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Join us at Bridgewater Commons as we host free activities promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for students ages 5-18.  We'll furnish all the supplies!  Each activity is designed to be completed in 15-20 minutes.  Masks are optional.  All events will be held 1-3pm.  Be sure to obtain a

"Frequent Tinkerer Card" to earn additional prizes.

Candy Lab

February 11th (12:00pm to 2:00pm)


Create colorful designs using some of the more unusual properties of well-known candies.  Enter to win a Team 56 Gift Pack.

Makers’ Day Marble Madness

March 18th (1:00pm to 3:00pm)


Each child will be tasked with making a marble maze out of straws and a paper plate. Children can exchange mazes with participants to solve by tilting the maze and trying to get their MARBLE OUT OF THE MADNESS!  Enter to win a Team 56 Gift Pack.

Silly with Slime

April 1st (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm)


Each child should be prepared to get messy and have fun! Materials will be provided to make your own ooey, gooey, colorful SLIME! Feel free to bring your creations home.  Enter to win a Team 56 Gift Pack.

Robot Driving

May 20th (1:00pm to 3:00pm)


Each child will have a chance to grab the controls to drive and operate a robot.  Come learn more about the elementary, middle, and high school FIRSTⓇ Robotics programs in throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.  Hosted by teams from the Raritan Valley Science & Technology Showcase.


February 26, 2022- Taking Flight

Challenge yourself to build, decorate, and fly paper airplanes

optimized for distance and accuracy.

March 19, 2022 - Leaning Tower of Bridgewater

Construct the tallest tower you can using only marshmallows and pasta.

April 16, 2022 - Musical Mayhem

Create musical instruments with the supplies provided and ROCK OUT on our stage!

May 14, 2022 - Robot Driving and Open House

Learn about all the roles on our team and grab the controls to try to drive the robot. 

July 9, 2022 - Never Get Out of this Maze!!!

Challenge yourself to plan, construct, and test a maze made out of straws, LEGOs, and/or other materials.

August 13, 2022 - Bridgewater Bridge Building

Challenge yourself to design and construct a bridge to cross between two structures and can support a toy car with the addition of different masses.

September 24, 2022 - Boating in Bridgewater

Challenger yourself to design a paper boat that at will go across the water

October 29, 2022 - Halloween - Trick or Treat w/ Team 56

Come and hang out with Team 56 members who had tricks and several activities relating to Halloween!

November 19, 2022 - Never Get Out of this Maze!

Construct a maze out of straws and shoebox lid or LEGOs. Trying to create a complex maze!

December 10th, 2022 - Gingerbreadgineering into the Holidays with Team 3637

Build a gingerbread house, a bridge, and drive a LEGO robot through a gingerbread village.

January 14, 2023 - Soaring Int0 2023 with Team 56

    Challenge yourself to design, build, decorate, and fly               paper airplanes optimized for distance and accuracy. 

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