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June 2020

VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (B) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 22, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades: 4 - 5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 10:30AM - 11:30AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (A) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades 4-5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 9AM - 10AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (B) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 23, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades: 4 - 5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 10:30AM - 11:30AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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Dr. Slime’s Magic of Chemistry with Bay County Library System

June 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

There’s magic in chemistry! Join Dr. Slime as he shows us some of the most amazing science demonstrations ever made, including classics like Elephants toothpaste, the Disembodied hand, Goblins Brew, a Flaming ball of Hydrogen, and a count down to Space Shuttle Fuel! This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required and limited to 100 devices. Please only register one seat per family. The Zoom link will be emailed before the program. Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 1:00pm –…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (A) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades 4-5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 9AM - 10AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (B) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades: 4 - 5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 10:30AM - 11:30AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (A) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades 4-5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 9AM - 10AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: “Scratch”-ing the Surface of Coding (B) with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

Grades: 4 - 5 Dates: June 22 - 25 | 10:30AM - 11:30AM Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public School Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Scratch account Students will have the opportunity to participate in coding challenges on the web-based coding platform, Scratch! By developing new programs or remixing others, students will have the opportunity to engage at whatever level they are most comfortable - from beginner to advanced.  LINK to REGISTER

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Facebook Live with Paleo Joe (Fossil Digger)

June 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Paleo Joe is a Fossil Digger, Educator, Public Speaker & Storyteller. Watch him on Facebook every Thursday at 11 am. LINK: https://www.facebook.com/paleo.joe.5

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: LEGO Challenges with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 1 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | Check in each morning Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Device to access daily building challenge; Legos Participants will log on for a LEGO build challenge, then log off for a short time to develop their design before reconnecting to share and celebrate everyone's creations! LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 - 5 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 9:30AM - 10:15AM and 11:00AM - 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Movie Magic: Foley Sound Creation with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 6 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 10AM - 11AM Instructors: Jessica Lewakowski, CMU StaffCost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Have you ever wondered how movies create their sound effects? Did you know that the sound of horse hooves is actually made from a coconut? Take a look behind the curtain and discover how movie sound magic is made! Between loud crashes, dinosaur calls, and magical powers, participants will learn the basics of sound design and sound effect creation. Using a…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 – 5 Dates: June 29 – July 2 | 9:30AM – 10:15AM and 11:00AM – 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: LEGO Challenges with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 1 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | Check in each morning Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Device to access daily building challenge; Legos Participants will log on for a LEGO build challenge, then log off for a short time to develop their design before reconnecting to share and celebrate everyone's creations! LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 30, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 - 5 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 9:30AM - 10:15AM and 11:00AM - 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Movie Magic: Foley Sound Creation with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 6 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 10AM - 11AM Instructors: Jessica Lewakowski, CMU StaffCost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Have you ever wondered how movies create their sound effects? Did you know that the sound of horse hooves is actually made from a coconut? Take a look behind the curtain and discover how movie sound magic is made! Between loud crashes, dinosaur calls, and magical powers, participants will learn the basics of sound design and sound effect creation. Using a…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 – 5 Dates: June 29 – July 2 | 9:30AM – 10:15AM and 11:00AM – 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

June 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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July 2020

VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: LEGO Challenges with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 1 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | Check in each morning Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Device to access daily building challenge; Legos Participants will log on for a LEGO build challenge, then log off for a short time to develop their design before reconnecting to share and celebrate everyone's creations! LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 1, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 - 5 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 9:30AM - 10:15AM and 11:00AM - 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Movie Magic: Foley Sound Creation with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 6 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 10AM - 11AM Instructors: Jessica Lewakowski, CMU StaffCost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Have you ever wondered how movies create their sound effects? Did you know that the sound of horse hooves is actually made from a coconut? Take a look behind the curtain and discover how movie sound magic is made! Between loud crashes, dinosaur calls, and magical powers, participants will learn the basics of sound design and sound effect creation. Using a…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 – 5 Dates: June 29 – July 2 | 9:30AM – 10:15AM and 11:00AM – 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Beginner Blogging for Digital Writers with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2020

