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Bottle Discovered on Coast of France from Summit School ‘Drift Bottle Project’

By Staff In April of 2014, as part of a learning experience about the Gulf Stream, Paul McManus and other students in Ms. Susan Schambach’s class wrote notes, sealed them in 13 wine bottles and worked with Captain Ken Upton from Wilmington to place the bottles in the Atlantic Ocean […]

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Local Arts Groups to Sponsor Youth Arts Opportunity Fair on March 11

By Staff Locals arts organization that sponsor programs for children have teamed up for a “Youth Arts Opportunity Fair” to be held, 5:00 -7:00pm Friday March 11, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. They will have information about opportunities for children of all ages to get involved with […]

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WS/FCS hold Amazing Summer ESCAPE Finale and Back-to-School Celebration

By Staff According to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, they will hold the Amazing Summer ESCAPE Finale and Back-to-School Celebration on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Hanes Mall. Students who have registered and participated in Summer ESCAPE activities, as well as community and at-home-learning activities from the ASE Hotline, […]

by · August 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Manufacturing Economies: Textiles History Doc

By Staff   8th Graders at The Arts Based School, with artist-in-residence film maker Diana Greene, will premiere the documentary film, “Manufacturing Economies”, on Thursday, March 26th at 6:00pm. at the school. Ms. Greene is an accomplished local professional in writing, photography, and documentary film-making. She spent the past two […]

2014 spring arts extravaganza

W-S/Forsyth County Schools Spring Arts Extravaganza Opens Wednesday March 18

By Staff   Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will showcase art from their students at a Spring Arts Extravaganza, Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, March 25, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. The opening reception is 5-7:00pm., Friday, March 20. The show and the reception are both […]


SciWorks Hosts Butterfly Festival and Monarch Butterfly Mass Release

By Staff   The NC State Park system has declared 2014 the “Year of the Lepidoptera,” so SciWorks is celebrating all things butterfly with two special events. On Saturday, September 20, SciWorks will host a Butterfly Festival from 11:00am until 4:00pm Visitors of all ages will enjoy special activities including […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
Star Gazing at SciWorks This Saturday

Star Gazing at SciWorks This Saturday

By Staff   On Saturday, September 6, the Forsyth Astronomical Society and SciWorks Planetarium will offer a free Star Gazing Event in the SciWorks parking lot from 8:00-10:00pm. This will be an excellent opportunity to view the moon, several deep-sky objects, and the autumn constellations. Participants may arrive and depart […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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SciWorks presents Ocean Commotion Day on June 28

By Staff SciWorks is inviting their visitors “dive into the wonders and mysteries of the sea” at Ocean Commotion Day on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00-5:00pm. Interactive stations around the museum will feature activities, crafts, and demonstrations for all ages which will illustrate the ways in which the ocean shapes the […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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Be an Engineer in SciWorks’ New “Tech City” Exhibit

By Staff A new traveling exhibit entitled “Tech City” will open Saturday, June 14 at SciWorks.  The “Tech City” exhibit allows visitors of all ages to explore the real-world problems faced by engineers.  SciWorks members and other visitors are invited to preview the Tech City exhibit at Family Friday Night on […]

SciWorks Celebrates Reptiles Day on Saturday May 17

SciWorks Celebrates Reptiles Day on Saturday May 17

By Staff   SciWorks will celebrate some of the Earth’s most fascinating and misunderstood creatures during Really Rad Reptiles Day on Saturday, May 17 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Visitors can meet and learn to identify a variety of live reptiles, both big and small and chat with herpetologists. Kids will create […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Just For kids