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STEAM Week at the Modesto Library

STEAM Week at the Modesto Library

Join the Modesto Library for a week of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs from Monday, May 23 through Thursday, May 26. Each program is for children ages 10 – 14 and advanced registration is required. Programs include:

·  Engineering Space!………………………………..Monday, May 23 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will learn about space exploration and will have the opportunity to build a model rover or space shuttle.

·  Build a Remote-Control Vehicle! ………………….Tuesday, May 24 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will have the opportunity to build a mechanized vehicle using building bricks.

·  Snap Circuits! ………………………………………Wednesday, May 25 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will learn about electricity and assemble electrical circuits to power a voice changer and other fun toys.

·  Magnets and Electricity! …………………………..Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m.

Aerospace Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with FREE admission & open cockpit activities

Aerospace Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with FREE admission & open cockpit activities

On Saturday, May 21, 2016 the Aerospace Museum of California will be holding an Open Cockpit Day from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with FREE admission to all.  Wells Fargo Bank is sponsoring this event to honor our military service veterans. 

More than 20 aircraft will be open for viewing and for many of those aircraft guests can sit in the cockpit and imagine flying a mission.  Crew chiefs will be at the aircraft to talk about the history and missions of each aircraft that is open.  Docents will be in the museum to answer questions and talk about our exhibits.

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

For more information, go to daretoprepareday.com

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

Join the Keyes Library for two STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programs during the month of May. Each program is recommended for children ages 10-14.

First, join the library for Snap Circuits on Tuesday, May 10 at 3 p.m. During this program, children will learn about electricity and assemble electrical circuits to power a voice changer and other fun toys.

Children can then come to the library for Magnets and Electricity on Tuesday, May 17 at 3 p.m. During this program, participants will also build electric circuits to create an electromagnetic field.

These programs are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. For more information, please call the Keyes Library at 664-8006.

American Cancer Society to Paint Modesto Purple for Relay For Life Event April 4

American Cancer Society to Paint Modesto Purple for Relay For Life Event April 4

The American Cancer Society is inviting the public to attend the RIBBON CUTTING on the corner of “J” Street and 10th by Mayor Ted Brandvold, on Monday April 4th at 10a.m..

The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from April 4th to May 2nd. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers People can also help “Paint the Town Purple” by doing other activities, including putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts, swapping out white light bulbs for purple ones, or selecting a day for everyone to wear purple at work or school.

If you want more information, click HERE.

Source: Irene Corte

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

Join Dare to Prepare Day April 30!

For more information, go to daretoprepareday.com

Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in a given year. During the Mental Health Seminar on Thursday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m., Alberto Gonzalez and Erika Aguilar with Telecare will discuss mental health resources in the community. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to help yourself or those you love in this important seminar! This presentation will be in both English and Spanish. 

The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.