Get a jump start on your weekend with the Second Friday Program at the MIT Museum! Second Friday Programs are FREE and are oriented for open exploration with opportunities to attend performances, demonstrations, and lectures through out the museum galleries. April 2013's Second Friday event gives vistors an insider's glimpse of the newest Joël Tettamanti: Compass Points exhibit with curator Gary Van Zante and Simmons College senior lecturer and Boston Center for the Arts artist in residence, Edie Bresler. Tours at 6:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
Straight from the pages of the beloved children’s book, costumed character Corduroy will be visiting the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire as part of the Books Alive program, ready to greet young fans and help promote the love of reading.
The Museum of Science hosts a special planetarium presentation geared to engage kids ages 6 and under in the world of Astronomy! Elmo and Big Bird team up to introduce young children to the start in Big Bird's Adventure: One World, One Sky at the Hayden Planetarium in Boston! Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take you on a journey of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon.
Shoemaker and the Elves Puppet Show at Wenham Museum tells the story of the clasic Grimm's fairy tale. The full-scale marionette performance with harpsichord accompaniment performed by the Cape Ann Waldorf School Magical Strings Puppet Troupe.
The 11 a.m. show is full. Call museum to register for the 1 p.m. show. 978-927-2377
Learn about food allergies and the foods that cause them at this Children's Museum of New Hampshire and Hannaford Supermarket sponsored workshop. You'll learn about alternative foods for allergy sufferers and get some great recipes too! Registered dietician Katy Magoon from Hannaford Supermarkets will be making Bananas in Blankets, among other tasty snacks for you to try!
Discover how people kept warm in the winter long ago as you and your child enjoy a story about winter on the farm, sip warm cocoa, and make a mitten craft with museum educators. The M is for Museum museum-themed programs are led by museum educators and designed to introduce young children to the world of museums in a fun and interactive setting. Pre-school age and up.
Have a “rail” fun time watching trains traversing bridges, disappearing into tunnels, and stopping to pick up tiny passengers along the way as we celebrate the art of miniature railroading. Train fans will delight in two room-size model train layouts with engines racing around a 400+ square foot O-Gauge track reminiscent of holiday department store displays and a 1920s Standard Gauge layout.
Stitch your own winter wonderland at the Art Materials and Creative Experience drop-in art activity this weekend at PEM.
Learn about the Folly Cove Designers' process, then get to work in the Children's Activity Center. Explore the Folly Cove Designs, create prints using stamps, foam shapes and styrofoam. Also, examine a linoleum block and tools similar to those used by the original Designers. This drop-in program is free for members and Cape Ann residents or with Museum admission. For more information call 978-283-0455 x16.
Get a jump start on your weekend with the Second Friday Program at the MIT Museum! Second Friday Programs are FREE and are oriented for open exploration with opportunities to attend performances, demonstrations, and lectures through out the museum galleries.