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Boathouse

Where

Boathouse lawn

When

July 29, 2016

Time

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Overview

Join the RWP Conservancy for an outdoor movie following Food Truck Friday on the Boathouse lawn. The screening is free and open to the public.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

August 5, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

Explore basic circuits and build a simple robot. Program electronics to make lights blink, motors run, sounds and a lot more. Learn about the interactive software titled “Arduino” and create your own sample “robot.” If you are a gadget geek, science nerd or budding engineer come build a robot with us. Learn about circuits by bringing your broken electronics to take apart.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

August 14, 2016

Time

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Overview

Return to the Coal Age by the shore of Narragansett Bay. Here we will unearth the remnants of a primeval forest teeming with luxurious ferns, towering club mosses, and majestic horsetail rushes. Bring your hammers, chisels, and old clothes. You will get dirty! Please note: Children under age 7 and pets are not permitted.

Program fee per session:
$5 per person/$3 per person for museum members. Children under age 7 are not permitted. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration required. For more information call 401.680.7248.

Rain date: Sunday, August 28, 2016, 10:00am - 11:30am

Temple to Music

Where

Temple to Music

When

August 18, 2016

Time

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Overview

In celebration of its 100th anniversary the Rhode Island Foundation presents RWP Pops. Featuring the Rhode island Philharmonic Orchestra. This event will be free & open to the public.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

August 19, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

The Raspberry Pi® is a single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of stimulating the teaching of basic computer science in schools. The Raspberry Pi computer is a miniature ARM (phone) based PC which can do many of the things a desktop PC can do like word-processing, games or playing back High-Definition video. This workshop about the Raspberry Pi’s is designed to help educate a new generation of programmers and electronics engineers.

Cost: $15 per child per workshop
Museum Member Cost: $10 per child per workshop
**children must be at least 10 years old to participate in these workshops, these are drop off programs**
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