Family Circuits: A Day of Fun, Educational Workshops for Kids and Parents!

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Southwest Baltimore Families Make Holiday Traditions High Tech

BMe, FutureMakers and the Baltimore City Robotics Center present Family Circuits – an Electronics and Sewing Day for Parents and Children—a day of textile and electronics workshops for grade school aged children and their parents at Baltimore City Robotics Center, located at 1001 West Pratt Street 2nd floor in Baltimore, MD on Sunday, December 15 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Family Circuits – Electronics and Sewing Day for Parents and Children
BMe – Black Male Engagement – has partnered with the Baltimore City Robotics Center and FutureMakers to bring STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) workshops to Southewst Baltimore!  Families can explore hands-on how technology and holiday craft traditions combine!  Family Circuits is a unique hands-on holiday craft event where parents and their children create original, futuristic textile and electronic craft projects for learning, sharing, and gifting. FutureMakers provides the tools, materials, and expert coaches – participants provide curiosity and cheer! Workshops include:

Fairy Godmotors
Build your own motorized drawing robot to help you design festive papers for gift-wrapping!
KIDmade Mini Sketchooks
Use a real sewing machine to bind, embellish, and illustrate a sketch journal.
Snowflake Circuits
Create your own illuminated snowflake from specialty fabrics and papers, color cycling LEDs and handmade electronic circuits.
LED Paper Lanterns
Make beautiful LED-powered lanterns with intricate machine-pierced patterns and a handmade switch! Learn how to control a real sewing machine!

“BMe’s mission is building caring, prosperous communities, and we’re happy to help bring unique, enriching opportunities such as Family Circuits to Baltimore City families during the holiday season.” – Rodney Foxworth, Community Manager, BMe

For detailed information on event, specific workshops and to pre-register, go here.

About BMe
BMe is a growing network of inspired black men and their friends from all walks of life who are committed to making all of our communities stronger.  Learn more here.

About the Baltimore City Robotics Center
Baltimore City Robotics Center serves Baltimore City’s young robotics engineers by offering a dedicated space to practice and learn. Learn more here.

About FutureMakers
FutureMakers is a team of highly skilled and experienced team of maker coaches who build confidence, open minds and anticipate awesomeness in K – 8 kids. They bring traditional and high-tech maker workshops to DC, MD and northern Virginia.  Learn more by visiting our site. 

Contact: If you have any questions or want further information please contact: Matt Barinholtz at [email protected] or (202) 683-8609.

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