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If you are a girl between the ages of 10-18 who would like to learn the basics of coding and become part of a community of innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs, join us on Saturday January 18, 2020 at the Connecticut Science Center for the Technovation 2020 launch event. Connect, create and collaborate with focused young people who are on their way to becoming our future leaders in science, technology and engineering! A keynote address from Alice Margie Turner, an award-winning…Find out more »
Free Wacky Weaving Southington Arts Center invites you to enjoy paper woven scrolls, a community interactive hands-on weaving project, and a table top small craft amigo locos project that is perfect for young people. The public is also invited to try their hand at the art of weaving on a cricket table loom. All Access artisans will be on hand demonstrating their technique and resident master weaver, Ulla Budde, will share her expertise with those interested in this ancient art.Find out more »
Free Teen Investigate! Program at Science Center! Calling all high school students! Join the Connecticut Science Center to uncover the science behind our everyday lives! During this four-week program, we will explore different topics through a series of short courses focused on the weird, cool, and potentially messy ways STEM impacts us. Investigate! meets every Saturday for four consecutive weekendsDuring this four-week program you will discover areas of STEM that you don’t learn about in school. Participants must commit to…Find out more »
The Harlem Globetrotters Back in Hartford CT to the XL Center on Saturday, February 15 for two shows at 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM! Join us for an afternoon & evening filled with high-flying dunks and family fun! The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, “Pushing the Limits.” Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personable with a star-stuffed roster including Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, and woman stars TNT Lister,…Find out more »
The Virtual Event Dynamite Debate project was started by Matthew and Andrew, who are really good at making a point, and defending it! Their course plan has participants covering a variety of strategies for being steadfast debaters. Join them bi-weekly via Zoom to learn the skill of debate and engage in a final debate! Register here! The Kids Helping Kids (KHK) mission is to develop leadership skills through youth-led service projects. We empower kids to turn empathy into action by…Find out more »
Kids Helping Kids CT offers us a very helpful Virtual Parent Webinar Using Challenges as Opportunities this week. Even before Covid-19, parenting was challenging. Now, it is even more critical to understand how to foster resilience and mental health, which starts with some simple brain science. In this webinar, you will learn crucial tools and strategies that you can immediately use to help your family navigate this difficult time period and become mentally stronger. The guest speaker is former board…Find out more »
As an antidote to student boredom during the Coronavirus, the Palace Theater in Waterbury and sponsor The Next Street Driving Schools are collaborating to host a Virtual Talent Showcase for CT Students inviting all to submit videos of themselves or in a group performing. Here are the specifics for interested students: Students need to record themselves singing, dancing or playing an instrument that will be shared on the Palace’s Instagram page (@palace_theater) Talent showcase is limited to performance based - singing,…Find out more »
Put on by the Avon Free Public Library Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Tuesdays in April, 4-5 PM. How can I do this? You will need access to an internet connected phone or laptop is required. Teens will be emailed a Google Meet invite link they can click on the day and time of the program. Click here for Tues. 4/21, 4-5 PM. This week teens will talk and then Miss Marisa, Avon Library's Teen Librarian, will share…Find out more »
Teens: Do you take amazing photos? The Simsbury Public Library and Simsbury Camera Club are co-sponsoring the 2nd Teen Photo Challenge for Ages 12-19. All are welcome to participate, regardless of residency or experience level. Participants may submit three entries, the subject matter is up to the participant. Digital enhancements may be used. Drop off your 8x10 print during library hours April 1-25 at the Information Services desk. If your photo wins, your work will be on display at the…Find out more »
Art Curator and Interior designer Claudine Maidique will lead a class on how to compose a vision board using magazines and discarded books as a form of recycling and art medium. Likewise, choosing the images that are carefully selected allows the student to think about what he/she would like to attract into their lives, whether it is a trip, a career, or a peaceful retreat. Also known as an "inspiration board", artists and dreamers have used this process to manifest their…Find out more »
Want to hear about some good books? Want to share what you’re reading? Want to connect with other teens online? Sign up to connect with Miss Marisa, the Teen Librarian, and other teens. You can share about what you’re reading and hear what other teens are reading. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive too! What will we do? Each teen will have 4-ish minutes to share about a book they are reading…Find out more »
Open to teens in Grades 7-12 This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderfully talented local science-fiction and fantasy author runs this group. This month: Bring one page of your work to share, if you want. The theme for this month is VILLAINS. Let’s talk about our favorite antagonists and what makes them work. Then write some villains of our own to share.Find out more »
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