Ladies Talk (and draw) Science

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Friday July 22 | S.T.E.A.M.-Y Ladies Night Out

with artist Cyndi Coon and scientist Catherine Seiler

Did you know that people aren’t the only things that like “selfies?” Inspired by the work of artist Ernst Haeckel, this hands-on workshop includes down-to earth science talk about diatoms and the opportunity to draw your own mini “Cellfies.” It will be like taking a snap shot of your own cells!

Coon is the Chief Experience Officer and President of Laboratory5 Inc. and Seiler is a Program Manager at the Biobank Core Facility at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

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This workshop is Free and takes place in the TCA Gallery from 6-8 p.m.

Location: 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85281 
Free parking is available for this event at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

Explore: STEAMtastic March 12

Tomorrow night celebrate the power of STEAM learning at STEAMtastic, part of the Arizona SciTech Festival. At this FREE event for all ages there will be tons of hands on learning activities to choose from, including the Science behind brewing your own beer for the 21 and up. The Phoenix Astronomical society will set up telescopes for some stargazing after sunset, 7pm-10pm. For More info visit their website here: http://www.blackmountaincampus.com/steamtastic.html

STEAMtastic

Black Mountain Campus – 34250 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale, AZ
PH: 602-493-2600

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STEAMtastic event March 12, 2015

 

STEAMtastic is part of the Cave Creek/Carefree High Sonoran Desert Passport group 

At Laboratory5 Inc. We bring together all elements of STEAM and tie them up into a package to promote the work each individual is doing in their fields to celebrate this work. We produce experiences so that those unfamiliar with the glorious, quirky, nerdy, geeky qualities of all areas of STEAM can be explored as an adventure to explain these fields.

Laboratory5 Inc. is a small business based in Tempe, Arizona

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Creative Holiday Event Checklist

Put your event planning stress and frustration aside, take a look at our Creative Holiday Event Checklist. Allow it to bring you clarity. We’ve used our crafty skills and complied a fun list of all the things you may need to finish to make your holiday event a success.  So simply print yourself a copy and start marking off those tasks. Your fabulous event will fall into place in no time and you can finally enjoy that glass of holiday eggnog before guests arrive – or have two! We won’t tell.Lab5Holiday Party Check List

Laboratory5 Inc is a local business based out of Tempe, Arizona – we love and support our local community! Shop Local This Holiday Season!

xoxo – All of us at Lab5

Phoestivus Market

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Make your way to downtown Phoenix tonight where you can support your local community by purchasing a handcrafted gift from one of 130 local venders at the Phoestivus Open-Air Market. Besides shopping you can dine on some of the amazing local food trucks and drink some delicious Phoestivus Ale crafted specially by the Phoenix Ale Brewery. Ask yourself when else would I be able to witness one of the largest Phoestivus Poles? What is that you ask? It is an aluminum pole where you go to air grievances and demonstrate feats of strength. So make your way to downtown tonight and enjoy some Phoenix style holiday entertainment.

Event Info:

Phoestivus Open-Air Market

December 17, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at 14 E. Pierce Street in Downtown Phoenix.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Phoenix Public Market, a program of Community Food Connections, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Event sponsors include: REALTOR Ken Clark, Community Food Connections, Phoenix Public Market Cafe, Ruby Ride, SRP, Blue Sky Airport Parking, Sunbelt Rentals, Core Crossfit, Phoenix New Times, CenPho.com, Oasis on Grand, CO+HOOTS, Downtown Phoenix Partnership, Bookmans, Local First Arizona, Roosevelt Row, Best in Show Management, and Yelp.

Laboratory5 Inc is a local business based out of Tempe, Arizona – we love and support our local community! Shop Local This Holiday Season!

xoxo – All of us at Lab5

Extra Holiday Savings When Shopping Local

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Still have a few people on your Christmas list?  Visit Local First Arizona, they have listed some great deals from local shops going on from 9/28- 12/24 in support of national Buy Local Month. You can find things from handcrafted jewelry to those new granite countertops, all offered by local stores. They even have a list of ongoing holiday events in your area. So shift where you spend your dollars this year and give back to your community when you shop local.

Also, support Arizona’s Local Advocacy Organization – Local First Arizona.

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Laboratory5 Inc is a local business based out of Tempe, Arizona – we love and support our local community! Shop Local This holiday Season!

xoxo – All of us at Lab5

 

Break Out Your Ugly Sweater

Tis’ the season for ugly sweaters. The idea to break out your most obnoxious Christmas sweater and party with your closest pals has grow rapidly over the past few years. The “Ugly Christmas Sweater” party has become a new holiday tradition amongst many, with origins the first dating back to 1980’s. As the demand for ugly Christmas Sweaters grows, so has the need for variety and creativity. Nowadays your finding more options than just your average wool sweater. Try for instance this daring ugly Christmas sweater with a built in train. (See Video)

Now you could be daring and crafty a create your own ugly christmas sweater this year (Ugly Christmas Sweater Kit).  If your looking for much easier solution simply purchase your sweater online or better yet, rent a new one every year (Rent the Runway). Businesses have embraced the ugly christmas sweater trend, and we don’t see this fashion statement leaving anytime soon. So enjoy the holidays and celebrate with your favorite ugly Christmas Sweaters!

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Have A Carefree Christmas

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This weekend have some fun with the family. Here are a couple of options around the Valley.

The town of Carefree is hosting its 7th annual Carefree Christmas Festival, from December 12- 14. The festival features 25 tons of real snow for kids to play in, and a light parade with firework finale Saturday night. All events this weekend are FREE so stop by the town of Carefree this weekend. Sunday is pet day, so bring your furry friends to0!

Carefree Christmas Festival

10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, December 12 -13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday December 14

Carefree Desert Gardens at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy Street

For Festival information, call 480-488-2051.

 

_H204267Visit the Mesa Arts Festival. Its a FREE event featuring art from hundreds of local, regional, and national artists, there are even some great activities for kids to do.  So if you have nothing planned, why not grab the kids and head over to Mesa for some holiday fun.

Mesa Arts Festival

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14.

Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St.

Admission and Parking: Free.

Details: 480-644-6627, Mesa Arts Center

 

Laboratory5 Inc is a local business based out of Tempe, Arizona

– We love and support our local community! Shop Local This Holiday Season! xoxo – All of us at Lab5