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  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:26 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Fri 1/11 through 2/22 - Howard County Arts Council is hosting HoCo Open - A non-juried annual exhibit celebrating artists who live, work or study in Howard County. Eligible artists, ages 18 and older, were invited to bring one piece of ready to hang original artwork to fill the gallery with great local art.

    Sat 1/12 - Annapolis - Chesapeake Brewing Co - 3rd Annual Burlesque themed party at the brewery, titled Art of the Tease. Prizes, lite buffet

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Starting Mon 1/14 - 8 week Kids Winter Art Seminar begins - Mondays will be for applied arts, ages 12-16, Tuesdays are Art Discover for ages 7-11, Wednesdays are Nature Inspired Art for ages 5-8 and Thursdays are Cartooning for ages 11-15. Drop in options and sibling discounts are available online

    Starting Wed 1/16 - 6 week Beginner Improv Workshop for adults hosted by Reflex Improv

    Clay Bakers - Annapolis

    Fri 1/11 - Kids Night Out - with the movie Frozen - Drop the kids off for this monthly event. Kids will be with a fun, designated staff member to paint, eat pizza dna watch the movie Frozen while you spend some time running errands or just having some time to yourself. For ages 6 and up.

    Tues - 1/15 - Pre-school book club - Sneezy the Snowman - Reading the book, Sneezy the Snowman and children get to paint a snowman of their own, as well.

    Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

    Sat 1/12 - Mid-Winter Hearth Cooking Demonstration - Join the experts of Benjamin Banneker as they prepare a mid-winter meal using period techniques and recipes of the Post Revolution War Patapsco Valley


    Today 1/10 - 2pm - Mountain Road Library - E-Reader Workshop - Did you just get a new e-reader? Bring your device in and learn about the library e-book and resources. Even if you didn’t get a dedicated e-reader like a Kindle, many of the library digital lending resources can be used with a regular iPhone, Android phone or iPad or Android tablet! And if you miss this session, any of your local library branches will be able to help you out with learning how to borrow e-books and other digital media from the library.

    Tomorrow Fri 1/11 - Odenton - Storytime with a Veterinarian - Discover what a veterinarian does through stories, songs and hands-on pretend-play with their guest veterinarian. For ages 3 - 5

    Sat 1/12 - Severn - Build a Pet Palace - Bring empty boxes to the library and build your small pet a fun palace! Design ideas and supplies for decorating will be provided. Registration is required

    Mon 1/14 - Linthicum - Maker Mondays - With various STEAM activities each month

    Wed 1/16 - Odenton - Breakerspace! - Take apart computers, toys, radios and other items to see what’s inside. Tools and safety gloves provided. Registration was required last week, unfortunately, but contact the Odenton library soon and see if there are still spots available.

    Greenbelt Makerspace

    Tonight - Arduino microcontroller project and class

    Tomorrow - 1/11 - Little Makers

    Sat 1/12 - Little Makers

    Mon 1/14 - Drop In Geneaology

    Tue 1/15 - English conversation for spanish speakers

    Wed 1/16 - Fiber Fans

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    1/12 - Sat - Minicon - A mini conference with talks on various subjects, typically leaning toward information security, as quite a few Unallocated Space members are involved in information security either as their day job or a hobby. Some topics this time are Taking a Look at Security from the Mind of a Hacker as well as talks on “fuzzing” and penetration testing.

    1/13 - Sun - Analog gaming Sunday

  • Thursday, January 03, 2019 7:32 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Today through Sunday (1/3 through 1/6) - Super MAGfest (National Harbor) - MAGFest stands for Music and Gaming Festival, a four day event dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types and the gaming community. Events run 24 hours a day for the duration of the festival and include console games. Arcades, tabletop, LAN, live video game cover bands, vendors and more. Last year they drew over 22k attendees!

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Wed - 1/9 - Foundations of Photography Workshop - This 2 hour workshop covers how to control the aperture settings, exposure compensation, how to use ISO settings to take better photos, proper focus, shutter speed and other aspects of using a DSLR camera. You should bring a DSLR camera with fully charged battery, a memory card and the camera’s manual.

