  9/26 - Children’s Punched Tin Workshop - Learn how colonists illuminated their lives using fires, candles and more.. Then, using punched lanterns as inspiration, create your own punched aluminum plate.

Wine & Design in Annapolis is offering take home kits for painting.This week, check out their Mysteryious Moonrise, Pumpkin Even, Kiddo Pumpkins and Fall Road take home kits and virtual classes.  

Also check out their On Demand virtual class, DIY You Choose where you can pick from a selection of different paintings.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Sat 9/26 - Saturday Morning Fall Mini Camp for ages 10-14 to complement their other “every other Saturday” class for ages 7-10. Drop the kids off and enjoy 3 hours to yourself while they work on a variety of projects and a rotating roster of teachers.

Tues 9/29 - Graphic Design Class - Started last week but there’s still time to get in on this 8 week course. Students will learn the fundamentals of design from color theory to font choices to branding.

Wed 9/30

Starting last Wednesday, but running every Wednesday through Nov 11th, Virtual Pencil, Charcoal and Watercolor with Cat Dolch, for ages 10-15.  There’s still plenty of time to jump in.. last week was an Intro to Pencils and this week will be Pencils Pt 2, but there’s also Charcoal and Watercolor coming up as well.

… also check out their Outdoor Sketch Night at Annapolis Town Center - Every other Wednesday, meet up at The Green and sketch a professional in-costume model and check out music spun by their DJ.  Also enjoy giveaways from the Town Center’s tenants such as Smyth Jewelers, South Moon Under, Gordon Biersch and Neo Pizza.

Maryland Hall

Sat 9/26 - An Artsy Evening Out! Outdoor Workshop - A fun family workshop where you’ll be preserving treasured mementos by decoupaging them into a bowl, frame or box.

Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

Sat 9/26 morn - Nature Journaling - Learn to observe nature through drawing and writing.

Sat 9/26 afternoon - Preserving the Harvest Workshop - Foodways historians teach techniques for preserving some of the autumn’s harvest.  Work hands-on with a wood fired hearth and period utensils and take home your creations!

… Sat 9/26 Sun 9/27 morn - Banneker BioBlitz for Pollinators - Work with park staff to create a snapshot of the wildlife that can be found in Banneker Park using the iNaturalist app to take pictures of plants, insects and animals in the area!


...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…. Including an Arabic-English and Spanish-English bilingual story times as well as a pirate story time.

Tomorrow 9/25 - Trivia Night for Adults

Mon 9/28 - Mondays Are Murder Online True Crime Discussion - This month’s discussion centers around The Dating Game Murderer.

Tues 9/29 - Virtual One Maryland One Book Discussion with Mountain Road Library.  This month’s One Maryland One Book selection is “The Island of Sea Women” by NY Times bestselling author Lisa See. A historical fiction that chronicles two female divers from different backgrounds.

Wed 9/30 - Hackerman Best & Next Series: Karamo Brown - For this series, Karamo Brown will speak to growth through uncomfortable conversations and using one’s uniqueness to create success.

.Wed 9/30 - Intro the Library eBooks and Streaming, with plenty of things to keep you occupied and entertained.

Unallocated Space - Severn

UAS hasn’t been having any in-person classes but they’re still doing some things virtually.   On Thursday nights, they've been doing an online virtual Happy Hour

Tomorrow - 9/25 - Virtual DC443 Hacker Hangout and HackTheBox Working Group - Sharpen your infosec skills while being social.

Sat 9/26 - MACRObot Robo Fight- Plastic Ant Weight combat robot brawling, fighting small robots with small 3D printed bodies.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tonight - Check out one of our bi-weekly open house and new member orientation nights.  If you want to see what the shop is like before deciding to join, tonight’s a good night to drop by.


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