Local events

Northside Tween Club

Held monthly, Scratch Lab is a free visual programming language developed by M.I.T. - in other words, make simple computer animations and interactive stories. Bring a flash drive or your email account info, if you would like to save your work. Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Snacks provided. Held the third Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m.

Nov. 19, Hands on Science - participate in a variety of experiments including underwater volcanoes, ice art, lava bottles and exploring light refraction.

Dec. 17, DIY Gifts: Are you at a loss for gift ideas this holiday season? Short on cash? Join us for an afternoon of Do-It-Yourself gift-making and take home some gifts that are sure to wow!

Jan. 21, Fling Things! - Head’s up! Learn how to make projectiles with stuff you can find around the house. We’ll discover a bit about physics and velocity, and the many ways to shoot a marshmallow across the room!

Feb. 18, Go For the Gold - Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of Olympic inspired challenges, in honor of the Winter Olympics.

March 18, Cupcakes! -Kathy, Yokes Dessert Specialist, is coming to give us professional tips and share a little about how math is an important part of this tasty career. Whether your cupcake is creepy or fancy, it will be a delicious work of art.

April 15, Japan Week - Join us to play games, do a Japanese craft and learn a little about our friends across the Pacific. Students from Mukagowa Fort Wright University will be joining in on the fun!

May 20, Summer Bucket List - What’s on your to-do list for summer? We’ll help you brainstorm a list of fun things, and turn it into a fantastic craft.