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April 2020

Adventure: Fayette County WV

Thursday, April 23 @ 8:30 am - Friday, April 24 @ 1:30 pm
Fayette County Park, 1268 Fayette County Park Road
Fayetteville, WV 25840 United States
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Adventure: Fayette County is a collaborative effort between the school system, youth organizations, and volunteers that bring youth to Fayette County Park where they receive hands on experience in available activities in our county. Our youth may fish, paddle a watercraft, play music, and even walk in the woods for the first time. They get a chance to program Lego robotics, play disc golf, build shelters, and much more. Many of our activities are co-led by student ambassadors, older students…

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Cultivating Local Youth: A Farm to Table Experience

Thursday, April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animal Science Farm, West Virginia University, Stewartstown Road
Morgantown, WV 26505 United States
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The Science Adventure School at West Virginia University is providing a program to elementary school students during the Kiddie Days event at the WVU Animal Science farm. Kiddie days will invite local elementary students to visit the farm on a field trip. We will also advertise the program to local home-schooled elementary-aged children. This program will focus on a “Farm to Table” activity where students will get to experience learning about where their food comes from, how it can be…

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Dirt Won’t Hurt

Thursday, April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chapmanville Primary School, 100 W. Tiger Lane
Chapmanville, WV 25508 United States
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We believe that the outdoor classroom is just as important as the indoor classroom.  With careful thought and planning, STEAM experiences are set up daily in the children's natural environment.   Providing experiences outside has so many benefits for children.  Children can engage all the senses, develop gross motor skills, explore cause and effect relationships, collaborate with others, and cultivate a sense of wonder.  For this event, we invite families, friends, and community members to join us for an evening of exploring the outdoors.  Children…

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Cook Wild Kentucky Cooking School

Thursday, April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Robinson Auditorium, 130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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Cook Wild Kentucky is a new project from Kentucky Cooperative Extension. Healthy recipes are available featuring venison, rabbit, fish, frog legs, and more. At this event, family groups will prepare and sample a mini-version of one of the recipes. While all ages are welcome to attend, the hands-on cooking portion is most suited for ages 6 and up. Adults are responsible for supervising and assisting their children during the class. In addition, families will enjoy games and activities related to…

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The Universe in Seven Days

Saturday, April 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highland Church of Christ, 821 Euclid Avenue
Paintsville, KY 41240 United States
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3, 2, 1 Blast off! Join us in the space dome for a glimpse into outer space. Journey through the universe and learn about the days of creation. Visit Creation Stations and construct balloon rockets, birdhouses, and soil tubes. Use augmented reality to visit the solar system, view a globe, and travel through the body. Spend some time at the sensory table or create a cloud in a jar. How about using double stuffed cookies to learn about the phases…

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Skool Aid’s Super Games

Saturday, April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kenton County Public Library – Covington Branch, 502 Scott Street
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Skool Aid will be providing fun and exciting competitions to parents and kids in order for them to potentially win a prize. This program will be packed with fun and the Skool Aid spirit to motivate families to be creative and competitive. We specialize in game making and hoopla having by doing games such as castle building, paper airplane contests, and even hot wheel contests! Come visit Skool Aid if you are ready to have a blast!

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Archery

Saturday, April 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Outdoor Archery Range, 136 Phillips Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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Never shot a bow and want to learn how? The Unviserty of Pikeville Archery Team will be available to teach you how to shoot a bow. We will have all the equipment needed. This event will be outside.

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The Big Dig

Saturday, April 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington, KY, 5819 Idlewild Road
Burlington, KY 41005 United States
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The Third Annual Big Dig offers a day-long experience in the construction industry. Hosted by the Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky, participants can operate heavy construction equipment with supervision from skilled operators. Tour the exhibit hall where dozens of construction-related companies will feature hands-on activities and demonstrations. Learn while doing in a carnival-like environment. It's a day your family won't soon forget!

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Paint at the Market

Saturday, April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pikeville Farmer’s Market, 130 Adams Lane
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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Come to the Farmer's Market to enjoy a time to celebrate our Appalachian Roots with a painting class and activities for children. Free painting class will be offered to the first 35 participants. Children's activities will vary.

