Reoccurring Programs

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Weekly Programs

Books & Brushes

Fridays in da Vinci Studio – 11:00 am

We’ll start with a book, then do an art project based on the story.

  • June 22 – Lucia & the Light
  • June 29 – The Very Fairy Princess
  • July 6 – I Love Our Earth
  • July 13 – Why I Lose My Teeth
  • July 20 – Just My Friends & Me
  • July 27 – George Saves the World by Lunchtime

Build It!

Wednesdays – 10:00 am & 3:00 pm in the Innovation Lab

Little engineers will love this drop in program! Each week will feature a different building challenge and materials.

  • June 20 – Pool noodles & shaving cream
  • June 27 – Strawbees
  • July 4 – BFK Closed
  • July 11 – Foil towers
  • July 18 – Sea shells
  • July 25 – Rigamajigs

Non-Stop Art

Tuesdays & Thursdays in da Vinci – 1:00 pm

Join us as we explore the elements of visual art and then create based on what we learn. We’ll explore lines, texture and more!

  • June 26 & 28 – Canvas art (perspective)
  • July 3 & 5 – Fork fireworks (lines)
  • July 10 & 12 – Constellation jars (form)
  • July 17 & 19 – Turtle sculptures (form)
  • July 24 & 26 – Slinky painting (color)
  • July 31 & August 2 – Nature paintbrushes (texture)

Play Time

Tuesdays in the Mielke Family Theater, 3 pm

Calling all actors! Each week we’ll explore a fairy tale or fable and put a BFK twist on it through acting and re-imagining.


Puddle Jumpers

Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Mielke Family Theater – 9:30 am

Puddle Jumpers is an early learning program intended for infants, toddlers and their caregivers featuring music, movement, language and storytelling! Each class will consist of approximately 25 minutes of age-appropriate structured activity followed by playtime for children and mingle time for caregivers.


Slime Time

Fridays in the Classrooms – 9:30 am

Kids love slime and adults love to keep messes out of their houses! We’ll be exploring a different slime each week through scientific properties, texture and more! 


STEM Explorers

Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Innovation Lab – 10:30 am

Investigate with us as we discover different aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Each week will have a new topic and include different STEM hands-on activities.

  • June 19 & 21 – Butterflies
  • June 26 & 28 – Fruits & veggies
  • July 3 & 5 – Pattern fish (math)
  • July 10 & 12 – Jack & the Beanstalk building (engineering)
  • July 17 & 19 – Ladybugs (science)
  • July 24 & 26 – Ozobots (technology)
  • July 31 & August 1 – Sound (science)

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Monthly Programs

 

Eureka!

Second Saturday of the month – 10 am – 12 pm

Investigate different areas of STEM in our Saturday drop-in program!

  • July 14 – Tech & Tools
  • August 11 – Engineering Water Proof Containers

Mindful Moments

Thursday, June 14 at 3 pm  & Sunday, June 24 at 2 pm

Thursday, July 12 at 3 pm & Sunday, July 22 at 2 pm 

Thursday, August 9 at 3 pm & Sunday, August 19 at 2 pm

Stress affects us all, even kids. We’ll start the program with an activity or exercise, read a story and then create something to help reduce anxiety. Each program will end with a meditation.  


Spectrum Saturday

Third Saturday of the month, 8:30 am – 10 am

Join us for a lower sensory experience and special programming created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 8:30 am-10 am.


Storybook Stars

Starts third Wednesday of the month, runs Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm

Join us for Storybook Stars and listen to stories with the characters, meet the characters and create a craft.


Studio Saturday

First Saturday of every month, 10 am – 12 pm

This da Vinci Studio drop-in program will get creative with different media, projects and activities!

  • July 7 – Sidewalk Chalk
  • August 4 – Castanets

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