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Family Events in 2012 #cambscifest

Hi Folks!

Here’s a breakdown of all great family friendly activities at the 2012 Cambridge Science Festival this year.  Hope you enjoy!

Friday, April 20, 2012
Of course, there is the annual Science Carnival – this year themed as the Science of Circus! From 12-4pm at the Cambridge Public Library.

10:00am-12:00pm  Caution: This Game is Under Construction  Making a video…
10:00am-4:00pm  Squeaks, Squeals and Songs   Curious about how marine…
10:00am-5:00pm   Free Day at the MIT Museum   Participate in hands-on…
6:00pm-9:00pm  Level Up: Gambit Game Night  Come celebrate the 5 year…
7:30pm-9:00pm  16.7 Million Colors on the Greenway!  Come to the Rose…
8:00pm-11:00pm  Urban Astronomy   In spite of bright lights and restricted…

Saturday, April 21, 2012
12:30pm-4:00pm  Math and Origami (but mostly origami)  Less it more when…
1:00pm-5:00pm  Robots Gone Wild   Bugs, birds, and cheetahs, oh my! Take…
1:00pm-4:00pm  Earth Day Recycling Program  Tour the warehouse…
1:00pm-5:00pm  Artisan’s Asylum Open House   Come and check out the…
2:00pm-3:30pm  Lifetime: Songs of Life and Evolution  “Lifetime” by British…
2:00pm-4:00pm  NuVu Studio Exhibit   The NuVu team will be hosting…

Sunday, April 22, 2012
12:30pm-4:30pm  Workshop: Knots for Novices  3 sessions: 12:30 for teens…
1:00pm-4:00pm   Underwater Exploration with Sea Perch   Come join MIT Sea…
1:00pm-4:00pm  Science of Sports  Dive into workshops, demonstrations…
3:00pm-5:30pm   Making Science Toys III   Make and take home clever…
5:00pm-7:00pm  Lifetime: Songs of Life and Evolution  “Lifetime” by British…

Monday, April 23, 2012
4:00pm-6:00pm   Leveling Up with EdGE @ TERC   EdGE @ TERC is back…
6:00pm-7:30pm   Cambridge Water Department Tour   Tour the water…
6:30pm – 8:00pm   Growing Science: How out-of-school time programs…
7:00pm-9:00pm  Emerson Science-Art-Media Showcase  Join us at Emerson…

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
8:00am-9:15am  Urban Wild Ecosystems  Join Friends of Alewife Reservation…
3:30pm-5:00pm   Park Life – Swimming, Crawling & Flying   What organisms…
4:00pm-6:00pm   Sixth Grade Solar Adventure  What is solar energy? How…
4:00pm-6:00pm  STEAM: Where Art and Science Meet  Come explore the…
7:30pm-9:00pm  16.7 Million Colors on the Greenway!  Come to the Rose…

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
3:00pm-5:30pm  TaleBlazer Location Based Augmented Reality Game  Use…
3:15pm-5:30pm  Vertex Community Labs   Students will conduct real…
4:00pm-6:00pm   DIYDS!! Jr. Film Screening  DIYDS Jr. is a screening of films…
6:00pm-9:00pm   Science Trivia Challenge   Take on a live team trivia quiz…
7:00pm-9:00pm   Dangerous Encounters: The Hunt for Asteroids   Near-Earth…

Thursday, April 26, 2012
8:30am-10:00am  Engineering is Elementary   Explore designs and creations…
9:00am-12:00pm  Inspiring Minds: Meet Women in Science  What are the…
12:00pm-1:00pm  Culinary Chemistry: Adventures in Chocolate  Have some…
12:00pm-1:00pm  Biology Flash Mob  Come be a part of our giant-scale…
3:00pm-4:00pm  MIT Museum Revealed: Explore the Himalayas  The MIT…
3:15pm-5:30pm   Vertex Community Lab   Students will conduct real…
4:00pm-5:00pm   Medical Simulation@MGH   Learn how realistic robot…

Friday, April 27, 2012
9:00am-12:00pm  Inspiring Minds: Meet Women in Science  What are the…
2:00pm-5:00pm   Center for Ultracold Atoms Kids Day   The MIT/Harvard…
4:30pm-6:30pm   DIYDS!! After School Screening  The After School screening…
All Day    Green Streets Initiative Walk/Ride Day  What do the words “seven…

Saturday, April 28, 2012
9:00am-12:00pm  Inspiring Minds: Meet Women in Science  What are the…
10:00am-2:30pm  Central Squared (C2) Challenge  Come learn to “Do it your…
10:00am-3:00pm   Reaching Across Cultures and Ethnicities Day   Celebrate…
10:00am-10:00pm  CSF Star Party!!
10am-4pm   Rocket Day   Three.. Two… One.. Liftoff!
10am-4pm   Rocket Day – Solar Salvo!  Come join Harvard…
10am-4pm   Down To Earth Outer Space   Discover space research…
12pm-4pm   Cambridge Explores the Universe   Become an…
4pm-10pm   National Astronomy Day Celebration   The Clay Center…
12:00pm-4:00pm   Splash@CSF   An exciting afternoon of classes of your…
1:00pm-1:30pm   Science of Music with Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
1:00pm-4:00pm   Introductory Scratch Workshop for Educators   …
1:30pm-3:30pm  Everybody Loves Science: Science Club for Girls Showcase…
2:00pm-4:00pm   Engineering Adventures: To the Rescue!   Come design…
3:30pm-4:30pm   SoundScience Fun!   Ever wonder why your guitar gently…
6:00pm-9:00pm   Do It Yourself Game Design   Does your family game night…
7:00pm-9:00pm   DIYDS!! Premiere Public Film Screening  The Premiere…

Sunday, April 29, 2012
11:00am-1:00pm  Arnold Arboretum Drop-in Family Activity   Join us for the…
12:00pm-4:00pm   Paper-Based Electronic Art  Come learn about materials…
1:00pm-1:30pm   Science of Music with Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
1:00pm-4:00pm  Interactive Ideas Fair   For the Festival’s final day, the MIT…
3:00pm-3:30pm   Science of Music with Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
3:00pm-5:00pm   Lifetime: Songs of Life and Evolution  “Lifetime” by British…
3:00pm-5:30pm   Making Science Toys III   Make and take home clever…
4:00pm-6:00pm   Artisan’s Asylum Trebuchet Design Challenge Competition

Recurring Events
Hands on Laboratory, Museum of Science
Lightning!, Museum of Science
Solar Lunch, Museum of Science
Trash Tales Discovery Room, Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnology

Exhibits
Annosphere, Cambridge Public Library
A Walk Through Geologic Time, MIT along Memorial Drive
To Extremes, Maseeh Hall

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