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Annie's Signature Sweet Virtual Kids Summer Baking Camp

Join me for my virtual kids baking camp. This is a 5 day camp live on Zoom the weeks of June 29th, July 20th and August 3rd.
Dates: 
07/20/2020
07/21/2020
07/22/2020
varies
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Seneca Falls Revisited Online Conference: Celebrating the Vote

A virtual conference the first of its kind celebrating women’s accomplishments for the last 100 years addressing issues facing women today ranging from ERA to voting and tackling the future challenges while pondering on solution propositions
Dates: 
07/23/2020
07/24/2020
07/25/2020
Thurs 10 am - 6 pm, Fri. 8 am - 8 pm, Sat. 8 am - 7pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

1 (917) 979-5175

Lockport Community Market

There have been a lot of changes at our market, but we are here to serve you! The Lockport Community Farmers market will have its opening day on June 27th at the Lockview Plaza located at 21 Main St in Lockport, N.Y. The change of location was to comply with guidelines set forth by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and still provide our vendors and our valued customers an easy and safe shopping experience. We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Kelli Alaimo representing the Granchelli family of properties for allowing us to house the summer market at the Lockview Plaza.
Dates: 
07/11/2020
07/18/2020
07/25/2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location:

21 Main St
Lockport, NY, 14094
United States

Phone:

(716) 434-0212

VIRTUAL EVENT: Discovery Club w/FW Public Library Story Time (Premiere Video) at 10am Central

Each Friday while the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge is closed, we will be airing a nature-themed presentation for children. We will partner with the Fort Worth Public Library. The library will start Discovery Club with a story, puppet show, poem, and/or song. The Nature Center will present on an array of nature-themed topics such as Wildflowers, Nests, Spiders, Owls, Trees/Plants, and Insects. This will be viewed as a Premier video with Facebook. You will be able to ask questions during the presentation and after through the comments section.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/17/2020
07/24/2020
11am EDT / 10am CDT / 9am MDT / 8am PDT / 7am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

817-392-7410

Artpark Percussion Garden

Each element of the Percussion Garden presents playful opportunities for visitors to explore the different ways to interact and produce sound while posing curious questions on the nature of a performance, music-making and relationships within the natural environment of the park. New installations are being added this summer! We will ask our visitors to exercise social distancing practice, wear masks, use cleaning stations available throughout the park and follow Artpark attendance guidance during the programs. Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park and its trails, public art and fishing spots are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
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Organization:

Artpark

Location:

450 South 4th St.
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

716.754.9000

Fantastic Fireflies with Audubon Greenwich-8pm-9pm Eastern

Join Greenwich Audubon Center for a virtual nighttime adventure to discover one of summer’s most special insects! Fireflies are nature’s own fireworks and their dazzling displays captivate the excitement of people of all ages. Our journey will start with an indoor introduction about the amazing lives of fireflies and how we can help protect them, followed by a virtual walk through our meadow to catch a glimpse of their mesmerizing bioluminescence.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
8pm EDT / 7pm CDT / 6pm MDT / 5pm PDT / 4pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

203-869-5272

Children's Classes with Rochester Baha'i Community

Bahá’ís see the young as the most precious treasure a community can possess. In them are the promise and guarantee of the future. Yet, in order for this promise to be realized, children need to receive spiritual nourishment. In a world where the joy and innocence of childhood can be so easily overwhelmed by the aggressive pursuit of materialistic ends, the moral and spiritual education of children assumes vital importance.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
10:30 AM
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Location:

693 East Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-298-8582

Virtual Hike with Audubon Greenwich-3 pm OR 5 pm Eastern

Join Audubon naturalist Ryan MacLean for a half-hour virtual summer hike through different areas of the 285-acre Greenwich Audubon Center sanctuary! In the summer months our meadows, orchard, pond, and woods are alive with insects such as butterflies and dragonflies, amphibians such as frogs and turtles, and many nesting birds. We hope to share some of the sights and sounds of the flora and fauna of our center with you!
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/17/2020
07/24/2020
3pm EDT / 2pm CDT / 1pm MDT / 12pm PDT / 11am AKDT OR 5pm EDT / 4pm CDT / 3pm MDT / 2pm PDT / 1pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

