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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Oct
17
Sat

MI Animal Homes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2020 10:00 AM 10/17/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York MI Animal Homes

Explore the animals that live in John Ball Zoo's North American habitats as you learn about native Michigan wildlife and what all animals need to survive. We’ll compare and contrast the animal's natural habitat vs. their habitat at the zoo.

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Explore the animals that live in John Ball Zoo's North American habitats as

Sep
19
Sat

Animals Don't Wear Underpants!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/19/2020 10:00 AM 09/19/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Animals Don't Wear Underpants!

An online experience featuring the furry, feathery and scaly body coverings of the animal world with John Ball Zoo.

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An online experience featuring the furry, feathery and scaly body coverings of the animal world with

Sep
9
Wed

What We're Learning: Fall Home Maintenance Tips

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 07:00 PM 09/09/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York What We're Learning: Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Watch online. Get tips to prep your home for winter with Home Repair Services.  Fall maintanence, weatherizing and sealing the cold air out are topics to be discussed.

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Watch online. Get tips to prep your home for winter with Home R

Nov
7
Sat

Draw Club: Glorified Stick-Figure Graphic Novel

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2020 01:00 PM 11/07/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Draw Club: Glorified Stick-Figure Graphic Novel

Join this club online. So, we can't draw out a full 566 page graphic novel in one hour, but we can layout a super simple four-pager that helps you understand the basic mechanics of creating and presenting solid graphic stories. We'll think, we'll thumbnail and then we'll draw like the wind! Glorified stick figures can be so fun and expressive and are a great generic way to learn the ropes. When the hour is done you'll know how to apply your own characters to any length story you'd like to draw. Just apply your own style and a bit of your free time! Presented by Wade Gugino, local cartoonist and creator of West Michigan's weekly Draw Club.

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Oct
3
Sat

Draw Club: Comic Strip College

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2020 01:00 PM 10/03/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Draw Club: Comic Strip College

Join this club online. Last month we drew characters...now let's bring them to life! A comic strip gives us room to show the passage of time, dramatic pauses, adding new characters or backgrounds to interact with and to carry on dialogue. You don't have to have attended last month's character drawing to participate. We'll start from scratch and have you drawing funny, well thought-out cartoon strips by the end of our session. Thinking through how to create a cartoon is great practice for the hundreds of other things in life you have to communicate or present well. Let's get drawing!

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Join this club online. Last month we drew characters...now let's bring them to life!

Sep
5
Sat

Draw Club: Create Your Own Cartoon Characters

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/05/2020 01:00 PM 09/05/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Draw Club: Create Your Own Cartoon Characters

Join this club online. Building characters from scratch can help you really understand how they're put together, which makes it so much easier to draw them in different poses, actions and emotions later. Who knows, your characters could be all the rage some day! Presented by Wade Gugino, local cartoonist and creator of West Michigan's weekly Draw Club.

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Join this club online. Building characters from scratch can help you really understand how they're put together,

Sep
23
Wed

What We're Learning: Home Canning

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 07:00 PM 09/23/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York What We're Learning: Home Canning

Watch online to learn the step by step basics of fall canning, from apples to tomatoes and the sauces they make.

Materials you'll need:

  • Canning pot
  • Canning jars (pints and quarts work well)
  • Lids and bands
  • Funnel
  • Jar grabber
  • Towels

Optional:

  • Apple peeler or manual apple corer and vegetable peeler
  • Sharp knife
  • Compost bin
  • Large bowl
  • Food processor
  • Large stock pot
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Watch online to learn the step by step basics of fall canning, from apples to tomatoes and the sauces they make.

Sep
16
Wed

KDL Curiosity Lab Online: Ask the Expert

4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2020 04:30 PM 09/16/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Curiosity Lab Online: Ask the Expert

Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!

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Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!