Robotics Team Leading Little Makers

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The Greenbelt MakerSpace robotics team, R5, will be helping out at this week’s Little Makers. The theme for this year’s First Lego League competition is trash, and our FLL team has been researching Styrofoam in particular. Styrofoam is a big problem because it’s not recyclable and does not biodegrade. The best thing we can do is keep… (Read More)

Winter Class Schedule Changes

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Our Introduction to Microelectronics class is back this winter, starting Tuesday at 7pm. This class will bump our CoderDojo meetup to Thursday evenings at 7pm. Dojo Ninjas are also welcome to meet on Saturday mornings at 10, when we will also be hosting a new Robotics Challenge for older kids and adults. All three activities… (Read More)

Upcoming FREE animation workshop

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Local artist and animator Ola Betiku will be teaching a FREE six-week animation workshop starting on Sunday, February 21st. Classes will take place from 2 PM to 4 PM on Sundays, excluding Easter Sunday. The dates are as follows: February 21st February 28th March 6th March 13th March 20th April 3rd No experience necessary, and… (Read More)

EVENT CANCELLATIONS

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Due to inclement weather, tonight’s MakeWrite, tomorrow’s Fermentation Fan Club, and Saturday’s Repair Cafe have been CANCELLED. Stay inside, curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book, and come back next week!

Another Year at MakerSpace

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The end of 2015 is almost upon us, so now we look back at the amazing year we’ve had at the Greenbelt MakerSpace. This year saw a number of regular and special events, workshops and classes. Much of the space on our calendar was devoted to First Lego League: we hosted five teams comprising 40… (Read More)

Upcoming Repair Cafe: 1/23

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  Do you have broken stuff? Then mark your calendar for January 23rd. Greenbelt MakerSpace will be hosting a Repair Cafe from 10AM to 4PM. Bring your broken electronics, jewelry, leather goods or anything else that needs fixing, and a talented volunteer will make it good as new.  

Cookie Exchange 12/20

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Come by MakerSpace on Sunday 12/20 from 2 PM to 4 PM for a special Holiday Cookie Exchange! If you’re interested, email evebrettell@gmail.com with what kind (or kinds!) of cookies you’d like to bring. Then bring four dozen unusual cookies on the 20th. You’ll go home with four dozen holiday cookies in an exciting array… (Read More)

Last Watercolors Class This Sunday 12/13

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Marianne Lipovsky will be teaching her last watercolors class this Sunday, 12/13, from 2 PM to 4 PM. Don’t miss it! Supplies are provided, but please bring a small donation to help cover materials and the instructor fee. If you can’t make it this Sunday and are interested, Marianne does teach a watercolors class in… (Read More)

Little Makers with Color-A-Smile

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This Friday, 12/11, our monthly Little Makers event is taking place from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pre-school-aged kids (ages 2 through 6) and their families are invited to come and make a unique craft! This month, the Little Makers will be working with Color-A-Smile. Color-A-Smile is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sending handmade pictures… (Read More)

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