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Jun
6
Mon
Summer Nature Camps at BVMNH @ Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm

Register for Summer Nature Camp at The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History! Camp runs from June 6 – August 19, Monday– Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Open Registration begins May 5th and is on a first-come, first-served basis. A 50% deposit will save and confirm your place in the camp session. Parents can register their children (ages 4-12) for one week or for the whole summer.

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is the only natural history museum in a  hundred mile radius. This outstanding summer nature camp program spans over 50 years. Utilizing non-traditional teaching techniques, museum artifacts & art, and fun-filled interactive activities, experienced teachers create customized plans for each day, corresponding to weekly themes.  This year’s themes include: Microscopic Mayhem, Wild, Wild West, Buggin’ Out, If Rocks Could Talk, Young Naturalist, All About Anatomy, Fabulous Flyers, Dinosaur Detectives, Budding Gardeners, Forces of Nature.

 Online registration is available; check the Museum’s Facebook page!  Join as a member today for discounted and early registration! Spots fill up quickly and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsor level members may register on April 12th.  Family level members may register on April 19th, and Student Senior Citizen, Individuals, and dual level members may register on April 26th.

 Studying science and history helps children know and understand the world around them. The Museum offers children this opportunity in a safe, fun, and interdisciplinary educational setting.     Facilities include classroom areas, a Discovery Room, Museum galleries, and a 40-acre park, all used to enhance children’s learning experience. To ensure personalized instruction, classes are grouped by age and kept small, with a teacher to student ratio of 1:10.

 Weekly themes allow campers to explore the world in a variety of ways.  Campers can choose great adventures from  insects, rocks, anatomy, dinosaurs, plants, and more!

                                                            DATE                                      TOPIC

                        Week 1                      June 6-June 10                     Microscopic Mayhem

                        Week 2                      June 13-June 17                   The Wild, Wild West

                        Week 3                      June 20-June 24                   Buggin’ Out

                        Week 4                      June 27-July 1                       If Rocks Could Talk

                        Week 5                      July 4-July 8                          Young Naturalist

                        Week 6                      July 11-July 15                      All About Anatomy

                        ———–                       July 18-July 22                      NO CAMP THIS WEEK

                        WEEK 7                       July 25-July 29                      Fabulous Flyers

                        WEEK 8                       Aug. 1-Aug. 5                        Dinosaur Detectives

                        WEEK 9                       Aug. 8-Aug. 12                      Budding Gardeners

                        WEEK 10                     Aug. 15-Aug. 19                    Forces of Nature

 

 The Museum also hosts a  Summer Extension Day Camp, from August 15—19, allowing campers to register for a single day. Each day this week focuses on a different topic:  Hurricanes and Tornadoes, Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Droughts and Floods, Wildfires, and Sever Storms.

 Camp fees are $155/ week for members and $175/ week for non-members. Summer Extension Day Camp fees are $45/ day for members and $50/ day for non-members. Before-camp care runs from8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at $25/week. After-camp care runs from 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at $50/week. (Days can be prorated at $5/day or $10/day). A 50% deposit will save and confirm a place in the camp session and there is a 5% processing fee for all registrants. Call 979-776-2195 for more information!

 Regular admission to the Museum and the Museum’s permanent galleries and traveling exhibits is $5 for adults; $4 for children, students, and seniors.  Members and children 3 and under are free. The Museum, located in the Brazos Center on Briarcrest Drive, is open to the public Tuesday through  Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information about this and other Museum events and exhibits, call  (979) 776.2195, visit their website at www.brazosvalleymuseum.org or follow them on Facebook and Twitter!

Jun
16
Thu
Summer Art Workshops @ Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
Jun 16 @ 3:30 pm – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm

Summer Art Workshops from Guerrilla Art Takeover at the Children’s Museum:

Thursday, June 16th – Neon Paint Along

Tuesday, June 21st – Abstract Painting

Tuesday, July 5th – Bubbles & Flowers

Thursday, July 21st – Glow In the Dark Painting

 

$15 per class, all classes are from 3:30pm -5:00pm. Ages 6 and up.

Information is online at www.cmbv.org.

