Sat 3/20 - College Park Aviation Museum - Engineering 101 - Need for Speed: Build And Test Your Own Racing Plane Model
Kittens in Cups, Annapolis’ own cat cafe, periodically has some fun craft opportunities like:
Sat 3/20 - Paint Your Pet Portrait Paint Night
Knits and Pieces, behind the Wawa on Bestgate Rd has a couple knitting classes..
3/24 - Wed - Check out Learn to Knit Socks, also limited to 4 individuals to ensure proper social distancing.
Tomorrow 3/19 - Creative and Performing Arts of South County near the All American Steakhouse in Edgewater - February Paint Nights. Classes are limited to 8 people and they have a kids’ session for ages 6-10 followed by an 11+ session.
Wine & Design in Annapolis offers pre-sketched canvases for you to paint on, with various themes each week. This week they have Bay Bridge Traffic, Date Night: Pigs in Love, Blue Bombshell and Galaxy Hogwarts canvas designs.They also have socially distanced in-studio classes with Elephant de Cirque as well as Nesting. Wine is available to purchase in the studio, true to their name. Classes are for 14 and up, but you have to be 21 to drink, of course.
The Kid Museum in Bethesda might be a little bit of a trek, but they have some great online programs as well.
Their Maker Playground series for March is focused on celebrating Women’s History with The Art of STEM, Robot Explorers and Games for Good, all for grades 3 and up. They also have Animal Allies for all ages and Sports x STEM for middle school students… all involving Women in STEM
The Kid Museum also has Virtual Field Trips in three groups, 1st-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade with topics such as Intro to Stop Motion Animation, Chain Reaction Machine, KID City, Things That Fly, Intro to Engineering/Design Process (EDP), Intro to 3D Digital Design, Design an Energy Efficient Lunch Box, Circuits, Intro to Scratch, Sustainable Building Design Challenges, and Intro to Coding with MakeCode.
Also, educators should check out the KID Museums’s Make It! Classroom, virtual maker programming featuring either semester or year-long program aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards that can be seamlessly integrated into a science class, STEM elective or enrichment settings for elementary students.
There’s lots of other great stuff at the KID Museum website as well.
Raye of Light Studio
Sat 3/20 - Cherry Blossom Watercolor Workshop
Tues 3/23 - The Glass Ceiling Event, online paint night
Art Farm - Annapolis
Registration is open for the Spring 2021 Semester going on now with new classes starting regularly through May. There are classes for kids as young as 8 going all the way up to adult classes.
Today 3/18 - Continuing tonight Introduction to Batik and running for a few more weeks
Sat 3/20 - Beat Making with Maschine for ages 12-16
Mon 3/22 - Using Procreate to Create Digital Murals for ages 12-18
And be sure to check out ArtFarm’s virtual art gallery, where all art is for sale including art from Annapolis and local artists.
Check out ArtFarm’s online Market - ArtFarm Studios brings you a curated collection through ArtFarm Market. Each sale directly supports working artists and small businesses. Artwork is Work and we are happy to get this work out to the world.
Clay Bakers - Annapolis
This afternoon 3/18 - Glass Fusing Open House for Ages 12+
Mon 3/22 - Hand Building Clay Open House for ages 8+, one session in the late afternoon, one later in the evening.
Wed 3/24 - Children’s Glass Fusing Nightlights - Afternoon session was still open when I wrote this, but the evening session was sold out. Be sure to check on their workshops early since they tend to sell out fairly quickly.
Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City
Sat 3/20 - Cooking in the Cabin - Explore Early American cooking and foodways with their FOODWAYS 1790 culinary historians. They’ll demonstrate cooking techniques used by Benjamin Banneker and his Patapsco Valley neighbors.
Sat 3/20 - Equinox Walk in the Woods - Mark the turning of the season in Banneker’s woods, looking for the first blossoms and learn about foods foraged in early spring.
Sun 3/21 - Seeds for Pollinators - Discover the most cost-effective way to start a pollinator patch to help bees and butterflies. Find out the best way to grow natives from seed, which plants work well, how to collect seeds as well as plant a mini-greenhouse of seeds to take home and a guide for how their care.
...has a bunch of programs going on online if you head over to aacpl.net and click on Watch Online - Virtual Programming
All this week - Take and Make: Shamrock Suncatcher at the Riviera Beach Library
Art Week continues at the Glen Burnie Library with at-home craft projects inspired by real artists.
Tonight - 3/18 - Prepare and Share Virtual Cookbook and Recipe Club w/Tapas, Small Plates and Mezzes
Sat 3/20 - Master Gardeners: Hostas and Gardening for Monarchs
Sat 3/20 - Kids’ Virtual Cooking Class: Black Bean Tacos
Tues 3/23 - Exploring Mixing Primary Colors: Early Years STEM Lab
Wed 3/24 - How High Does the Mars Helicopter Fly?
Wed 3/24 - Simplify Weekly Meal Planning
Also check out their various book clubs, Wild Women of Maryland, Senior Dog Sanctuary Virtual Meet and Greet, Hancock’s Resolution Maryland Day 2021, their Great Movies discussion, Spring Bingo, Pride and Centuries of Prejudice: LGBTQ+ People of the Chesapeake, Introduction to Ring Jousting (the Maryland State Sport) and more!
Unallocated Space - Severn
Tonight 3/18 - Virtual Happy Hour
Tomorrow 3/19 - Virtual Amateur Radio Night
Mon 3/22 - Project Night - Following proper social distancing and mask guidelines, join UAS for their project night.
Tues 3/23 - Monthly General Meeting