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July 2019

Summer Camp at SMV: Summer Scientists

July 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Join us for summer camp full of hands-on STEM activities that will spark curiosity and inspire campers to generate ideas in science, technology, engineering and mathematics! This summer, we’re offering six, week-long camp experiences, each with a different theme. Campers will be divided into two age groups – rising 1-3 and 4-6 graders – with opportunities to explore the Museum, visit our Dome Theater and participate in a variety of Live Science programs. Pick one week or come for all six for…

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August 2019

CLOSING WEEKEND – Pompeii: The Immortal City

August 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Making its North American debut at the Science Museum of Virginia and on display for only the second time since its creation, "Pompeii: The Immortal City" plunges guests into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the ancient city. Models of machines and 3D reconstructions accompany the guest in a journey across time and space. Spectacular immersive moments using multimedia techniques allow guests to experience the destruction of the city and to identify with the inhabitants of that…

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September 2019

Homeschool Workshop at Mad Science of Central VA

September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mad Science of Central VA
11551 Nuckols Rd., Sute J
Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Children will learn experiment with the properties and transmissions of sounds waves. They will explore the sounds of different materials and become molecules in a sound wave! This is a great hands on program that allows children to explore sound variations $15 per child. Every child gets a take-home activity with them!

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Science After Dark: Quest of the Goonies

September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Hey, you guys! Want to try your hand at turning pennies into gold? This is your time! Join us for an evening of science discovery and fun, including loads of hands-on activities like turning pennies into gold, making homemade ice cream and more. If you miss this one, you're going to say you've never felt so bad in your entire life! Plus, explore three floors of exhibits and then head to The Dome for a special live astronomy show at…

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Kids Night Out at Mad Science

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mad Science of Central VA
11551 Nuckols Rd., Sute J
Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Let the kids join us in the lab for a night of fun! We will have dinner, make slime, play interactive games and end the night with a movie!! Call 804-887-3492 or visit us online at https://register.madscience.org/centralva/camp-register.aspx to register!

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October 2019

Explore 3D Printing

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Free

All attendees must be at least 8 years old. Those 8-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  Explore 3D printing at the library! Learn to use Tinkercad to create your own design and submit your "thing" to the library to be printed. Computer mouse skills are needed for this class. All participants must be registered for the class.

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CoderDojo

October 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Free

Come join us to learn how to build a game, website, or program at a CoderDojo workshop! Presenters from Maggie L. Walker Governor's School will provide instructions. No prior experience is required. Call the library or register online to reserve your spot! Ages 11-18.

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Science in the Morning at Mad Science Central VA

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Mad Science of Central VA
11551 Nuckols Rd., Sute J
Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Join us in our Lab for some ooey gooey fun! You and your preschooler can work together to make Pumpkin Slime. We will be learning what makes slime so slimy, and have some fun squishing around pumpkin guts! We can't wait to see you there!! $10 per kid.

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Explore 3D Printing

October 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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Free

All attendees must be at least 8 years old. Those 8-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  Explore 3D printing at the library! Learn to use Tinkercad to create your own design and submit your "thing" to the library to be printed. Computer mouse skills are needed for this class. All participants must be registered for the class.Mechanics

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January 2020

Skywatching 101 at Midlothian Library

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Midlothian Library
521 Coalfield Road
Midlothian, VA 23114
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View the moon through an astronomical telescope and learn how to use a star map. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Registration is required and begins Jan. 13. If you plan to attend with others, please ensure that everyone in your group is registered, either by using a group registration (up to 3 people) or in separate registrations.

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