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.
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
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
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.