Grades 6-8 Dates: June 22 - 26 | 2PM - 3PM Instructor: Amanda Cornwell, CMU Staff Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Students will learn about digital citizenship and blogging guidelines through the collaborating as digital writers on a camp blog. Daily writing invitations along with off-line activities that may generate ideas for future blog posts are among some of the activities this virtual experience will include. This is most appropriate for students with a general interest in…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: LEGO Challenges with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 1 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | Check in each morning Instructor: Amy Weber, Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Teacher Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Device to access daily building challenge; Legos Participants will log on for a LEGO build challenge, then log off for a short time to develop their design before reconnecting to share and celebrate everyone's creations! LINK to REGISTER

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Biodiversity with Pokémon Go! with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 3 - 5 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 9:30AM - 10:15AM and 11:00AM - 11:45AM Instructor: Simon Fikse & Hannah Mills, Alma & Gladwin Public Schools Teachers Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access; Device with Cellular Data; Pokémon Go app In a combination of online meetings and offline activities, participants will practice their observation skills in both real and virtual settings. With instructor-provided guidance that takes advantage of the learning power of games, students will seek out flora and fauna (plants and animals)…

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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Movie Magic: Foley Sound Creation with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 2, 2020

Free

Grades: 6 - 8 Dates: June 29 - July 2 | 10AM - 11AM Instructors: Jessica Lewakowski, CMU StaffCost: FREE Materials Needed: Computer with Internet Access Have you ever wondered how movies create their sound effects? Did you know that the sound of horse hooves is actually made from a coconut? Take a look behind the curtain and discover how movie sound magic is made! Between loud crashes, dinosaur calls, and magical powers, participants will learn the basics of sound design and sound effect creation. Using a…

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Rocks and Minerals (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

July 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join us Thursday, July 9th at 10:00am as we learn about rocks and minerals, look at geology specimens, and grow some salt crystals at home! Here’s what you’ll need: – 1/2 cup water – 1/2 cup salt (table salt, Epsom salt, or alum salt) – One small pan – String – Pencil, Popsicle stick or skewer – Food coloring dye (optional) – An adult to help! Thursday, July 9th at 10:00am EVENT LINK

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Fossils! with Paleo Joe (Online) with Bay County Library System

July 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Ever wonder what Michigan was like in prehistoric times? When ice covered our state, or dinosaurs roamed the earth? Fossils are a great way to explore exactly that. Paleo Joe will let you get a close look at the fossils while challenging you to do a little (information) digging of your own. This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required and limited to 100 devices. Please only register one seat per family. The Zoom link will be…

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Earth-Inside and Out (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

July 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Every year we do our Tour Tuesday series at the museum, and even though we are unable to host them in person, we would like to invite you all to join us during a Facebook Live to learn about our planet, inside and out! Explore the history and structure of Earth, then discover the processes that form mountains and volcanoes through a tasty activity. Here’s what you’ll need: *Plate *Four crackers and a soft, spreadable food that pairs well (Ex.…

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Wacky Science with Doug Scheer (Online) with the Iosco-Arenac District Library

July 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

Free
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Wacky Science with Doug Scheer (Online) with the Iosco-Arenac District Library

July 14, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on July 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

Free
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Music of Nature (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

July 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Every year we do our Tour Tuesday series at the museum, and even though we are unable to host them in person, we would like to invite you all to experience the “Music of Nature” with us via Facebook live! Explore animal communication and calls! We will take a look into how animals communicate with each other in the wild and learn about some different types of communication they use. We’ll test how well you can identify animal sounds and…

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Virtual Event: Binocular Astronomy with Delta College Planetarium

July 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

You don't need a telescope to see some amazing wonders in the night sky. Join us live on Facebook to learn how binoculars can be your door to exploring the galaxy! We'll walk you through several examples of objects to find, what you'll see, how to select the best pair for observing and how to keep them still. Thursday, July 23 at 7pm EDT - bring your questions! EVENT LINK

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REPCO Wildlife Encounters (Online) with Chippewa River District Library

July 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join REPCO Wildlife Encounters in the digital world to see animals from the real world! See a variety of animals from reptiles to invertebrates up close, learn fun, amazing facts, and get a chance to ask the REPCO crew your questions in this live virtual animal program! Registration required. Please make sure to include your email at registration, as this is how the Zoom link will be sent to you to view the program. Only one person from a family/group…

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Repco Wildlife (Online) with the Iosco-Arenac District Library

July 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free
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VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP: Dungeons & Dragons: Learn, Play, Make with The Center for Excellence in STEM Education

