Lights on Afterschool is a weeklong national celebration of afterschool programming, organized by the Afterschool Alliance.
Why Celebrate Afterschool?
How can you support Afterschool?
Ready to get more involved? Contact Katie Bowers at the Expanded Learning Network at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-772-8953 to find out how you can connect with local afterschool programs!
OASIS After School Program of The Family & Children’s Society, Inc. 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. @ 1 Clubhouse Road, Endicott
Each day of the week, there will be special workshops focusing on civic engagement and financial literacy. Basketball tournament. “Family” dinner for teens. Note: please contact Holly Welfel (email@example.com, 427-3750) ahead of time if interested in attending.
Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. @ 1 Clubhouse Road, Endicott
Each day of the week, there will be special Lights on Afterschool workshops!
· Monday: Nutrition and physical fitness
· Tuesday: Literacy
· Wednesday: The Arts
· Thursday: Life Skils Club Café
· Friday: Hands-on STEM Activities
Cub Care Children’s Center 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. @ 201 Main Street Vestal
Afterschool Showcase: A demonstration of some of the great programs at Cub Care
Vestal Public Library 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. @ 320 Vestal Pkwy East Vestal
Books And Reading K-9 (BARK-9) Program: BARK-9 enhances children’s reading by reading to therapy dogs
Broome-Tioga BOCES Education Center 3:00-5:00 p.m. @ 435 Glenwood Rd Binghamton
This STEM Hub Extended Learning Event highlights Engineering Day, SUNY Broome Robotics, STEAM Pathways and Summer STEAM!
Broome County Regional Farmers Market 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. @ 840 Upper Front Street Binghamton
Looking to learn more about afterschool opportunities? Come to Kids Night this Tuesday at the Broome County Regional Farmers Market! Tons of fun and games for the kids, so come on down and get your grocery shopping done while your kids have a blast!
Johnson City Promise Zone (JCHS) 2:30-4:00 pm @ Johnson City High School, 666 Reynolds Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790
Broome County Reality Check will present an educational workshop on tobacco use.
Johnson City Promise Zone (Primary School) 3:00-4:00 pm @ Johnson City High School, 666 Reynolds Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790
A special workshop on team building, mindfulness and coping skills.
Broome County Public Library 5:30-6:30 pm @ 185 Court St. Binghamton
Kids Poetry Workshop: Join us for a series of poetry workshops led by creative writing instructors from Binghamton University. Participants will read poetry, look at the themes of poems, share their work with one another, and have fun with language and writing! Suggested ages 6 to 12. Registration is requested.
Your Home Public Library 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. @ 107 Main St Johnson City
Family Movie Night: Free showing of Ghostbusters (1984)
4-H Tech Wizards Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. @ 840 Upper Front St Binghamton
Build and fly your own camera-mounted drone at Drone Discovery, and be part of the Foam Film Festival. Registration required: 607-772-8953
Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome & OASIS After School Program of The Family & Children’s Society, Inc. 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. @ 1 Clubhouse Road, Endicott
Film exhibition “Gimme Shelter” with a open forum about teen pregnancy, runaway and homeless youth and inspiration. Note: please contact Holly Welfel (firstname.lastname@example.org, 427-3750) ahead of time if interested in attending.
Broome County Public Library 6:00-7:00 p.m. @ 185 Court St. Binghamton
Tween Coloring Club: Explore your creativity by coloring! All necessary art supplies will be provided by the library. For children ages 7-12. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, please contact the Youth Services Department at 607-778-6456 or email BCPLyouthservices@gmail.com.
Broome County Promise Zone Whitney Point High School 3:00-5:00 p.m. @10 Keibel Rd, Whitney Point, NY 13862
Special afterschool event focused on community building and personal development during Lights On Afterschool Week
Broome County Public Library 3:00-5:00 pm @ 185 Court St. Binghamton
Crafty Kids: Fun Fall Craft Making. All ages are welcome. For more information please call the Broome County Public Library’s Youth Services Department at 607-778-6456 or email BCPLyouthservices@gmail.com.
Broome-Tioga BOCES East Learning Center 3:00-5:00 p.m. @ 164 Hawley Street Binghamton
Organized physical and free choice activities to promote healthy lifestyles, teamwork, cooperation and just plain fun!
Johnson City Promise Zone (Middle School) 3:00-4:00 pm @ Johnson City High School, 666 Reynolds Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790
A workshop by Promise Zone and Lourdes on social skills, friendships skills, academic organization and hygiene.
Vestal Public Library 6:30-7:30 p.m. @ 320 Vestal Pkwy East Vestal
Starlight Stories: A nighttime storytime for ages 2-7. The program will involve bedtime stories and relaxed music. Pajamas are welcome!
Celebrating School-Community Connections! Keynote speaker, Dr. Laura Bronstein, Binghamton University discusses her new book, School-Linked Services: Promoting Equity for Children, Families, and Communities
Broome County Urban League 4:30-5:30 pm @ 42 Chenango Street Binghamton
Children will perform some of their favorite songs, single and group performances, and a poetry recital about their afterschool experiences.