    Clay Bakers - Annapolis

    Tonight 1/3 - Ladies Night - Ages 16 and up, no cover, bring beverages and snacks of your choice and receive 25% off your pottery and glass projects!

    Wed 1/9 - Glass Fusing - Candle Votives - Learn all you need to know in terms of crafting your own votive candle holder. Learn how to cut and lay the glass to form different styles of holders.

    Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

    Sat 1/5 - Snakes! - Visit the park and museum and listen to an expert share his critters and stories. It is free but pre-registration is required.


    Tues 1/8 - Deale - Snowflake STEM Storytime - ages 3 - 5 - Have your preschoolers warm up your thinking skills with simple winter-themed science activities

    Tues 1/8 - Odenton - 3D Print Design Class - Design and create your own 3D project using free online software.

    Sat 1/5 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Minecraft
    Mon 1/7 - Glen Burnie - Maker Mondays
    Mon 1/7 - Severn - Lego Challenge
    Tues 1/8 - Odenton - STEAM Tuesdays

    Greenbelt Makerspace
    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Homeschooling opportunities:

    Pongos - Robotics Club, Coder Kids Club, YouTube Stars and Animators Club

    Greenbelt Makerspace - From Our Backyard to Mars: Robotics in Agriculture as well as some general homeschool STEAM sessions

    Patuxent Lapidary Guild

    Two sessions 1/6 and 1/13 - Basic Lost Wax Casting - Learn the basics of lost wax casting and finish the class with one or two finished pieces in Argentium Sterling silver.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tues - Monthly Fusion 360 workshop

  • Thursday, December 27, 2018 7:03 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Last chance to see some of our favorite holiday light displays including Lights on the Bay

    Edgewater - Illuminated Londontown Gardens added an extra night tomorrow night. They’ll have hot cider and s’mores and roaring fires and the gardens will be illuminated throughout with holiday lights. They’ll also be showing off colonial nighttime and holidays at a candlelit William Brown House.

    Sun 12/30 - “A Miracle on Annapolis Street” in West Annapolis will feature food trucks, beer tests, games and activities.. also, Budweiser Clydesdales will be there between 11am and 3pm

    NYE downtown Annapolis - Mon - A day filled with music and dancing, kids activities that include face painting, obstacle course and moon bounces. And of course, fireworks at midnight!

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Now through Sunday - Kids Winter Break Art Workshops

    Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

    Fri 12/28 - Sleepy Moon Campfire - Warm up by the campfire on a dark night. Listen to “sky stories” and hunt for the Milky Way and constellations. Dress warmly. Hot beverages provided. Pre-registration required


    Today - Riviera Beach - 3D Doodle - Creating unique 3d doodles using a 3D pen, similar to what 3D printers have, but in pen format!

    Today - Linthicum - Build & Play - building with Legos

    Wed - 1/2 - Linthicum - Chess Club

    Greenbelt Makerspace

    Tomorrow - Fermentation Fans

    Sat - Jr Makers

    Mon - Drop-in Genealogy

    Wed - Fiber Fans

  • Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:29 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tonight - Last chance for Midnight Madness in downtown Annapolis.

    Tomorrow(Fri)-Sat - Ursids Meteor Shower - Typically ranging from 5 to 10 per hour, this year as many as double the normal amount in bursts are to be expected. Unfortunately they’ll be competing with the full moon. There will be a sharp peak tomorrow morning, sometime after midnight tonight but as late as just before sunrise tomorrow. The ursids are named from their location in the sky, near Ursa Minor, also known the little dipper.

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Starting Wed running through Sun 30th - Winter Break Art Camp - A workshop for ages 8 - 15. It’s an open studio styled art camp where they’ll have a different teach each of the five days during the holiday break. Each day will bring different activities for the kids from sculpture to painting to even watching short art films. Kids can join them for one day or all five at a discounted rate, whatever works best for your family. Older campers may choose to work on their own projects during this time, they are not required to participate in every activity.

    Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

    Sat 12/22 - Early American Holiday Cooking Demonstration - See a holiday meal prepared on an open heart and bake oven using period correct recipes of the Patapsco Valley.

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Sat 12/22 - Classic Video Game Day - A social video gaming event. Bring your favorite console video games and systems and a spare TV if you have one. They have PlayStation 1 and 2, NES, SNES, N64, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Dreamcast. Possibly a Super Smash Brothers tournament.

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Wed 12/26 - Thur/Fri and Mon - School is Out Mini-Camp - School may be out, but Pongos is still open! Kids can choose activities based on their interests, not a rigid schedule. Some past activities have included playing Minecraft and other computer and tablet games, experiment with STEM toys like Snap Circuits, littleBits Dash & Dot, watch music videos and have a dance party. The camp is appropriate for kids grades K through 8.

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:20 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tonight - Midnight Madness at the Historic Annapolis Museum and Store - The museum store has tons of great unique gifts and they usually have some nice refreshments as well. It’s always worth stopping in during Midnight Madness.

    Now through next week (12/22) - Celebration in the Woods at Chrysalis in Merriweather Park Symphony Woods - Holiday fun for the whole family including music, crafts, Christmas trees created by artists and visits from Santa.

    Now through next week (12/22) - Severn - Holiday Lights Walk to the North Pole - Self guided walk to the North Pole and visit Santa in his cabin. Explore new trails with lighted Christmas scenes. See Polar Bear Central and the Gingerbread House and hit up the barn for soe hot chocolate.

    Now through Jan 1 - Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Solomons - Garden In Lights display

    Now - next week (12/22) - Illuminated Londontown

    Now - next week (12/22) - Holiday Candlelight Stroll Annapolis

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Tonight - While you’re in downtown Annapolis tonight for Midnight Madness, don’t forget the West St Arts District and Art Farm who are having their Midnight Madness Market! - Sample Lyon Rum, have a snack and check out some great curated items that make such great gifts!

    Tomorrow 12/14 - MAKE IT: Wood Burning Workshop - Kory Johnson teaches the techniques of pyrography, the art of drawing with fire. Learn the basics of creating a range of tones and shadowing while burning your artwork into wood.

    Clay Bakers - Annapolis

    Tomorrow/Fri 12/14 - Kids Night Out f/Polar Express - Drop the kids off and they’ll eat pizza, watch Polar Express and get creative while you run errands or have a little time to yourself.

    Sun 12/16 and Wed 12/19 - LET IT SNOW wine glass painting classes - Pick from a stemmed or stemless wine glass, beer steins, beer pints or mason jars then choose a winter design and paint your glass. You’ll take it home to fire in your own oven!


    Sat 12/15 - Mountain Road - building with virtual bricks in Minecraft

    Eastport-Annapolis Neck and Odenton - Build & Play w/Legos

    Severn - Mini Robot Challenge - tweens and teens learn coding and participate in robot challenges

    Tues - Deale - Gingerbread STEM Storytime for ages three through five.

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Sat 12/15 - Epic LAN Party - 12 hours of multiplayer gaming fun

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Tonight - Robotics Club Thursdays

    Tomorrow Robotics Open Lab for the 2018-2019 WLRC (Wonder League Robotics Competition)

    Sat 12/15 - Hand Lettering Crash Course for Adults - just in time for the holidays, what’s better than a beautifully hand lettered note to our loved ones

    Retro Game Night & Fundraiser - Sat 12/15 - Supporting the Blue Ribbon Project, working to support victims of child abuse and youth in foster care - See the link on our website for more information about the items they’ll be collecting for their Backpacks of Love initiative.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Signups are open for a Wood Burning class with Bonnie from Daydreams Factory on Sun 12/16 - Turn wood cigar boxes into works of art using pyrography! Only 8 spots are available, so head over to the event page, found on our website, and sign up today!

    Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.

