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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 JULY

 

 

Wednesday, July 23 Popsicles

Enjoy a cool refreshing Popsicle from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 24: Story Time with Ms. Orchid

Orchid Robinson, from the Calcasieu Parish Library, will present “Make a Splash!” Story time will include books, songs, and activities related to water and hydrology at 11 a.m.

 

Friday, July 25: Spirograph Fun

Join us from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the ArtSpace and play with this classic geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical roulette curves.

 

Monday, July 28: Creative Beading

Join us at 2:30 p.m. for a beading workshop in the ArtSpace. Class is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, July 29: Snakes and Lizards

Paint either a wooden wiggly snake or lizard. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children 4 years and up.

 

Wednesday, July 30: Ice Cream

Ice cream will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 31: Wild Life Conservation

At 11 a.m., Dan Everett and his Friends of the Refuge will talk about keeping the habitat of our animals clean. He’ll show different animal furs confiscated from poachers.  

 

 

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FOR AUGUST

 

Friday, August 1: Playdough

Build something fun with Playdough in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 2: CyPhaKids: Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey

At 11 a.m. children will learn about science while doing fun crafts and experiments involving Doctor Who! The program is limited to 20 children ages 4-10.

 

Monday, August 4: Lacing Bookmarks

Make a cool bookmark for back to school! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, August 5: Pick a Project Workshop

Choose to paint a paper mache diary or a tambourine! Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children 4 years and up.

 

Wednesday, August 6: Watermelon

Enjoy fresh watermelon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, August 7: Lowe’s Workshop for Kids

Lowe’s employees will help children build a wooden project they can keep! Class begins at 11 a.m. and is limited to 25 children 4 years and up!

 

Friday, August 8: Experiment with Paint

Visit the ArtSpace between 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. to experiment with paint!

 

Saturday, August 9: Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show

Learn “magic tricks” with magnets! Sasol’s Joe Pawela will perform a demonstration of the power of magnetism and electricity. The show begins at 11:30 a.m.

 

Monday, August 11: Fish Banks

Paint your own ceramic fish bank to save your change! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, August 12: Pick a Project Workshop
Choose to paint either a birdhouse or wind chimes. Class begins at 11 a.m. and is limited to 25 children 4 years and up.

 

Friday, August 15: Kinetic Sand Fun

Great mess-free sand that children can sculpt, stretch, mold and pull will be in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

 

Friday, August 22: Pasta Necklaces

Make a pasta necklace in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 23: Closed for Imagination Celebration

The Children’s Museum will be CLOSED for the staff to prepare for our annual fundraiser. 

Imagination Celebration is a night of Celebrity Karaoke, amazing food, music, dancing and live and silent auctions. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Tickets for this adult 80’s party are $50. All proceeds help us make improvements, expand and provide special programming. For more information please call our office at 337-433-9420.

 

Friday, August 29: Playdough

Build something fun with Playdough in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

 

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