Creative Learner’s Reading Fair
10:00am to 2:00pm
Creative Learners Reading Fair
Saturday, October 7th – 10:00am-2:00pm at the Science Spectrum!
The Institute for Creative Learners has a mission of helping students learn …. Especially students that struggle to read, struggle to understand, and struggle to succeed in a traditional learning atmosphere. Creative Learners provides programs to help students learn in their own individual way and to help parents identify and intervene on their child’s behalf.
The Institute for Creative Learners and the Science Spectrum will be holding the second annual Creative Learners Reading Fair on Saturday, October 7th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Science Spectrum. The *FREE Creative Learners Reading Fair will highlight learning difficulties in young students, and offer fun activities with along with learning issues awareness! There will be certified dyslexia therapists on hand to discuss problems, give “mini” assessments, and offer guidance on seeking solutions to suspected reading and learning problems. The Institute is providing this free day of reading, learning and dyslexia awareness to help shed a light on the problem of identifying learning disabilities and different learning styles.
Best of all, the event and regular Science Spectrum Museum admission is totally *FREE to all children up to age 12. This is a great opportunity for families that may not regularly attend the Science Spectrum to try it out and see all the great family fun and learning that awaits them!
FREE Reading Fair Activities:
- Mini Dyslexia Screenings
- Face Painting Story Telling
- Puppet Shows
- Miniature Horses
- Dog Agility and Obedience Demos
- Short Performances by the Lubbock Community Theatre
- Activity Booths
- Free Books
- Meet Curious George and Raider Red!
Vendors & Exhibitors:
- The Institute for Creative Learners
- PBS Kids
- Boys and Girls Clubs
- Camp Mary White
- Girl Scouts
- Boy Scouts
- Lubbock Art Alliance
- TTU Athletics Raider Reader Program
- TTU Language, Diversity, and Literacy Program
- WTAMU Special Education & Center for Learning Disabilities
- Lubbock Community Theatre
- Lubbock Public Libraries
- Literacy Lubbock
- Lubbock Home School Association
- Barnes and Noble
- Raising Canes
- Alamo Draft House
- South Plains Obedience Training Club
- Rainbow Girls
*Children up to age 12 will be admitted *FREE to the Science Spectrum Museum from 10:00am until 2:00pm only. (*All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Regular OMNI Theater rates apply to all individuals.)
Adult Tickets into the Science Spectrum Museum: $8.00
For more info the public may call 806-745-2525 or visit www.sciencespectrum.org.
Science Spectrum Museum
2579 S. Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79423
(between Indiana and University Aves. on the South Loop)
The Institute for Creative Learners, www.theinstituteforcreativelearners.org
10:00am to 6:00pm
Learn the science of “playing” with bubbles!
Saturday, October 14th – 10:00am to 6:00pm
Looking for some good “clean” family fun? The Science Spectrum has got you covered at its annual BubbleFest! This event continues to grow in popularity by providing exciting entertainment and accessible science for families and kids of all ages. If you love to play with bubbles, then check out these exciting BubbleFest activities that combine science, art and imagination!
Hands-on BubbleFest activities will include:
- Kid-in-a-Bubble (put yourself INSIDE a giant bubble!)
- Bubble Catching
- Make and Take Bubble Wands
- Frozen and Floating Bubbles
- Annual Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
- Giant Outdoor Bubbles
- Bubbles in Science
And as always…, BubbleFest features an amazing live bubble show featuring one of the country’s best bubble acts! This year enjoy Bubble Trouble performances by “Bubble-ologist” Jeff Boyer.
A bubble volcano. Bubble roller coaster. A kid in a bubble? Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza. It’s the craziest, most creative bubble show around. Jeff juggles bubbles, sculpts and builds with bubbles, makes fog-filled bubbles and more. Mixing comedy, music and interactive bubble-magic, he engages and delights audiences of all ages. A hit at performing arts centers, festivals…anywhere there’s air!
Bubble Trouble Shows will be held at 11:30am, 2:00 & 4:00pm during BubbleFest. For more information on Jeff Boyer or his Bubble Trouble show visit, http://jeffboyer.com/.
BubbleFest activities are included with standard museum admission. Free for Science Spectrum Members. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
Museum General Admission Ticket Rates:
$6.50 Children (ages 3-12)
$6.50 Seniors (60+)
Free for children 2 and under.