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July 10-15

Marine Science and Coastal Engineering Camp

Each day the campers are involved in hands-on activities and field trips to help them learn about the many aspects of marine and environmental science. Activities may include: measuring water quality in the Indian River Lagoon, examining shoreline processes and beach erosion and studying the effects of pollution on the marine environment.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ages 10-18

  Breaking Down Walls: Panel Discussion
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This Breaking Down Walls event will focus on acquiring knowledge about different religions as well as facilitating dialogue between women who have different religious beliefs. The event will take place on Sunday May 21, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Groundswell Startups in Melbourne, Florida. 

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July 17-21

Computer Camp Alpha: Computing with Alice

Is your student interested in learning how to program in high-demand languages like Java, C++, and C#? Would they like to learn by making movies and video games? In this camp, students get to learn about programming by telling stories and making movies and games using the revolutionary Alice software.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts 

Flora & Fiber

May 20 - August 26, 2017

This exhibition, curated from the Center’s permanent collection, will explore the use and depiction of flowers and foliage in fiber art. From their ability to visually inspire iconography to their use as raw material for hand-weaving and dyeing, plants have a unique relationship to the creation and adornment of textiles across the globe.

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Late 19th-century Paris opera-goers felt cheated if their evenings-out didn't include a ballet scene somewhere in the performance. When Giuseppe Verdi was told that he had to write such a score and insert it into the drama, interrupting the action, he was apalled. When told that he had do do it if he wanted to make any money, he became more tractable. Hence our featured work this week: the ballet suite from Il Trovatore -- just for Paris.

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