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    A Message From Our Executive Director

    June 1st, 2020  |  

    To our members: The murder of George Floyd and those of countless other Black Americans and people of color speak to the institutionalized racism that has plagued our country since its very inception. We are all responsible for working together to put an end to racism, discrimination, and violence so that we are able to build a better future for our city and our country. Do Space stands with...
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    Returning to Work

    June 1st, 2020  |  

    COVID-19 was a big game changer; it turned everything on its head, making us change everything in ways we never thought we’d experience in our lifetime. As the USA is slowly starting to start business back up, there are a myriad of emotions that will come with coming back and it’s okay and normal to feel these things. Returning to work for the first time in over two months, several...
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    June Junior Makers: Pneumatic Moving Monsters Materials

    May 29th, 2020  |  

    For June, Junior Makers is creating fun moving monsters using the power of AIR! This fun and easy project involves the science of pneumatics (pronounced new-MATT-ix), an aspect of physics and engineering that is concerned with using the energy in compressed gas or air to make something move or work. We will be using mostly household and easy to find materials to make the mouth of a monster move...
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    Tech Resources in Omaha

    May 28th, 2020  |  

    Do Space is a one-of-a-kind type of community resource. It plays a key role in the lives of many residents in the Omaha area, and even though we are closed to the public, we are still hard at work for those residents. While the building is closed, Do Space’s free wifi can still be accessed in the parking lot of our facility from 8 AM to 8PM for those in need of a fast and reliable internet...
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    Create Some Fun with Do Space ‘Drop In’ Summer Videos

    May 26th, 2020  |  

    Do Space is known for its summer programs, and while families may not be able to come to our location to join in on the activities, we are going to bring the activities to you! Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout June and July, Do Space will drop a new fun and engaging activity video that the whole family can enjoy. On Tuesdays, we will post Make-Along videos where we will show you how to...
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    What To Do With Your Kids On Day One Million(ish) Of Staying Home

    May 20th, 2020  |  

    We are over eight weeks into staying at home, and, by this point, your kids have played with every toy and video game they own, and they’ve read every book on their shelves at least twice. Playgrounds are shut down. Depending on whether you live in a house or an apartment complex, you may or may not have access to outdoor space to play. The “easy to make” craft ideas on Pinterest that...
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    The Do List for 2020

    May 13th, 2020  |  

    Do Something Great This Summer with Do Space! Need ideas on how to keep busy or learn something new? Check out our list below for inspiration!  Start to master Adobe programs with our Illustrator & Photoshop Basics webinars Get your business idea off the ground! Visit startomaha.com Invigorate your employment profile through LinkedIn Take a free online course through Harvard...
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    Your Support During Omaha Gives!

    May 12th, 2020  |  

    If there is one thing Omaha excels at it’s supporting its non-profits! Nothing shows this more than the upcoming Omaha Gives! donation event. Don’t know what this event is all about? Let me break it down for you: Omaha Gives! is an all online giving celebration that allows you to shower your favorite non-profits with some much needed assistance. This year’s event will be held on...
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    Fun Educational Sites for Kids

    May 12th, 2020  |  

    While the school year may be coming to an end, a child’s learning should not! Parents looking for ways to keep their children engaged this summer will be happy to know that there are plenty of educational and productive online resources. We’ve listed several great sites that are not only engaging, but also fun for students! It’s recommended to visit these sites yourself to really get a...
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    Learn to Code This Summer From the Comfort of Your Own Home

    May 6th, 2020  |  

    Do you want to sharpen your technical skills? Gain a new job skill? A little worried about leaving your house to do so? It's okay. We've got you covered. Because the uncertainty surrounding in-person meetings this summer, we're taking Hello Code on-line for both the June and July cohorts and you can apply now! Hello Code is for adults interested in exploring career options in the tech...
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