Watercolor Painting Classes

Ladies of the WMAS

This Introduction to Watercolor Painting with pen and ink is a pair of 3 session classes, one for kids and one for adults, Abstract to semi-realistic. Supplies are included in the price of the class, $15 per session or $40 for all three. See the class schedule and register at the bottom of this page. Our… (Read More)

What can I Make with This?

analog phone switch capacitor

They are banging away in the rooms adjacent to my office to remove a 1960s era telephone switching system. There are hundreds of these little capacitors (correction…) resisters that I think served to reduce the voltage down to what a 2 pair phone line would take. I dunno. I’m sure we have some senior phone company… (Read More)

How to Make a Difference

hands on teachine

Share what you know, what you care about, what you love. We hesitate to call our volunteer opportunities by rigid names like teaching a class or conducting a seminar. But our facility is hardly scary and we’re a friendly group of folks. Heck, we have a big screen TV (go CAPS!) and a beer beverage fridge…. (Read More)

I Got a Rock

rocks for arts and crafts

Little Makers, pre-K kids, and their families meet up at the MakerSpace on the 2nd Friday of the month, 5-7pm. This week our medium of choice is rocks! Pick out your favorite rock or two, or find a random one on your way down to Roosevelt Center. We will supply everything else to let you… (Read More)

Mmmm, Chocolate….

chocolate ice cream

Join us at 4:30 and 8:00, while supplies last, to enjoy a free scoop of ice cream to celebrate the (soft) re-opening of our neighbor the Greenbelt Theatre. It is Family Game Night so kids are welcome to hang out while their parents view one of the shows.

Movie and Games this Friday!


The MakerSpace is the place to be on the first Friday evening of the month as we gather to play games of strategy and fun. All are welcome! This Friday we start the game play early in celebration and support of the (soft) re-opening of our neighbor, the Greenbelt Theatre. Their first film is Boyhood… (Read More)

Getting Started with Microelectronics

A hand holding an Arduino microcontroller

The Arduino is a small inexpensive microcontroller that can be used in a wide variety of engineering, arts, and crafts projects. Any project that interfaces or interacts with the physical world can probably benefit from using an Arduino, with sensors, switches, lights, motors, or other control devices. Not sure what this means? Take a look here,… (Read More)

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