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Video Game Challenge: Landmarks

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Online eProgram
Begins: Friday, May 29th
Submission deadline: Thursday, June 4th at 11:59 p.m. 
 

Where have you always dreamed of visiting? Show us in this week’s Video Game Challenge by creating a landmark you have visited or wish to visit one day in your favourite video game!

Once you are happy with your build, take a screenshot or picture and send it to info@clarington-library.on.ca by midnight on Thursday, June 4th.

Video game screen capture.

Video game screen capture.

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Friday, May 29, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, June 4, 2020 (All day)
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Virtual STEM Club

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[Ages 9 to 12 (Grades 4-6)]

Online eProgram
Tuesdays, June 9th to June 23rd
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Online registration required. No charge.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills virtually with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Each week during the three-week workshop series, the STEM Club will feature different engineering themes based on space through hands-on activities using commonly found household materials! Learn about the sun and build a solar oven, code a space-themed game, and discover planets and space exploration! Registrants will receive information about the topic, lists of required materials and links to the Google Meet before the session begins.

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach.

Please note: Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach will be recording all of the Live Learning sessions and posting them at a later date on to their channels to allow other students to learn from the content. The focus will be on the facilitator and the presentation, but students may be included in the stream. If you do not feel comfortable having your face in the recording, please keep your camera off during the session.

 

Google Meet Instructions

  • Join the meeting on Google Meet
    • Google Meet links will be emailed to you 48 hours and 1 hour before the start of the program.
  • How to access Google Meet: https://apps.google.com/meet/how-it-works/
    • From your Computer
      • Use any modern web browser—no download required
      • You can start a meeting or join a meeting from any modern browser on your desktop or laptop. There’s no additional software to install.
    • From your phone or tablet:
      • Download the Google Meet mobile app
      • Join, host, or share your screen from the Google Meet mobile app. Download from Google Play or Apple Store.

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 23 2020.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Meet a Future Engineer!

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[Ages 5 to 18 (Kindergarten to Grade 12)]

Online eProgram
Thursday, June 18th
1:00 to 1:45 p.m.

Online registration required. No charge.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills virtually with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Virtually meet with undergraduate engineering students from Ontario Tech University in this 45-minute panel discussion. Students will discuss what is engineering, the engineering design process, real-world applications of engineering and grade-school level educational pathways. The discussion will be followed by a live Q&A session, so bring your engineering questions!

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach.

Please note: Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach will be recording all of the Live Learning sessions and posting them at a later date on to their channels to allow other students to learn from the content. The focus will be on the facilitator and the presentation, but students may be included in the stream. If you do not feel comfortable having your face in the recording, please keep your camera off during the session.

If you are unable to make this date and time, another opportunity is available on Thursday, June 4th!

 

Google Meet Instructions

  • Join the meeting on Google Meet
    • Google Meet links will be emailed to you 48 hours and 1 hour before the start of the program.
  • How to access Google Meet: https://apps.google.com/meet/how-it-works/
    • From your Computer
      • Use any modern web browser—no download required
      • You can start a meeting or join a meeting from any modern browser on your desktop or laptop. There’s no additional software to install.
    • From your phone or tablet:
      • Download the Google Meet mobile app
      • Join, host, or share your screen from the Google Meet mobile app. Download from Google Play or Apple Store.

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
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Virtual c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 9 to 12 (Grades 4-6)]

Online eProgram
Tuesday, June 2nd
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Online registration required. No charge.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills virtually with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach through Google Meet!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach.

Please note: Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach will be recording all of the Live Learning sessions and posting them at a later date on to their channels to allow other students to learn from the content. The focus will be on the facilitator and the presentation, but students may be included in the stream. If you do not feel comfortable having your face in the recording, please keep your camera off during the session.

