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55 & Better: Coding Ozobots

Posted on: May 9, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join The Underground Studio MakerSpace for an introduction to coding using our colourful Ozobots!

55 & Better: Foam Art

Posted on: May 9, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is in-person at THEMUSEUM again!

This art workshop is an abstract adventure in creativity with local artist JennyQ!

55 & Better: Wind Chimes

Posted on: April 20, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us in this whimsical workshop where we discuss the history and science behind wind chimes! You will receive a kit with all the supplies to make your own wind chime which you can keep for yourself or give to someone as a gift! This workshop is intended for participants 55+! Register today to ensure you receive the […]

55 & Better: Composting with Worms

Posted on: April 7, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us this Earth Day and learn about how to compost your kitchen scraps at home with the help of red wiggler earthworms! This is a great way to reduce your ecological footprint and make a great amendment to boost the health of your soil in indoor plants or gardens. The event is virtual and […]

55 & Better: Secret Art

Posted on: March 8, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

  Join us in welcoming The Institute for Quantum Computing from The University of Waterloo! Make your own colourful hidden art using the science of light! Polarization is a wave property of light, which is used in photography, computer displays, and sunglasses. By understanding and controlling polarization, we can create art pieces that are only […]

55 & Better: Bath Bomb Science!

Posted on: February 7, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us in this fizzy workshop where we discuss the science behind what makes a bath bomb fizz, and how to make one of your own! You will receive a kit with all the ingredients to make your own bath bomb which you can keep for yourself or give to someone as a gift! This […]

55 & Better: Black Presence in Berlin – A virtual walking tour of Black History in Kitchener

Posted on: January 27, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Black Presence in Berlin explores Waterloo Region’s early Black History in Downtown Kitchener to meet some of our community’s earliest Black settlers. Entrepreneurs, teachers, domestic workers, lawyers, and musicians made contributions to the history of Waterloo Region, yet so little is known or told about who these people were, the lives they lived or even […]

55 & Better: Printmaking Bags

Posted on: January 13, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

In this virtual 55 & Better workshop, our Manager of The Underground Studio MakerSpace, Riley, will take you through the history of screen printing and how it is done to make t-shirts. Top the workshop off with a non-traditional approach to printmaking by using vinyl and inks to create a colourful design to print on […]

55 & Better: Coding Ozobots!

Posted on: December 13, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

New year, new skill! Join THEMUSEUM as we take you through a 1 hour introduction to coding using our colourful Ozobots! During this 55 & Better workshop, participants will use markers, and our Ozobots to have these little bots go through obstacle courses and perform little tasks. This workshop will take place in person at […]

55 & Better: Cards, Cookies, and Kris Kringle

Posted on: December 3, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Come enjoy some Holiday fun with us this December! Create a homemade holiday card for a loved one, friend, or just something merry for your mantle! Pair this with a chance to get creative and eat something sweet with our Christmas cookie decorating kits! We encourage participants to show that festive spirit and wear holiday […]

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