Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Monday, June 19, 2017, 2:00 pm

Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Monday, June 19, 2017, 3:30 pm

Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
Roxane Gay

Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and An Untamed State, will speak about her latest book, Hunger.
Lightshow

Circuits, Switches, and Lights!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 11:00 am

Create a light show you can carry in your pocket! Design and create a breadboard-based circuit with FutureMakers.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
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Early Stages Workshop

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 am

Early Stages offers an interactive workshop for families to learn about stages of child development, while engaging in various activities for pre-school age children to stimulate learning and growth.  
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 pm

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  
Andres

123 Andrés

Friday, July 28, 2017, 11:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

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