Registration is due July 13 for the YMCA of the Capital Area’s first Thingamajig Invention Convention, set for July 23 at the A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 S. Foster Drive.

Thingamajig is for ages 5 to 14 and features hands-on and enrichment activities in science, technology, engineering, math, healthy living and other areas.

Children also may enter their own inventions or fashions created from recycled materials into competition.

Visit for information and a registration form. For information, email Jessica Huckaby at or Eddrick Martin at or call (225) 687-1123.