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Exploration Stations

Saturday, April 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Madison Children’s Museum, 100 Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Touch! Tinker! Learn! Visit the rooftop for a rotating series of Exploration Stations with hands-on activities for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.

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Walking Alphabet Tours: Your Passport to Together Time & Learning

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
outside Covington public library, 502 Scott Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Family learning in Covington happens on-the-go with Read Ready Covington's Alphabet Walking Tours in several Covington neighborhoods, designed to help our littlest citizens build their curiosity and language skills. From A to Z, seek and find the 26 word signs as you stroll Covington's sidewalks. At the Covington ReMake Learning Day, we will have a photo stand for people to take their 'passport' photo and each person will then receive an Alpha Walking Tour Passport booklet. Participants fill their passport…

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Produce Pop Up

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Covington Partners, 257 W Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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According to the USDA, half of every meal you eat should be made up of fruits and vegetables. In partnership with Freestore Foodbank and Anthem, Produce Pop Ups bring a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables to the community for FREE. Participants will receive free produce, examples recipes, and healthy cooking tips.

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Make & Take Seeds

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Covington Partners, 257 W Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Participants can make and take their own plant starters with seeds, soil, and planters. Come get your hands dirty and learn how to grow your own herbs, produce, and more!

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Outdoor Cooking with Cook Wild Kentucky

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robinson Forest, 617 Clemons Fork Rd
Clayhole, KY 41317 United States
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Cook Wild Kentucky is a new project from Kentucky Cooperative Extension. Healthy recipes are available featuring venison, rabbit, fish, frog legs, and more. At this event, learn techniques for cooking meals over a Swedish Fire Torch or in a cast iron pot with legs. These cast iron pots are called "spiders" even though they only have 3 legs. All ages are welcome to attend. Children must be supervised by an adult. Sample several Cook Wild Kentucky Recipes. Feel free to…

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Outdoor fun

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Covington Public Library, 502 Scott Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Families will have a fun experience playing games with their family and friends. We will have scooter races...with plungers! Let's have some fun using paper plates and balloons. These activities will show you how they can make inexpensive games at home. These games promote movement, problem solving skill and innovation, social skills and family togetherness.

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Outdoor Fun

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
John G. Carlisle Elementary School, 910 Holman St.
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Enjoy bowling with your family using a beach ball and 2 liters. This game will promote movement, problem solving skills, social skills and family engagement. We can't wait to see you!

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Necklace Making

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gateway Community and Technical College, 516 Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Come join the fun and make colorful necklaces and bracelets. Let's see your creativity! This activity will promote creativity, problem-solving skills and family engagement.

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Washington International School Spring Bazaar

Saturday, April 25 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Washington International School (Tregaron campus), 3100 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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The 2020 WIS Spring Bazaar will take place on Saturday, April 25, from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM, on the Tregaron Campus (3100 Macomb Street NW, Washington, DC 20008) EAT! PLAY! SHOP! FOOD—Visit the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe all in one afternoon at the International Food Court! Also available are delicious cakes, pies, cookies, and other tasty treats, or come for a fine cup of tea or pint of beer (adults only). GAMES and ACTIVITIES—moon bounce, carnival games, henna, face…

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Chippie’s Sensational Science Lab: On Tour!

Saturday, April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Chippie, Behringer-Crawford Museum’s scientific chipmunk, introduces science to children in kindergarten through grade eight through Chippie's Sensational Science Lab: On Tour! by incorporating S.T.E.A.M. elements and age-appropriate activities. Each of our not-so-mad scientific experiments, using everyday materials, are quick and fun for all ages. Instructions will be provided so that you can recreate mind-boggling experiments at home and teach others about the amazing world around us!

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Salad Days

Saturday, April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kenton County Public Library – William E. Durr Branch, 1992 Walton-Nicholson Pike
Independence, KY 41051 United States
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Help us get our library garden ready! We'll do a simple garden-related activity and eat a nutritious snack.

