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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.

Robot Driving

May 20th (2:00pm to 6:00pm)


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

Challenge 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. 

February 11, 2023 - Candy Lab

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

March 18th, 2023 - Makers’ Day Marble Madness

Children can exchange mazes with participants to solve by tilting the maze and trying to get their MARBLE OUT OF THE MADNESS! 

April 1st, 2023 - Silly With Slime

Create your own silly colorful slime and bring it home! 

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