    Thurs - electronics night

  • Thursday, December 06, 2018 7:06 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Today, and the next few Thursdays - Girls Who Code Club at the Bowie Branch Library

    12/8 - 4th Annual Women in STEAM Festival - UMBC - Be inspired by female professionals in the field of robotics, engineering, biology, architecture, computer science, graphic design, finance and many other STEM fields. With hands-on workshops, learn about exciting careers and hear inspirational stories from women in STEAM.

    12/8 - South Bowie Library - Teen Coding with Unity - This TAG Labs workshop will teach you how to design 3D environments for gaming and virtual reality.

    Holiday Happenings:

    Now - 12/8 - Cylburn Arboretum Wreath Making

    Today 12/6 - Sun/12/9 - MICA Art Market

    Today 12/6 - 12/20 - Midnight Madness Annapolis

    12/6 - Monument Lighting - Baltimore

    Fris/Sats Tomorrow 12/7 - 12/22 - Illuminated London Town - Enjoy hot cider and roast some s’mores as you wander through Londontown’s historic area. Explore the gardens, illuminated with festival holiday lights and enjoy special performances each week.

    Tomorrow 12/7 - Midnight Madness - Ellicott City

    Sat 12/8 - Eastport Yacht Club's Lights Parade Saturday, December 8th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, as boats suddenly appear out of the cold winter night illuminated with thousands of colored lights and crewed by jolly revelers. Families and friends gather at their favorite viewing spots along the waterfront to see this yearly spectacle and to celebrate the holiday season together. The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade is one of Annapolis’ signature events and we invite you to join us as a participant in the parade or as a spectator cheering on the decorated boats and their crews.

    Sat 12/8 - Rockville - Winterfest Bazaar at the Universities at Shady Grove - 60+ local vendors, food and alcohol samples, Santa and more!

    Sat 12/8 - Silver Spring - Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair and Christmas Market

    Lights on the Bay - 12/7 comcast and First Responders Night, 12/9 Liquified Creative’s Ugly Sweater Night

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Now through 12/15 - Fearless girls Photography Group Exhibition - Maryland hall

    Tonight 12/6 - Midnight Madness Market - While you’re downtown for Midnight Madness, don’t forget the Arts District and Art Farm! They’ll have Batch jam and jellies tastings, a snack table, Rose station and lots of great curated items for sale.

    Tomorrow 12/7 - Friday Make It Night: Block Printing - Learn how to create your own custom pattern, crave a block and print onto brown paper gift bags. Trade and share stamps with other students to make different patterns and each student will get 5 bags to print on and you can take your stamp home to create your prints later.

    Tues 12/11 - Kids Movie and Art Nights


    Tonight 12/6 - Odenton - Hour of Code

    Tonight 12/6 - Maryland City at Russett - Storytime STEM for Preschoolers

    Mon 12/10 - Linthicum - Maker Mondays

    Tues 12/11 - Odenton STEAM Tuesdays as well as Kids Can Build later that day

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Tonight 12/6 - Infosec night

    Tomorrow 12/7 - Amateur Radio Night

    Tues 12/11 - Electronics Fundamentals w/DC Circuits

    Wed 12/12 - Lockpicking night

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Today/Tomorrow - Hour of Code continues

    Today - Robotics Club Thursdays

    Tomorrow Gamer Friday

    Tues - Coder Kids Club and Cosplay Club night

    Wed - YouTube Stars and Animators Club

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Signups are open for a Wood Burning class with Bonnie from Daydreams Factory on Sun 12/16 - Turn wood cigar boxes into works of art using pyrography! Only 8 spots are available, so head over to the event page, found on our website, and sign up today!

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:28 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Featured on the Thursday 11/29/2018 edition of the Eye on Annapolis Daily Newsbrief

    11/24 - 12/31 - Miracle on 34th Street Hampden/Baltimore - An annual tradition! Everyone on the street go all out for holidays and it’s quite a spectacle.

