Houston, We Have a Problem: Scavenger Hunt — 3…2…1…Lift-off! Launch the Summer Reading Program with a library scavenger hunt. Explore the children’s section for all the missing space station items. Locate them all to win a prize. K-6th graders. Saturday, June 1 @ All Day
May the Force Be With You: Balloon Rocket Races — Build your own balloon rocket and race your friends. We will examine Newton’s laws of motion and learn just what gives our rockets the “ummph” to fly across the room. K-6th graders. Wednesday, June 12 @ 2 p.m.
The Kessel Run Obstacle Course — Fly through our out-of-this-world pool noodle obstacle course. Complete it under 12 parsecs to win a stellar prize. K-6th graders. Wednesday, June 19 @ 2 p.m.
To Infinity and Beyond Bottle Rocket Blast-Off — Launch your very own pop bottle rockets in the park. Bring your own pre-made two liter-sized bottle rocket or create one at the launch site. We’ll see just how high our pressurized rockets can soar. Limited supplies available. K-6th graders. Wednesday, June 26 @ 2 p.m.
Close Encounters of the Squishy Kind — Miss Sarah went exploring through outer space and collected lots of squishy-squashy alien lifeform samples. Have fun sifting and sorting through all the receptacles of alien goo. K-6th graders. Wednesday, July 3 @ 2 p.m.
Where We’re Going We Don’t Need Roads — Challenge your friends with our Dueling Stomp Rockets. Using all your might, stomp your rockets…back to the future. K-6th graders. Wednesday, July 10 @ 2 p.m.
That’s No Moon! DIY Moon Sand — Create your own powdery-soft, moldable play sand using simple household ingredients. You’ll feel like you’re building sandcastles on the moon. K-6th graders. Wednesday, July 17 @ 2 p.m.
Space: The Final Frontier Suncatchers — Using a super-stellar technique, create celestial, cosmic suncatchers out of glue and food coloring. A cosmos in your window. K-6th graders. Wednesday, July 24 @ 2 p.m.
Set Phasers to Stun: Squirt Gun Shoot-Out –– Get your water blasters ready for battle. Epic water fight in the park. Be sure to wear play clothes that can get wet and dirty. K-6th graders. Wednesday, July 31 @ 2 p.m.
Armageddon Asteroid Art — Hurl asteroid sponges through the air onto a canvas to create spongey splatter watercolor paintings. Be sure to wear clothes that can get paint splattered. K-6th graders. Wednesday, August 7 @ 2 p.m.
Starship Troopers: Marshmallow Meteor Shower Battle — Arm yourself with your own DIY marshmallow shooter. Battle your friends. Make it out of the marshmallow meteor shower to win a prize. K-6th graders. Wednesday, August 14 @ 2 p.m.