This Week @ the MakerSpace

This Week is Sunday, February 18th thru Saturday, February 24th. Look for more frequent posting this week – and don’t forget to check the calendar, in the sidebar, on the left – as we gear up for new classes and summer camps! This week: Tuesday: Knights and Castles Chess meetup from 7 to 9 pm. Wednesday: 6 to 9 pm Fiber Fans Thursday: Labradoodles from 7 to 9 pm  (This is the last practice before the State competition on Saturday!!!!) Friday: First Friday Board Games from 6 to 9 pm Saturday: Teen Makers from 10 am to noon Sunday: Animation… (Read More)

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This Week @ the MakerSpace

This Week is Sunday, February 4th thru Saturday, February 10th. (And it is now Tuesday, February 6th; I’m late.) The Labradoodles are switching practice from Tuesdays to Thursdays, which frees up time for the Knights and Castles Chess Club to meet again. This week: Tuesday: Chess (!) from 7 to 9 pm. Wednesday: 6 to 9 pm Fiber Fans Thursday: Labradoodles from 7 to 9 pm Friday: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30  pm Saturday: 10 am to noon Teen Makers Sunday: 1:30 to 4 pm Winter Mythology Club(s) and 2 to 4 pm Animation Meetup

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This Week @ the MakerSpace

This Week is Sunday, January 28 thru Saturday, February 3rd. The Labradoodles are switching practice from Tuesdays to Thursdays, which frees up time for the Knights and Castles Chess Club to meet again. This week: Tuesday: 5 to 6:30 pm FLL Robotics, and Chess (!) from 7 to 9 pm. Wednesday: 6 to 9 pm Fiber Fans Thursday: Labradoodles from 7 to 9 pm Friday: First Friday Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday: 10 am to noon Teen Makers Sunday: 1:30 to 4 pm Winter Mythology Club(s) and 2 to 4 pm Animation Meetup

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This Week @ the MakerSpace

Happy New Year! FLL Robotics competitions have begun! and the Labradoodles are going to the State competition at the end of February. (And two more teams compete in the preliminaries on February 3rd.) We are working on scheduling some new classes while giving the Labradoodles time and space to practice.  More on that soon! This week: Tuesday: 5 to 6:30 pm FLL Robotics, and 7:30 to 9 pm Labradoodles! Wednesday: 6 to 9 pm Fiber Fans Thursday: Open Projects Friday: 7 to 9 pm Fermentation Fans  (Stop by to see what we’ve been brewing over the break!) Saturday: 10 am… (Read More)

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Open Studio Work Space 1/17/18 2PM – 6PM

MakerSpace Snow Day

Prince George’s County Public Schools are closed today, so if you are looking for something fun and creative to do, stop by the MakerSpace in Roosevelt Center!  We will have open activities in a warm and creative environment. Just a reminder that kids under the age of 13 will need an adult with them.  Happy Making!

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Winter Mythology

Myths are like old friends: welcoming, familiar, and still able to surprise you! Winter Mythology is rich with good reading, and project-based activities keep it lively. Grades 3-6: Choose your level of mythical immersion– read everything, read some things, or come for the crafts. This time around, we’ll make miniature temples to the four winds, make Norse knots and belts of strength, and compile booklets of the Olympians. Grades 7+: You will also make temples and belts (see above), but also potions, dramatic recordings of the Iliad, and a paper that compares certain Norse gods to certain Greek ones.  (Most definitely for… (Read More)

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Monday, December 11 through Sunday, December 17. Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 pm Tuesday: FLL Robotics from  5:30 to 7 pm and Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Thursday: Coder Dojo (kids) from 5:30 to 7 pm, Gadget Workshop from 7 to 8:30 pm and Coder Dojo for projects from 8:30 to 10 pm Friday: Open Projectw Saturday: FLL Robotics from 1 to 2:30 pm Sunday: Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm and a Board of Directors meeting from 4 to 5 pm (public invited!) Watch out for… (Read More)

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Monday, December 4th thru Sunday, December 10th! Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 pm Tuesday: FLL Robotics from  5:30 to 7 pm and Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Thursday: Coder Dojo (kids) from 5:30 to 7 pm, Gadget Workshop from 7 to 8:30 pm and Coder Dojo for projects from 8:30 to 10 pm Friday: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday: FLL Robotics from 1 to 2:30 pm Sunday: Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm

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Holiday Open House on Friday, 12/1

The Greenbelt MakerSpace, opened five years ago when husband-and-wife team George Boyce and Eva Fallon took over an abandoned dry-cleaning shop and transformed it into a STEAM-driven community space. Ever since, the MakerSpace has offered a diverse calendar of events, meetups and workshops, from First Lego League– an annual kids’ robotics competition– to beer brewing to watercolors. We host the annual spring Mini Maker Faire, quarterly Repair Café, Friday game nights, and a Wednesday night knitting circle. Join us on 12/1, from 6 PM to 8 PM, for our MakerSpace Holiday Open House. The Open House will begin just before the annual… (Read More)

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