elementary

Frederick History with American Girl Dolls (ages 6-11)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Age Group: 
Bring your favorite doll and discover the role women played in history.  We’ll meet one of the dolls from Rose Hill’s collection, learn about a major historical events and it’s impact on women and participate in a craft time.

Art Zone: Positive and Negative Designs in Art

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Want to learn how to make images really stand out? In this class we will explore the basics of creating positive and negative designs in art. Each participant will create their own positive and negative design to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

Art Zone: STEM + Art =STEAM

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
What does art have to do with science, technology, engineering, and math? In this class we will explore how science, technology, engineering, and math play an important part in the creation of art. We will explore several techniques and methods to create a 3-D piece of art to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

Art Zone: Optical Illusion

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Have you ever wondered how to create eye captivating optical illusions? In this class we will explore how to create several optical illusions using lines and color. Each participant will create their own picture to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can meatballs really rain from the sky? Can colors drip? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

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