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Grab a pair of binoculars and come bird watching with us as we go undercover to discover why springtime is for the birds.  Nests you can nibble on and a birdhouse you build will give you something to chirp about.

Pre-registration is required. $12 members/$15 non-members **includes museum admission for child

Buggy-but true!  Ladybugs can be grouchy in a bug eat bug world. This program is for families with children ages 2-5 years old accompanied by an adult. Siblings under two may attend along with at least one paying older child. One adult required for every four children attending.  Pre-registration is required.

Available Classtimes:

Tuesday, April 19

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

Wednesday, April 20

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

If you like fast, funny and froggy, you will be “hoppy” to join us for some “un-frog-gettable” amphibian activities that include choosing a tadpole of your own to take home and wait for big changes.

Pre-registration is required. $12 members/$15 non-members **includes museum admission for child

Gear up for fun as you power up a robot of your very own.

Adults and children participate and learn together. Pop-in any time between 11:00am – 2:00pm on the scheduled days.

Cost: FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House

Sleepy Bear

Have a “beary” good time with Sleepy Bear as he wakes up from his winter snooze and gets ready for spring. These programs are for families with children ages 2-5 years old accompanied by an adult. Siblings under two may attend along with at least one paying older child. One adult required for every four children attending.  Pre-registration is required. $5 per child.

Tuesday, February 23 

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

Wednesday, February 24 

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

Fun is a heartbeat away when you create valentines to send, save and eat. These programs are for families with children ages 2-5 years old accompanied by an adult. Siblings under two may attend along with at least one paying older child. One adult required for every four children attending.  Pre-registration is required. $5 per child.

Tuesday, February 9 

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

Wednesday, February 10 

10:15am-11:00am                  2-5yrs

12:15pm-1:00pm                    2-5yrs

Chart a course for fun as you set sail to Harbor Town to experiment with boatyard basics. Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are held outdoors in our play garden. All programs are designed for adults and children to experience together. Drop in anytime during the scheduled time. No pre-registration required. Please note: These outdoor programs may be cancelled due to weather.

Ages: 2-10 years with adult

Cost: FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House

2:00-4:00pm (Drop-In) on each day

Walk on the wild side as you use the field tools in your backpack to examine some of the crawling, flying and buzzing insects that call our grassy meadow home.

Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are held outdoors in our play garden. All programs are designed for adults and children to experience together. Drop in anytime during the scheduled time. No pre-registration required. Please note: These outdoor programs may be cancelled due to weather.

Event occurs at 2pm-4pm each day

Chart a course for fun as you set sail to Harbor Town to experiment with boatyard basics. Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are held outdoors in our play garden. All programs are designed for adults and children to experience together. Drop in anytime during the scheduled time. No pre-registration required. Please note: These outdoor programs may be cancelled due to weather.

Ages: 2-10 years with adult

Cost: FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House

2:00-4:00pm (Drop-In) on both days

 

Zoom in on nature as you discover how cool tools help you see the world in a whole new way Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are held outdoors in our play garden. All programs are designed for adults and children to experience together. Drop in anytime during the scheduled time. No pre-registration required. Please note: These outdoor programs may be cancelled due to weather.

Cost: Free w/ museum admission

Ages: 2-10 w/ an adult

2-4PM (Drop-in)  on each day