This Tuesday, August 4th, is National Night Out and Roosevelt Center will host activities for neighbors to come meet each other and members of the Greenbelt Community Emergency Response Team.
Since meeting them at the April Maker Faire, we have been hosting a series of activities attended by the James McHenry 4-H STEAM Team. Some of the kids are starting to hang out at the MakerSpace. This morning, Bethany leads a large group in learning the basics of origami.If you have a group, or even just… (Read More)
We’re headed to the 21st Annual Thingamajig Invention Convention! If you have kids, or just want to learn more about STEM yourself, join us this Thursday, 10-2pm, at the Prince George’s County Show Place Arena/Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland STEM is everywhere. It shapes our everyday experiences and is designing our future. It opens the doors to… (Read More)
My desk area is a royal mess, and I’m being yelled at to clean up. I managed to clear off enough of my work table to build a pile of… new work! We’re trying to save these 24 laptop computers from the Greenbelt Electronics Recycling program, which happens this Saturday morning, July 25. If you… (Read More)
Join us this Friday evening, July 24, to explore the science and beauty of moths. Meet at the MakerSpace by 8:30pm and we will venture out into the night to see what we can find.National Moth Week celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to… (Read More)
Just Robotics Summer Camp 2015 Presents… Sumo Bots, a head to head, best two of three, double elimination tournament. Check out some of our camper contestants…The Sumo Bots3-dov Terminator Skull Crusher Sabertooth Tiger
SumoBots!We’re a little behind on posting news about our activities and events. Hosting our first (of three) summer camps this week has dominated our thoughts. Please remember that Repair Café is this Saturday, followed by an up-cycled Electronics Arts workshop on Sunday.
Repair Café is this Saturday, July 18, from 10-5pm. We have a request from a local resident to make a (perhaps) simple repair that requires some light welding. If you are available with the equipment and a few hours to spare, will you stop in to help out? To make it worth your while, we… (Read More)
(Moose!) Put down that hammer or paintbrush and join us on the afternoon of Sunday, July 19, to take apart and up-cycle components into modern works of art. If you’re more of a de-constructionist, this is also your type of activity. Crack open stuff to see what makes it tick, turn, or burn. Then hand… (Read More)
Little Makers, pre-K kids, and their families meet up at the MakerSpace on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 5-7pm. Children work together with their parents/caretakers to craft, create, invent, and explore! Just bring your ideas and creativity – we’ll provide the materials. This week we’ll be crafting and creating with pasta. If… (Read More)