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LEGO WeDo (Grades 1-4)

Cheat Lake Public Library

Thursday June 21 2018 to Saturday June 23 2018
Free

Cheat Library is hosting a 3-session Lego WeDo Robotics Workshop.

It is a great introduction to engineering, basic computer programming, and robotics. At this robotics camp your child will use robotics kits to build mechanical devices and robots. They will work with computers to write simple programs that control these devices. Your child will construct and program LEGO® bricks that move with motors and react with sensors. It is a wonderful opportunity for 1st graders to 4th graders.

The fun begins 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on June 21-23

Please sign up in advance as space is limited: 304-594-1020

Chess Club

Wednesday July 04 2018
Free

The Morgantown Public Library chess club will meet the first Wednesday of every month from 6pm-8pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome. We even provide the chess boards. This is FREE and open to the public.

Morgantown Public Library

Reading Enrichment Class

Books HD

Tuesday July 10 2018 to Thursday July 19 2018
Chestnut Ridge Church
$150

Kids on the screen? Look no further !!
Introducing a reading enrichment class for rising 7-11 graders,
Session 1 class (7-9 grades) will work on reading comprehension, note taking and will develop skills on making predictions, inferences, and writing summaries.
Session 2 class (9-11 grades) will read essays by Mark Twain and Henry Thoreau and develop skills to tackle the new SAT Verbal.

New Deal Festival

Saturday July 14 2018
Arthurdale Heritage
$5 to $18

Come celebrate the history of Arthurdale with your family and friends. Enjoy food, live music, vintage car & tractor show, new exhibits and activities for all ages. Meet Eleanor Roosevelt & shop for handmade and local goods at the crafts & farmers market. All the museums will also be open. For our younger attendees, there are old fashioned games, hay rides, & a farm petting zoo. Learn a little history & have a lot of fun!

MedExpress Kids Day

Saturday July 21 2018

Join us for the 30th Annual MedExpress Kids Day and enjoy free family fun!

Kids Day 2018 Guide

From 10am – 2pm kids will take over the downtown with more than 60 scheduled events. Kids of all ages will learn about safety, play games, receive free goodies from area businesses, make crafts, and play in the giant sand box. Enjoy live entertainment, trolley display and more. So kids, the only place to be on Saturday, July 21, 2018 is Downtown Morgantown for MedExpress Kids Day.

Important Information:

Information booths will be stationed at Dairy Queen (444 High Street)at Citizens Bank (265 High Street). First aid kits will also be located at the information booths.

Restrooms will be available at the Morgantown Public Safety Building (300 Spruce Street)and Morgantown Public Library (373 Spruce Street.)

Quilling Workshop-Floral Bouquet

Wednesday July 25 2018

Arthurdale Heritage

Reedsville WV
$30 to $35

Some quilling experience is helpful for this intermediate class making a floral bouquet in a basket or with a bow. Your finished piece will be suitable for framing. This craft dates back to the 10th to 12th centuries and continues to flourish today. All materials are provided, but please bring your own ruler, small scissors, and a small task lamp along with your patience. Bring along a bag lunch.

Mon County Fair

Tuesday July 31 2018 to Saturday August 04 2018
“All Inclusive Price” of $10
Mylan Park

Fun for the whole family. The Mon County Fair has been providing quality entertainment for over 60 years. In recent years, attendance has reached over 14,000 as peoople come from all over West Virginia and surrounding states to enjoy pageants, competitive exhibits, livestock show and auction, motorsports, midway rides and games, vendors and more. Check out the full 2018 schedule of events on our website.

Morning Yoga in the Garden

Friday August 10 2018
WV Botanic Garden
$12 to $15

Join yoga instructors Heidi Sherwin (Fridays) and Sally Tolka (Mondays) to connect with nature, rejuvenate energy, and experience relaxation through yoga. The beauty and serenity of the garden setting provides the perfect environment to stretch, strengthen, center, breathe, and relax. All skill levels are welcome. Bring a yoga mat, water, sunscreen, sunglasses, and small hand towel. $12/class for WVBG members; $15 for non-members.

Young Birders Walk

Sunday August 12 2018
WV Botanic Garden
Free

It’s never too early to become a birder! This walk will introduce children of all ages and their parents to the wonder and joy of birds and bird watching. Bring binoculars and a bird guide if you have them. This walk is offered in conjunction with the West Virginia Young Birders Club and will be led by Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia’s Director Katie Fallon. All ages. Free. Space is limited, register today!

Programs will last approximately 1.5-2 hours unless otherwise noted.

Donations are appreciated and can be made online, or at the kiosk by the lower lot.

Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.

High Street Cruise In

Saturday August 18 2018

Experience a cruise in the way it was meant to be! Show off your favorite vehicle on High Street in downtown Morgantown. High Street will be lined with classic and custom cars and trucks so you can get a good look at all the cool cruisers. It’s the perfect location for a cruise in the way they used to be. Stroll up and down the street admiring the cars, have a bite to eat at one of the many great restaurants, and browse specialty shops carrying unique and local products you can’t buy just anywhere. Join us in one of the great American pastimes that people have been enjoying for decades. Cruise on down to the High Street Cruise In!