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Artists in the Woods

Saturday, April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Saturday April 25th from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Robinson Forest and Thursday April 30th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resources and Sustainability Auditorium
Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability (RCARS), 176 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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Since the beginning of culture, nature has served as a prime source of scientific exploration and artistic inspiration. Join us for a nature walk right here in Breathitt County to learn about the plants and animals that surround us as well as the world of art and poetry expression of our beautiful outdoor environment! You will partake in creating your very own drawing or poem of your experience during our nature walk. All results from participants will be compiled into…

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Westside Spring Celebration

Sunday, April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hellmann Creative Center, 321 W. MLK Blvd
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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The Westside Spring Celebration is Covington's most fun day of the season, celebrating our community through art, kids events, music and food. Enjoy everything Covington has to offer: delicious food, local craft beer, talented musicians, creativity and more.  There will be something fun for everyone, including plenty of kids activities to tap into their creative side and learn about urban ecology. We kick off 12pm at the Hellmann Creative Center (321 W. MLK Blvd, Covington, KY). Visit our facebook page…

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Live at Clinton – SCC Family Fun Night/Earth Day

Monday, April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Somerset Community College – Clinton Center, 1273 KY Highway 90 West
Albany, KY 42602 United States
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Somerset Community College - Clinton Center is sponsoring a FREE Family Fun Night. This night of educational activities will be held on Monday, April 27, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST at Somerset Community College - Clinton Center located at 1273 KY Highway 90 West in Albany, KY 42602. Some of the events planned for this exciting and memorable event will include face-painting with lots of hands-on learning activities involving nature, the environment, sustainability and much more! This…

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What’s the Buzz About Agriculture?

Tuesday, April 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Floyd County Extension Service, 3490 Ky Rt. 321
Prestonsburg, KY 41653 United States
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Participants will learn about different aspects about Honey Bees and how it relates to Agriculture from field to table. Youth and adults will be will have lessons about honey bees and other pollinators, Participants will be introduced to the bee colony, basics of production and how it relates to the food we eat. Participants will get to do hands on activities such as make their own bee’s wax candle to take home and make honey raisin brand muffins; along with…

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Urban Stream Exploration

Tuesday, April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenway Trailhead at Salway Park, 4336 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States
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Environmental professionals learn a lot simply looking at a stream. You can too! Join us for a 1-hour stream walk as we do a “stream visual assessment.” Older interested children will use our findings and Ohio EPA methods to evaluate habitat health. Younger children can use all their sense to experience an urban stream environment. The Mill Creek Greenway Trail will have ADA accessible experiences.

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Welcome to UpSpring

Tuesday, April 28 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UpSpring, 2840 Melrose Avenue
Cincinnati, 45206 United States
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Please join us for a journey into the lives of area children experiencing homelessness. The voice of children who are impoverished and without homes are rarely heard. Their perspective usually overlooked. Welcome to UpSpring, we will whisper the narratives of the children that we serve so that you can gain you some insight. Making choices, let alone healthy ones, are very difficult for people who do not have access to stable environments. You and your children will walk in the…

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Farming Now: Creating America’s AgTech Capital in Appalachia

Wednesday, April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shelby Valley High School, 125 Douglas Pkwy
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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Visit the AppHarvest AgTech program at Shelby Valley High School in Pike County. Enjoy a tour of the Container Farm and hear from the upcoming generation of Agriculture Entrepreneurs. This educational program will create new opportunities from within the region, setting participants up for success and establishing Central Appalachia as a hub for AgTech. This is Farming Now. Also, get your hands dirty with seed planting and transplanting!

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Thursday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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April 30th and May 1st from 3-5 pm
Kentucky Reptile Zoo, 200 L & E Railroad
Slade, KY 40376 United States
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How can snakes move without legs? Why are tortoises slow? How does recycling help turtles? Nature is full of living beings, from remote forests to our own backyards. Among our many cohabitants are reptiles. These scaly animals come in many shapes and sizes, from slithery snakes to tough-shelled turtles. But each shape and size has an important part to play in our ecosystems, and we need reptiles just as much as we need the many other animals with which we…

