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CS4All Family and Community Events

Computer Science for All is hosting our second annual Family and Community Engagement Events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. The events are designed to help students and families learn computer science in fun and engaging ways. All NYC public school families are welcome to attend. Read below to learn more about the events in your borough.

BRONX

June 1; 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Blvd. Bronx, NY 10458

This event will be a celebration of the work that our schools have been doing and will provide an opportunity for families to learn computer science.  

Why should you attend?

This event allows Bronx families to learn about the programs offered by the CS4All, gain insight about the CS4All initiative from teachers and students, and view completed student projects.

Who is it for?

Students in grades K-12 along with their parents and guardians. Please join us for a fun-filled day of coding and add your bit!

What to bring?

Students/teachers from schools participating in the showcase should bring working laptops.





BROOKLYN

June 1; 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

PS 268 Emma Lazarus
133 E 53rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11203

This event will be a celebration of the work that our schools have been doing and will provide an opportunity for families to learn computer science.

The Brooklyn Hackathon & Exploratorium event is a fun way for K-12 Brooklyn students and families to learn about the world of computer science. K-5 students will engage in various CS activities and 6-12 students will participate in an all-day hackathon.

Why should you attend?

Want to learn how you can code a message on a bracelet, control a robot, and find fun ways to solve problems using computer science? If you answered yes, join us at the Brooklyn Hackathon & Exploratorium and become a CS superhero! Begin your journey into the world of computer science. NO CS experience is necessary to attend.

Who is it for?

K-12 students + K-5 parents/guardians

What to bring?

Grades 6-12 students can bring a laptop (optional), one will be provided to each team (if needed). K-5 students need to bring a parent/guardian.

Download our flyer!





QUEENS

(SOLD OUT)

June 1; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Queens High School for Information, Research & Technology

8-21 Bay 25th Street

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

This event is designed for students, families, and community members to come together and learn about computer science, to see how fun it can be, and how to use it to help their neighborhoods!

Why you should attend?

This event will be a great way to demystify CS and engage students and their families in fun CS challenges and activities! Elementary school students will explore the wonders of CS in our Expo Hall, and middle and high school students will try their hands at using CS to solve an issue in their community!

Who is it for?

This event is designed for all families and ages! Students in elementary or middle school must register and attend with an adult. No previous CS knowledge is necessary!

What to bring? / What will you get?Middle and high school participants can bring their own laptop if they’d like, but the only requirement is to bring yourself! In addition to a rich learning experience, participants will be fed lunch! There could also be other secret rewards!




MANHATTAN

June 8; 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Boys & Girls Club of Harlem

521 West 145th Street, New York NY 10031

The Made in Manhattan: Innovators of Today and Tomorrow event is an opportunity for educators and families to experience the many different facets of computer science education through various workshops and exposure to innovators from local schools and tech industry.


Who is it for?

Parents, teachers, educators, and local students should attend to gain a better understanding of the opportunities that computer science can lead to.

CS4All teachers and students will also be provided the chance to showcase the projects they’ve worked on all year in hopes of sparking inspiration in other educators and students.

Why should you attend?
To be exposed to current technological innovations in computer science education and learn how to bring the experience and tools into your home or classroom. Let’s empower our students and local communities to become the innovators of the technologies and not just the consumers.

RSVP now!

Download our flyer!





STATEN ISLAND

March 30; 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Borough President’s Hall of Science at the Petrides Complex

About the event

Experience a day at the Borough President’s Hall of Science with your friends and family! Elementary and middle school students AND their parents are invited to explore  hands-on STEAM and computer science activities for FREE! Each student will receive a take-home STEAM kit! There will be raffles and giveaways throughout the day!


Why you should attend?

K-8 Students and their families. Current CS4All teachers and student volunteers are running sessions, as well as community partners.

Parents will leave with a CS family guide, and a better understanding of CS/STEAM and its importance in today’s educational environment.

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