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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Colonial Heights Library Announces New Summer Learning Programs

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The Colonial Heights Public Library has announced their first Summer Learning Programs for 2018. Limited spots are available for the following programs, register online at links provided.


The Pillowcase Project - register by clicking here

The American Red Cross program brings emergency preparedness to kids between the ages of 8-11. redcross

  • Learn about home fire safety and thunderstorm and lightning preparedness.
  • Practice resilience coping skills
  • Decorate and bring home a Disney pillowcase to help you practice and share what you learn.
  • Receive a preparedness workbook to extend your learning and share your knowledgewith your family.

This program is for youth ages 8-11. Registration required.


Edible Education Cooking Program - register by clicking here

Healthy eating was never this much fun! 45 minute sessions that rotate students to 3 different cooking stations as they learn how to make a tasty and nutritious breakfast:  pancakes, fruit compote, and sparkling orange water.  Edible Education’s trained chefs provide step-by-step, age appropriate, hands-on instruction for your kids, which makes learning to cook real food fun for everyone!

 

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  • Each session has a maximum of 30 participants
  • A wait list will be available if the session is full
  • Fill out one registration form for EACH participant
  • Please arrive at least five minutes before your session begins
  • Please fill out and bring the Permission and Allergy Form to the Edible Education Cooking Program.


Summer Lunches at the Library (June 18-August 1)

Youth through age 18 are invited to enjoy a free, fresh lunch at the library on Mondays and Wednesdays between 12:00-1:00 p.m. during our Summer Learning Program dates of 

June 18-August 1. No registration necessary. Sponsored by the USDA, the Virginia Department of Education, and Feedmore.


Science Tellers presents: “Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano” (June 18 @11:00 a.m.)

Grab your spurs and journey to the Wild West on an action-packed adventure to foil a great bank robbery. Runaway trains, escapes from abandoned mines, and a mysterious piano are all part of this rollicking combination of storytelling and science. Volunteers from the audience will help explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, air pressure, inertia, and more. You won’t want to miss this interactive, hilarious, and educational show! No registration is required. 


Fort Lee Museum presents: "Whatzit" (June 19 @11:00 a.m.)

Whatzit? Is an entertaining and hands-on program that allows participants to expand critical thinking skills through an artifact identification program. Youth use their senses to identify objects, trying to discover who used these objects, how they were used, and why they were important. Museum educators will reveal  the items’ interesting uses and purposes and put them into historical perspective. No registration is required.


Amazing Mr. B Magical Entertainment (June 20 @11:00 a.m.)

You’re in for a treat with a highly engaging, interactive show that includes magic tricks, jokes, and great fun for the whole family. No registration is required.

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