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Artists in the Woods

Thursday, April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Saturday April 25th from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Robinson Forest and Thursday April 30th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resources and Sustainability Auditorium
Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability (RCARS), 176 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339 United States
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Since the beginning of culture, nature has served as a prime source of scientific exploration and artistic inspiration. Join us for a nature walk right here in Breathitt County to learn about the plants and animals that surround us as well as the world of art and poetry expression of our beautiful outdoor environment! You will partake in creating your very own drawing or poem of your experience during our nature walk. All results from participants will be compiled into…

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Live at McCreary SCC Family Fun Night/Earth Day

Thursday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Somerset Community College – McCreary Center, 841 College Street
Whitley City, KY 42653 United States
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Somerset Community College - McCreary Center is sponsoring a FREE Family Fun Night. This night of educational activities will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Somerset Community College McCreary Center located at 141 College Street, Whitley City, KY 42653. Some of the events planned for this exciting and memorable night will include geocaching, face painting, rock painting, crafts, bottle rocket launching, story time, family photo booth, a wool demonstration, and so much more.…

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Honeybee Facts

Thursday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pike County Conservation District, 99 Weddington Branch Rd
Pikeville, PA United States
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Neil Hunt, president of the Pike County Beekeepers Associations will present a program on the life of a bee, how they make honey and why they are important to the environment. Attendees will get to taste honey. Kids will make a bee waterer to take home.

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Outdoor Explorer and Art at Cumberland Falls State Park

Thursday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, 7351 Highway 90
Corbin, KY 40701 United States
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Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road is so excited to partner with Cumberland Falls State Resort Park for this Outdoor Explorer and Art event! Everyone will meet at the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Lodge where we will meet with our guide. Our guide will take the girls on a hike to see Cumberland Falls, which will take approximately an hour to complete. Once back from the hike, the girls will go to the Nature Center where they will complete…

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May 2020

Remake Learning at Dewey Dam

Friday, May 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dewey Lake Dam, 9278 Lake Road
Van Lear, KY 41265 United States
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Enjoy the great outdoors at Dewey Lake!  We plan on starting the event with a 0.25 educational walk down our tree ID trail leading to the primitive campground. There we will go over bush craft fire starting techniques and campfire safety practices. The second half of the event will be held at the dam intake structure where we'll discuss the history of the dam and review water management practices. It wouldn't be a USACE event without water safety, so activities…

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Friday, May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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April 30th and May 1st from 3-5 pm
Kentucky Reptile Zoo, 200 L & E Railroad
Slade, KY 40376 United States
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How can snakes move without legs? Why are tortoises slow? How does recycling help turtles? Nature is full of living beings, from remote forests to our own backyards. Among our many cohabitants are reptiles. These scaly animals come in many shapes and sizes, from slithery snakes to tough-shelled turtles. But each shape and size has an important part to play in our ecosystems, and we need reptiles just as much as we need the many other animals with which we…

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Kentucky Scavengers

Friday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbourville Tourism, 117 High Street
Barbourville, KY 40906 United States
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A family scavenger hunt will be held in downtown Barbourville. Teams must consist of at least one adult and one child. Kentucky related clues will be hidden downtown. Teams will find clues and collect them in order to gather information that will be used to crack the combination to a lock box. The first team to open the box will win a prize. This family event will be held at 6:00 PM on May 1st, prior to the downtown Free…

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Let’s Get our Hands Dirty!

Saturday, May 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cherokee Hille Apartments, 400 Cherokee Hills Road
Hazard, KY 41701 United States
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Join us in the Community Room at Cherokee Hills Apartments to learn about plants while potting a flower to take home. We will also make paper flowers from a variety of craft supplies. This event is sponsored by Big Creek Baptist Church and we look forward to seeing you there! Let's Get our Hands Dirty!