Jul
1
Fri
Blue Star Museums thru Labor Day
Jul 1 all-day

More than 2,000 museum across the nation, including museums in the Brazos Valley, are participating in Blue Star Museums offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, September 5th.

Jul
2
Sat
Blue Star Museums thru Labor Day
Jul 2 all-day

More than 2,000 museum across the nation, including museums in the Brazos Valley, are participating in Blue Star Museums offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, September 5th.

Jul
3
Sun
Blue Star Museums thru Labor Day
Jul 3 all-day

More than 2,000 museum across the nation, including museums in the Brazos Valley, are participating in Blue Star Museums offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, September 5th.

Brazos Valley Christian Singles Lunch
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Every Sunday at 12:00 pm BVCS invites you to join us for lunch!  Visit our website at calendar@bvcstx.org to view this week’s mid-day meal destination!

Community Wide July 3rd Celebration & Fireworks Display at Elizabeth Lutheran Church @ Elizabeth Lutheran Church
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Everyone is invited to attend the 20th Annual Community Wide Elizabeth Lutheran Church July 3rd Celebration & Fireworks Display to be held Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Elizabeth Lutheran Church, on Highway 21 East & CR 307 in Caldwell from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 Come and enjoy homemade hamburgers, sausage on a stick, hot dogs, cold drinks, watermelon, snow cones, ice cream & novelty treats. Listen or dance to live music. Children of all ages can enjoy bingo, games, a rock climbing wall, bounce & slide, silent auction and much more. Free admission to the event and dance. No pets allowed. Food, drink, and game tickets can be purchased at the event.

 You can bring your lawn chairs and relax while you enjoy live music and view the glorious fireworks display to close out the evening. Shuttle service provided from Caldwell High School. Handicap parking is available at the church. This event is Elizabeth Lutheran Church’s way to share friendship and fellowship with the community. Come out and enjoy! For more information you may call Elizabeth Lutheran Church at (979) 567-4286 or view on the web www.elizabeth-lutheran.org

Patriotic Pops: A Musical Celebration of America @ Christ United Methodist Church
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir will present Patriotic Pops: A Musical Celebration of America on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary, located at 4201 Highway 6 South in College Station.

Under the direction of Don McAvoy, Minister of Music and Worship, and Chris Caffee, Associate Minister of Music, the evening promises to bring a sense of pride to those who love America and its music. We are also proud to have local media celebrity, Mary Mike Hatcher, of Bryan Broadcasting Company serving as our Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.

Asked to describe the concert, Chris Caffee stated, “Our 2016 Patriotic Pops will include words and music that will acknowledge America’s history as well as pay tribute to those who made the freedom of all Americans possible. We are excited to welcome the entire community to join the celebration of our country’s independence!”

This program is a gift to the community of Bryan-College Station from Christ United Methodist Church, so there is no charge. There will be a casual July 4th social time after the concert.

Contact Chris Caffee at (979)690-4673, Ext. 137 or by email at ChrisCaffee@christ-umc.org for more information about this event.

Patriotic Pops: A Musical Celebration of America @ Christ United Methodist Church
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm

Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir will present Patriotic Pops: A Musical Celebration of America on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary, located at 4201 Highway 6 South in College Station.

Under the direction of Don McAvoy, Minister of Music and Worship, and Chris Caffee, Associate Minister of Music, the evening promises to bring a sense of pride to those who love America and its music. We are also proud to have local media celebrity, Mary Mike Hatcher, of Bryan Broadcasting Company serving as our Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.

Asked to describe the concert, Chris Caffee stated, “Our 2016 Patriotic Pops will include words and music that will acknowledge America’s history as well as pay tribute to those who made the freedom of all Americans possible. We are excited to welcome the entire community to join the celebration of our country’s independence!”

This program is a gift to the community of Bryan-College Station from Christ United Methodist Church, so there is no charge. There will be a casual July 4th social time after the concert.

Jul
4
Mon
Al-Anon Support Group @ A&M Church of Christ
Jul 4 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

An Al-Anon Support Group meets at the A&M Church of Christ on Mondays from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  The group is open to everyone.  To see what Al-Anon is all about click on the link below.  For more information about this specific group, contact Kathleen at (979)703-1808.

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/