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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Use the Scratch coding language to code a spooky game for Halloween. Add scary sprites and crazy sounds to make a fun, interactive computer game that is all your own!For this activity it is helpful to have some experience with Scratch, a free coding language available at http://scratch.mit.edu. It is also helpful, but not required, to have a basic understanding of the coordinate plane (what X and Y coordinates are). If students would like to save their work, they should either create a Scratch account in advance or bring a usb drive. 

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, kids will learn about the Chinese writing system, write their name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even paint on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For kids ages 5-12.Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant for the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, you will learn about the Chinese writing system, write your name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even translate brush strokes into painting on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For adults and teenagers. Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant from the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)

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