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Outdoor Explorer and Art at Pine Mountain State Park

Saturday, May 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pine Mountain State Park, 1050 State Park Road
Pineville, KY 40977 United States
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Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road is so excited to partner with Pine Mountain State Park for this Outdoor Explorer and Art event! Everyone will meet at the Pine Mountain State Park Lodge where we will meet with our guide. From the lodge, the girls will follow the guide to the Nature Center where they will get to explore through hands-on interpretive displays. The girls will also get to create a piece of art that reflects the outdoors. We will…

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Nature Walk – Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park

Saturday, May 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park, 998 Levi Jackson Mill Road
London, KY 40744 United States
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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park will be hosting a nature walk on May 2, 2020 at 11am with Connie Taylor and Naturalist Jamie Barnes. Join us for an energizing stroll on Boone Trace Trail as our guides educate our guests on the various wildflowers, lichens, ferns, plants, trees, and wildlife living throughout our beautiful park. The walk will be about 1.5 miles in length and is an easy grade trail appropriate for all ages. For more information you can call…

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SMPTO May Fair

Saturday, May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yellow Breeches Middle School, 30 Academy Street
Boiling Springs,, PA 17007 United States
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The South Middleton May Fair is an annual fun-filled community event sponsored by the SMPTO. During the fair, South Middleton Elementary students and their families are welcome to enjoy hours of inflatable bouncers, games, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, planting activities, coding activities and various crafts.

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Spring Festival at the Durham Public Schools Hub Farm

Sunday, May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DPS Hub Farm, 117 Milton Rd
Durham, NC 27712 United States
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The Durham Public Schools Hub is a 30 acre farm, forest, and aquatic outdoor learning center in Durham, NC, complete with a 1/4 acre vegetable garden, 1 acre pond, chickens, ducks, goats, and honeybees. We host field trips for K-12 students, internships for high school students, and offer service learning and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Each Spring and Fall, we host an open house, or Festival to share our love for outdoor learning with our community. This year, we…

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Gifts of the Garden/Garden Party/TBD

Wednesday, May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Life and Science, 433 W Murray Ave
Durham, NC 27704 United States
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Art in The Garden

Thursday, May 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Join us in our Garden as we make, beautify and discover art inspired by nature! We will explore natural elements and take inspiration to make masterpieces. Explore the power and inspiration of nature and art combined. The Art in The Garden program is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! This program is designed for young learners (0-8), but all are welcome. For more information about Early Childhood Learning, visit our home page!

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Kids Club: Outdoor Learning

Thursday, May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny, 1230 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Meet new friends, hang out with old friends and try something new! Children can have fun, build social skills and use their imaginations. Children and families will celebrate the arrival of spring by helping to beautify our terrace while learning about the growth needs and life cycle of flowers and plants.

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Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Thursday, May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Point on the Eno, 5101 N Roxboro St.
Durham, NC 27704 United States
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Schoolhouse of Wonder is hosting a free Leave No Trace awareness workshop for outdoor educators, scout leaders, land management agency personnel, guides, and anyone who wants to teach people how to minimize their impact on the outdoors. Those who complete a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop are equipped to: • Understand, promote and share minimum impact techniques with friends, family or community groups. • Lead a discussion on outdoor ethics and help others explore their own personal outdoor ethic. •…

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STEAM AHOY! Outdoor Explorations with Pint-Sized Pirates

Friday, May 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Keystone State Park, 1150 Keystone Park Road
Derry, PA 15627 United States
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Ahoy Mateys! We’ve heard of a tale of a buried treasure chest, so wear your patch and your pirate vest. We have a map to guide the way, so be sure to join us for some pirate fun along the way! Join us on a swashbuckling adventure as we explore outdoor learning fun at Keystone State Park! Design a pirate ship that sails through the water, test pirate treasures to see if they sink or float, dig for buried alphabet…

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Preschool Explorers

Friday, May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
West Point on the Eno, 5101 N Roxboro St.
Durham, NC 27704 United States
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There’s something special about seeing the magic and freedom the outdoor world has through the eyes of young children. Join us and other families to explore the forests, creeks, and fields in our Preschool Explorers program! Preschool Explorers will have hands-on activities, storytelling, and nature-based imaginative time. We’ll be experiencing nature with all of our senses, including our sense of fun! Join us for a guided morning of nature-based exploration designed for 3-5 year olds and their adult.

