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Upcoming Teen Events

Exercise Your Mind and READ for Teens & Tweens

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 8:00pm

For all those entering grades 6-12, join our Teens & Tweens Summer Reading program! Register online with Wandoo Reader and begin logging your time spent reading. All you need is a good book and internet connection! For the first 180 minutes read, you'll receive a bag of candy, plus one entry for the weekly drawing. For each consecutive 180 minutes read, you'll receive one additional entry for the weekly drawing. Prizes are $10 gift certificates for pizza or ice cream. One lucky person will be the grand prize winner at the end of the summer and get a $100 American Express gift certificate! Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund and Wilton Library. Program runs for 10 weeks, from June 15-August 16. (We ask that you don't 'double dip' and register for this and the Children's Summer Reading Program.)

Skateboard Artwork for Teens

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Transform an old skateboard into a piece of artwork with a little inspiration from the masters -- Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Monet and more. This is a 2-day workshop for teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited. Registering for the 1st session automatically places you in the second.    All materials supplied. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Light Up Bucket Hats for Teens

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Use fabric markers to create a unique design on a bucket hat and then get acquainted with light-up wearables by sewing on LED circuits. You'll walk away with a fun hat sure to impress your friends!   For teens entering grades 7- 12. Registration required and space limited. Please arrive on time so we don't give away your spot!   Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Teen Iron Chef

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Teams of 3-4 students will bring their imaginations and innovative skills to the chef's table to create dishes to dazzle our judging panel. Entries will be judged on taste, creativity and presentation. Teamwork is a must!    For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Scratch Programming for Middle School Students

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Students entering grades 6-8 can sign up for this intro to computer programming workshop. Over the course of five days (Monday, 8/8 - Friday, 8/12), participants will learn how to code basic programs and games through a project based curriculum in Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT. Absolutely no experience is necessary! Come join in on the fun.  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all five days. Registration for the first day automatically enrolls you in the full week. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Scratch Programming for Middle School Students

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Students entering grades 6-8 can sign up for this intro to computer programming workshop. Over the course of five days (Monday, 8/8 - Friday, 8/12), participants will learn how to code basic programs and games through a project based curriculum in Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT. Absolutely no experience is necessary! Come join in on the fun.  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all five days. Registration for the first day automatically enrolls you in the full week. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Scratch Programming for Middle School Students

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Students entering grades 6-8 can sign up for this intro to computer programming workshop. Over the course of five days (Monday, 8/8 - Friday, 8/12), participants will learn how to code basic programs and games through a project based curriculum in Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT. Absolutely no experience is necessary! Come join in on the fun.  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all five days. Registration for the first day automatically enrolls you in the full week. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Scratch Programming for Middle School Students

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Students entering grades 6-8 can sign up for this intro to computer programming workshop. Over the course of five days (Monday, 8/8 - Friday, 8/12), participants will learn how to code basic programs and games through a project based curriculum in Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT. Absolutely no experience is necessary! Come join in on the fun.  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all five days. Registration for the first day automatically enrolls you in the full week. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Scratch Programming for Middle School Students

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Students entering grades 6-8 can sign up for this intro to computer programming workshop. Over the course of five days (Monday, 8/8 - Friday, 8/12), participants will learn how to code basic programs and games through a project based curriculum in Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT. Absolutely no experience is necessary! Come join in on the fun.  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all five days. Registration for the first day automatically enrolls you in the full week. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Robot C Workshop for Teens

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Enter the exciting world of robotics! This will be a hands-on class where students learn to program a robot using ROBOTC, the premiere robotics programming language for educational robotics and competitions. ROBOTC is a C-Based Programming Language with an Easy-to-Use Development Environment. Students program a robot to navigate an obstacle course and complete various challenges that teach the fundamentals of computer programming along with mathematical concepts in a fun and exciting way. Students will work in pairs and a laptop and robot will be provided to each pair.   For students entering grades 7-12. Taught by Vladimir Mariano, President of the Fairfield County Makers Guild. Limited space and registration required. No programming experience necessary. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund. 

Introduction to Arduino for Teens

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Join us for an introductory course that will give you hands-on experience with a tiny, yet powerful microcontroller.  The Arduino microcontroller lets you build projects that sense real world properties --temperature, illumination or magnetism. You can light up a light with different colors, make sound, turn on a motor or operate another electronic device.    Over the course of four days (Tuesday, August 16-Friday, August 19) you will build and program your own circuit. No previous programming or electronics experience necessary. The subject material covered has applications for both inventors and artists. An Arduino kit will be provided for use during the class.   For students entering grades 7-12. Registration for the first day, automatically enrolls you in all four sessions. Space limited. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. 

Introduction to Arduino for Teens

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Join us for an introductory course that will give you hands-on experience with a tiny, yet powerful microcontroller.  The Arduino microcontroller lets you build projects that sense real world properties --temperature, illumination or magnetism. You can light up a light with different colors, make sound, turn on a motor or operate another electronic device.    Over the course of four days (Tuesday, August 16-Friday, August 19) you will build and program your own circuit. No previous programming or electronics experience necessary. The subject material covered has applications for both inventors and artists. An Arduino kit will be provided for use during the class.   For students entering grades 7-12. Registration for the first day, automatically enrolls you in all four sessions. Space limited. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. 

Introduction to Arduino for Teens

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Join us for an introductory course that will give you hands-on experience with a tiny, yet powerful microcontroller.  The Arduino microcontroller lets you build projects that sense real world properties --temperature, illumination or magnetism. You can light up a light with different colors, make sound, turn on a motor or operate another electronic device.    Over the course of four days (Tuesday, August 16-Friday, August 19) you will build and program your own circuit. No previous programming or electronics experience necessary. The subject material covered has applications for both inventors and artists. An Arduino kit will be provided for use during the class.   For students entering grades 7-12. Registration for the first day, automatically enrolls you in all four sessions. Space limited. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. 

Introduction to Arduino for Teens

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Join us for an introductory course that will give you hands-on experience with a tiny, yet powerful microcontroller.  The Arduino microcontroller lets you build projects that sense real world properties --temperature, illumination or magnetism. You can light up a light with different colors, make sound, turn on a motor or operate another electronic device.    Over the course of four days (Tuesday, August 16-Friday, August 19) you will build and program your own circuit. No previous programming or electronics experience necessary. The subject material covered has applications for both inventors and artists. An Arduino kit will be provided for use during the class.   For students entering grades 7-12. Registration for the first day, automatically enrolls you in all four sessions. Space limited. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. 

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