July 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2020

Free

Grades: 5 - 8 Dates: July 27 - 31 | 9AM-12PM and 1PM-4PM (M-Th) | 9AM-12PM (F)* Instructor: Kevin Cunningham, CMU Faculty Cost: FREE Materials Needed: Device with Internet access; Dungeons & Dragons Starter Kit; Supplemental Materials Kit (available for curbside pick-up at the Education and Human Services Building for all participants. Shipping materials may also be requested - see above for details and potential costs.) The Netflix series Stranger Things has generated renewed interest in Dungeons & Dragons, the…

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August 2020

Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

August 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Free

This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and competitions held virtually; featuring calling techniques, decoy layouts, calling competitions, Waterfowl ID, Draw a duck competition, Waterfowl Photography, and more! Note* Michigan State Duck Competition…

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Wacky Science with Scheer Genius with Bay County Library System

August 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

The smash hit of 2017 is being brought back! Simple Household items are used to perform outrageous and wacky science feats. Loads of surprises, comedy & goofy sound effects combine in this perfect complement to learning The Scientific Method. RSVP LINK Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

August 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Free

This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and competitions held virtually; featuring calling techniques, decoy layouts, calling competitions, Waterfowl ID, Draw a duck competition, Waterfowl Photography, and more! Note* Michigan State Duck Competition…

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Dr. Slime’s – You Can be a Chemist with Chippewa River District Library, Mount Pleasant

August 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

You won’t believe your eyes when Dr. Slime uses science to create goblin’s brew, elephant toothpaste, a flaming ball of hydrogen, and a disembodied hand! EVENT LINK Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM

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Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

August 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Free

This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and competitions held virtually; featuring calling techniques, decoy layouts, calling competitions, Waterfowl ID, Draw a duck competition, Waterfowl Photography, and more! Note* Michigan State Duck Competition…

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Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

August 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Free

This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and competitions held virtually; featuring calling techniques, decoy layouts, calling competitions, Waterfowl ID, Draw a duck competition, Waterfowl Photography, and more! Note* Michigan State Duck Competition…

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Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

August 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Free

This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and competitions held virtually; featuring calling techniques, decoy layouts, calling competitions, Waterfowl ID, Draw a duck competition, Waterfowl Photography, and more! Note* Michigan State Duck Competition…

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Online: Snapology’s Amazing Race & STEM Survivor

August 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$18

Ages 7-14 Are you ready for an adventure? Send your learner on a trip with Snapology around the world to discover unique aspects of different cultures, including national flags, traditional cuisines, influential artists, and notable historical landmarks! Not only will your student be learning about world cultures and developing an appreciation for cultural differences, but they will be competing in fun challenges to test their building and problem-solving skills. Does your learner have what it takes to be a STEM…

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Online: Escape Snapology

August 31, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$90

Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, students will play various escape games using their budding S.T.E.A.M. skills; in our longer programs, students will actually have the chance to design and implement…

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

August 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$35

Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokemon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the…

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September 2020

Online: Escape Snapology

September 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$90

Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, students will play various escape games using their budding S.T.E.A.M. skills; in our longer programs, students will actually have the chance to design and implement…

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

September 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$35

Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokemon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the…

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Online: Young Explorers! (Ages 1 – 3) with the Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

September 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on September 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 7, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

$6 – $10

Join us for a bi-weekly play and learn date with Midland Center for the Arts! Young Explorers begins at 9:30 AM for infants and toddlers ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. We explore with stories, science and art themed activities. Build It – SEP 2, 2020 / 9:30 AM Build It – SEP 16, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 7, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 21, 2020 / 9:30 AM RSVP LINK

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Online: Escape Snapology

September 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$90

Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, students will play various escape games using their budding S.T.E.A.M. skills; in our longer programs, students will actually have the chance to design and implement…

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

September 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$35

Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokemon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the…

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Online: Escape Snapology

September 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$90

Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, students will play various escape games using their budding S.T.E.A.M. skills; in our longer programs, students will actually have the chance to design and implement…

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

September 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$35

Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokemon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the…

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Online: STEAM Activities with the Alma Public Library

September 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Free

Join Miss Marla for a new STEAM activity every Thursday at 2pm! Videos will be available on our Facebook page. EVENT LINK Thursdays (Sept 3, 10, 17 & 24) at 2 PM – 2:30 PM

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Online: Escape Snapology

September 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$90

Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, students will play various escape games using their budding S.T.E.A.M. skills; in our longer programs, students will actually have the chance to design and implement…

