STEM

SCARSDALE – February Break Workshops @ The Digital Arts Experience

Day off from school? Come to The DAE for a half day or full day drop in. Students can explore 3D printing, coding, digital drawing, and more with the help of DAE instructors and mentors. All of our stations and 100% hands-on and focus on project-based learning, so students will create while they learn while collaborating with their peers.

MONDAY, February 18 – FRIDAY, February 22, 2019
AM: 9:30 am – 12 pm*
PM: 1 – 3:30 pm
*Drop off begins at 9 am. Pick up between 12 – 12:30 pm

Examples of Workshops Offered**

Python Coding (ages 9 – 12)
Robotics with RoboThink (ages 9 – 12)
Edison Robotics with Python (ages 9 – 12)
**Please note that not every workshop is available every day or each AM or PM session)
$50 per 2.5-hour session per student

BRONX – Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Meet at Wave Hill House

 

SATURDAY, February 16, 2018

 

10 am – 1 pm

 

Free with admission to the grounds*

 

No experience necessary; bird watchers of all levels are encouraged to participate.

 

Take your birding adventures to the next level by participating in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This global “citizen science” research project engages bird watchers of all ages in helping to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow. Share your observations with fellow participants over cocoa and coffee at the conclusion of the program.

 

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

 

Hours:  Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

*Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/

 

WAPPINGERS FALLS – Be an Owl Pellet Investigator @ Stony Kill Farm

 

Be an owl pellet investigator and discover what mammal and how many mammals your owl has eaten.

 

SATURDAY, January 26, 2019

 

1 – 3 pm

 

For ages 8 – 12

 

$5 per child.

 

The pellets are completely safe from bacteria (autoclaved) and safe to handle. Children love discovering what their owl ate and they will learn all about this nocturnal/diurnal bird and will also get to see taxidermied specimens of different species of owls.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: email foundation@stonykill.org

 

SCARSDALE – RoboThink After-School Class @ The Digital Arts Experience

The DAE is now offering new and exciting robotics classes powered by RoboThink! Build RoboThink robots and make them move using sensors, motors, electronics and tablets. Learn engineering concepts through engaging activities and challenges.  RoboThink is a hands-on learning experience where kids maximize self-learning and discover that building robots is easy, educational and fun!

 

 

8 THURSDAYS: January 17th – March 14th, 2018  (No class 2/21)

 

 

3:30 – 5 pm

 

 

For ages 6 – 12

 

 

$375

info@thedae.com

 

 

POUGHKEEPSIE – Starlab: Follow the Drinking Gourd @ Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

At this special StarLab Planetarium show, we’ll be reading the storybook, Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter. The story tells of slaves escaping via the Underground Railroad, using constellations to guide their way. Children will learn how to find the “Drinking Gourd” constellation in the night sky, along with other important constellations.

 

MONDAY, January 21, 2019

 

3:30 – 4:15 pm

 

$5 per person, plus museum admission ($9; Free for members and babies under age 1)

 

Please note:  Space is Limited.

 

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