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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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