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Machias, Maine 04654

February 2019

4-H Vacation Week SPIN Club

February 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - February 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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All youth are invited to attend 4-H Vacation Week SPIN Club from 11:00 a.m. to Noon during February and April school vacation weeks at the Porter Memorial Library! The February session includes: Tuesday, February 19th- Bee Friendly with Jane Bell of Tide Mill Farms Wednesday, February 20- Worm Composting with Sandy Copel Parsons, 4-H Community Education Assistant Friday, February 22- Eco-Bots with Steve Copel Parsons, Porter Memorial Library Children's Librarian Information about April vacation week will be available at a…

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July 2019

4-H Summer of Science at Porter Memorial Library in Machias

July 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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Participant of 4-H Summer of Science, Will it Light? activity.

What is 4-H Summer of Science? It is a series of weekly STEM activities for kids! This year, kids will be acting as pirates seeking hidden treasure. The kids will have to use the Engineer Design Process and learn about the science of ocean waters to confront real world challenges to navigate their pirate ship. Schedule: June 27th: Clean Oceans- learn about pollution and ways to clean up polluted waters July 11th: Oceans Deep (and Shallow)- learn layers of the…

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August 2019

4-H Summer of Science at Porter Memorial Library in Machias

August 1, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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Participant of 4-H Summer of Science, Will it Light? activity.

What is 4-H Summer of Science? It is a series of weekly STEM activities for kids! This year, kids will be acting as pirates seeking hidden treasure. The kids will have to use the Engineer Design Process and learn about the science of ocean waters to confront real world challenges to navigate their pirate ship. Schedule: June 27th: Clean Oceans- learn about pollution and ways to clean up polluted waters July 11th: Oceans Deep (and Shallow)- learn layers of the…

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December 2019

Family Gifts from the Kitchen

December 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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Families are invited to make edible gifts to give over the holidays and learn some healthy eating tips. Jars, ingredients, and samples will be provided. Mixes will include: Oatmeal Raisin Muffins, Alphabet Soup, and Homemade Granola. Families who attend all three sessions (Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 10 &17) will receive a gift bag on the last day. Children must be accompanied by adults.  At each lesson, we will Make a simple cooking mix to take home Sample a prepared Gifts from the Kitchen recipe…

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January 2020

4-H Family Hour of Code at Porter Memorial Library

January 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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4-H Family Hour of Code is a free, fun family event at which youth and their parents do their first hour of coding, together. The event will feature an introduction to coding using Scratch and will introduce students and parents to the limitless possibilities and potential that comes with a career in the computer science field.  Registration is required.  Please register online or by calling Tara Wood at 207.255.3345.  Registration is limited to six families.  

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4-H Photography SPIN Club

January 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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Youth ages 9 to 12 are invited to join the 4-H Photography SPIN Club to learn some photography basics! Activities cover four main areas: Equipment, Lighting, Composition, and Skill Building. Topics include DSLR basics, using flash, and black & white photography,  Bring your own DSLR camera or we will have some available.  The 4-H Photography SPIN Club will meet at the Porter Memorial Library on Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:  January 29, February 5, 12,…

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4-H Information Night

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Porter Memorial Library, Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654
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Free

Ever heard of 4-H? Thought it was just about cows, plows, and cooking? Come spend an hour and learn about the UMaine Cooperative Extension's 4-H Youth Development program. 4-H is about teaching youth leadership, citizenship and life skills by finding and nurturing their spark. From clubs to camp, special interest groups and national trips, there is something for everyone. Lego activities will be offered by the children's librarian for youth who accompany attendees.

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