    11/23 - Jan 1 - Winter Festival of Lights - Watkins Park - Upper Marlboro, drive-through holiday light show featuring a 54ft musical tree

    Through Jan 1 - Lights on the Bay benefiting the AACo SPCA - Various themed nights including tomorrow Squisito Night, Sat 12/1 - Spoiled rotten Dogs Night and Sun 12/2 - Grauls Night

    Sat, Fris-Sats 12/1 - 12/22 - Holiday Candlelight Stroll in Annapolis - Stroll through Annapolis with a colonial guide and learn about holiday traditions. Includes tour of the historic Hammond Harwood House.

    Sun 12/2 - Noon to 5pm - 4th Annual Chocolate Binge Festival - local chocolate vendors. Family friendly entertainment, chocolate, hot cocoa with local police officers, holiday shopping at the galleries and shops in the Annapolis Arts District (Art Farm) and the lighting of the West Street Holiday Light Canopy

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Tomorrow 11/30 - Friday Make It Night: Woven Mini Holiday Tapestry - ArtFarm and Great Blue Fiber - you’ll create your own unique mini weaving which will glitter on your tree! Jenny from Great Blue Fiber will teach you to weave with fibers, ribbons and dazzling accoutrements on a frame loom!

    Sun 12/2 - Silk Scarf Marbling during Chocolate Binge Festival - Stop in and marble a silk scarf or two.. Great gifts for the holidays! Each scarf will take about 15-20 minutes and you can leave it to dry while you walk around the festival. First come first served!


    Mon 12/3 - Deale - Hour of Code - Technology is great, but creating the programs that make it work.. Even better! Learn computer coding through fun games and challenges, for elementary and middle school students.

    Wed 12/5 - Crofton - Holiday 3D Print Design - Learn how to use Cookie Caster, a free online program, to create our own original cookie cutter! Cookie cutters will be printed for you and available for pickup within 1 week.

    Also… Thu 12/29 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - STEM Challenge Thursdays

    Mon 12/3 - Glen Burnie - Maker Mondays

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Sat 12/1 - Hackathon! - 2pm Join Unallocated Space for 24 hours of building and coding! No specific theme for this hackathon, just hang out and work on a project you’ve been meaning to make time for or coming up with something on the spot. Half the fun is seeing what people come up with!

    Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

    Tonight - Robotics Club

    Tomorrow - Friday Night Gamer Club

    Mon - Hour of Code 2018 - Computer Science Education Week - 3rd-9th

    Tuesday Night Coder Kids Club

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tuesday - Autodesk Fusion 360 3D design workshop w/Russ

    Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.

    Thurs - electronics night

  • Saturday, November 24, 2018 11:18 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Going on now.. through Jan 1 - Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point, benefiting the AACo SPCA. - This week, on Saturday they have Annapolis Cars Night and Sunday is Cape Ace Hardware night

    Fri - 11/23 - Great Frogs Winery in Annapolis - Maker’s Market - Join them for a special day full of food, wine, music and shopping. Event features live music from Ampersand String Band as well as the Dan Haas Band. Makers attending are Tin Lizzy, Mango and Main, Wild Raven, Kim Hovell, Wine Diva, Krafted With Love, Refined Woodworking and Mad Flava. Don’t miss their 2nd annual makers market!

    Friday and Saturday - 11/23-11/24 - American Visionary Arts Museum - Baltimore - Bazzart Holiday Art Market - AVAM’s annual holiday art market returns! Browse original creations by over 40 region artists and craftspeople.

    Sun - 11/25 - downtown Annapolis - Grand Illumination - There will be dancing and carols by local school groups, Santa will be there to help light the tree around 6:30 and the Jaycees will be serving hot chocolate and candy canes and have ornaments for children to decorate. The Jaycees will also be accepting donations of unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items for their annual Angel Tree program, which helps local families in need during the holiday season.

    Wed - 11/28 - Prince George’s Publick Playhouse - Wytold: The Science of Sound. Electric cellist and composer, Wytold, blends classical techniques and live looping to create interactive musical adventures for grades 3- 8.