203-869-5272

Summer Music Camps Online

Music Beyond Measure Studios is offering Summer Music Camps Online! For just 1-hour a day, make new friends and master new skills! We welcome kids ages 6 and up to join in on the FUN!
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(919) 294-8413

Elmwood Bidwell Farmers Market

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market is a producer-only market, meaning that all our vendors grow or produce what they sell themselves! We are open each Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm from mid May - mid December. Produce available is subject to our local growing season. To keep us safe, we require that masks be worn by all customers, visitors and vendors over the age of two. Hand sanitizer and distancing measures will be provided.
Dates: 
07/11/2020
07/18/2020
07/25/2020
8 am - 1 pm
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Location:

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY, 14222
United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: Streaming | Meet an Astronomer | First Light for the QWSSI Instrument with Dr. Gerard van Belle - July 14 at 2pm Pacific from Lowell Observatory

Lowell Astronomer Dr. Gerard van Belle has developed a brand-new telescope instrument that uses state-of-the-art high-speed imagers to try to beat the blurring effects of the Earth’s atmosphere. This instrument, QWSSI (pronounced “quizzy”), has just been mounted onto a telescope for the first time and achieved “first light”, a special astronomical milestone for new instruments that indicates that the first starlight photons have been collected by its detectors.
Dates: 
07/14/2020
5pm EDT / 4pm CDT / 3pm MDT / 2pm PDT / 1pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

928/774/3358

Gallery Re-opening: Art of Suffrage- Kenan Center

The Kenan House Gallery is safely reopening. Come enjoy our current exhibit, The Art of Suffrage: Struggle, Sacrifice and Success. The exhibit is brought to the Kenan Center by Mary Brennan Taylor and the Lockport Public Arts Council.
Dates: 
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
11am- 4pm
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Organization:

Kenan Center

Location:

433 Locust St
Lockport, NY, 14094
United States

Phone:

716-433-2617

KeyBank Chalk (Your!) Walk Competition

An online Chalk Walk competition open to all ages. $750 in prize money will be awarded.
Dates: 
07/20/2020
Start anytime. Deadline to submit is July 20, 2020
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Location:

PO Box 1
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

(716) 754-0166

Lockport in Bloom Garden Walk

Lockport in Bloom is happening! Thanks to the 2 dozen gracious homeowners and many local business that support us ! The event is help outdoors in the sunshine, easy to be socially safe! Summer is not lost let’s make the best of it!!!
Dates: 
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
10 am- 4 pm
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Organization:

Lockport in Bloom

Location:

6 Euclid Avenue
Lockport, NY, 14094
United States

The Art of Walking at Artpark

Much more than a traditional walking tour, participants will explore the nature, poetry and story of Artpark in an engaging and surprising way. Small walking groups of up to 10 will be led by two performance artists, weaving a moving meditation combining walking, stillness, listening and cheerful interaction. Pre-registration is required . Best for teens and up. Optional picnic basket upgrade available. For more information on registration, schedule and distancing procedures/safety protocols, please follow the link.
Dates: 
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
07/18/2020
Saturdays 4 pm & 6:30 pm | Sundays 4 pm
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Organization:

Artpark

Location:

450 South 4th St.
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

716.754.9000

HCCC Virtual Craft Camp

This summer, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is going digital! Join HCCC for week-long virtual craft camps for kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Virtual Craft Camp is designed to encourage creativity, experimentation, and self-expression, while introducing kids to a variety of craft materials and processes. Camp options include an in-depth exploration of fiber art or clay, or a tour of various craft processes in our mixed-media camp.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

