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Girl Scouts Seek Presenters and Workshops for ‘Geek is GLAM’ Event, Oct. 14

The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts, in partnership with Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will host the fifth annual Geek is GLAM STEM expo for girls in Grades 4-8 on Saturday, October 14, 8AM-5:15PM on the WPI campus. They are now … Continue reading

Empow Studios is Forming FIRST LEGO League Teams

Empow Studios in Lexington invites students in Grades 4-9 to join its FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams. Each team will meet weekly (either Saturdays 10:15AM-12:15PM or Sundays 9AM-11AM), August 26-December 17, at Empow Studios in Lexington. Each team will need … Continue reading

Midsummer Nights’ Science: Free Lectures on Genomics and Medicine at Broad Institute

The Broad Institute hosts Midsummer Nights’ Science, an annual lecture series on genomics and medicine that is free and open to the public.  Registration is required.  This year, the following lectures will be offered on Wednesdays, 6-7PM, at 415 Main … Continue reading

Inflatable Planetarium at Newton Free Library STEAM Expo, July 15

The Newton Free Library will hold its 4th annual STEAM Expo for all ages on Saturday, July 15, 12-3PM.  Last year, over 1,500 attended this free gathering of tech enthusiasts, traditional crafters, artists, musicians, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, museums, engineers, and students. This … Continue reading

Newton Free Library STEM Events in July

The Newton Free Library will host the following STEM events in June. Except as noted, space for these events is limited, and you must pick up tickets 15 minutes beforehand at the Children’s Desk. Tuesdays:  Design Squad, 7PM, Grades 5-7. Registration required; … Continue reading

KIDS 4 CODING Summer Tech Program, July 3 – Aug. 18

KIDS 4 CODING is offering its summer tech program, with various weekly courses held during July 3 – August 18, at Lesley University in Cambridge.  Space is still available. Ages 7-8: Minecraft + Engineering + Programming Ages 8-9: Game Design + … Continue reading

Boston Tech Mom: Tech Events for Kids in July

Boston Tech Mom (“a parent’s guide to raising a future techie”) is a great resource for all things STEM around Boston — including her monthly posts about STEM Events for Kids in Boston. Here’s her July list of STEM events, with … Continue reading

Interested in FIRST Lego League Robotics — Grades 4-8?

The Newton Ligerbots high-school robotics team is very active in promoting and mentoring FIRST Lego League (FLL) robotics teams for Grades 4-8.  The Ligerbots recently held an introductory information night for prospective FLL parents and coaches.  You can see the … Continue reading

STEAM Expo at Newton Free Library, Saturday, July 15

The Newton Free Library will hold its 4th annual STEAM Expo for all ages on Saturday, July 15, 12-3PM.  Last year, over 1,500 attended, and this year’s Expo is expected to be even bigger. This STEM + Arts Expo is a … Continue reading

Newton Free Library’s Design Squad: 6 Summer Tuesday Evenings for Grades 5-7

The Newton Free Library is recruiting tweens entering Grades 5-7 for Design Squad Global, to be held on six summer Tuesdays evenings (July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15) at 7PM in second floor Teen Area.  Each week, the … Continue reading