    Sat - Small Business Saturday and many local retailers are celebrating including..

    Third Eye Comics Small Business Saturday

    Art Farm Small Business Saturday

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Wed - 11/28 - Holiday Photography Workshop

    Clay Bakers - Annapolis

    Sun 11/25 - Old Fashioned Glazed Christmas Trees

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Tuesday - 11/27 - Monthly general meeting and open house. We will be voting on new board members, so members interested in voting should come out out, but the shop is also open to anyone who wants to come by and check things out.

    Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.

    Thurs - Electronics night

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:20 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Sat 11/17 - Homestead Gardens - Davidsonville - Grand Illumination - Witness the lighting of over 200,000 Christmas lights illuminating at once as you listen to live carolers! There will be model trains, warm drinks and festivities galore. With special guest, AACo Exec-elect Steurart Pittman. Santa will arrive shortly after 6pm and will see children until 9pm.

    Sun 11/18 - Sagamore Spirit - Baltimore - Create Your Own Rocks Glasses - In honor of Maryland Spirits Month, tour the distillery, have a tasting, join McFadden Art Glass glass blowing crew to create your own rocks glass.

    Starting tomorrow 11/16 - all weekend - Gaithersburg - Sugarloaf Crafts Festival - Holiday edition - Over 350 master craft designers and artisans selling their handmade creations all weekend.

    This weekend 11/17-11/18 - Baltimore - Christmas village preview weekend - West Shore Park transforms into a traditional indoor/outdoor German Christmas Market with great gifts and food.

    Now through 12/30 - Columbia - Symphony of Lights

    Sat 11/17 - Jan 1st - Sandy Point - Lights on the Bay - Brought to us by The SPCA of AACo

    .. including tonight 11/15 - 5-10pm - Lights and Leashes, ditch the car and see the lights at your own pace.

    Tomorrow 11/16 - Annapolis Striders - Dashing through the Show 5k and Fun Run

    Saturday 11/17 - Opening Night

    Sun 11/18 - BrightKey Night

    Now through 1/1 - Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Annual Ornament Show & Sale - Unique and affordable ornaments by regional artists are hung on trees displayed in the main gallery of the artist building. In it’s 11th year, it’s worth checking out, especially if it’s on one of the days that coincide with their Garden of Lights and other holiday events.

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Tomorrow 11/16 - Friday Make It Night: Hand Lettering - Gift Tags - Wasu Thompson teaches the art of using a brush pen to create beautiful hand-lettered items. Learn how to use the brush pen, with different strokes, to create the letters and how to incorporate watercolor into your design as well as blend ink colors. No experience required.

    Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

    Sat 11/17 - Preparing Holiday Feasts in the Banneker Era - Historical interpreters demonstrate Federal Period, earthen oven baking, focusing on the foods of Benjamin Banneker’s time.


    Tomorrow 11/16 - Odenton - Storytime with a Scientist - Stories, songs, a hands on experiment with their guest scientist.

    Sat 11/17 - Dino-vember Excavation - Severn - Elementary school students become jr paleontologists to help excavate some dinosaurs and fossils on an archeology dig! Call to register

    Mon 11/19 - Annapolis Library at Monarch Academy - Turkey Gala - Create your own turkey or two and then see how high you can stack the turkeys! Create a bridge out of various materials to help the turkeys get to the other side of the road.

    Patuxent Lapidary Guild

    Sat 11/17 - Cold Connections and Rivets - Students will learn riveting with wire and tube and make a project of their choice using these skills.. Rings, pendants, cuffs, beads or belt buckles.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Sun 11/18 - John and Bonnie Lindner from Sykesville, who run the Etsy store, Daydreams Factory, will be at Annapolis Makerspace to teach us a little bit about wood lathe basics and safety.

    Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.