713-529-4848

Online Film Camp- Barbara Seniors Harkins Foundation

Young filmmakers will learn the moviemaking process including pre-production, storyboarding, filming techniques, and post-production editing. They will also understand how to use music, and sound effects to add drama and excitement to their film. At the end they will create their own short film to be screened at the end of camp, or to be filmed during the fall in September 2020. This hands-on online Film Camp was created to teach young Filmmakers, how to produce a Short Film Project. All Instruction is live and interactive. Filmmakers will have the have the opportunity to learn firsthand from award-winning filmmakers how to create a short, plus they will participate in hands-on production learning without ever having to leave their homes. There will also be collaboration from other young Filmmakers across the world during the pre- production/production of their projects.
Dates: 
07/20/2020
07/21/2020
07/22/2020
9:00am-12:00pm OR 1:00pm-4:00pm PACIFIC
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(310) 226 – 8441

Free Virtual College Prep Bootcamp from Commonpoint Queens

Commonpoint Queens is excited to offer a free virtual College Prep Boot Camp! This will be an intensive two-week program that will explore key topics in the college application process. The bootcamp will run in three sessions from July 13-24, July 27-August 7, and August 10-21. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Dates: 
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
07/15/2020
10am EDT / 9am CDT / 8am MDT / 7am PDT / 6am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

718-225-6750

The Outer Harbor Pop-Up Food Truck Series

New this year, Buffalo Waterfront is excited for our first grab and go Pop-Up Food Truck Series at the Outer Harbor with presenting sponsor Community Beer Works! Although this event is grab and go, we are welcoming guests to bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the lawn space by the water while social distancing.
Dates: 
07/18/2020
08/22/2020
3-7pm
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Organization:

Buffalo Waterfront

Location:

44 Prime St.
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

(716) 436-7100

VIRTUAL EVENT: Danbury Library presents: Vashti Harrison's Trailblazing Women for Kids July 16th at 2pm Eastern

The Danbury Library is partnering with PBS to present this Facebook Live Event. Spend some time with your children learning about influential women who helped shape our history presented by Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of "Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History" and "Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World".
Dates: 
07/16/2020
2pm EDT / 1pm CDT / 12pm MDT / 11am PDT / 10am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

203-797-4528

Online: Discovery Green Friends Storytime Goodnight Moon at 10:30am Central

It’s summertime and the learning never stops! Join us for a special online-only story times on the Discovery Green Facebook page.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
11:30am EDT / 10:30am CDT / 9:30am MDT / 8:30am PDT / 7:30am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: Family Campfire Sing Along at 4pm Pacific with City of Redmond

Sing and play your favorite camp songs, virtually! Join us at an ONLINE gathering for elementary age children and families to learn and sing all the great old campfire standards and folk songs hosted by Redmond Sing Along leader, Eva Moon and the City of Redmond.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/17/2020
07/24/2020
7pm EDT / 6pm CDT / 5pm MDT / 4pm PDT / 3pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

425-556-2900, option 7

Marine Education Center Virtual Tour! 10:30 EDT

Watch the Marine Education Center Virtual tours of differ topics related to the Long Island Sound! This summer they will be weekly, Tuesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/14/2020
07/17/2020
10:30am EDT / 9:30am CDT / 8:30am MDT / 7:30am PDT / 6:30am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(914) 777-7784 Ext 205

Old Fort Niagara Is Re-Opening!

Beginning July 3, the fort will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. offering an orientation film, musket demonstrations and other living history programs throughout the day. Staff will also be on hand to share the history of the fort's original 18th century buildings. Visitors will enter the French Castle through the Lower Guard Room door. They will travel in a clockwise direction, visiting the first floor, the second floor and the third in that order. Staircases are one-way. Upon descending from the third floor, visitors will exit the Castle via the Trade Room. Staff will direct visitors how to proceed. Building occupancy will be limited to 25% capacity. Staff will monitor access and egress to building spaces. Staff will maintain capacity limits by asking visitors to wait or redirecting them to unoccupied spaces. All living history demonstrations will occur outdoors in a specially roped off area. Don't forget your face masks!
Dates: 
07/10/2020
07/11/2020
07/12/2020
10 am - 4 pm
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Organization:

Old Fort Niagara

Location:

Fort Niagara State Park P.O. Box 169
Youngstown, NY, 14174
United States

Phone:

716-745-7611