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The museum offers special programs year round. Don't miss out on all the fun!
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SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FOR NOVEMBER
Monday, November 24: Happy Turkey
Kids can create a “Happy Turkey” for the big day. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children.
Tuesday, November 25: Fall Placemats
Make a colorful placemat for your table by weaving foam strips together. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children.
Wednesday, November 26: Thanksgiving Pasta Necklaces
Create a Thanksgiving necklace using fall colored pasta. Classes start at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children.
Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28
The museum will be closed for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FOR DECEMBER
Friday, December 5: Snowman Painting
Create your best winter snowman using paint from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 6: Get Animated with CyPhaKids
At 11 a.m., kids will learn about the famous Walt Disney and do fun crafts involving the movie Frozen!! The program is limited to 20 children, ages 4-10. However, if more than 20 children are expected, there will be a second event at 12 p.m.!
Friday, December 12: Christmas Pasta Necklaces
Make a red and green pasta necklace to wear for the holidays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 13: Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show
Rheology – The Thick and Thin of It All
Join Roberta Rabaioli from Sasol and learn how different materials have different flow properties and can behave in unexpected ways. Demonstrations include silly putty, ketchup, honey and cornstarch solutions. The program begins at 11:30 a.m.
Friday, December 19: 3rd Floor Closed
We are sorry for any inconvenience but the 3rd floor will be closed from 1:30-5 p.m. today.
Christmas Holiday Activities:
Saturday, December 20: Holiday Fun
Breakfast with Santa (Members only)
Members get your last minute wish list to Santa before he heads back to the North Pole and enjoy breakfast from 9:45-10:30 a.m.! The 3rd floor will be closed to the general public until 11 a.m. Bring your camera.
Meet Santa Claus (public event)
Don’t forget your camera! From 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m., Santa will give out jingle bell necklaces. When you’re done you can make an ornament in the ArtSpace to take home!
Monday, December 22: Holiday Fun
Story Time with Dan Ellender
At 11 a.m., Executive Director Dan Ellender will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas!”
Children can pick two wooden ornaments to decorate for their tree. Classes start at 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children each.
At 12:30 p.m., we will have popcorn and watch “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” “The Little Drummer Boy” and “Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol!”
Tuesday, December 23: Holiday Fun
Story Time with Nana and Pappy Elf
At 11 a.m., we will have one of Santa’s elves read the classic story of “Rudolph!” Kids will receive a candy cane after the story.
O Christmas Tree
Decorate your foam Christmas tree with Santa’s Workshop stickers and glitter. Class begins at 11:30 and is limited to 20 children.
At 12:30 p.m., we will have popcorn and watch “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman” and “Frosty Returns!”
Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday, December 25: Closed for Christmas
We hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas!
Friday, December 26: Ceramic Piggy Bank
Save up your Christmas money in your ceramic piggy bank. Classes start at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children each.
Monday, December 29: Story Time with Cay Gibson
Children’s book author, Cay Gibson, will read her book, “Cajun ‘Ti Beau and the Cocodries,” at 11 a.m. A book signing will follow.
Tuesday, December 30: Crowns and Tiaras
Class begins at 11 a.m. and is limited to 25 children.
Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1: Closed for New Year’s
Happy New Year! We hope to see you in 2015!
Friday, January 2: Jumbo Snowflakes
Make a jumbo foam snowflake! Class begins at 11 a.m. and is limited to 25 children.
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