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iCode of Wellesley STEAM: Free Back-to-School Classes, Aug. 14 & 18

iCode will offer two free, back-to-school, trial classes of its fall after-school STEAM program on August 14 & 18, at 73 Central Street in Wellesley. Space is limited. Register here. For more information, call 781-291-3131.

CSRecitations: Registration for Fall Computer Science Programs

At CSRecititations in Natick (4 Mechanic Street, Suite 102), enrollment is now open for fall computer-science programs: Classes: Small classes for Grades 3-12 in Scratch, JavaScript, Python, and (new) Data Science with SAS Studio Recitations: Expert mentoring to accompany MIT edX’s … Continue reading

Empow Studios: Register for Fall Programs (Discount Available)

Empow Studios in Newton and Lexington is now registering students for its fall programs, including: Classes:  LEGO Robotics, Math through Scratch, Python Coding, AI & Ethics (new), and Intro to AR/VR: Creating Your First Experience (in Newton only) Clubs:  STEM … Continue reading

Museum of Science: Butterfly and Caterpillar Weekend, Aug. 17-18

Boston’s Museum of Science will hold its annual Butterfly and Caterpillar Weekend, August 17-18. Attendance is free for anyone admitted to the museum’s Exhibit Halls. This year, the weekend features the Butterfly BioBlitz census, in which you can participate in … Continue reading

Caterpillar Lab, Free at the Arnold Arboretum, Aug. 22-26

The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, NH, will come to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of fascinating exhibits that are free and amazing for all ages:  10AM-5PM daily, August 22-26, in the Arboretum’s Hunnewell Visitor Center (map). There will be … Continue reading

Kids 4 Coding: Summer Programs in Waltham and Cambridge

Kids 4 Coding, based in Atlanta, still has a few spaces available in summer programs in two Boston locations: Bentley University in Waltham: Star Wars Droids + AR Design (ages 7-9), August 5-9, August 12-16 Minecraft + Circuitry + Drones … Continue reading

Auburndale Community Library: STEM is for Everyone! Math and Science is Fun!

The Auburndale Community Library is offering a course called STEM is for Everyone! Math and Science is Fun! on Mondays, 6:30PM-7:30PM. It’s for students in ages 6-8 (accompanied by an adult), and it’s taught by a 7-year-old with her parents’ … Continue reading

Red Sox Math: Wally’s Math Academy

The Boston Red Sox offers Wally’s Math Academy, a math enrichment application that is available free to educators at  For students in Grades 2-4 (and soon for other grades in elementary and middle school), it replaces generic word problems … Continue reading

Code Ninjas: Back-to-School Contest due Aug. 31; Free Digital Art Workshop Aug. 13

In the month of August, Code Ninjas in Wellesley will hold a social-media Back-to-School contest that will award a $500 prize pack (including iPad) to the winner and a $1,000 donation to the winner’s school. Submissions are due August 31. … Continue reading

Museum of Science: Night Sky! at Newton Free Library

The Newton Free Library will welcome the Museum of Science’s traveling program, Night Sky! on August 5, 4PM-4:30PM, for kindergarteners and older — and their families.  Space is limited, and registration is required