CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Sunday, July 03, 2016

July Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on July 3, 2016 thanks to the support of our sponsor Central TX Smile Doctors. For more information, call 254-710-1104.

Saturday, July 09, 2016

McLane Stadium Outdoor Expo & On The Water Boat Show

Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, this event will feature boat, motorsport and RV exhibitors as well as a range of other lifestyle and sporting goods companies. This event will be free and open to the public. Saturday Events Kid’s Fish: 10:00am-12:00pm in the lagoon Kayak Bass Tournament: 7:30am-1:00pm on the Brazos River Stand Up Paddle Board Races: Starting at 11:00am Can Am and ATV test drives Archery demonstrations with opportunity for visitors to shoot a compound bow DJ entertainment Boat test drives and demonstrations Kayak, stand-up paddle board and Roundabout demonstrations with Johnson Outdoor professionals Mike Garcia of Austin and Captain Fil Spencer of Corpus Christi. Opportunities to test “drive” kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and Roundabouts. Fishing demonstrations Sunday Events Archery demonstrations with opportunity for visitors to shoot a compound bow DJ entertainment Boat test drives and demonstrations Kayak, stand-up paddle board and Roundabout demonstrations with Johnson Outdoor professionals, Mike Garcia of Austin and Captain Fil Spencer of Corpus Christi. Opportunities to test “drive” kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and Roundabouts. Fishing demonstrations Contact Rick Smith rick@marineoutlet.com 254-534-5399

Monday, July 11, 2016

Mechatronic Masterminds

Eureka! Kelvin has finally done it! He has created a perpetual motion machine. But what is this?! An evil genius has stolen Kelvin’s masterpiece - oh no! Kelvin is now looking for a trustworthy team to develop and test new gadgets that will help him find and safeguard his perpetual motion machine. Join instructor Cindy Olbrich of Engineering for Kids to explore the basics of mechatronics engineering and logic based programming as students use littleBits® and work together to design gadgets, tools, and machines that will help Kelvin get out of any sticky situation he may encounter. For children ages 7 to 14 years old. Registration cost is $149. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mcckidscollege.com

Friday, July 15, 2016

Coryell Creek Critters 7th Annual BBQ Cookoff & Festival

BBQ Cookoff and Festival, Kids and Adult BBQ Cookoff, Kids Bake Contest, Margarita & Salsa Contest, Cherry Stem Tongue-Tying Contest, Band Friday Night is Midnight Mustangs, Band Saturday Night is Kayla Ray, Arts and Crafts, Vendors, Kids Activities, Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Raffles, 5k Run, Message to an Angel Release of Balloons, All Proceeds Benefit The American Cancer Society, Admission is Free.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Minecraft: Medieval Redstone

MinecraftEDU is an expansive game that lets players design and create unique worlds with amazing structures. Join instructor Cindy Olbrich of Engineering for Kids to experience Redstone, which is MinecraftEDU’s version of electrical circuitry. This camp will introduce students to the many uses of Redstone through a Medieval-themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging, with students making mine cart tracks to help them gather resources, working together to build their kingdom, and designing traps to defend their castle, all with the use of Redstone. For children ages 7 to 14 years old. Registration cost is $144. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mcckidscollege.com

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Writer's Garret Presents Veteran Writes: Writing Your Story Workshop

This one-day writing workshop will explore storytelling in all forms: the novel, memoir, short story, poetry, and nonfiction. It is open to anyone interested in learning more about the craft of writing and is FREE to military veterans and their spouses. For more information or to register, visit writingyourstory.eventbrite.com

Monday, July 25, 2016

Robotics: Da Vinci's designs

Join instructor Cindy Olbrich of Engineering for Kids to find viable solutions to some of the same challenges that Leonardo da Vinci once faced. These “ancient” real-word problems include making a mobile bridge, the perfect siege machine, and yes, even creating a masterpiece of art like the Mona Lisa. For children ages 7 to 14 years old.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Belly Dancing

Learn how to shimmy, circle, lift and drop one step at a time! Belly dancing boasts a long history as a social dance enjoyed by women of all ages and body types. Local dance and drama teacher Tracey Villanueva teaches fusion style belly dancing, building on the fundamentals of cabaret and Middle Eastern belly dancing with a mix of modern musical styles from home and around the globe. You'll practice body isolation techniques, learn several dance routines and get tips on making inexpensive costumes. Wear comfortable clothing to class. Students must be at least 16 years old to register. Both beginner and returning students are welcome. Registration cost is $59. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com

Monday, August 01, 2016

Invader Defense-Bug Invasion

Eek! The bugs are after our birthday cake!! Join instructor Cindy Olbrich of Engineering for Kids for another fun electronic game design class. We will create our own version of an invader defense game that is set in a home where we have to defend our birthday cake from an infestation of ravenous bugs! We will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game. Then, we will use Clickteam Fusion 2.5® to bring our storyboard to life