Category Archives: Robotics

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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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)

We Can Repair It

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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This week @ the MakerSpace

Moose!

It’s a busy week! Let’s go: Tuesday, September 20:  FLL Team 1 from  6 to 7:30pm, Coder Dojo (adults) from 8 to 9 pm Wednesday, September 21: Labradoodles from 6 to 7:30 pm, Fiber Arts from 7 to 9 pm (at the New Deal Cafe Pub Quiz!) Thursday, September 22: FLL Team 2 from 5 to 6:30, Minecraft Club from 7 to 8 pm Friday, September 23: Fermentation Fans from 7 to 9 pm Saturday, September 24: FLL Team 3 from noon to 2 pm, Labradoodles from 2 to 4 pm Sunday, September 25: Animation Meetup from 2 to 4 pm Head’s… (Read More)

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FIRST LEGO League 2016 is Here!

The MakerSpace hosts four FLL teams which meet weekly from now until the end of December.  Each team will build and program a robot to perform various tasks in competition.  They will be judged on teamwork, robot design, a research project and the actual robot competition.  One of our teams (Labradoodles!) is all ready full (returning members) but three more have space: Tuesdays – Team 1 – from 6 to 7:30 pm Thursdays – Team 2 – from 5 to 6:30 pm (I’m hoping to make this a rookie team, for kids who have never competed before.) Saturdays – Team… (Read More)

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Post-Season Training for FIRST Lego League Robotics

There’s a few spots left in the Post-Season Training for FLL Robotics on Thursdays from 5:00 – 7:00 (beginning this week, April 7th)) This is primarily an independent programming class!  Students will build their own robot and then program a series of increasingly difficult tasks.  Coaches will be available to help but some experience is required.   Please sign up below:  

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