[Lab] Do you have kids and free time this weekend?
Richard Guy Briggs
rgb at tricolour.net
Fri May 10 15:24:00 EDT 2013
On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 12:09:38PM -0700, eric.schmidt at rogers.com wrote:
> I know you're not supposed to "me too" .... but ME TOO!
> Our paper circuits are still getting played with, and the kids are still
> talking about the 3D printer. Thanks a ton!
I would have *loved* to have been there with my two kids (9 and 6, the
6-year-old is a very good friend of Pascal's 7-year-old), but I was out of
I've got my 9-year-old started on soldering.
Another friend of mine (Juergen) with a 9 year old would have also been quite
I'm planning to do some more of that kind of stuff with Juergen and Pascal
> From: Britta Evans-Fenton <technicalartengine at gmail.com>
> To: "pascal at rapicault.net" <pascal at rapicault.net>
> Cc: "lab at artengine.ca" <lab at artengine.ca>
> Sent: Monday, May 6, 2013 9:55:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [Lab] Do you have kids and free time this weekend?
> 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!
> Sent from my iPhone
> 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:
> >> YOU CREATE - YOUTH CREATE!
> >> *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.
slainte mhath, RGB
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