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Stages of Discovery: Freedom Riders

Copeland Hall

Feb 21, 2018

Set in 1961, fifteen years after the U.S. Supreme Court had outlawed segregation, bus lines and cities throughout the South still enforced a rigid system of separating black and white citizens. The Freedom Riders – both black and white Americans from the North and the South – decided to travel together on buses that crossed state lines despite the hateful segregation and racism that...

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Music Monkey Jungle Drummers

Major Moment Dance Studio

Feb 21, 2018 - May 4, 2018

This event provides percussion instrument exploration for kids. Participants will play body percussion, gathering drums, hand drums and auxiliary percussion while identifying, writing and reading patterns of quarter notes and eighth notes. They’ll also work together and independently for the development of coordination, balance and listening skills

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Auburn Heights Invitational

Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights Preserve

Feb 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

The annual event features an array of historic automobiles from the classic era. Selection is based on significance of the marque, authenticity, presentation and the history of the vehicle. Limited to approximately 20-25 autos, the Invitational offers a rare opportunity to compare and contrast early and later classic-era vehicles. This fundraiser will include a silent auction and raffle to...

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Science Saturday: What a Drag!

American Helicopter Museum

Feb 21, 2018 - Jun 9, 2018

Visitors participate in activities that demonstrate how the four forces (weight, drag, lift and thrust) impact flying objects, and how helicopters use these forces to fly and maneuver.  

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Intro to Encryption: How to Protect Your Information

South Philadelphia Library

Feb 21, 2018

Whether it’s a teacher’s test questions or a credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, kids will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop, students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking. At the end of the lesson students will see if they can figure out encrypted information, i.e. Can they...

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Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

The Franklin Institute

Feb 21, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of China’s first emperor for over 2,000 years before being discovered in 1974. Now, these warriors come to museum in an exhibit that explores the story, culture, craft and science of the statues....

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Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Feb 21, 2018 - May 6, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and we wouldn’t be able to survive without each other! Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome invites people of all ages to explore the vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits while discovering who our constant microbial companions are, where they live, how diverse they are,...

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