 

Google Meet Instructions

  • Join the meeting on Google Meet
    • Google Meet links will be emailed to you 48 hours and 1 hour before the start of the program.
  • How to access Google Meet: https://apps.google.com/meet/how-it-works/
    • From your Computer
      • Use any modern web browser—no download required
      • You can start a meeting or join a meeting from any modern browser on your desktop or laptop. There’s no additional software to install.
    • From your phone or tablet:
      • Download the Google Meet mobile app
      • Join, host, or share your screen from the Google Meet mobile app. Download from Google Play or Apple Store.

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Video Game Challenge: #SpreadLove for Essential Workers

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Online eProgram
Begins: Friday May 22nd
Submission deadline: Thursday, May 28th at 11:59 p.m. 
 

Show your support for Clarington’s frontline workers in this week's video game challenge! Create your own #SpreadLove message in your favourite game to let essential workers know how much you appreciate them.

Once you are happy with your design, take a screenshot or picture and send it to info@clarington-library.on.ca by midnight on Thursday May 28th.

Video game screen capture.

Video game screen capture.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, May 28, 2020 (All day)
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Video Game Challenge: Cosplay!

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Online eProgram
Begins: Friday May 15th
Submission deadline: Tuesday, May 19th at 11:59 p.m. 
 

It's time for an offline video game challenge! Grab your props, costumes, and creativity and dress-up like your favourite video game character!

When you're happy with how you look, take a pic and send it to info@clarington-library.on.ca by Tuesday, May 19th at midnight. Be sure to send us your name and the character you have recreated.

By participating you acknowledge that the media captured may be used in library publications, websites, and social networks.  If you have any concerns please contact Library Administration at 905-623-7322 or via email

 

Someone dressed up in cosplay.

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Friday, May 15, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, May 19, 2020 (All day)
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Video Game Challenge: Minecraft Theme Park!

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Online eProgram
Begins: Friday, May 8th  
Submission deadline: Thursday, May 14th at 11:59 p.m.  

Theme parks might be closed in the real world, but not in the virtual world! Head back into Minecraft and show us your skills with the Theme Park Challenge! Take a few extra days to recreate your favorite rides, parks, or fairgrounds – and test your abilities by adding functions like working tracks and switches. 

Once you’re happy with your build, take a screenshot or video and send it to info@clarington-library.on.ca by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday May 14th. 

 

Mario Maker course.

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Friday, May 8, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, May 14, 2020 (All day)
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Video Game Challenge: Mario Maker!

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Online Program
Begins: Friday, May 1st
Submission deadline: Sunday, May 3rd at 11:59 p.m.

It’s a Mario Maker challenge! Let’s jump right in. This weekend, your mission is to build an awesome Mario Maker course with the following guidelines:

  • Beginner: make a course that has goombas, koopas, piranha plants, and at least one pipe.
  • Advanced: make a course that has a door that needs a key, and a P switch.
  • Expert: make a level with an on/off switch and a track.

If you’re playing Mario Maker 1, you can still submit to us! Just be creative and show us your best work. Once you’re happy with your course, send a pic or video to info@clarington-library.on.ca by Sunday, May 3rd at 11:59 p.m. with Mario Maker Challenge in the subject line. Send along a course code if you want other library members to be able to play along with you!

 

Mario Maker course.

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Friday, May 1, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, May 3, 2020 (All day)
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Video Game Challenge: The Sims!

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Online Program
Begins: Friday, April 24th
Submission deadline: Sunday, April 26th at 11:59 p.m.

Put your building skills to the test – this time in world of The Sims! Using any version of The Sims, build your best interpretation of one of the Clarington Public Library branches or WOW us with your own library creation!

Once you’re happy with your build, take a screenshot or pic and send it to info@clarington-library.on.ca by Sunday, April 26th at 11:59 p.m. with your version of The Sims and library branch in the subject.

The Sims screen cap.

The Sims screen cap.

The Sims screen cap.

The Sims screen cap.

 

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Friday, April 24, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, April 26, 2020 (All day)
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CANCELLED: Canada Day Celebrations

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[All ages]

Clarington Museum, Waverley Place
Wednesday, July 1st
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clarington Museums & Archives has made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Canada Day Celebrations held at Waverly Place.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
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