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Intro to Woodworking & Fiber Arts

July 25 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm
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Daily until July 26, 2016
Register by July 25 Learn simple woodworking skills as you make fun, handicraft items and then put them to use in class. Create a drop spindle, then use it to learn the timeless art of spinning yarn. We’ll also make…
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Gallery & Quadrangle Activities

July 25 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm
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Daily until August 12, 2016
Interact with the collections in new and different ways. Activities vary daily. Check our Welcome Center for listings. Programs include: Photo Play: Handle cameras from the 20th century through present, learn the science behind photography, and get a copy of…
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Color Theory in Oils

July 25 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Register by July 11 Enhance your color sensitivity and understanding of color interaction through color charts, still lifes and a variety of studio projects. Working with oils, students will explore aspects of color including hue, value, and intensity to discover…
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Time Travel: Ancient Adventures

July 26 @ 9:00 am1:00 pm
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Daily until July 29, 2016
Register by July 25 Jump into the time machine to check out Samurai weaponry, ancient Roman and Greek statues, and a mummy case. Create your own Greek sculpture, warrior shields, “gold” Roman coins, and a jewel chest. Along the way,…
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The ABC’s of Family Research & Genealogy

July 26 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 26, 2016
Register by July 12 Learn how to research your ancestry using the extensive resources available including genealogical websites. You’ll learn a great deal about researching, but keep in mind - it’s not all on the Internet! Instructor: Dave Robison Three…
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Celebrate Seuss Day

July 26 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm
Join us as the Cat in the Hat announces his presidential campaign and celebrate Springfield's native son Theodor Seuss Geisel-- aka Dr. Seuss! Meet and greet with the Cat and his running mates Thing 1 and Thing 2 First official…
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Rube Tuesday

July 26 @ 10:15 am3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 9, 2016
Explore chain reactions through creating Rube Goldberg machines!  Build complicated contraptions that make simple jobs more complex - purely for fun and the joy of watching science in action. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank…
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Professor Knows A. Lot

July 26 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 9, 2016,
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Come learn what she is up to at the Museums! Activities may include meeting a costumed character, face painting, magic, balloon animals, comedy, and getting to know the permanent collections. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust,…
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Family Science Adventures

July 26 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2016,
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Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you! Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season…
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Storytelling Workshop

July 26 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm
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Once on July 26, 2016,
and Once on August 9, 2016
Learn how to tell an effective story,  then join us for storytelling session where you can listen to stories--and maybe even tell your own!  Preference will be given to storytellers who attended the workshop, led by Dr. Gail Herman.  All…
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