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September 2018

2nd Annual Greenbelt MakerSpace Membership Meeting

By | 2018-09-28T10:19:14+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog It, Cooperative, event, Featured, Front Page, Information, MakerSpace Facility, News, Status Updates|

Our second annual meeting of the Greenbelt Makerspace Cooperative membership will be held on Sunday September 30, 2018 at the Greenbelt Makerspace in Roosevelt Center from 4:30pm to 6pm.  New and renewal membership is $20/year. MakerSpace Annaual Meeting Dowload [...]

The Art of 3D Printing

By | 2018-09-24T12:26:56+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Blog It, Front Page, Get Inspired, MakerSpace Facility, Programming, Technology|

3D printing is an innovative technology that allows you to create a physical item from a digital model. As innovative as the technology is, it certainly isn’t new. 3D printing started in the 80’s, under the name “Rapid Prototyping.” It's [...]

Top 5 STEM Activities for Kids

By | 2018-10-01T11:52:30+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Blog It, Coding, Front Page, Get Inspired, Information, Just For Kids, Technology, Tip|

What is STEM, and why is it important? STEM is a curriculum based on science, technology, engineering, and math, but rather than teach these subjects discretely and separately, STEM integrates the subjects into a cohesive learning paradigm with real-world applications. [...]

Littlest Makers is back!

By | 2018-09-11T09:53:48+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Blog It, Front Page, Little Makers, MakerSpace Facility|

MakerSpace will be open Friday night September 14, from 5-6:30 for our littlest makers.  We are working together to make a sign for the Jazz festivals interment petting zoo and we are decoupaging cubes.  Feel free to bring in pictures of your own [...]

Fix or Destroy – Repair Cafe – September 15, 2018

By | 2018-09-05T08:57:59+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Blog It, Front Page, MakerSpace Facility, Repair Café, Technology, Workshop|

Join us on Saturday, September 15, from 10 to 4 for a great community event. Repair Café is a day of service to the community where our volunteer repair folk will help you fix your tired or broken stuff, to [...]

Sign-Up for FIRST Lego League Over Labor-Day Weekend

By | 2018-09-01T09:05:56+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Blog It, Front Page, MakerSpace Facility, Robotics, Technology|

What is FIRST Lego League? Lego League is an international competition--hosted by FIRST--that challenges elementary and middle school participants to research, propose and present a solution to a real-world problem such as food safety, energy conservation, etc. They must also [...]

August 2018

Making Edible Paints at Home

By | 2018-08-30T18:15:19+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Art, Blog It, Front Page, Just For Kids|

Here at Makerspace, we wholeheartedly believe that kids need a safe space to explore their imaginations and have an outlet for their creativity. Our workshops allow kids to express their individuality while building the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) [...]

July 2018

Making Music at the MakerSpace event

By | 2018-09-05T08:58:14+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Blog It, event, Front Page, Fundraising, MakerSpace Facility, Meetups, Programming, Workshop|

Come out Friday, August 3, to the free Making Music at the MakerSpace event.  Local musician Phil Shapiro (guitar and vocals) and his friend Carolyn (standing bass) will be playing some popular folk songs from the 1960's and '70's at the [...]

June 2018

Fix or Destroy – Repair Cafe – June 23, 2018

By | 2018-06-22T12:51:53+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog It, Front Page, MakerSpace Facility, Repair Café, Technology, Workshop|

Join us this Saturday, June 23, from 10 to 4 for TWO great events that were made for each other. Repair Café is a day of service to the community where our volunteer repair folk will help you fix your [...]

May 2018