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10:00 am

STEAM Saturdays

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Southwest Branch Library, 3665 Cascade Road, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30331 United States
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Come explore different Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math topics in our STEAM Saturday program. This program gives kids a chance to play and build with a variety of educational materials, tools, and toys. Kids will learn by doing as we guide them through fun experiments, crafts, and activities that help develop critical thinking and […]

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Swamp Stroll at Newman Wetlands Center

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

Newman Wetlands Center, 2755 Freeman Road
Hampton, GA 30228 United States
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Join staff for a guided, themed hike around the boardwalk trail. Visit Facebook for more event details: Newman Wetlands Center

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11:00 am

Gardening 2.0: Pollinators

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road
Decatur, GA 30034 United States
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Learn how to attract pollinators, beneficial insects and other natural predators for an eco-friendly garden and landscape. Class facilitated by Joelette Bembry, Agricultural and Natural Resource (ANR) Agent with DeKalb Extension.

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12:00 pm

Computer Building Workshop

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Centerville Branch – Gwinnett County Public Library, 3025 Bethany Church Road
Snellville, GA 30039 United States
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See how easy it is to build your own computer from Centerville\’s resident expert. Learn about computer components, how to decipher part specs, how to determine compatibility using pcpartpicker.com, and how to put it all together to make or repair your own personal computer!

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12:30 pm

Decatur Book Festival: Cultured – How Ancient Foods Can Feed Our Microbiome

August 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Decatur Branch – Dekalb County Public Library, 215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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These days, probiotic yogurt and other “gut-friendly” foods line supermarket shelves. But what’s the best way to feed our all-important microbiome—and what is a microbiome, anyway? In this engaging and eye-opening book, science journalist Katherine Harmon Courage investigates these questions, presenting a deep dive into the ancient food traditions and the latest research for maintaining […]

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1:00 pm

Girls Who Code Club

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Stratton Library – Cobb County Public Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States

Girls Who Code Club is a national club whose mission is to close the gender gap in technology and computer science.The club will meet each Saturday. The club is free and open to girls from 6th to 12th grades.. Registration is required and space is limited. The program is free and open to the public. […]

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Intro to Java

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lilburn Branch – Gwinnett County Public Library, 4817 Church Street
Lilburn, GA 30047 United States
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Learn the basics of the Java language.

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1:45 pm

Decatur Book Festival: The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution

August 31 @ 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Decatur Book Festival, Downtown Decatur (Various Locations)
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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A fascinating new analysis of human violence, filled with fresh ideas and gripping evidence from our primate cousins, historical forebears, and contemporary neighbors presented by Richard Wrangham (Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University.)

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2:00 pm

Live Animal Encounter

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Cost: Included with general admission. Members free.

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3:00 pm

Excellent Experiments

August 31 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15 Cost: Included with general admission. Members FREE!

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Decatur Book Festival: The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness

August 31 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Decatur Book Festival, Downtown Decatur (Various Locations)
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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For all of its rigor and science, medicine is full of stories—mysteries—that doctors and research cannot explain. Patients who are biologically healthy, but feel ill. Patients who are biologically ill, but feel healthy. When Columbia University doctor Kelli Harding began her clinical practice, she never intended to explore the invisible factors behind our health. But […]

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5:30 pm

Decatur Book Festival: The Impatient Dr. Lange: One Man’s Fight to End the Global HIV Epidemic

August 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Decatur Book Festival, Downtown Decatur (Various Locations)
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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Sponsored by HowStuffWorks, author Seema Yasmin, tells the story of Joseph Lange, better known as Joep, a shrewd Dutch doctor who had revolutionized the world of HIV and AIDS and was working on a cure. The Impatient Dr. Lange is the story of one man’s struggle against a global pandemic—and the tragic attack that may have […]

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