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

September 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until September 4, 2020

$35

Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokemon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the…

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Virtual Craft for Kids: Craft Stick Catapults and Targets @ Bay County Library System

September 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Join some of our Children’s Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside the library or via our curbside pickup service. Please contact the branch you would like…

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Online: STEAM Activities with the Alma Public Library

September 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Free

Join Miss Marla for a new STEAM activity every Thursday at 2pm! Videos will be available on our Facebook page. EVENT LINK Thursdays (Sept 3, 10, 17 & 24) at 2 PM – 2:30 PM

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Online: Young Explorers! (Ages 1 – 3) with the Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

September 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on September 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 7, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

$6 – $10

Join us for a bi-weekly play and learn date with Midland Center for the Arts! Young Explorers begins at 9:30 AM for infants and toddlers ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. We explore with stories, science and art themed activities. Build It – SEP 2, 2020 / 9:30 AM Build It – SEP 16, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 7, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 21, 2020 / 9:30 AM RSVP LINK

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Online: STEAM Activities with the Alma Public Library

September 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Free

Join Miss Marla for a new STEAM activity every Thursday at 2pm! Videos will be available on our Facebook page. EVENT LINK Thursdays (Sept 3, 10, 17 & 24) at 2 PM – 2:30 PM

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Online: The Jupiter-Saturn Encounter with Delta College Planetarium

September 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Jupiter and Saturn appear close to each other in the south after sunset, and they’re about to get a lot closer. Join us here on FB Live and we’ll show you what that means and how best to observe it! EVENT LINK Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM

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Online: Virtual Lego Challenge @ Bay County Library System

September 18, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Visit the Bay County Library System Children’s Facebook page for a weekly challenge,  then build at home with your own LEGOs and join us on Zoom to share your creation!  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in case they require assistance with the technology. Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program. RSVP LINK Friday, September 18th, 2020 1:30pm – 2:30pm

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Online: STEAM Activities with the Alma Public Library

September 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Free

Join Miss Marla for a new STEAM activity every Thursday at 2pm! Videos will be available on our Facebook page. EVENT LINK Thursdays (Sept 3, 10, 17 & 24) at 2 PM – 2:30 PM

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Online: Art, Forensics & Missing Persons with Iosco-Arenac District Library

September 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
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October 2020

Online – Make From Home: Design Thinking Experience @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

Join us in a Design Thinking experience where students will be asked to design, create, and build a prototype to help a client. Students will use their own supplies such as: Recycled materials: milk jugs, boxes, bottle caps, yogurt containers etc. Adhesives: hot glue, tape, glue stick etc. Embellishments (markers, buttons, feathers, stickers, etc.) This FREE experience is best suited for 3rd-8th graders in any learning environment. MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM – RSVP LINK Wednesday,…

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Online – Young Explorers! (Ages 1 – 3) with the Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

October 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

$6 – $10

Join us for a bi-weekly play and learn date with Midland Center for the Arts! Young Explorers begins at 9:30 AM for infants and toddlers ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. We explore with stories, science and art themed activities. Build It – SEP 2, 2020 / 9:30 AM Build It – SEP 16, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 7, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 21, 2020 / 9:30 AM RSVP LINK The…

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Online – Make From Home: Design Thinking Experience @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

Join us in a Design Thinking experience where students will be asked to design, create, and build a prototype to help a client. Students will use their own supplies such as: Recycled materials: milk jugs, boxes, bottle caps, yogurt containers etc. Adhesives: hot glue, tape, glue stick etc. Embellishments (markers, buttons, feathers, stickers, etc.) This FREE experience is best suited for 3rd-8th graders in any learning environment. MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM – RSVP LINK Wednesday,…

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Online: October Little STEMmers @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$5

Aimed at students ages 3-7, Little STEMmers is about curiosity, play, and exploration. This month we’ll get curious about a common critter. Using our powers of observation, we’ll notice the traits and behaviors of neighborhood squirrels. Our design challenge will put your engineering skills and creativity to the test! Families registering for this as their first event with us for the school year will receive a digital consent form to sign and return. Then, information about picking up materials (if…

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Online: Homeschool Explorers (K-2) *RSVP @ Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

October 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$10

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities! Chemist in the Making – OCT 14, 2020 / 9:30 AM Learn about early Midland industry with a tour through the Herbert H. Dow Museum.  Learn how to identify human, natural, and capital resources, the…

