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Laura Miller

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July 2018

Computer Programming with Unity Game Development

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In this Game Development class we introduce the Unity3D game engine – a powerful yet easy-to-learn tool used widely in the gaming industry to create fun and fantastic games! After learning how to use the engine’s interface, we begin building games using a visual scripting language (similar to Scratch) to teach Computer Science concepts and Game Development basics. Ages: Rising 5th Graders and older Dates: Class meets Monday-Friday, July 16-20 from 10-noon each day Cost: $50/student Register for class>> Happy…

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printer. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects.…

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Computer Programming with Unity Game Development

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In this Game Development class we introduce the Unity3D game engine – a powerful yet easy-to-learn tool used widely in the gaming industry to create fun and fantastic games! After learning how to use the engine’s interface, we begin building games using a visual scripting language (similar to Scratch) to teach Computer Science concepts and Game Development basics. Ages: Rising 5th Graders and older Dates: Class meets Monday-Friday, July 16-20 from 10-noon each day Cost: $50/student Register for class>> Happy…

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3D Printed Earrings

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We're going to learn how to use the 3D printers to create earrings!  We'll start the class looking at pre-printed pieces and putting together stud and hoop earrings with these pieces.  Next we'll create our own custom designs!  We will start the prints as part of the class, but due to print time, students will need to pick up their finished prints the next day and put together their finished earrings with the jewelry supplies available for use in the…

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Typing Tuesdays

July 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this summer! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we'll have fun playing typing games! We'll end each session with a WPM test so you can see how much you've learned! Dates: Typing Tuesdays will meet…

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Constellation Painting with LEDs

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Paint the night sky and add LEDs and copper to light up your favorite constellation. Learn about constellations and choose your favorite one to paint. Then we'll learn about circuits and you will add a parallel circuit to your painting to light up the stars in your constellation. For rising 4th graders and older. Register here>>

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3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up your print job and troubleshoot the printer. During the class, each participant can choose a sample object to print from several preselected projects.…

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Stitch-It Workshop 2-Part: Crazy Quilting

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 4:00pm

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Crazy quilting has been responsible for some of the most unusual quilt designs over the last two centuries. This unique improvised method is created by piecing random shapes of luxury fabrics like satins, brocades and velvets. For the first session on July 18, we will construct a rectangle of this stunning colorful patchwork. The following week at the July 25 class, we will hand embroider the crazy quilt patchwork we created in class #1. Feather stitch, chain stitch, french knot…

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Google CS First Animation Club

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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Typing Tuesdays

July 31 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this summer! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we'll have fun playing typing games! We'll end each session with a WPM test so you can see how much you've learned! Dates: Typing Tuesdays will meet…

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Google CS First Animation Club

July 31 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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August 2018

Google CS First Animation Club

August 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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Google CS First Animation Club

August 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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Google CS First Animation Club

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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Google CS First Animation Club

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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Google CS First Animation Club

August 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30pm, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have used Scratch before. For rising 4-8 graders. Registration is required. There are 8 sessions to this club. We will meet Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2 & Monday-Thursday, August 6-9 at 4:30. Please only register if you are able to commit to at least 6 of the sessions. Register here>> Google CS Clubs are based on curriculum…

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