MAKE IT MONDAYS

These monthly events offer Von students the opportunity to apply their STEM-related skills to design and create in a casual and fun environment. Students develop a curiosity for learning using a variety of tools and materials. They are able to explore new ideas and interests while sharing their work and processes with others. Scroll down to see the Make It Mondays topics, schedule, and to sign up to participate. 

 

UPCOMING SESSION

See events for the 2019-2020 school year below!

Hot Chocolate Making: December 16
Hot Chocolate Making -Take some hot chocolate home for the holidays! Learn how to create the best hot chocolate mix in preparation for the cold of December.
When
Dec 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where
Library, Von Steuben,
5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
 

SESSION CATALOG

Check out the 2019-2020 events!

 

Balloon Twisting: June 8
Mon, Jun 08
Von Steuben, Library
Jun 08, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Learn how to make creative shapes and figures with balloons!
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Pollinator Garden Planting: May 11
Mon, May 11
Von Steuben, Library
May 11, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Get outside and plant to attract birds, bees, and butterflies!
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Glass Blowing: April 27
Mon, Apr 27
Von Steuben, Library
Apr 27, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Glassblowing - Create a customized glass blown ornament, paperweight or double-walled bowl.
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To Sew or Not to Sew: March 2
Mon, Mar 02
Von Steuben, Library
Mar 02, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
To Sew or Not to Sew - Celebrate spring and the plastic bag ban by creating an upcycled t-shirt tote bag just in time for Earth Day!
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Valentines Day Cards: February 3
Mon, Feb 03
Von Steuben, Library
Feb 03, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Make Valentines Day cards!
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Mehndi Designs: January 6
Mon, Jan 06
Von Steuben Library
Jan 06, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben Library , 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Mehndi Designs - Learn about the cultural significance of henna, and create your own design!
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Hot Chocolate Making: December 16
Mon, Dec 16
Library, Von Steuben
Dec 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Library, Von Steuben, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Hot Chocolate Making -Take some hot chocolate home for the holidays! Learn how to create the best hot chocolate mix in preparation for the cold of December.
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Stepping Stones: Nov 25
Mon, Nov 25
Von Steuben, Library
Nov 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Make stepping stones to decorate Von's outdoor space!
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Pumpkin Carving: October 28
Mon, Oct 28
Von Steuben, Library
Oct 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Pumpkin Carving - Use a Dremel rotary tool to make spooky and creative stenciled designs in this pumpkin carving class.
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Button Making: September 16
Mon, Sep 16
Von Steuben, Library
Sep 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Von Steuben, Library, 5039 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
Button Making - Learn to use a button making machine to create wearable, promotional and functional art.
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