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Bee Real

Friday, May 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Propel Andrew Street High School, 605 E. 10th Avenue
Munhall, PA 15120 United States
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For more than a decade, students at Andrew St. High School have been keeping bees, harvesting honey, and making hive products. In the last few years, we have expanded to over a dozen hives and are now licensed by the PA Department of Agriculture as a honey retailer and wholesaler. Visit our apiary on May 8th to see the hives (or - if that seems a little scary - check out our observation hive), sample some honey (and buy some!)…

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Night Hike

Friday, May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hazelwood Greenway, Near 446 Elizabeth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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Arts Excursions Unlimited and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy invite you to spend an evening in the forest in Hazelwood. Creative activities using natural materials will get you ready for your journey along this wooded urban trail. Be on the look out for wild animals like deer, turkeys and the many birds who make this forest their home. Along the path you will come across an Owl Station where you can learn about this amazing nocturnal creature. For those who keep…

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Saturday Swim School

Saturday, May 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meet Saturday mornings, 9 am to 11 am. If demand is great, we hold a second session from 11:30 to 1 pm.
Northside’s PPS Allegheny School Swim Pool, 810 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Saturday Swim School gets people (both kids and adults) into the water and swimming, obviously, but for the Remake Learning Days, we'll also explore wearable tech that goes into the pool to aid swim coaches and swimmers. Swim and measure beats per minute tempo and a host of other functions with timing, communication and scoring fun at the pool.

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World Migratory Bird Day 2020 at Frick Environmental Center

Saturday, May 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Birds know no borders. Many of the species that sing to us all summer have winter homes farther south in Central or South America. Some birds just pass through, and some settle in for the summer. Whatever their destination, May is a time of year where we can see many species in our parks. World Migratory Bird Day is a celebration of the diversity of birds that live among us, and a reminder of our ability to protect these animals as…

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Science Saturday: Garden Science

Saturday, May 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learning Options, Inc. Learning Center, 445 W Main St, Suite 299-A
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States
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Working with a West Virginia Master Gardener, students 12 and up will learn the science behind good gardening and get their hands in the dirt!

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Build a Fort Workshop

Saturday, May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Fort Ligonier, 200 South Market Street
Ligonier, PA 15658 United States
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Why were forts built? What is the purpose of a bastion or fascine cannon battery? Learn the how and why of Fort Ligonier's construction in 1758 and then apply your learning as you design and build your own fort...out of food!

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Mahaffie Time Traveling Adventure

Saturday, May 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site, 1200 E. Kansas City Road
Olathe, KS 66061 United States
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Join us for a fun day of time travel at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site! Take a stagecoach ride Try on 1860s clothing Play historic games Watch the blacksmith work with metal Meet the farm animals Help with evening chores at 3:30 p.m. Visit the Mahaffie's home This Remake Learning Days event, which runs from 10:00-4:00, includes a reduced admission price of $5 for adults and $3 for kids.

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Science, Nature, and Art

Saturday, May 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Frick Pittsburgh, 7227 Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
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Learn how science, nature, and art come together through a day of creative, hand-on experiences at the Frick Pittsburgh. Put your creativity to work with one-of-a-kind projects using recycled objects. Explore the greenhouse and the Frick grounds with an interactive scavenger hunt and adventure outdoor bingo.

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Pittsburgh Supports Women in Chess

Saturday, May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Schenley Plaza, 4100 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 United States
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"The most powerful piece is the queen." Pittsburgh’s Women in Chess event celebrates the city’s initiatives to support young women and girls in the game of chess. The event will include an all-female chess tournament and a special presentation by one of the country’s leading female chess grandmasters. We ask people to use the following on social media as much as possible before and after the event: #pghsupportswic. Women In Chess is an initiative of the Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute.…

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Precious Plastic Workshop

Saturday, May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

ScrapsKC, 3269 Roanoke Road
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Come learn about the global Precious Plastic movement to make plastic recycling more accessible. Learn about different types of plastic, do float tests to see how different plastics act in fresh and salt water, and take Shatto milk lids from trash to an upcycled product!

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Family Creek Investigation at Longleaf Forest School

Saturday, May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Longleaf Forest School, 4826 Mt Moriah Road Durham, NC 27707
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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If you've never scooped up some creek bed and sifted through it, you're missing out on some good oo's and ah's. The creatures that hide in the leaf and rock debris are not only cool critters, they also teach us a lot about the quality of water moving through. We'll gather together at the barn at 1pm, play a game or two, and then make our way to the creek fun-zone (a 5 min walk). There we'll find all the…

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STEAMfest!

