Tue. Apr 12, 2:30pm
Since 1982 Michael Glass, the director of Kids’ Carpentry, and his wife Jeab have taught thousands of children the safe use of hand tools. Children may choose from a wide variety of projects after first completing their sanding block and supertop. While building their projects from scratch children are introduced to concepts like applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills and empowered with the opportunity to use a large variety of woodworking tools.
Puma and Bobcat Ecology Class and Expedition with the Felidae Conservation Fund
Tue. Apr 19, 10am
This three part program, involving a presentation, science lab and field trip, focuses on the puma as a keystone Bay Area species, in order to convey both the richness of the natural world and the growing damage being done by human activities.
Art History For Kids: Bright Spots of the Dark Ages - East Bay
Tue. Apr 19, 11am
Your kids will learn about the beauty of hand-drawn Illuminated manuscripts, soaring Gothic architecture and the wonder of stained glass windows, all in one hour!
BMX field trip - learn the basics and ride a real track
Wed. Apr 20, 10am
Come join us at Napa BMX. We will teach you the basics of BMX and you will learn to ride on a real BMX track. Come learn how to start at a start gate. If you like bikes and want to learn to ride on a track you should join us.
Oceanography Discovery Sailing Voyage with the Marine Science Institute
Mon. Apr 25, 1pm
Join the Marine Science Institute for a four-hour expedition of the San Francisco Bay aboard the 90-foot research vessel, the R.V. Robert G. Brownlee and discover the life in the estuary and how we are connected to it. Students rotate through 3 or 4 stations using scientific methods and equipment to examine different types of life.
Introduction to Law: The Journey to Justice
Mon. Apr 25, 4pm
This course will engage students in considering the challenges that groups face when creating, maintaining and enforcing a government created by and for the people. It will also encourage students to consider the ways in which they can affect change and expose them to careers they might pursue in the government, legal, and protective services sectors. One important goal of the course is to ensure that students find avenues in which they can be active members of a civil society and understand the role that citizens play in maintaining a constitutional republic.