Friday, October 18, 2013

Making the Future: E-blast for October 18

Fall is such a time of transformation, and our Kaleidoscope kids are coming up new and creative ways to explore their world. In the newsletter enjoy some great crafts for Fall, tips for young business hopefuls, information on programming for kids, exciting explosions and our Super Secret Science Challenge!

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Upcoming Events

Programs may be booked through Bookwhen or email. You must register no later than 24 hours before a class to participate.

Weekends in October
Local Farmer's Markets: Come join in the free fun at these great locations:
Blairstown Farmer's Market, 10 am to 2 pm, Route 521, next to the Agway.
Belvidere Farmer's Market, 9 am to 2 pm, Second Street, Belvidere.

Monday, October 21
Mythbusters. Explore science the Mythbusters way and be sure to “Try this at home!” 3:45 - 4:45 pm. Grades K-8, $15/week.  

Tuesday, October 22
Kaleidoscope Cooperative for Science and Math. Homeschool coop. Members only.  9:45 am - 3 pm. Grades K-12. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR QUARTER 2.

Wednesday, October 23
Super Secret Science Challenge. One bag of mystery stuff. One hour to build. One super fun class! 1:30 - 2:30 pm starting 10/2 Grades K-8 $15/class.
Programming in Scratch. Learn to create simple computer games using Scratch, a free, visually-based computer language. 3:30 - 5 pm. 4 weeks. Grades 4-9. $55/student.

Thursday, October 24
Web of Life: Halloween Edition. Explore the legends -- and the truth -- the creepy creatures and amazing plants that make Halloween fun! 3:30-4:30 pm, 4 weeks. Grades K-8, $60/student.

Friday, October 25
Friday Funday. Join us at St. Jude's Giving Tree for this fun program for 3-5 year olds! Lots of games, reading, crafts, science and more each week. 9 am - 12 pm. $15/student. Before and after care available.

Mark Your Calendar Now
FoodShed Alliance's Harvest Celebration. Saturday, October 26, 10 am to 2 pm. Magic show, science demos, face painting and pig roast! Free!

TREP$: Empowering Kids Through Entrepreneurship. Begins Wednesday, November 6. 3:30 - 4:45 pm, 6 weeks. Grades 4-8. $115/student, includes all materials.

One-Day Robotics Programming Intensive. Always wanted to build your own robot from the ground up? Want to learn to program a robot with Arduino? THIS is the class for you! Saturday, November 9, 9 am - 4 pm. $155 Basic Kit. $175 Advanced Kit.

A Steampunk Winter Solstice Celebration, a Kaleidoscope Fundraiser. Saturday, December 21 1 to 5 pm at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy, NJ. Tickets start at $15. Fun for the whole family!

Students should bring a filled, reusuable water bottle and small, nut-free snack to class.

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