Tag: Kids

April 24, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring a blanket and relax on the lawn at Anythink Perl Mack while the skies fill with bubbles of all sizes! Supplies will be available to create your own bubble wands and solutions. This program will be held outdoors and is weather permitting. Masks are encouraged and social distancing will be in place. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
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Family
April 29, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Ever wonder what makes a volcano erupt? Join us as we partner with Adams County 4-H to make your own volcano complete with fizzing, gurgling eruptions! This program will be held outdoors. Masks are encouraged and social distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
March 10, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Local pinata extraordinaire, Maribel Arredondo of Maribel Pnatas, leads up through the process of creating our own traditional Mexican pinatas. Supplies will be available for pick-up from Anythink Perl Mack beginning Friday, March 5. This program will be held online via Zoom; a link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance. Supplies are limited and registration is required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
March 2, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Stop by Anythink Perl Mack to pick up a great book for National Read Across America Day! Read-aloud bundles will be available for check-out along with fun book-themed activity packs (available while supplies last). 

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Children
March 12, 2021 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Grow your own crystal overnight with this fun science experiment. Appropriate for students in grades 3-5. Supplies are limited and can be picked up at the Anythink York Street branch starting Friday, Mar 12. Appropriate for kids ages 7 to 12. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
January 13, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Grab a hammer and let's explore one of the wonders of planet Earth: geodes! Each participant will get their own geode to break apart and keep. We'll learn about how geodes form and compare the hidden crystals within each rock during the live virtual gathering. Supply kits will be available for pick-up from Anythink Perl Mack beginning on Wed. Jan. 6th. 

This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the event will be sent out via email to registrations. Supplies are limited, one kit per registration; online registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
October 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Harry Potter’s pet owl, Hedwig, was loved by all. However, they never talked about what Hedwig did in her off time. Join us as we learn about the digestive systems of owls by dissecting actual owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? There’s only one way to find out! Materials will be available for pick-up at the Anythink Perl Mack branch starting on October 13th. The program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Tween
October 17, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a festive fall morning as we carve-up some pumpkin-themed fun! Go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, explore pumpkin-themed books and carve your very own jack-o-lantern! Masks are required per state mandate, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
October 3, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Let your inner artist soar at Anythink Perl Mack’s sidewalk chalk art festival! Each participant will be given one box of sidewalk chalk and a square of sidewalk to create their own masterpiece. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. Art will be on display all day Saturday, and all are welcome to view. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family

Over the past month of staying at home, my 4-year-old, Lilah, has asked me a lot of questions. We have explored dozens of animals, from the mucus of a tree frog’s foot pads to the mysterious tusk of the narwhal. Lilah has wondered why a volcano "interrupts," how rocks have sparkles, and why she can’t eat the boozy cookies I made the other night. Yes, I have even been graphically asked about how babies are made. 

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