Mini Maker Week:
April Vacation Week 2015
April 20 - April 24
 

Join us for a family-friendly celebration of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Meet Makers who will be sharing their knowledge and talents through demonstrations and hands-on activities. We’ll meet different Makers each day and explore a variety of projects from robots to textiles, circuits to jewelry making. It will be a week of sharing ideas, learning new skills and, of course, hands-on fun.
 
Different activities will take place throughout the week featuring a variety of special guest Makers. All activities are free with admission price.
*the lunch room is closed during vacation week.  Picnic tables are available in the Wild Place.
 
 
Monday, April 20
Noon-3pm: Weave-a-Piano with textile artist Rhonda Fazio. Learn about weaving with Rhonda as visitors create a woven piece of art that we’ll turn into a musical instrument.

Tuesday, April 21

10am-Noon: Make Music with musician and singer Chelsea. Jam with Chelsea on a variety of musical instruments including ones you’ll make yourself. Then, you’ll learn how technology helps her create music.
1-3pm: Stained Glass with artist Linda Paolucci

Wednesday, April 22

10am-Noon: Drawing with Light
1-3pm: Making Jewelry with Moria Flynn of M.Flynn Accessories.

Thursday, April 23



Friday, April 24
12:30-2:30pm: Explore the world of Robots with Steve Norris and the robots from Norris Labs. Meet some of the robots Steve has created such as Huey-the Color Chasing Robot, and ButlerBot and RoboStool who appeared in the latest Transformers movie.