    Thurs - electronics night

  • Thursday, November 08, 2018 7:22 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

    Tomorrow 11/9 - College Park Aviation Museum - Proof: Maryland Spirits Month Signature Event

    Enjoy the inaugural event celebrating Maryland Spirits Month. The spirited evening showcases Maryland’s distillers full of local liquor and libations, a cocktail competition and live music.

    Sat 11/10 - MD Stem Festival Walking Parade - AACC - Celebrate STEM at AACC’s campus in Arnold. Prizes given for best sign/poster and creative costumes based on STEM.

    Sat 11/10 - Wilde Lake High School - Columbia - MD Stem Festival and the Howard County NAACP Chapter present STEM of Many Colors - STEM is for everyone. Come see Minority STEM professionals and educators present a wide range of STEM topics. Participating organizations including JHU Applied Physics Lab, National Institute of Standards, NSA, Black Girls Code and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

    MD Stem Festival - Final days of the MD STEM Fest and there’s still tons of events around the area including Howard Astronomical League’s Star Party, MD Cybersecurity Career & Education Fair, Making invisible ink with lemon juice, nutrition, water purification, vibrobots and more

    Sun 11/11 - STEAMuseum Day - Riversdale House Museum - Adding Art to the Maryland STEM Fest, families are invited to learn about STEAM 19th century style with hands on activities throughout the house. Crafts, scavenger hunt, historical cooking demos and more!

    This weekend Sat/Sun 11/10-11/11 - Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship - Maryland Alpaca & Fleece Festival - The best fall fiber festival on the east coast! A great fall festival with live animal and fiber demos. Admission is free.

    Now through 11/24 - Columbia Arts Center - Art of Abstraction - Some of the greatest art comes from those working outside the box. Take a look at abstract art that uses a visual language of shape, form, color and line to create compositions that depart from reality.

    Mon - 11/5-11/29 - Montpelier Mansion - Laurel - Beyond Needleart Exhibit and craft show - The rooms of Montpelier will be filled with fiber artwork of all kinds, from quilting to felting to cross-stitch. While you’re there, you can browse for unique holiday gifts in the Artist’s Boutique, featuring handcrafted gifts and ornaments by local artists.

    Walters Art Gallery - Now through Jan 6 - Japanese Woodblock Prints - The art of Collaboration

    Showcasing more than 40 lively prints dating from the 17th through 19ths centuries

    Art Farm - Annapolis

    Today 11/8 - Fearless Girls Photography Group Exhibition MD Hall

    Tomorrow/Fri 11/9 - Kids Fall Art Show

    Wed 11/14 - Essential Oils Class

    Clay Bakers - Annapolis

    Tomorrow/Fri - 11/9 - Kids Night Out w/Nightmare Before Christmas

    Tues 11/13 - Preschool book club - Turkey Trouble

    Wed 11/14 - Glass Fusing - Checkered Cheese boards


    Sat 11/10 - Glen Burnie - STEM Day - Hands on STEM demonstrations and projects from agencies all throughout the county. It’s a mini STEM fair that takes up the whole library!

    Wed 11/14 - AACC dining hall - AACC Science Night

    Tonight 11/8 - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Teen Tech Cafe

    Tonight 11/8 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - STEM Challenge Tuesdays

    Tue 11/13 - Odenton - STEM Tuesday

    Unallocated Space - Severn

    Sat 11/10 - BrewCon - UAS is hosting it’s first Brewcon, a day of talks and tastings from homebrewers and fermentation enthusiasts in our community. Topics include homebrew, wine making, fermentation, mixology, beverage crafting and more.

    Patuxent Lapidary Guild

    Sat 11/10 - Basic Faceting - Learn to cut your own gemstones.. Each student will learn how to cut a round gem from synthetic garnet, including pre-forming, dopping, cutting and polishing. The class will be two sessions with the first one involving preforming the stone and cutting the pavilion or bottom of the stone and preparing it for the cutting, which will be done in the second session.

    Annapolis Makerspace

    Sun 11/11 - Come on out to our Open House and Fall Party f/needlefelting class, VR demos, refreshments and check out Annapolis Makerspace while you’re there.

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