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Online – Stories and STEM *RSVP @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm

$15

Pair up two beloved activities- great books and great projects. Each week we will read a story and complete an activity based on the themes and ideas in the books. Projects will be a little messy and a lot of fun! If you are interested in this event, but these dates and times don’t work, contact Ashley O’Neil at biede1aj@cmich.edu! Cost: $15 RSVP LINK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4…

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Family Astronomy Night @ MSU St. Andrews, Midland

October 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Free

Monthly presentations bring to light current events in the night sky, tell the history of an astronomical subject, and keep you updated on what is happening in space and technology! Time is allowed during each of our live (virtual) events to answer questions from participants. Each presentation offers sky charts and other essential materials that we can email to you, upon request, for your use at home. Upcoming Events: Below you will find links to upcoming astronomy night events that…

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Online: Young Explorers! (Ages 1 – 3) with the Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

October 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on September 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 7, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

$6 – $10

Join us for a bi-weekly play and learn date with Midland Center for the Arts! Young Explorers begins at 9:30 AM for infants and toddlers ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. We explore with stories, science and art themed activities. Build It – SEP 2, 2020 / 9:30 AM Build It – SEP 16, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 7, 2020 / 9:30 AM Fall Harvest – OCT 21, 2020 / 9:30 AM RSVP LINK

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Online – Stories and STEM *RSVP @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm

$15

Pair up two beloved activities- great books and great projects. Each week we will read a story and complete an activity based on the themes and ideas in the books. Projects will be a little messy and a lot of fun! If you are interested in this event, but these dates and times don’t work, contact Ashley O’Neil at biede1aj@cmich.edu! Cost: $15 RSVP LINK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4…

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Online – Stories and STEM *RSVP @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

October 28, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm

$15

Pair up two beloved activities- great books and great projects. Each week we will read a story and complete an activity based on the themes and ideas in the books. Projects will be a little messy and a lot of fun! If you are interested in this event, but these dates and times don’t work, contact Ashley O’Neil at biede1aj@cmich.edu! Cost: $15 RSVP LINK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020 AT 4 PM – 5 PM Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4…

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November 2020

Shape Scavenger Hunt @ Bay County Library System

November 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for shapes around your house!  Caregivers may pick up a bag of colorful paper shapes to hide before the program. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside…

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Zentangles – Patterns in Art and Nature @ Hoyt Main Library, Saginaw

November 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Come join our Facebook Live event to showcase the Art of Zentangle and the Science of patterns in nature and how the two can be combined to create your own unique fall masterpiece. All you need is the image and a fine tip black marker. You can print or even draw the image (will provide image on PR post) at home, or stop in for a copy before the program begins. For children and tweens, but all ages welcome. EVENT LINK Wednesday,…

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Homeschool Explorers Grades K-2 @ Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

November 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$6 – $10

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities! November 11 – Tech Artist Explore the basics of coding as you learn about computer language. Then, put your skills to the test as you create a simple video game program. Ticket Prices: Museum Members: $6 Non-Members:…

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Homeschool Explorers Grades 3-5 @ Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

November 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
$6 – $10

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities! November 11 – Tech Artist Explore the basics of coding as you learn about computer language. Then, put your skills to the test as you create a simple video game program Ticket Prices: Museum Members: $6 Non-Members:…

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Little STEMmers @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

November 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

Monthly workshops for our youngest makers. These engaging virtual meetings are designed to involve children ages 3 – 7 in a hands-on STEM experience. This month you’ll explore different qualities of animals including their texture, sounds, and movements and notice ways the characters in the book we’ll read help each other. With a few simple supplies, a few items from around the house, and a heap of imagination you’ll master our create-a-creature challenge! RSVP LINK November 13 and December 11…

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Backyard Birding and Beyond! @ Art Reach of Mid Michigan, Mount Pleasant

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join the CMU Museum of Cultural and Natural History to discover how our flying, feathered friends have adapted to live nearly everywhere on Earth! Explore lesser-seen specimens from our collections and discover the diversity of birds. Bring your questions and best bird-watching stories to share. Event held on Zoom due to COVID-19. Zoom link will be posted closer to the event. Free, family-friendly programming on the 2nd Saturday of each month. The programming is focused on bringing cultural opportunities to…

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Family Astronomy Night @ MSU St. Andrews, Midland

