Events by Date

September 2014


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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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We are CLOSED Tuesday, September 2 through Monday, September 8 for our annual "Spruce Up". We'll be deep cleaning, painting and even installing a brand new exhibit - Backyard at Night. Our doors will reopen with School Year Hours on...
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Investigate nature all around us.  Make a collection of leaves, sticks, pinecones, and more.  Look for similarities and differences in what we find as we practice our nature vocabulary. ©2013 WGBH Educational Foundation....
10 AM
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 Are you curious about what’s inside telephones and computers? Let’s learn together with real tools and electronics as we adapt one of the most popular programs from the Science Discovery Museum for young children.  ...
10 AM
 Can you meet Ruff Ruffman’s challenge? Design hooks that can grab different capsules out of the water. © 2014 WGBH Educational Foundation
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Join us for our weekly story time. We’ll bring the books; you bring your imagination!
11 AM
 Join us for hands-on educational activities about nanoscale science, engineering and technology. Experiment with memory metal and try turning a nickel colors. Explore the nano in your everyday life and discover the special and...
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Let’s take a look at the natural world around us and record some of our observations with crayon rubbings. Let’s compare and contrast the different rocks, trees, and leaves we find on our 4.5 acre campus!   The Make...
10 AM
 Let’s take a look at the natural world around us and record some of our observations with crayon rubbings. Let’s compare and contrast the different rocks, trees, and leaves we find on our 4.5 acre campus!   The Make...
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Come join in all the fun and explore both museums during this special free evening for families with children on the autism spectrum. Visitors may also drop-in for a workshop from a practicing music therapist from Indian Hill Music....
5:30 - 8:30 PM
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 Come string together some glow-in-the-dark beads and then explore our brand new exhibit space, Backyard at Night! From sitting near the campfire to making shadow puppets, we’ll be having too much fun to ever be afraid of the...
10 AM
 What’s it going to be??? Provide your expert opinion and help us prototype a new idea, program, or exhibit component.  Participate in shaping our future programs and spaces!
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Organize our collection of beads by sorting them into different categories.  Can you make a necklace by creating a repeating pattern?  What patterns or colors will you choose? © 2013 WGBH Educational Foundation.
10 AM
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 Join us for our weekly story time. We’ll bring the books; you bring your imagination!
11 AM
 Are you curious about what’s inside telephones and computers? Grab a screwdriver and discover resistors and capacitors as you uncover the inner workings of everyday electronics. Sponsored by Analog Devices, Inc. 
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Can you meet Ruff Ruffman’s challenge? Design hooks that can grab different capsules out of the water. © 2014 WGBH Educational Foundation
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Join Issa Coulibaly in a hands-on drumming experience inspired by the music of Mali, West Africa.  Play authentic djembes, dunun, and caxixi while you learn the rhythms straight from the source. This program is being offered by...
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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 We are working on designing and constructing a new exhibit space in the Children’s Discovery Museum. Come see some of our ideas and prototypes, and help shape our future exhibit with your expert opinions and advice!
10 AM
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 Weave in, weave out… Join us as we create unique woven masterpieces inspired by the natural world around us. Knit together a mixture of materials and a kaleidoscope of colors as you craft a one of a kind piece or add to a...
10 AM - 12 PM & 2 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Take a variety of natural materials, add a little paint and imagination, and you get some colorful creations. We’ll be looking around the museum grounds for inspiration as we create stick figures, stone creatures and more....
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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 Unleash your inner scientist and go beyond a flower’s petals while dissecting and uncovering its insides. Challenge yourself to identify the different parts, then, mix and match the parts from your flower with others to create...
10 AM - 12 PM & 2 PM - 4:30 PM
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 Head to our Woodland Trail and put your skills for observation and exploration to the test. Inspired by the popular activity of letterboxing, we’ll provide all the clues you need to explore the trail…and uncover a few...
All Day
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 Head to our Woodland Trail and put your skills for observation and exploration to the test. Inspired by the popular activity of letterboxing, we’ll provide all the clues you need to explore the trail…and uncover a few...
All Day
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 Join in all the fun during this special free morning for families with infants and toddlers with hearing loss, offered in conjunction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Children's Hospital Boston. Pre-registration is...
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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 Design, build, and explore a mysterious forest environment of fairy houses and gnome homes. Using a variety of natural materials, along with a dusting of creativity, construct your own woodland habitat to take home or add to the...
10 AM - 12 PM & 2 PM - 4:30 PM