Family Make Night: Lasercut Lanterns

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Join us for May Family Make Night to design your own lanterns! We will be making digital designs for our lanterns and then using the laser cutter to add our designs to paper lanterns! Doors Open: 6:30pm; Arrive by 7:30pm to complete the activity.

PLEASE NOTE: We request that you plan not to arrive until 6:30pm as our afterschool programs do not end until 6pm. Please grant us time for transition. Thank you!

Each family will get to make their own Paper Lantern using the laser cutter! You will use a computer design software tool called Inkscape to create your own custom designs in this fun and engaging Family Make Night.

Ideal Participant:

• Aged 4+ (An adult must be with each group)

• Please Note: Youth this young will likely not be able to work independently on their designs.

Skills Needed:

• Basic computer and mouse skills

• Familiarity with computer design programs a plus

Time Required:

• Instruction - 10 minutes

• Activity - 30 minutes

• Laser Cutting - 10 minutes

• Doors Open: 6:30pm

• Arrive by 7:30pm to complete the activity

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About Family Make Night:

Family Make Night is our monthly family-focused workshop. These workshops are designed for families up to 6 people (including at least one adult) to work together on a project. There are sample projects to work from and all materials needed to complete the project are provided. Each month is a different theme and project. Learn More about Family Make Night (

Family Make Night is FREE to participate, but we do ask that each family register ahead of time.