Special Events

COSI Lego WeDo (Beginner Robotics)

Participants will work in small groups to construct and program a LEGO WeDo robot to complete a specific task. Students will gain a greater understanding of the presence of robots and simple machines in their everyday lives as well as their usefulness and limitations. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins July 17. Please note: there will be 2 sessions of this program - participants can only register for 1 session.

Related Reading: Cool Robots by Sean Kenney (688.72 Ke)

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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"Magicorn in Outer Space" Shadow Puppet Show and Puppet Making Workshop

A cosmic unicorn will be our guide in this shadow puppet show that is part science and part fantasy. We will use the imaginary to explore star and galaxy maps, relativity, and life in space featuring the dance of the water bears. A 15-minute shadow puppet show will be followed by a puppet making workshop. For ages 5-12. Registration is required and begins July 11.

Related Reading: Once Upon a Starry Night: A Book of Constellations by Jacqueline Mitton (523.8 Mi)

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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Popsicles and Songs in the Park

Bring a blanket to sit on the lawn and enjoy some fun tunes as we say goodbye to summer with this closing concert. We’ll have some face painting, outdoor fun-and-games and a sweet popsicle treat while supplies last. The fun begins at 1:30 followed by a concert and popsicles at 2pm.
Related Listening: Sprinkler by Leah White

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Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Summer Astronomy Series

Join us at the Lane Road Library for our Summer Astronomy Series. Staff members from The Ohio State University’s Department of Astronomy will be giving a presentation with hands on activities and after hours outdoor stargazing (weather permitting). Perfect for anybody interested in astronomy or just looking to learn some constellations. Open to Adults, Families and Teens.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

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Fun Day Carnival

Join us out in Miller Park for our annual carnival! Play games and win prizes in a book walk, bean bag toss, facepainting, parachute play, and more. Don’t miss out on this end-of-summer fun!

All ages, No registration, 60 min.

Related reading: “Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake” by Barbara Park

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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