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Family & Community Learning with WQED:  PBS Kids Ruff Ruffman Workshop – January 9, 16, 23 and 30 @ 6:00-8:00 pm

PBS KIDS Family & Community Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is designed for kids ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and are designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on a fun Ruff Ruffman themed project and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Mix It Up! Playing with Mixtures-Jan 9
  • Session 2: Material World! Investigating Material Science-Jan 16
  • Session 3: Stick or Slide! Exploring Force & Motion-Jan 23
  • Session 4: Build it Up! Learning about Structures-Jan 30

Facilitators from WQED and Venture Outdoors will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the Jan 9 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

Bouncing Babies & Books – January 8, 15, 22 and 29 from @ 10:30-11:00 am

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves, parachutes and bubbles along with baby playtime/socialization following storytime! Meet new caregivers or meet up with old friends while starting your baby on the rewarding road to reading! No registration required.**

To receive text updates should baby storytime need to be cancelled, text @bouncingba to 81010

** DUE TO OUR UPCOMING LIBRARY CLOSURE ON FEBRUARY 1, EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS TUESDAY STORYTIME, EVEN IF CHILD HAS SURPASSED 2 YRS OF AGE!

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