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August 2014

Mad Scientist Workshop: Science of Aromatherapy

August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Come experiment with different fragrances, and the making of skin care products. For ages 15-18.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Magnet Power

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Van Belkum Branch,
1563 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Preschoolers will love exploring the power of magnets through interactive magnet play. For ages 3-5.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Forensic Science

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Learn about forensic science in this special workshop led by the Michigan State Police Forensics Department. For ages 15-18.

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CANCELED: GRPL’s Got Talent

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Teens, come and show off your talents at this annual event! Singers, dancers, musicians and performance artists of all kinds are welcome to enter for a chance to win prizes. Important dates to remember: Sign up by Monday, August 4, at any GRPL location. Rehearsal is Monday, August 11, from 7-8:30 pm at the Main Library.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Coming Down for a Landing

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Van Belkum Branch,
1563 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Learn about air resistance and gravity while making an awesome parachute! For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Making Music with Water

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Let’s make a water xylophone and explore sounds with liquid, volume, and vibrations. For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Coming Down for a Landing

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Learn about air resistance and gravity while making an awesome parachute! For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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