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FSU Planetarium Family Night Film: Destination Mars – The New Frontier, Jan. 17

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University opens its planetarium for free public presentations each month (except April), with new topics each month within one of three series:  Family Night, Late Nite Skies, and Stellar Nursery. This month’s Family Night film, Destination Mars: The … Continue reading

Empow Studios: Free Winter Weeknight Workshops, Jan. 13, 15, 16, 17

Empow Studios will offer free workshops at its Newton location to invite kids and their parents to get a sense of Empow’s STEM clubs and classes. Register with these links: Competitive Robots: January 13, 5:30PM – 6:30PM, Grades 3-8 Advanced … Continue reading

BioBuilder’s New ‘Kids Who Clone’ Workshop for Ages 10-16: Golden Bread PCR, Jan. 21

BioBuilder Learning Lab will offer a new Kids Who Clone workshop, Golden Bread PCR, on January 21, 10AM-1PM, at LearningLab (700 Main Street, Cambridge) for students in ages 10-16. There is a $35 cost per student and no charge for chaperones attending with … Continue reading

Broad Institute: The Extraordinary Evolution of Genome Editing — Drug Discovery, Jan. 21

Celebrating its first 15 years, the Broad Institute in Cambridge is hosting Broad@15, a series of free, public lectures.  On January 21, 6-7PM, Broad Institute Core Members David Liu and Feng Zhang will speak on The Extraordinary Evolution of Genome Editing. Register here. All Broad@15 … Continue reading

UMass Amherst/Mt. Ida Summer Pre-College Program Fair for Grades 9-12, Jan. 25

The Mt. Ida Campus of the University of Massachusetts (777 Dedham Street in Newton) will host a Summer Pre-College Program Fair for students in Grades 9-12 on January 25, 1PM-3PM. In free workshops, students and parents can explore summer programs from 22 … Continue reading

Mathnasium Opens New Location in West Newton

In addition to Mathnasium franchise locations in in Newton Center, Needham, and Wellesley,  Mathnasium of West Newton has just opened on 111 Elm Street, right around the corner from Blue Ribbon BBQ. It offers math enrichment for Grades 1-8 with individualized learning plans, … Continue reading

Application Open for PROMYS: BU’s Summer Math Program for Young (Motivated) Scientists

Applications are now available for PROMYS, a six-week (July 5-August 15) residential summer program at Boston University for strongly motivated high-school students (ages 14-19) to explore in-depth the creative world of mathematics.  About 80 students are selected from a nationwide/worldwide pool based … Continue reading

Code Ninjas (Wellesley) Events in January

Code Ninjas (161 Linden Street in Wellesley) will host the following events in December: Digital Art Workshop:  Free. January 11, 10AM-Noon. Micro:Bit Day Camp:  $50 members, $95 non-members). January 20, 8:30AM-4:30PM (on Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Code Ninjas 1st Anniversary … Continue reading

Forsyth Student Scholars Summer Internship in Research

The Forsyth Institute conducts multidisciplinary scientific research in the field of oral health and its connections with heart disease, diabetes, cancers, and other health challenges. Each summer, the Institute hosts high-school students in its Student Scholars Summer Internship Program to … Continue reading

CSRecitations (Natick): Spring Classes for Grades 8+

At CSRecititations (5 Michigan Drive in Natick), enrollment is now open for its spring computer-science programs, including Introduction to Web Design Using HTML (Grades 8+) on ten Thursdays starting February 27, 6:30PM-8:30PM.