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  • 6:00 PM
    Crafty Kids: Fluid Paint Pouring Art
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  • 1:00 PM
    SoMD Space Race
  • 2:00 PM
    Double Vision
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) STEAM Club: My Robotic Friend
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  • 2:00 PM
    Rockets Away
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  • 2:00 PM
    Tea with Aladdin and Jasmine
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  • 2:00 PM
    Galaxy Paintings
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  • 2:00 PM
    Space Wreaths
  • 6:00 PM
    Tick-Tock, Beat the Clock!
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  • 2:00 PM
    What's the Matter?
  • 2:00 PM
    Indoor Hands-On Astronomy Activities
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  • 6:00 PM
    Story Time with an Astronaut
  • 6:30 PM
    My Little Planet
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  • 9:00 AM
    Jack's Adventure in Space
  • 11:00 AM
    Maximus Mars
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  • 2:00 PM
    LEGO Build Tournament
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Crafty Kids: Fluid Paint Pouring Art

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 6 - 9, 10-14

Join us in learning about the fun and exciting art technique of fluid pour painting. Recommended for ages 6-14.

SoMD Space Race

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 10-14

Who is ready for a Space Race? The Southern Maryland Space Race that is! Join us at Milton Somers as we lean more about the Cosmos while running in a relay race! Recommended for ages 10-14.

Double Vision

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Groups: 3 - 5, 6 - 9

Create an ink blot and learn about Rorschach Test. See if you can find any shapes or animals in your blots and share with the group.

(Waldorf West) STEAM Club: My Robotic Friend

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

In this fun program, attendees will be programmers and robots and together will build pyramids out of plastic cups. They will learn problem solving using algorithms, which is a step by step plan for solving a problem or finishing a task. This is an activity from code.org

Rockets Away

When: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Learn about Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion (for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction) while making your own foam rocket that can fly up to 50 feet! All participants get to keep the rocket they make. Recommended for ages 6-11.

Tea with Aladdin and Jasmine

When: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 4 - 9

Join us for an Aladdin and Jasmine themed tea and crafts. Recommended for ages 4-9.

Galaxy Paintings

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Explore the art of color mixing in a new way as we create our own galaxies! Learn about real galaxies and take your masterpiece home.

Space Wreaths

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Join us in creating a fun wreath made out of paper plates decorated with planets and stars. Recommended for ages 6-11.

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Tick-Tock, Beat the Clock!

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 5-9

Kids will practice reading digital and analog clocks through games that test their speed. Winners will get small prizes.

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What's the Matter?

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 5-9

Maryland Science Center staff bring science to us at the library! We’ll learn about states of matter through experiments and demonstrations and explore the difference between chemical and physical changes.

This is a ticketed event. Tickets will be handed out 1 hour prior to the event.

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Indoor Hands-On Astronomy Activities

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 5-9, 10-14, 14+

Join the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society (SMAS) for an afternoon of hands-on astronomy activities. Learn about star stories, create a constellation and learn how to use a planishphere (a moveable star chart).

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Story Time with an Astronaut

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 2 - 5, 5-9

Join us for a story time with stories read by a real astronaut in space that have been pre-recorded for us to enjoy and do a fun space themed craft. Recommended for ages 2-9.

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My Little Planet

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

What planet would you live on? Would it be hot like Venus or cold like Neptune? Would it be blue or orange? Join us as we learn about different conditions in Space and on Earth to create your own planet!

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Jack's Adventure in Space

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Groups: 4 - 9, 6 - 11

Join Jack from Bright Star Theatre in an adventure through the the solar system! Learn about the origins of the names of the planets Mercury to Neptune, and even the controversial Pluto. You will discover fun facts about each planet’s special path around the sun in this fun STEM adventure!

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Maximus Mars

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 8-12, 11 - 13

In a world where technology and society are changing at the speed of light, our hero, Maximus Mars, stands ready to challenge bullies wherever they may be found – in real life, online, or out of this world! Maximus Mars: An Intergalactic Antibullying Adventure stretches the imagination while exploring the challenges that students in middle grades face in the modern world – cyberbullying,

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LEGO Build Tournament

When: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Do you have what it takes to be the best? After 5 rounds of challenges we will see who the best LEGO builder is! Win a cool prize! Recommended for ages 6-11.

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