[Lab] Do you have kids and free time this weekend?

Britta Evans-Fenton technicalartengine at gmail.com
Mon May 6 21:55:12 EDT 2013

Thanks for letting us know! It is always great to hear that we have sparked a little something in a child's mind! And thanks for coming out!


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On May 6, 2013, at 1:44 PM, "Pascal Rapicault" <pascal at rapicault.net> wrote:

> I wanted to thank you all for putting this together. This was really awesome.
> I came by yesterday with my 7y old (the one who did the mountain like
> circuit with playdough) and he definitely got something out of the
> activities.
> In fact, this morning he asked me if he could get some copper wire tape
> and a soldering iron to do his own circuits.
> Thx again,
> Pascal
> On Wed, May 1, 2013 15:35, Britta Evans-Fenton wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Artengine is participating in National Youth Arts Week again this year and
>> we are running some workshops along with others in ArtsCourt.
>> If you have kids/youth (or if you are young at heart) and free time on the
>> weekend we would love for the support.  And best of all it is FREE!!!!
>> Here is the information:
>> *May 5th
>> drop-in between 1pm to 4pm
>> ArtsCourt, 2 Daly Ave, Ottawa*
>> National Youth Arts Week in the Capital celebrates youth initiative and
>> youth engagement in arts and culture. Everyone is invited to drop in on
>> May
>> 5th, between 1 to 4pm to take part in these enriched workshops*:**
>> *
>> *
>> *
>> *The Ottawa Art Gallery
>> *The Ottawa Art Gallery invites you to a free drop-in hands-on art-making
>> station. Discover the exhibition *Larger than Life* with a guide and
>> create
>> your own masterpiece to take home, inspired by the art you saw!**
>> *Artengine
>> *Design and build your own paper circuitry, switches and buttons and learn
>> how to solder and control lights.  For our younger friends we have
>> "squishy" circuits, where kids can use a special play-doh to create
>> temporary circuits.
>> *Jerry Longboat**
>> *Join Mohawk artist Jerry Longboat in a special wampum weaving workshop.
>> Learn the basics of loom beading and learn the background and history of
>> wampum, and the meanings of various traditional patterns and designs.
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