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Programs and Activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

For STEAM related programs, visit our Calendar and Filter for Event Type "STEAM LAB."


May STEAM Lab theme: Spring Winds are Blowing!

The STEAM Innovation Lab has lots of great drop-in programs scheduled throughout the week.

Tuesday, May 2, 1-4pm: Kite Building
Come to the STEAM Lab and learn how kites work, and then build your own kite to take home.

Wednesday, May 3, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: CD Hovercrafts
Come to the STEAM Lab to upcycle a CD into a flying hovercraft!

Thursday, May 4, 2-4pm: Kinex Pinwheels
Today in the STEAM Lab you can try your hand at making a pinwheel using Kinex and learn about wind energy.

Friday, May 5, 2-4pm: Mini Windmills
Come to the STEAM Lab to create your own mini windmill to take home and learn about how windmills were used.

Saturday, May 6, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Straws and Connectors
Come into the STEAM Lab to build towering structures with our straws and connectors!

Tuesday, May 9, 2-4pm: Bubble Art
Make some beautiful watercolor art to take home and learn about the science of bubbles!

Wednesday, May 10, 2-4pm: Flying Flower Fairies
Come to the STEAM Lab to make a flower fairy or butterfly, then see if you can make it float or fly!

Thursday, May 11, 2-4pm: Animal Homes
Sculpt a home for a mystery animal and see if it can withstand different weather elements.

Friday, May 12, 2-4pm: Roller Coaster Design Challenge
Build and test roller coasters using foam and marbles in the STEAM Lab.

Saturday, May 13, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Fizzy Bath Bombs
Learn about chemistry, and then make a fizzy bath bomb to try at home or give as a gift. Sessions start every 30 minutes from 10:30-12:30 and 2:30-4:30

Tuesday, May 16, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: CD Hovercrafts
Come to the STEAM Lab to upcycle a CD into a flying hovercraft!

Wednesday, May 17, time TBD: STEAM Storytime
Come into the STEAM Lab to listen to a STEAM-related picture book and then do a challenge based on that story!

Thursday, May 18, 1-4pm: Kite Building
Come to the STEAM Lab and learn how kites work, and then build your own kite to take home.

Friday, May 19, 2-4pm: Kinex Pinwheels
Today in the STEAM Lab you can try your hand at making a pinwheel using Kinex and learn about wind energy.

Saturday, May 20, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Potato Porcupines
Come learn about planting and porcupines in the STEAM Lab, and make a potato planter to grow at home. Session start every 30 minutes from 10:30-12:30 and 2:30-4:30pm.

Tuesday, May 23, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Animal Homes
Sculpt a home for a mystery animal and see if it can withstand different weather elements.

Wednesday, May 24, 2-4pm: Straws and Connectors
Come into the STEAM Lab to build towering structures with our straws and connectors!

Thursday, May 25, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Bubble Art
Make some beautiful watercolor art to take home and learn about the science of bubbles!

Friday, May 26, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Flying Flower Fairies
Come to the STEAM Lab to make a flower fairy or butterfly, then see if you can make it float or fly!

Saturday, May 27, 10am-noon and 2-4pm: Roller Coaster Design Challenge
Build and test roller coasters using foam and marbles in the STEAM Lab.

Tuesday, May 30, 2-4pm: Mini Windmills
Come to the STEAM Lab to create your own mini windmill to take home and learn about how windmills were used.

Wednesday, May 31, 10am-noon: Potato Porcupines
Come learn about planting and porcupines in the STEAM Lab, and make a potato planter to grow at home.


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