Saturday, May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Auberle, 1101 Hartman Street
McKeesport, PA 15132 United States
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Auberle will host a Remake Learning Days event in our beautiful outdoor space. Participants will have the opportunity to help in the garden, mingle with the chickens, create artwork, learn about sustainability, visit our pond, and play games!

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Precious Plastic Workshop

Saturday, May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

ScrapsKC, 3269 Roanoke Road
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Come learn about the global Precious Plastic movement to make plastic recycling more accessible. Learn about different types of plastic, do float tests to see how different plastics act in fresh and salt water, and take Shatto milk lids from trash to an upcycled product!

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Tiny Celebration of Enormous Learning

Monday, May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sale Creek School, 211 Patterson Road
Sale Creek, TN 37373 United States
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Our Applied Mathematical Concepts teacher and Construction teacher combined their curriculum to bring new meaning to the term "real world experience." The students designed every aspect in the math classroom and used their construction class time to construct a tiny house from scratch. The trailer was created using donated steel. Everything on this house was built by the students. They gained knowledge in welding, electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, grinding, painting, flooring, roofing, window installation, etc. We are very proud of…

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Kayak Pittsburgh’s Waterways

Tuesday, May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 1 Federal St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Kayak with us on May 12th! Learn about water safety, safety equipment, and paddling strokes. Hit the water to explore the city from a different perspective. In addition, P3R's Kids of Steel will be on hand to play running games. This is a family friendly event, no prior kayaking experience necessary. Kayaks available from 5-7pm. Cost: $5 per family, payment taken on day of event. Register in advance here. A waiver must be completed for each participant. Location accessible from…

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Ohio River Heritage Project

Wednesday, May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cornell School District, 1099 Maple Street
Coraopolis, PA 15108 United States
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Cornell School District, located along the Ohio River Valley, is steeped in Western Pennsylvania history. In 1803 Lewis and Clark’s keelboat was temporarily stuck in sandbars along Neville Island. One hundred years later a real estate ad in the Pittsburgh Press describes Neville Island as the next Manhattan. Less than fifty years later, a significant portion of the island is industrialized and is playing an important role in the war effort during the Second World War. Join students and teachers…

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Science in The Garden

Thursday, May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Science is everywhere outside. Join us in our Garden to dig, feel, touch, smell and explore to learn about science with us. We will ask questions, look closer, and use our brains to bring learning to life! The Science in The Garden program is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! This program is designed for young learners (0-8), but all are welcome. For more information about Early Childhood Learning, visit our home page!

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A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt

Thursday, May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connoquenessing Elementary School, 102 Connoquenessing School Road
Renfrew, PA 16053 United States
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At this event, K-4 participants will have activities to choose from to enjoy in our outdoor spaces (indoor, too, if necessary). Using a variety of repurposed materials and their own creativity, students can create containers to plant seeds and starters in. Container gardens can be taken home and other plantings can be left to add to Connoquenessing's garden spaces. Taking science outside, children will be able to investigate soil through testing and also explore vegetables and fruit through different tests.

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Focus on the Arts/Garden Night

Thursday, May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Elementary School, 825 Chestnut Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26505 United States
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Students from all grade levels will display artwork created through the academic year. Our school will also unveil the newly created outdoor Makerspace and garden area. Participants can explore the grounds, tour the greenhouse, and finish the evening with a concert from our choir and orchestra.

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Eastwood Community STEM Night

Thursday, May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Eastwood Elementary School, 677 201st Memorial Hwy
Morgantown, WV 26505 United States
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The Eastwood Community STEM Fair has become a well loved tradition that began with Remake Learning Days support. Our past themes have focused on Technology, Environment and Outdoor Learning. This year we want to create awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) created by the United Nations. Parents, students and community members can explore stations across the campus focused on STEM, maker, hands-on, and demonstration activities connected to a blueprint for sustainability. Community support will include West Virginia University Departments…

