Unlike many of our events, which are “on demand” during the festival, these events are interactive via platforms like Zoom.

Click on the ones that interest you for details on how to join in!


May 15, 2021

Discord 101: May 15 from 10:00am-11:00am EST

Hosted by Cincinnati Public Library

Learning Themes: Technology, Youth Voice

Having trouble regularly connecting virtually with your friends and loved ones? We’ll teach you how to build your own Discord server that will provide a safe environment for you to keep in touch and host virtual events. Learn More

Dancing and Painting to Music: May 15 from 11:00am-1:00pm EST

Hosted by Visionaries + Voices

Learning Themes: Arts, Maker, Youth Voice

Visionaries + Voices artist, Diamond Snowden will lead participants in a painting lesson, using music as inspiration for use of colors and brush strokes. Everyone from beginners to painting enthusiasts can benefit from this lively exploration of the senses. Learn More

STEM Careers Presentation and Q&A: May 15 from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

Hosted by Gateway Community and Technical College

Learning Themes: Science, Technology, Professional Development

Join us for a live presentation to learn more about Gateway and ask questions! Gateway Community and Technical College offers different degrees, certificates, and pathways in the STEM fields.  Learn More

Patient Case, Billie: May 15 from 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Hosted by NKU Institute for Health Innovation

Learning Themes: Science, Technology

In this simulated medical emergency, “Billie” is a senior in high school who was brought to the ER after suffering from a diabetic crisis at school. Billie is now at Children’s Hospital ER in the care of Rami, one of the ER Paramedics. Rami has received a number of orders from the ER physician and needs your help with prioritizing and executing these orders to help Billie. Learn More

May 16, 2021

Communicating with Signs: May 16 from 1:30pm-3:00pm EST

Hosted by the American Sign Museum

Learning Themes: Arts, Technology, Youth Voice

In this live, interactive program, we will discuss what symbols are and how businesses use them to create signs that communicate with their customers. We will explore signs from the late 1800s through the 1980s and see how technology influenced sign design. We will then use all that we learned to inspire us to create our own personal signs. Learn More

May 17, 2021

Headline of an Era Competition: May 17 from 11:00am-12:00pm EST

Hosted by KnowledgeWorks

Learning Themes: Arts, Science, Technology, Youth Voice

The Headline of an Era Competition, adapted from IMPACT: Learning Edition, invites participants to imagine and think critically about emerging changes that could impact the future of learning. Participants win by accumulating points earned by writing the best future headlines. Headlines will explore the interactions of future events provided as prompts. Learn More

Breathe Together: May 17 from 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Hosted by Kenton County Public Library

Learning Themes: Arts

Learn relaxation techniques along with calming drawing prompts for your mental health and wellbeing. Inspiration will be taken directly from graphic novels. You will create an art project as well as select one comic book of your choice to keep. Learn More

Journey of a Book–Meet the Authors: May 17 from 4:00pm-5:00pm EST

Hosted by Cincinnati Public Library

Learning Themes: Arts, Youth Voice

Are you a budding writer or illustrator? Join Cincinnati picture book authors Ashley Aya Ferguson and Will Hillenbrand to learn about their creative processes, and get a chance to questions about how you can get started as a writer or illustrator. Learn More