Teens

Upcoming events

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:00am

Pedmall

Learn about natural disasters, emergency preparedness techniques, basic first aid, creating emergency kits, & more. These skills would come in handy in case of an emergency like a zombie apocalypse! Play fun zombie games, and preparedness BINGO.

Teens Arts & Crafting

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

An exploration of Juneteenth through farming and food, inspired by chef Michael Twitty and the Book We Are Each Other’s Harvest. Make a fresh salad with African American greens.

Teens

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Think you want to start a photography business or side gig? Check out some tips from Olivia Harding, owner of Olivia Katherine photography. Have your smartphones ready and learn how to sharpen your shots and gain exposure.

Teens

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Art and science are two sides of the same coin. Learn about scientists like George Washington Carver and Percy Julian who dabbled in paint manufacturing, check out various African American painters and sculptors, and make a small artistic creation...

Teens Arts & Crafting Local History

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 11:00am

Pedmall

Our plants are in the soil and growing, and the only things between us and tasty vegetables are weeds and pests. Weeds love growing next to your plants where they suck up sunlight, water, and soil nutrients. Pests love plants as much as we do, and...

Teens

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Learn the basics of circuits and electricity! We’ll play with Squishy Circuits (conductive and insulating play dough to teach the basics of electrical circuits) and Paper Circuits (Create your own light up cards!) Learn how to create paper circuits...

Teens Science & Technology

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Ever wanted to try your hand at making balloon animals? Now’s your chance! Learn how to make simple balloon animals with a pro.

Teens

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Learn the basics of sugar scrubs, self-care and how to unwind.

Teens

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Using discarded books, we’ll turn shabby pages into artful masterpieces.

Teens

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Morgan Hibbs from Linn County Outreach will talk corn: it’s diversity and uses here in Iowa.

Teens Science & Technology