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Pivik Nature Connection

Friday, May 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pivik Elementary School, 151 School Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15239 United States
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Through this Remake Learning activity, volunteers will come to Pivik Elementary School to build an outside classroom. This outside classroom will consist of many different features. In one area, we are looking to create a butterfly nursery and learning center while cultivating garden skills. In another area, as part of the sensory aspect, an herb garden will be planted for students to smell and taste. Throughout the whole area, benches, stools, and stands will be constructed for observation and study.…

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Propel MES: Makers Gonna Make

Friday, May 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Propel Montour K-5, 440 Bilmar Drive
Pittsburgh,, PA 15205 United States
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Propel Montour Elementary Scholars continue to work through complex problems in the STEM classes finding ways to solve and communicate the task at hand. This year they have been inspired by the book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Using the details of this book, scholars will engineer windmills and plant their own gardens to model a sustainable future with the power of wind and solar energy. Students will showcase their creations to parents during their "Makers Gonna Make" event.…

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Saturday Swim School

Saturday, May 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meet Saturday mornings, 9 am to 11 am. If demand is great, we hold a second session from 11:30 to 1 pm.
Northside’s PPS Allegheny School Swim Pool, 810 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Saturday Swim School gets people (both kids and adults) into the water and swimming, obviously, but for the Remake Learning Days, we'll also explore wearable tech that goes into the pool to aid swim coaches and swimmers. Swim and measure beats per minute tempo and a host of other functions with timing, communication and scoring fun at the pool.

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Farm to STEAM Connection

Saturday, May 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shade Gap Elementary School, 22251 Shade Valley Road
Shade Gap, PA 17255 United States
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We want to breakdown stereotypes related to STEAM, to challenge all children to be their best, and show the connection to STEAM and our rural community. Through hands on activities, children will be encouraged to see first hand, how science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics play a pivotal role in real world situations.

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Art in the Park – An Interactive Celebration of Performing and Creative Arts

Saturday, May 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Westinghouse Arts Academy Charter School, 320 Marguerite Avenue
Wilmerding, PA 15148 United States
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Westinghouse Arts Academy Charter School is a traditional high school, but it's run by artists. So in addition to rigorous academics, our students in grades 9-12 spend almost half of their school day studying intensely in arts-focused areas: Performing arts, including dance, theatre, acting, musical theatre, vocal, and instrumental music. Creative arts, including media production, photography, digital art, studio or traditional fine art, and literary arts. Art in the Park is our chance to show off a little, and invite…

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Math Madness

Saturday, May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Homewood-Brushton Family Support Center, 579 Rosedale Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
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Come join us for a day of outside math games and activities. If your're really up for a challenge, show your math skills and problem solving as you journey through our "escape room"...using what? You got it...MATH!

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Mud Day

Saturday, May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Did you know you can make art with mud? Join us for an afternoon outside in the Children’s Museum garden, having fun with all things mud! Explore the sensory aspects of mud through feeling and squishing and learn about the role of soil in the garden. Make an earth-friendly message by stenciling with mud with guest artist Mary Tremonte. Come prepared to get a little bit dirty!

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Ultimate Play Day 2020

Sunday, May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hazelwood, Pittsburgh (TBD), TBD
Hazelwood, PA 15207 United States
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Ultimate Play Day is an opportunity for the Pittsburgh region to come together to engage in and learn about play. In addition to modeling and inspiring innovative play, the 8th Annual Ultimate Play Day will playfully share with families, educators, and decision-makers how they can incorporate play in their everyday lives while also highlighting playful organizations throughout the Pittsburgh region! It's a FREE afternoon with dozens of activities for people of all ages! This year's event will be in Hazelwood…

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Mifflin County EcoDay

Thursday, May 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Rec Park Lewistown, 100 Cherry Street
Lewistown, PA 17044 United States
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This community day celebrates and highlights our natural heritage while focusing on the role of our watersheds in providing healthy living environments and recreational activities to our community. This event will include collaboration between Mifflin County High School STEM students, MC Academy Students, MCSD teachers, Mifflin County environmental & conservation specialists, and 5th grade students at Lewistown Intermediate School, Indian Valley Elementary Center and Sacred Heart School. EcoDay is designed to be an interactive student-centered learning experience for all participants.…

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