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Imagination Playground

Fridays, July 1 - August 26
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts.  Construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.

Get Out!

Tuesdays, July 5 - August 30
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Get out and play!  Explore the Museum's great outdoors with a series of active hands-on programs in The Children’s Garden every week. Learn more.

Wheels at Work

Wednesdays, July 6 - August 31  •  10:00 AM - Noon

Kids climb aboard a backhoe, investigate a fire truck, get behind the wheel of a police cruiser, and meet the workers who operate them.  Explore a different vehicle each week! Learn more.

Pocket Fairies

Thursday, July 7 • 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Craft tiny fairies from fabric scraps, found objects, and natural materials, and collage with fabric to create imaginative fairy scenery and habitats.

After the Beanstalk: Jack, Jill & the Giant

Mondays, July 11 - August 15  •  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Help Jack and his sister Jill solve the giant's puzzling spatial challenges in an interactive performance that expands on the classic tale.  Shows at 10:30 & 11:30 AM and 12:30 & 1:30 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.
Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.

Bubble Blowout

Saturday & Sunday, July 16 & 17  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Kids experiment with ways to blow bubbles big and small and use an array of wacky tools as bubble wands and blowers in the Museum’s Children’s Garden.
Underwritten by National Grid.

Discovery Studio

Discovery Studio

Drop into the Museum's vibrant art and science exploration space to discover a changing schedule of imaginative activities.  Create with natural and recycled materials, investigate the power of air and the movement of water, tackle creative construction challenges, and much more. Try a different theme each week! Click here for upcoming activities.

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