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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This week, Monday thru Friday, Spring Break Camp runs from 9 am till 3 pm.  (We start earlier and end later to accommodate early drop off and late pickups.)  Evening events are noted below.   Tuesday:  Chess Club from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans — meet at New Deal Cafe for Pub Quiz! from 7 – 9 pm Saturday: Repair Cafe from 10 am to 4 pm Sunday:  Quilting from 10 am to 1 pm and Animation Meetup from 2 – 4 pm  

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Membership Week Features Quilting 101

Stop in this Sunday to check on this meetup of quilters looking to learn and improve their skills. Quilting 101 is a six-week class that will enable you to plan and create a simple quilt.  For six Sundays you’ll have hands-on experience of fondling fabric, cutting big pieces into little pieces and sewing them back together, and completing a practical work of art and comfort. Instructors Rose and Pat have combined experience in all types of quilting techniques and designs. Sign up via email to eva at greenbelt dot com or stop by the MakerSpace to let us know. Sundays 10:00am-1:00pm,… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (March 28 thru April 2)

edited 3.30.2017 – The only change is to make Friday’s status “open project”.   A little bird told me that it’s time to get ready for the Maker Festival! Stop by and see what we’re doing!       Tuesday, March 28: Political Action Coffee Hour from 5 to 6 pm Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, March 29: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, March 30: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, March 31: Open Projects! Saturday, April 1: Not All Snakes Slither from 10 – 11:30 Sunday, March 19: Quilting 101 – 10… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (March 14 thru March 19)

      This time, it is really Spring!   Save the dandelions! Pick the flowers; weed them out; mow if you must.  (You’ll never get rid of them all.)  Just don’t treat your yard with herbicides or pesticides! Check out this post for more info.     Tuesday, March 21: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, March 22: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, March 23: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, March 24: Fermentation Fans from 7 to 9 pm Saturday, March 25: Not All Snakes Slither from 10 – 11:30 Destination Imagination… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (March 14 thru March 19)

              Was anyone else hoping for actual snow this morning?     Tuesday, March 14: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Greenbelt Biota from 7:30 to 8:30 pm Pi Day:  eat pie anytime Wednesday, March 15: Fiber Arts from 7 to 9 pm (Pub Quiz at NDC!) Thursday, March 16: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, March 17: Open Projects Saturday, March 18: Open Projects Sunday, March 19: Quilting 101 from 10 to 1 pm Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm Save the dates!! Come show us what you make at the Maker Festival,… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (March 7 thru March 12)

      We are off to a chilly start to the week but it’s warm inside.  Come see what we are doing at the MakerSpace!           Tuesday, March 7: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, March 8: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, March9: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm ( There are puzzles to solve …) Friday, March 10: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday, March 11: Not All Snakes Slither from 10 to 11:30 Sunday, March 12:  (Daylight Saving Time begins!!) Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Feb 28 thru March 5)

There’s a new class starting on Sunday, March 5th: Quilting 101!  Click here for more info.         This week, Tuesday, February 28: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, March 1: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, March 2: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm ( There are puzzles to solve …) Friday, March 3: Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, March 4: Time Bank Orientation from 10 to 11:30 Sunday, March 5: Quilting 101 (New Class!  For more info, click here.) from 10 am to 1 pm Animation Meetup from 2 to… (Read More)

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Quilting 101 (New Class!)

  Quilting 101 is a six-week class that will enable you to plan and create a simple quilt.  For six Sundays you’ll have hands-on experience of fondling fabric, cutting big pieces into little pieces and sewing them back together, and completing a practical work of art and comfort. Instructors Rose and Pat have combined experience in all types of quilting techniques and designs. Sign up via email to eva at greenbelt dot com or stop by the MakerSpace to let us know. Sundays 10:00-11:30 AM, beginning March 19th!  (Updated March 5th.  Sorry for any inconvenience!)      

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Not All Snakes Slither (New Class!)

We have a few spaces remaining in a new class: An Introduction to Python Programming This is short notice but it still starts this Saturday, February 25! Saturdays 10:00-11:30 AM at the Greenbelt MakerSpace February 25, 2017 to April 29, 2017 (9 weeks)  [No class March 4th due to conflict at the MakerSpace] $50 per Child Suggested Donation to Greenbelt MakerSpace This is a fun programming language BUT it is all typing and only at a computer. We’ll start off learning how to write a basic program, then move onto creating colorful shapes and patterns, and if all goes well,… (Read More)

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