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Story Time - Pottery Painting

All Fired Up!

Dec 16, 2017

We will read “Olive, The Other Reindeer” Olive looks a lot like a dog but…she thinks that she is a reindeer. Knowing that it is the time of year when all reindeer help Santa Claus she decides to hop on a bus to the North Pole. As soon as Santa meets Olive, he likes her. He has a feeling that Olive is just what his sleigh pulling team needs. And he is right! Olive...

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Small Explorers December Program

New Jersey State Museum

Dec 16, 2017

The December Small Explorers program theme is snow; we'll read "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats, visit the Inuit/Eskimo section of the "Hearth & Home" exhibition, then head back to the STEAM Center for some fun, hands-on activities. For children ages 6 months to 5 years old and their caregivers. Space is limited, reservations suggested. Contact...

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SQL and Databases Class

Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Library

Dec 16, 2017

Did you know that most of the world’s data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp’s list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will see what a large database looks like, how...

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Kids' Holiday Workshop Day

Wayne Art Center

Dec 16, 2017

Enjoy a day of workshops. There is a free booth for ages 2-4. Admission includes a winter photo booth, coloring and card making table, wrapping paper station for your holiday gifts and holiday caricatures with Mr. Tony. These five make-and-take workshops let kids create  holiday art pieces for home decorating or gift giving. All workshops are ongoing. Each project...

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Illuminating Liberty

Museum of the American Revolution

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

During the Revolutionary War (1775-1783), Philadelphia artist and soldier Charles Willson Peale produced several exhibitions of transparent paintings to celebrate important moments in the struggle for American Independence.  Painted on thin fabric or glass, these “scenes” were placed in windows and illuminated with candlelight from behind. The translucent effect...

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Winter Wonderland in Butterflies!

The Academy of Natural Sciences

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

The Butterflies! exhibit will transform into a winter paradise with the introduction of the magnificent pale white butterfly Morpho polyphemus. White flowers, lights and these fluttering snow-colored marvels bring the spirit of winter (but not the cold) indoors. Warm up inside the tropical exhibit and observe and photograph more than six dozen delicate beauties,...

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Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dec 16, 2017 - Feb 19, 2018

In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the collection and experience how understanding and appreciation of these works have evolved over the...

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