December 26 – 30, 2011
Bend, twist, sculpt and taste a new version of the holiday season during NYSCI's winter carnival of do-it-yourself creativity.
Register Today: Advance registration is required for Re-Make Workshops. If you have any questions, please call 718-699-0005 ext. 589. Register now:
December 28 and 29, 9 am – noon
Construct mechanical musical instruments using everyday objects. In the process, learn about programming automation and interaction with a computer, microcontrollers and sensors. Participants will work together to create a performance using the instruments they construct.
Price for the two-day camp is $100 ($75 members). Recommended for ages 8 and older. Advance Registration Required.
LED Light Painting
December 29, 3 – 5 pm (chldren ages 8 and older, with help of an adult).
You and your child can build your own LED object and use it to create light paintings. Learn about light, electricity and photography.
Price for one adult and up to two children per project is $20 ($15 members), plus NYSCI admission. Advance registration is recommended.
DIY Snackshop: Holidays Raw
December 29, 1 – 2:30 pm
Learn to cook healthy snacks from scratch in this one-and-a-half-hour workshop. Make (and eat!) raw slaw on lettuce boats and raw truffles. Space is limited. Price for one adult and one child is $15 ($10 members), plus NYSCI admission.
DIY Snackshop: Reinventing Holiday Sweets
December 30, 1 – 2:30 pm
Play a smell test game and make spice bundles and chocolate mousse. Space is limited. Price for one adult and one child is $15 ($10 members), plus NYSCI admission.
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Plus, these ongoing Re-Make activities:
ReDecorate the Holidays
Create your own holiday cards, ornaments and decorations.
ReMake Science Kits
Learn the science behind some of your favorite do-it-yourself kits and make an exploding volcano to take home for yourself or as a present for someone else.
Readymade Holiday Recycle Station
Smack, mash and shake everyday consumer products into new compositions.
The Rainbow Machine
Take a photo with a rainbow! Ninety-six RGB LEDs create different rainbow patterns, even spelling words.
Put your waste to work. Construct domes or wigwam frames from twigs and branches, then insulate them with lost-and-found items to create a comfortable outdoor dwelling. All week long, visitors will help build one great Occu-pod.
Sculpting the Holidays
December 26 and 29. See master sculpture Bill Bywater carve icy creations right before your eyes.
Snackshop Demos December 29 & 30, 3 – 4 pm. Demonstrations about healthy food featuring raw food sculptures, smoothies and cup cakes with healthy toppings.
Re-Make the Holidays is presented by: