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Edison and Ford Winter Estates

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Upcoming Events

December 2019

$15 – $25

Homeschool Science Scholars: Sound Waves Grades 7-8

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Challenge your mind and foster collaboration with our popular ongoing homeschool series! The focus of this program will be on sound waves and harmonics. Learn about the different components of sound and how sound waves travel. This will give students a glimpse into Edison’s research in the sound industry his research to come up with a way to record sound, which led to the development of the phonograph. Advanced registration is required either through our website or by calling 239-334-7419…

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Edison Ford members: free; non-members: included with admission

Museum Musings: Home for the Holidays

December 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Explore some of the Edison and Ford holiday traditions with Chief Curator, Brent Newman. This program is free for Edison Ford members and included with admission for non-members.

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$15 – $20

Yoga Along the River

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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This one-hour yoga class allows you to step away from all the 21st century gadgets and focus on the moment. Yoga prepares the body, mind, and spirit for meditation; both yoga and meditation purify, resulting in feeling recharged and rejuvenated. Skill level is beginner to intermediate. The class is taught by a certified yoga instructor from Gulfshore Yoga. Bring a yoga mat, water, and towel. Class will be held in the Edison River Pavilion. Does not include admission to the…

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$15 – $25

Homeschool Science Scholars: Sound Waves Grades 1-3

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Challenge your mind and foster collaboration with our popular ongoing homeschool series! The focus of this program will be on sound waves and harmonics. Learn about the different components of sound and how sound waves travel. This will give students a glimpse into Edison’s research in the sound industry his research to come up with a way to record sound, which led to the development of the phonograph. Advanced registration is required either through our website or by calling 239-334-7419…

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$15 – $25

Homeschool Science Scholars: Sound Waves Grades 4-6

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Challenge your mind and foster collaboration with our popular ongoing homeschool series! The focus of this program will be on sound waves and harmonics. Learn about the different components of sound and how sound waves travel. This will give students a glimpse into Edison’s research in the sound industry his research to come up with a way to record sound, which led to the development of the phonograph. Advanced registration is required either through our website or by calling 239-334-7419…

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$95 – $105

Marie Dyer Silk Scarf Painting

December 14 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this session, a variety of techniques will be taught to inspire painters of all levels to create their own one-of-a-kind scarf. The scarves can be worn or displayed as art! Participants may book a single date or return for multiple session. Tickets can be purchased online on our website and advanced reservations are encouraged as class size is limited. Admission to the site is not included. The cost of this session is $95 for Edison Ford members and $105…

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$10 – $15

Garden Talk: Growing Great Annuals

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Flowering annuals are a sure way to give some pizazz to any spot in the garden, inexpensively and in a short amount of time. If you just moved to Florida, or are interested in improving the looks of your yard you don't want to miss this garden talk. A tour of the gardens with discussion on which annuals should be planted in our dry season versus wet season will occur after the lecture. Learning what flowers to feature for different…

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$10 – $15

Emerging Inventors: Holiday Fun

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Children and parents will learn, play, and gain valuable social skills while exploring the homes, gardens, and museum. In this session, participate in some Holiday themed activities to celebrate the Holiday season while learning about some of the Edison's and Ford's Holiday Traditions. Advance registration is recommended through our website at https://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/events/emerging-inventors/ or by calling 239-334-7419. The cost of this program is $10 for Edison Ford members and $15 for non-members.

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Edison Ford members: Free; non-members: included with admission

Museum Musings: Who invented electric Christmas Lights?

December 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
1st and Hendry Street, Downtown Fort Myers, 1st Street and Hendry Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Learn about the history of Christmas lights with Collections Registrar, Matt Andres. This program is free for Edison Ford members and included with admission for non-members.

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$90 – $100

School Break Camp: Forces of Flight

December 26 @ 9:00 am - December 27 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, take flight with the physics and design of airborne objects! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$90 – $100

School Break Camp: 3D Printing and Design

December 30 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, participate in creative 3D design challenges! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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January 2020

$90 – $100

School Break Camp: 3D Printing and Design

January 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - January 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, participate in creative 3D design challenges! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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February 2020

$45 – $50

School Break Camp: Eco-Discovery

February 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
1st and Hendry Street, Downtown Fort Myers, 1st Street and Hendry Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, explore Florida's habitat and our impact on it from estuaries to invasive species. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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March 2020

$45 – $50

School Break Camp: Designed by Girls

March 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, explore engineering in this exciting day camp for girls only! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$220 – $250

School Break Camp: Code Camp

March 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, learn new platforms and skills each day while learning essential 21st century skills. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$15 – $25

Code Creators: Hello World

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, students explore the hardware and software of the small computer and electronics. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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April 2020

$15 – $25

Code Creators: Pythons and Pies

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, learn how to code on the Raspberry Pi using the dynamic software language of Python as students begin to code electronics and more. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$45 – $50

School Break Camp: The Chemistry of Food

April 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, learn the science behind a root beer float and other culinary queries in this delicious day camp! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$15 – $25

Code Creators: Animate It

April 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, students use the Raspberry Pi and a tiny camera to make a big animation! Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$45 – $50

School Break Camp: Geo-Challenge!

April 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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When school is out, the "Wild Wizard" is in! Explore the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and topics in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), history, and the natural world. In this session, explore cartography and geography in a property-wide scavenger hunt. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$15 – $25

Code Creators: Play It

April 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, students leverage their increasing skills to code various simple video games. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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$15 – $25

Code Creators: Creative Computing

April 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, students fuse code with art from sticker design to birthday cards. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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May 2020

$15 – $25

Code Creators: Roving Robots

May 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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In this brand new six-part Saturday afternoon series, students are introduced to the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but powerful computer that will fuel their creative DIY projects spanning electronics, computer science, robotics, and coding with Python, HTML, and JavaScript. In this session, electronics and computer science are unified as students build a pi-bot. Advance registration is required. Register online on our website or contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419.

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