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    • Skirball Archaeology Adventures: Dig It!

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90049
    • Age Group: Family
    • Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019
    • Contact Phone: (310) 440-4500
    • Description: Summer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, through August 18, plus Thursdays, August 22 and 29 Regular schedule: Saturday ...read moreSummer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, through August 18, plus Thursdays, August 22 and 29 Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 pm Calling all aspiring archaeologists to the Skirball’s dig site! With the help of the archaeological staff in an outdoor field laboratory, discover what we have in common with people who lived centuries ago. Slip on an archaeologist’s vest, sift and sort to find ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and analyze clues to piece together the story of an ancient Iron Age town. On Sundays, look out for the Hands on History touch-cart to get a real feel for the ancient world! Dig activities may be moved indoors due to weather. Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:30 p.m. Ticket includes Museum admission | No reservations Phone: (310) 440-4500 Address: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Website: http://www.skirball.org read less
    • PJ Library Summer Read-A-Thon

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Date: Sunday, July 21, 2019
    • Description: Put down your electronics and pick up a book! PJ Library of Los Angeles challenges you to read a stack of books this ...read morePut down your electronics and pick up a book! PJ Library of Los Angeles challenges you to read a stack of books this summer with our PJ Library Summer Read-A-Thon in July and August! We will deposit PJ Library books in Little Free Libraries all over Los Angeles, inviting you to grab a book and add a gently used book from your own library for another reader to enjoy! For more information and Little Free Library locations, please click here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/26ee5c2b624ced2a6f932430c/images/7fe27367-486f-4989-aea1-2f030f4462ef.jpg read less
    • Culinary Kids Academy

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Description: A cutting edge, growing company based in Los Angeles that uses cooking as an experiential tool to teach both secular ...read moreA cutting edge, growing company based in Los Angeles that uses cooking as an experiential tool to teach both secular academic disciplines (math, science, history) and Judaic Study. Students range from Pre-K through adults. Additionally, the company boasts a Hillel division where we conduct workshops at college campuses across the country as well as a Special Needs division (CKA's Friends Community) that bring the curriculum to the Special Needs community. They also have a national presence through the summer camp programs. www.culinarykidsacademy.com read less
    • Wise Afterschool Enrichment

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr. Los Angeles, CA
    • Age Group: K-6th grades
    • Contact Email: cye@wisela.org
    • Contact Phone: (310) 889-2345
    • Description: NEW at Wise! We are proud to offer after-school enrichment for preschool through grade 6. Wise students, as well as ...read moreNEW at Wise! We are proud to offer after-school enrichment for preschool through grade 6. Wise students, as well as our local community, are welcome to explore our many activities in a safe, supportive, and fun environment. Parents will love the new extended hours and homework club option every day! Registration opens August 25. Contact us at 310.889.2345 or e-mail us at cye@wisela.org. Classes: Basketball (K-3): In this fun and active class, students will learn basic basketball skills and scrimmage. It is a fun and active way to improve hand-eye coordination, communications skills and self-esteem! Taught by the skillful Coach Marc Iadanza from Parker-Anderson Enrichment. Chess (K-6): *NEW DAY* Learning and playing chess is a fun way to increase concentration, build memory and sequencing skills and enhance problem solving/math skills. Students will learn the fundamentals of chess and basic strategies. Taught by Chess Wizards. Gardening (K-6): Do you like working with plants and animals? Do you want to know how to grow your own fruits and vegetables and eat what you grow? Do you want to help butterflies and other animals live on campus? This is the club for you! Taught by the new Science teacher, Mrs Coatney! Hip Hop (K-6): *NEW DAY* With exciting dance steps and challenging combinations, children learn to control and coordinate their bodies while working together to produce entertaining dances. Taught by the talented Miss. Cina, who has been working in the CYE afterschool programs and Camp Wise programs teaching hip hop for the past year. Homework Club (K-6): Homework Club provides a place after school where students can unwind from a long day, eat a snack and spend time finishing their homework. Students will work on their homework with friends or individually while supervised by CYE staff. Homework help provided by CYE staff. Also, open to Kindergarteners who need to stay later! Drop-ins are accepted by phone or online purchase before 1pm that day. Pick-up is at carpool at 5pm. Keyboarding (Grades 3-5 only): This class is specially designed for students who have basic skills and need to practice typing to develop speed and accuracy. Each student will be on their own level, but receive guidance and support from the instructor. Taught by the new science teacher, Mrs. Coatney! Kindergarten Extended (K only): Kindergarteners can stay an extra hour any day to play on the kindergarten yard with CYE staff until 3:30pm pick-up. Registration by semester preferred, but drop-ins are accepted by phone or online purchase before 1pm that day. Students are taken to regular carpool at 3:30pm. They must be signed out. Lego Workshop (K Only): Learn basic building techniques and explore your creativity in the technology innovation lab with lego robotics kits. Taught by the pioneering Judy Hoffman, who also teaches technology at Wise School and supervises Lego Robotics teams for grades 1-6. Martial Arts (K-6): Students will learn the fundamentals of martial arts with an emphasis on discipline, safety, and fun. Classes are designed for fun, learning new skills, and to becoming knowledgeable not in the art of self-defense, but in the lessons of life. Taught by the sweet Master Bella, from Lions TKD. Minecraft (K-6): *NEW* Learn Minecraft building techniques, details of command blocks, and some basic computer programming. Kids learn strategy, team building, and cooperation skills while playing Minecraft in a fun, safe, and supervised environment! Taught by Parker Anderson Enrichment. Rhythm and Math (K Only): *NEW * Students learn how to understand and master musical rhythm in a group setting while playing on beautiful hand-percussion instruments like djembe, cajon, bongos, shakers, and darbuka. We use a visualization system called The Rhythm Compass™ (taught at UCLA and UCD) that makes understanding rhythmic relationships fun and easy. The mathematics of rhythm are counting and cardinality, operations, ratios, and algebraic thinking. Taught by the talented Trey Macias from Sound Formation, Inc. an outstanding music educator that has trained in our unique method. Soccer (K-6): Taught by Soccer Shots, the leader in youth soccer development for children ages 2-8 by teaching principles and life skills like confidence, respect, honest, and teamwork though their high-energy, quality soccer program. Stretch-N-Grow (K Only): *NEW*: Students will learn to warm-up and stretch, moving to music, learning movement and coordination skills using a lot of props (e.g., tunnels, balance beams, cones, various balls, etc.) and playing games, while getting increasingly fit. Taught by Five-Star Enrichment Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles, Website: http://www.wisela.org/enrichment/ read less