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This week @ the MakerSpace (Feb 14 thru 19)

The wind is howling (!) it must be time for Soup Swap! And don’t forget to sign up for Summer Camp or the Maker Festival! This week, Tuesday, February 14: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, Feb 15: Fiber Arts from 7 to 9 pm  (Third Wednesday of the month we meet at New Deal Cafe for Pub Quiz!) Thursday, Feb 16: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm ( There are puzzles to solve …) Friday, Feb 17: Soup Swap from 7 to 9 pm Saturday, Feb 18: Destination Imagination from 10 am to 2 pm Private… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Feb 7 thru 12)

This week, we are scheduling posts on Summer Camp registrations, the Soup Swap! (Feb 17th), and prescription bottle re-use.  Our Video Production meetup went well (Saturday, Feb 4th).  Stay tuned for more information on day and time for a regular meetup. At the MakerSpace, this week, Tuesday, February 7: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, Feb 8: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, Feb 9: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm (No Minecraft this week.  There are puzzles to solve …) Friday, Feb 10: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday, Feb… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Jan 24 – 29)

This week, Tuesday, January 31: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, Feb 1: Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, Feb 2: Coding Club from 7 to 8 pm (No Minecraft this week.  There are puzzles to solve …) Friday, Feb 3: First Friday Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, Feb 4: Destination Imagination from 10 am to 2 pm Video Production Meetup from 2 pm to 4 pm Sunday, Feb 5: Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm Tuesday, Feb 7: Chess Club from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, Feb 8: Fiber… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Jan 17 – 22)

It’s been busy around here, behind the scenes.  (Has it really been a month since I posted a schedule?) This week, Tuesday, January 17: Chess Club (all ages!) from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday, January 18: Fiber Arts from 7 to 9 pm  (It’s Pub Quiz time!  We meet at the New Deal Cafe this week.) Thursday, January 19: Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, January 20 Open Projects Saturday, January 21 Repair Cafe from 10 am to 4 pm FunDrive (We are collecting household donations as a fundraiser for the MakerSpace. It’s a test run of the… (Read More)

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Meet Greenbelt’s Newest 501(c)3 Public Charity

The newly formed Greenbelt Makerspace Cooperative, Inc. is an official public charity, granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS retroactive to our date of incorporation on Dec 19, 2016. Our application was approved in just 7 days, a testimony to our four year history of operating under a  non-profit private foundation, Greenstems Inc., and to our mission and vision statements: The mission of the Greenbelt MakerSpace Cooperative is to provide safe and convenient facilities, equipped with tools and resources, where we offer education and training using the hands-on approach of the maker movement. We challenge people of all ages to imagine,… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Dec 6 – 11)

  Our LEGO Robotics competitions start this weekend (December 10!)  Wish the kids some luck! This week, Tuesday, December 6: FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm Wednesday, December 7: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, December 8: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, December 9: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday, December 10: FLL Team 3 (This is not the animals you are looking for) from noon to 2 pm Labradoodles from 2 to 3:30 pm Sunday, December 11: Animation Meetup from… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Nov 8 to 13)

Take a break from raking and come see what we are working on:   This week, Tuesday, November 8:  VOTE!!! FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm Greenbelt Biota from 7:30 to 8:30 pm Coder Dojo (adults) from 8 to 9 pm Wednesday, November 2: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, November 3: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, November 4: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday, November 5: FLL Team 3 (This is not the animals you are looking for) from noon to 2… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Nov 1 to 6)

      Ooooooooouuu … an extra hour of sleep on Sunday, November 6!       This week, Tuesday, November 1:  FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm, Coder Dojo (adults) from 8 to 9 pm Wednesday, November 2: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, November 3: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, November 4: First Friday Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, November 5: FLL Team 3 (This is not the animals you are looking for) from noon to 2 pm Labradoodles… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Oct 25 to 30)

      With Hallowe’en fast approaching, I’m trying not to eat all the candy before the Costume Parade (on Friday). How about you?           This week, Tuesday, October 25:  FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm, Coder Dojo (adults) from 8 to 9 pm Wednesday, October 26: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, October 27: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, October 28: 4:30 to 6 pm Costume Parade Fermentation Fans from 7 to 9 pm Saturday, October 29: FLL… (Read More)

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This week @ the MakerSpace (Oct 11 – 16)

This week(end!) we’ll be fixing things at the Repair Cafe, Saturday, October 15 from 10 am to 4 pm! Tuesday, October 11:  FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm, Greenbelt Biota 7:30 to 8:30 pm Coder Dojo (adults) from 8 to 9 pm Wednesday, October 12: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, October 13: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, October 14:  Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday, October 15: Repair Cafe from 10 am to 4 pm (You bring your broken items; we hep… (Read More)

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