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Join the MakerSpace CO-OP

You can become a member-owner of Greenbelt’s newest co-op for an annual fee of just $20! Membership has its advantages. Attend member-only activities, reserve space, get a door key, get priority seating in classes and more to come. And, as a Member, remember that you are an OWNER! You can attend meetings and vote on policies and procedures, you decide which programs we offer, and how we mature and grow to serve more people in more ways. Own a business? You too may join! To join online, visit (and share) our new membership page. If you prefer to join in… (Read More)

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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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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Sunday, November 19th thru Saturday, November 25th! Sunday:  Animation from 2 to 4 pm Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 Tuesday: Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday through Sunday, November 22 thru November 26, The MakerSpace will be closed while we make pie, eat pie, and recover from too much pie.  My favorite pie is cheesecake; how about you?  

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Sunday, November 12th thru Saturday, November 18th! Sunday:  Animation from 2 to 4 pm Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 Tuesday: FLL Robotics #2 from 5:30 to 7 pm and Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Gadget Workshop from 7 to 8:30 pm, Internet of Things from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday:  Labradoodles from 7 to 9 pm Saturday: FLL Robotics #3 from 1 to 2:30  

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Sunday, November 5th thru Saturday, November 11th! Sunday:  Animation from 2 to 4 pm Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 Tuesday:  VOTE! Also Tuesday: FLL Robotics #2 from 5:30 to 7 pm and Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Gadget Workshop from 7 to 8:30 pm, Internet of Things from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday: FLL Robotics #3 from 1 to 2:30  

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Sunday, October 29 thru Saturday, November 4th! It’s time to eat the pumpkins! Sunday:  Animation from 2 to 4 pm Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 and Teacher Meetup from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday:  FLL Robotics #2 from 5:30 to 7 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Gadget Workshop from 7 to 8:30 pm, Internet of Things from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday: First Friday Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday: FLL Robotics #3 from 1 to 2:30  

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

This Week is Sunday, October 22 thru Saturday, October 28. Welcome to Leaf Raking Season! Sunday:  Animation from 2 to 4 pm Monday: FLL Robotics from 5 to 6:30 and Teacher Meetup from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday:  FLL Robotics #2 from 5:30 to 7 pm and Labradoodles from 7:30 to 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Open Projects from 7 to 9 pm. Friday: Fermentation Fans from 7 to 9 pm Saturday: FLL Robotics #3 from 1 to 2:30  

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Fix or Destroy – Repair Cafe

Join us this Saturday, Oct 21, for TWO great events that were made for each other. Repair Café is our quarterly day of service to the community where our volunteer repair folk will help you fix your tired or broken stuff, to rescue it from the recycle or garbage bins. Bring your clothing, furniture, kitchen appliances, computers, jewelry, toys, etc in to the MakerSpace and challenge us to make it all good once again. Or… if you have something truly of no value or redeeming qualities, bring it in to contribute to our Destruction Day! We invite kids of all… (Read More)

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