November 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Free

Monthly presentations bring to light current events in the night sky, tell the history of an astronomical subject, and keep you updated on what is happening in space and technology! Time is allowed during each of our live (virtual) events to answer questions from participants. Each presentation offers sky charts and other essential materials that we can email to you, upon request, for your use at home. Upcoming Events: Below you will find links to upcoming astronomy night events that…

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Animal Scavenger Hunt @ Bay County Library System

November 18, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for animals around your house!  Caregivers may pick up a bag of colorful paper animals to hide before the program. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside…

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Zoom Through the Solar System @ Bay County Library System

November 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Hands-on space science fun!  Build a model to test for ultraviolet radiation and learn about the enormous size of the solar system with everyday objects.  This is a repeat of a program presented in October. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside the library or via our…

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Junk Box Challenge @ Bay County Library System

November 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Have fun creating a masterpiece from our awesome junk box stuff!  Build on your own, then share your creation with everyone on Zoom. A box of materials will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside the library or via our curbside pickup service. Please contact the branch you would…

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December 2020

“Virtual Esports Camp” with Northwood University

December 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until December 4, 2020

$175

Northwood University is excited to announce a virtual camp dedicated to developing you as an individual and your competitive skillset as a Rocket League player. The Northwood University Esports camp will introduce you to Head Coach Cody Elsen and the best professional players from his Rocket League team. Together, Coach Elsen, and his team, will provide you with professional coaching throughout a four-day virtual camp. You will engage in practice sessions, live coaching sessions, team strategy, and competitive scrimmages with…

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Make from Home Design Experience – Hosted by The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

December 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us in a Design Thinking experience where students will be asked to design, create, and build a prototype to help a client. Students will be using their own materials at home to come up with a creative solution to the client’s problem. This experience is best suited for 3rd-8th graders. All students are welcome to join. RSVP LINK Wed Dec 2, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM   **The Center for Excellence in STEM Education is a participant in the…

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“Virtual Esports Camp” with Northwood University

December 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until December 4, 2020

$175

Northwood University is excited to announce a virtual camp dedicated to developing you as an individual and your competitive skillset as a Rocket League player. The Northwood University Esports camp will introduce you to Head Coach Cody Elsen and the best professional players from his Rocket League team. Together, Coach Elsen, and his team, will provide you with professional coaching throughout a four-day virtual camp. You will engage in practice sessions, live coaching sessions, team strategy, and competitive scrimmages with…

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“Virtual Esports Camp” with Northwood University

December 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until December 4, 2020

$175

Northwood University is excited to announce a virtual camp dedicated to developing you as an individual and your competitive skillset as a Rocket League player. The Northwood University Esports camp will introduce you to Head Coach Cody Elsen and the best professional players from his Rocket League team. Together, Coach Elsen, and his team, will provide you with professional coaching throughout a four-day virtual camp. You will engage in practice sessions, live coaching sessions, team strategy, and competitive scrimmages with…

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“Virtual Esports Camp” with Northwood University

December 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until December 4, 2020

$175

Northwood University is excited to announce a virtual camp dedicated to developing you as an individual and your competitive skillset as a Rocket League player. The Northwood University Esports camp will introduce you to Head Coach Cody Elsen and the best professional players from his Rocket League team. Together, Coach Elsen, and his team, will provide you with professional coaching throughout a four-day virtual camp. You will engage in practice sessions, live coaching sessions, team strategy, and competitive scrimmages with…

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Family Astronomy Night @ MSU St. Andrews, Midland

December 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Free

Monthly presentations bring to light current events in the night sky, tell the history of an astronomical subject, and keep you updated on what is happening in space and technology! Time is allowed during each of our live (virtual) events to answer questions from participants. Each presentation offers sky charts and other essential materials that we can email to you, upon request, for your use at home. Upcoming Events: Below you will find links to upcoming astronomy night events that…

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Homeschool Explorers! Grades K – 2 – Hosted by Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

December 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$6 – $10

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities! Making Waves – DEC 9, 2020 / 9:30 AM Learn how light waves impact the way we see the world around us and how differences in sound waves transform what we hear. Use what you…

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January 2021

Homeschool Explorers (Grades K-2) with Midland Center for the Arts, Midland

January 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$6 – $10

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities! January 13 – Theatre Basics Discover the four elements of theatre, learn about common myths, explore different roles in theatre and more through hands-on activities, a backstage tour and more! Ticket Prices: Museum Members: $6…

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