If an event needs more space for coordination create a child page with the title in the format: MMDD - Event Name - Event Chair, then link to the page from the event name below.
|Date||Event Name||Notes/Description||Event Chair||Added to Calendar?|
1/29 STEAM Family Night |Tuesday, January 29, 2018 from 6:00-- 8:00 pm at Leesburg Elementary. Need an activity that involves the participants in making/doing something.|
Note, we missed the reply window, so don't think we can participate.
2/24 Loudoun Grown Expo In Purcellville. https://www.facebook.com/Loudoungrownexpo/ Diane brought Tom the suitcase and other items to display. Ralph Pugh will work with Tom to man the table. Tom H Yes
3/14 Loudoun Science and Engineering Fair Allon Stern and Tom McHugh will represent Makersmiths as judges and award our Maker Award. See https://www.lcps.org/Page/412 for details concerning judging. Allon X
3/21 Loudoun County Public Schools Student Maker Showcase Nick Grzeda (Nicholas.Grzeda@lcps.org) is looking for a Makersmiths display table for this event that will run from 5:30-7:30 PM. In the event of a weather cancellation, it will be help 3/28/19. See https://www.lcps.org/makershowcase. Ralph Pugh expressed interest. Laura Ogelman will bring her son, Soren, to the event to share the KidWind Middle School team wind turbine. Anyone else joining them? Ralph X
3/26 Loudoun Student Environmental Action Showcase This event is from 5-8 pm at Heritage HS in Leesburg - learn more at http://loudounnature.org/events/loudoun-seas. The event is to showcase "student-created exhibitions of environmentally-themed projects and ongoing activities." They are looking for "local nonprofits, government agencies, and other Community Partners to provide hands-on environmental Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) learning activities and discuss volunteer and career opportunities." Is this something Makersmiths would be interested in? Need to register by 3/6. There is no cost to participate in this event. Information shared by Jennifer Chu. TBD
04/27-4/28 Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival Well attended event. In 2018 we had a booth in the non-profit area by the post office in Leesburg. Great opportunity for outreach to the local Leesburg area. Application submitted by Mark for non-profit booth.. Mark M X
4/27 Purcellville Music and Arts https://www.facebook.com/PVilleMusicArts/ TBD
6/1 Relay for Life At The Villages of Leesburg (Wegman's) from noon until 10pm with setup time on either side. Please volunteer using the signup genius link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d49aca929aaf58-relay Jenn Netsch X
6/2 NOVA Maker Faire At George Mason TBD
07/04 Purcellville 4th of July parade Do we plan on entering the parade, and are we going to continue with the barrel train?
|9/28-9/29||Rust Library How To Festival||Opportunity to have an educational booth - how to. More detail requested from organizer.|
|09/?||Bluemont Fair||We have attended for two years, the fair orgainizer Lori Seely knows we don't have the barrel train, but has offered a booth to exhibit/show stuff.|| || |
|10/5||Joshua's Hands||Charity event. We can have a booth, but no sales or donations unless they go to the Joshua's Hands organization|
|10/?||SterlingFest||We should find out more information and determine if we want to participate. 10,000 people attend this events so it would be a good audience to promote Makersmiths for getting new members. Suggested by Mark M.|| || |
|10/?||Purcellville Tag Sale||Opportunity to sell surplus items and generate funds for the space|| || |
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