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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

President’s Day Weekend Fun -- S.T.E.M. Drop In at Warren Township Library Saturday and at Bridgewater Library on Monday. No Storytimes the Week of February 20th. Play with Robots at the Children’s Museum Saturday February 25th. Storytimes resume Tuesday February 28th.

Note: This blog is no longer affiliated with the Bridgewater Library, but Carol Simon Levin ("Miss Carol") continues to blog about programs and area events as "Out & About in Bridgewater" on this site. 

S.T.E.A.M. (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART AND MATH) FUN AT WARREN & BRIDGEWATER LIBRARIES:

STEM Saturday (Ages 4 and up) February 18th at WARREN Township Library

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image_thumb2February 18th 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Recommended for children ages 4 and up
No registration required!  Just stop in between the times listed.
With your caregiver, drop in to this informal program. Stay a few minutes or several hours: defy gravity with your balancing skills; engineer a roller coaster; build simple machines with Legos; construct with Picasso Tiles or Straw Builders; create circuits with Snap Circuits; explore magnets; solve a math or science puzzler of the month.

Coming up @ the Bridgewater Library:

For more information or to register for these programs, check the calendar.

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School's off so come and explore S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at the library.

Recommended for children ages 4 and up.  Drop-in to this informal program. Stay a few minutes or several hours.  

Create circuits with Snap Circuits; build simple machines with Legos; construct with Keva blocks, K'nex, or Straw Builders; defy gravity with your balancing skills; engineer a roller coaster; explore magnets; solve a math or science puzzler and more.


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Image result for storytimeFAMILY STORYTIME (Penguins with Miss Meredith)
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28TH 10 A.M. & 4:30 P.M.

 

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See what has been happening at the Bridgewater Library:
On January 30th, members of the Bridgewater HS Art Honor Society taught kids how to draw faces, on February 13th, they learned how to draw the rest of a person.   Here are some of the artists and their drawings along with our three art student teachers from BRRHS Art Honor Society (Halanna Yuh, Vita Dibuono, and Ashley Jiao)IMG_1924

Speaking of area school artists – catch the Black History Month artwork from BRRHS and image_thumb[2]Martin Luther king junior  by the 6th grade girls of Mr. Bartol's class from Eisenhower intermediate school in the Bridgewater Library Lobby all month.


“Be Inspired” and “Black History Month” book displays in the library or these great online booklists …

Use these books to help talk to kids about racism and prejudice.

INSPIRING PICTURE BOOKS:


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Kids Enjoyed Friendship Stories, Songs and Valentine’s Day Crafts at Bridgewater Libary

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http://carolsimonlevin.blogspot.com/search?q=valentine has additional images.

Around Our Community:

ROBOTS AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25TH FROM 1-4 P.M.

A printable copy of the schedule: childrensmuseumnj.org/CMNJschedule.pdf


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LAST CHANCE TO CATCH THE LEGO EXHIBIT AT THE MORRIS MUSEUM!

Engineering Brick Art                     

Closes February 26, 2017                                                      

Explore how the simple building block has been transformed into a medium of art and design. From fast food to famous works of art, this exhibition features more than thirty brick marvels.

Presidents' Day Studio Art Workshops  Monday, February 20, 2017

Page O'Comics 10:00AM-12:30PM Ages 6+ 

Get Wired with Wire and Yarn 12:00-2:30PM Ages 8+ 

A Day with Monet  1:00-3:30PMAges 6+ 

Tickets: $40 Museum Members; $40 Non-Members  learn more

American Pride Laser Spectacular

Monday, February 20, 11:00AM and 1:30PM

Celebrate Presidents' Day and America's unquenchable spirit of innovation, discovery, and exploration with an exciting musical and laser extravaganza. 

Tickets: $10 Museum Members; $12 Non-Members. get tickets

Morris County Park Commission

President’s Day FUN for KIDS

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A Day Off with Nature: Maple Madness
Ages 5 - 9.
Your kids are off from school, and we have the solution to bust the boredom. Register your child for Maple Madness, and they’ll learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect the flowing sap, and turn the sap into delicious maple syrup. The day is filled with indoor and outdoor hands-on fun. For more information, click here.


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DISCOVER A WORLD OF WONDER AND EXCITEMENT WHEN YOU JOURNEY INTO THE PLANETARIUM AT RVCC!

The RVCC Planetarium offers shows for the whole family – schedule here: www.raritanval.edu/community-resources/planetarium/star-shows



  •  
    The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921  2017 Summer Art Camps  Early Registration Discount!

  • Sign up now for weekly half-day and full-day art camps for ages 5 through teens that stimulate and encourage your child's self expression in a safe, welcoming environment.

    All sessions are led by professional teaching artists, tailored to a specific age group and designed to deepen a child's appreciation and understanding of the visual arts. No prior experience is required for any of our camps.

    Register by March 1st and use the Coupon Code CAMP2017 and receive $25 off per registration per child!  Registration fee includes all materials. Visit their website to register online today.


    CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR FAMILY ART DAY
    CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
    On Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

  • The Center for Contemporary Art is hosting a free family art event, "Hooray for May!"

  • "Hooray for May!" will bring together families from the local community for a fun and interactive day of making art. A variety of hands-on art activities for kids of all ages and parents alike will take place in The Center's three art studios and in the outdoor pavilion.

    We are looking for volunteers to help the day of the event from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Volunteers are needed for:

          • helping with the art activities
          • handing out refreshments
          • monitoring the galleries
          • clean-up

    If interested, please contact Leigh Zona at
    lzona@ccabedminster.org

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