Friday Connections – Nature Documentary

Friday, March 31, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
Join us for a viewing of the world’s most amazing nature documentary series about Planet Earth – this week’s episode will explore islands and the unique adaptations that animals make to survive on them.

Friday Connections offers a variety of activities, games, film screenings, and speakers for older adults. Meet someone new or catch up with a friend over a cup of tea!

Every Friday at 1pm - Free - Register below, but walk-ins are always welcome.

This series is presented in partnership with the City of Lafayette’s Senior Services Commission.
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French Storytime

Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:15 AM
Located at the Children's Room
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in French the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month. For children and families. Come learn some French! Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons, et des jeux de doigts en français. Pour les enfants et les familles. Venez apprendre le français!
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French Storytime

Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:15 AM
Located at the Children's Room
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in French the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month. For children and families. Come learn some French! Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons, et des jeux de doigts en français. Pour les enfants et les familles. Venez apprendre le français!
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CUBIT Makers Tinker Workshop Series 3

Monday, April 3, 2017 10:00 AM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
A 2 Day workshop: Monday & Tuesday from 10am-12pm

This series of workshops is aimed at ages 10 - 14 or (grades 5 - 9)
Students will be working in pairs.

Cubit, an educational robotics platform that brings together plug & play hardware and drag & drop software to allow everyone to create and invent! Come join us as we learn, explore, and have fun with the Cubit platform.

In this 3rd series of workshops with Cubit professionals we will learn how to program motors, distance sensors, lights, and be building & programming 2 wheeled rovers.

Students interested in tinkering from 12pm-1pm are welcome to stay extra to continue working on their rovers.

The project build will take 2 days. Please do not sign up for just one day, you are required to attend both days. Previous experience with programming and or other CUBIT workshops is recommended.

Limited Seating. SPRING BREAK STEAM program. Funded by The Lafayette Library & Learning Center Foundation
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Cross-Cultural Communication: Perception & Deception

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6:30 PM
Located at the Community Hall
How does your cultural background inform your view of the world? Can we ever fully connect with someone who has vastly different perceptions fed by their own biases?

Author Joe Lurie synthesized his experiences in the Peace Corps and his 20 years serving as Executive Director of U.C. Berkeley’s International House into his book “Perception and Deception.” Join us as he shares a wealth of stories that illuminate the origins and pitfalls of cultural misunderstandings in our globalized society.

Discounted copies of Lurie’s book will be available for purchase and signing after the talk.

Photo by Lorie A. Cheung.
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CUBIT Makers Tinker Workshop Series 3

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:00 AM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
A 2 Day workshop: Monday & Tuesday from 10am-12pm

This series of workshops is aimed at ages 10 - 14 or (grades 5 - 9)
Students will be working in pairs.

Cubit, an educational robotics platform that brings together plug & play hardware and drag & drop software to allow everyone to create and invent! Come join us as we learn, explore, and have fun with the Cubit platform.

In this 3rd series of workshops with Cubit professionals we will learn how to program motors, distance sensors, lights, and be building & programming 2 wheeled rovers.

Students interested in tinkering from 12pm-1pm are welcome to stay extra to continue working on their rovers.

The project build will take 2 days. Please do not sign up for just one day, you are required to attend both days. Previous experience with programming and or other CUBIT workshops is recommended.

Limited Seating. SPRING BREAK STEAM program. Funded by The Lafayette Library & Learning Center Foundation
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