In celebration of Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks, students from the FIRST LEGO League of Virginia + Washington, D.C. will display, present and share their LEGO MINDSTORMS robots and technology at the MSV!

Included with admission. Registration not required.

During this three-day camp, youth (rising 5th through 8th graders) will learn about creating and programming robots with LEGO® brick MINDSTORMS® kits. Participants will work in small groups to build robots that can accomplish various tasks and will explore the exhibition Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks on view in the MSV seven-acre gardens. Led by instructor and Lord Fairfax Community College IT Specialist Arash Rohanimanesh.

MSV Members: $80; all others: $100. Registration required by July 11; visit www.theMSV.org or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240.

 

During this week-long summer camp youth (rising 5th–8th graders) will create original art while learning to work with a wide variety of materials. Participants will explore the MSV exhibitions and use the Makerspace Studio. Beginners welcome.

MSV Members $100; all others: $120 (includes all supplies). Registration required by Thursday, July 5; register online or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240.

In this fun story time for ages 2–5, Handley Library Youth Services Librarian Christine Forbes will read stories about building houses and more. Held in the MSV Reception Hall. Adults must accompany children.

Free. Registration not required. Enter through the MSV lobby. Gallery admission is free on Wednesday thanks to corporate partner Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. (admission fee applies to visit the gardens and Nature Connects).

Design and plant your own herb container garden with MSV Horticulturalist Chantal Ludder. Learn which herbs grow well together and how to feed, water, and harvest herbs. Participants will choose from thyme, chives, basil, lemon balm, cilantro, and dill for their container gardens. For both novices and experienced gardeners.

MSV Members: $30; all others: $40. Registration required by May 14; register online or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240. All materials provided.

In conjunction with the exhibition Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks, children will be treated to stories about nature read by Christine Forbes, Handley Library youth services librarian. Held in the MSV Reception Hall and for ages 2–5 with an adult.

Free. Registration not required. Enter through the MSV Lobby (admission fee applies to visit the gardens and Nature Connects).

Meet Shenandoah Valley potters and browse pottery displays in this show and sale organized by the Shenandoah Potters Guild. Special pottery demonstrations (1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.) will be offered on both days.

Museum admission not required for show & sale and demonstrations. MSV admission applies to visit the gardens, galleries, and Nature Connects.

Meet Shenandoah Valley potters and browse pottery displays in this show and sale organized by the Shenandoah Potters Guild. Special pottery demonstrations (1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.) will be offered on both days.

Museum admission not required for show & sale and demonstrations. MSV admission applies to visit the gardens, galleries, and Nature Connects.

Music from the 1970s by the Robbie Limon Band, free activities for children, and admission to the gardens will highlight the summer's first Gardens at Night at the MSV!

A popular Shenandoah Valley musician and award-winning entertainer who mixes solo and band appearances with acting and singing roles at professional theaters, Robbie Limon has been part of the Valley’s music scene for more than a decade. He has recorded six CDs and portrayed, to great acclaim, both Hank Williams Sr. and Buddy Holly in professional theatres across the United States.

Enjoy free family activities (6–8 p.m.). Bring a chair. Gates open at 6 p.m.; music begins at 7 p.m.

* Tickets: FREE to MSV Members, ages 12 & under, and active military and Reserve personnel and their families; all others: $10. No outside food/drink, please. No registration required. Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union and Shenandoah Country Q102.

    

 

 

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