Category: T/ween Summer Reading

Outta this World BOTTLE ROCKETS w/ Craig Richard Wednesday 7/24/19 (Register Grades 3-7) @6:30PM

Join our resident scientist and science teacher, Craig Richard, to build and test bottle rockets.  You’ll learn the science behind the launch and get to practice. It’s possible yours might have a tail-fin and parachute…  You’ll only know if you register and attend! This particular class is registration only for youth ages 8-12 or kids entering grades 3-7.  Rockets can only be launched outside so hope for great weather as… Read more

OUTTA THIS WORLD BOOK DISCUSSION: July 9, 2019 @6:30pm (Register T/weens 10+)

The book of the summer is ‘Life as We Knew It’ by Susan Beth Pfeffer. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like ‘one marble hits another.’ The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is… Read more

STEM Engineering Lab: Wed, July 3rd 3:30 PM-5:30 PM (Register All Ages)

IMG_3354             Join us for some time exploring, building and creating with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, KEVA planks and marble runs. Anyone under 3 must be supervised by an adult in the room at all times due to… Read more

OUTTA THIS WORLD 3D Printing: Tuesday, June 25th (AGES 8-10 6:00pm-7:00pm) (T/WEENS 11 & UP 7:00PM-8:00PM)

Toys In Box associates will give a short presentation about 3D printing. The participants will learn how a 3D printer works and then use Makerbot 3D printers to make a cute, small 3D object in multiple colors to take home for themselves. They will bring in at least 7 Makerbot Replicator2 3D printers to ensure everyone will get a chance to 3D print. Preregistration for this event is limited to… Read more

SECRET WORLD OF BUBBLES with Keith Michael Johnson: Wednesday, June 19th 6:30-7:30pm @ATKINSON ACADEMY (Register All Ages)

As featured on the Discovery Channel, USA Today, Real Simple Family, American Profile, National Geographic TV…  You can learn a lot from a bubble. Keith Johnson’s BUBBLEOLOGY—The Secret World of Bubbles is packed with state-of-the-art bubble sculptures that snare the attention of your audience.  The science behind the magic unfolds like a mystery, making this show both educational and unforgettable. How lucky are we that liquids, solids & gasses, geometry,… Read more

STEM ROCKS! – Summer STEM Events!

Tinker with our brain building Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Toys! Join us for some time exploring with our STEM building toys and build your brain power while you’re at it!   Check out these fun STEM events happening this Summer: THU, July 5- Marble Runs ROCK! (Ages 3+) 10:30am-4:30pm Expand your brain power with our fun marble runs! TUE, July 10- Real World STEM ROCKS! (All Ages) 6:30-7:30pm*Special Event* Representatives… Read more

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT: Crazy 8’s Math Five Day Summer Camp Aug. 6-10th 4-5:30PM (Grades 1-4)

Crazy 8s is a recreational math program that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities! With Crazy 8s, kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics. Would you like to enjoy math more and to see that it has a purpose in our everyday life? Join us as we move through 8 math based activities in REALLY fun ways! This… Read more

Sweet Summer Sounds Rock (All Ages): Monday July 30th 6:30-7:45pm

Join us for a celebratory ice cream social for the summer reading participants as well as  bonus sweet summer sounds from the NH Recorder Consort.  Ice cream outside, concert inside! Summer reading participants will have first dibs on the sundae line, and then other guests are welcome to join them.  After you make your sundae you’ll have the opportunity to hear the NH Recorder Consort play.  If the concert is… Read more

Taiko ROCKS Performance (All Ages): Wednesday, July 18th 6:30-7:00pm

MORE THAN JUST AN INSTRUMENT Taiko drumming is about bringing together communities and sharing experiences that emphasize the significance of diversity and cultural exchange. Through learning taiko, we develop one heart, one sound, one drum; even when there is more than one drum being played.  Join us for this amazing demonstration.  This performance will be held in the Courtyard. Youth may register for a workshop following the show starting at… Read more

Oodles of Doodles ROCK: 7/17/18 @ 6:30pm (Register T/weens Grades 5 & Up)

zenUPDATE: This will be not be a ‘class’, but a time to explore the materials provided. Zen Doodle–oodles of doodles set to music—gel pens, fine point sharpies, pointy bright colored pencils, and YOU.  If you like adult coloring, doodling, or hanging with friends who love casual art and music then this event was made for you.  We will have supplies, but if you are already a fan of Zentangle and… Read more