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October 2018

Spooky Brew

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

All ages. Adult supervision required.

Family Weekend Workshop Create a mysterious drink that transforms from blue to purple to pink before your eyes! Sample Butterfly Pea Flower Tea and discover its unusual ability to change color when added to acidic drinks, like lemonade. Try your hand at other color changing combinations and see how spooky and fun chemistry can be! Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Haunted Tall Ship

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2018 at 12:00pm

$2 – $17

Everybody’s been through a haunted house – but have you ever experienced a haunted ship? This October, Discovery World’s S/V Denis Sullivan will transform from Wisconsin’s flagship into a "haunted" schooner, filled from bow to stern with ghouls, ghosts, and goblins! Step aboard to experience all the tricks and treats the captain and crew have waiting for you! No pre-registration required. This is not a sail. The ship will be docked and guests can explore certain areas of the ship. THEMEZombies:…

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November 2018

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

November 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before!

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Anatomy Up-Close

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2018 at 1:30pm

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Family Weekend Workshop Come on in to the Freshwater Lab and discover cool internal anatomy up close! Learn the difference between invertebrates and vertebrates and check out some samples under a microscope. Too queasy to look at the insides? That’s ok! We will also have a virtual dissection available to explore the insides of skates and sharks without the mess! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Girls & STEM

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery World is hosting our third annual Girls & STEM day, and you’re invited! Together, our partners and other groups throughout the city will be onsite to spark new interests, make real-life connections, and fight stereotypes and obstacles facing young girls and women in Milwaukee. Girls & STEM was produced to inspire creativity and curiosity in females through engaging hands-on activities that demonstrate and integrate science, technology, engineering, and math. Our goal is that through demonstrations, conversations, and engaging experiments…

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Anatomy Up-Close

November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2018 at 1:30pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Come on in to the Freshwater Lab and discover cool internal anatomy up close! Learn the difference between invertebrates and vertebrates and check out some samples under a microscope. Too queasy to look at the insides? That’s ok! We will also have a virtual dissection available to explore the insides of skates and sharks without the mess! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Gingerbread Room Spray

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Design the perfect gift packed with the smells of the season – but without the baking! Deconstruct the ingredients of gingerbread, sugar cookies, or hot chocolate and assemble a room spray with a customized scent that will have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head. Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Gingerbread Room Spray

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Design the perfect gift packed with the smells of the season – but without the baking! Deconstruct the ingredients of gingerbread, sugar cookies, or hot chocolate and assemble a room spray with a customized scent that will have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head. Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Thankful for Marshmallows

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 2:30pm

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Family Weekend Workshop Combine the taste of Thanksgiving dinner with marshmallows! Find out how to make a marshmallow and give it unique flavors – cranberry and pumpkin, anyone? Walk away with a recipe and a small sample to try out at Thanksgiving dinner. Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Science Saturday

November 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:30am

FREE

Join us on our promenade in the chilly months, for a FREE* science demonstration that is sure to impress! Learn about density by using an everyday object like a balloon or the science behind pulling off a tablecloth from a fully set table, and more! Experiments change monthly! Shows take place between 11:30am and 1:30pm. *General admission applies if visiting entire museum. Dates and times are subject to change. Please check website or at Admissions for most up-to-date information.  

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Thankful for Marshmallows

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 2:30pm

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Family Weekend Workshop Combine the taste of Thanksgiving dinner with marshmallows! Find out how to make a marshmallow and give it unique flavors – cranberry and pumpkin, anyone? Walk away with a recipe and a small sample to try out at Thanksgiving dinner. Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Thankful for Marshmallows

November 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 2:30pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Combine the taste of Thanksgiving dinner with marshmallows! Find out how to make a marshmallow and give it unique flavors – cranberry and pumpkin, anyone? Walk away with a recipe and a small sample to try out at Thanksgiving dinner. Adult supervision required. Please alert the Educator to any allergies or concerns.

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Visit with Santa

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Maker Market x2

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

November 24 & 25 from 10am-4pm Celebrate Shop Small Saturday and Sunday at Discovery World, your one stop shop for all your gifting needs! Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. Pick…

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Visit with Santa

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Maker Market x2

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

November 24 & 25 from 10am-4pm Celebrate Shop Small Saturday and Sunday at Discovery World, your one stop shop for all your gifting needs! Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. Pick…

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December 2018

Visit with Santa

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

Included in ticket price

The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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To Love Fish is to Know Them

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

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Family Weekend Workshop Do you love your Lake?  What about the fish living in the depths of Lake Michigan?  Can you tell a bass from a bluegill?  Learn to identify the creatures that share our waters. At the end of the workshop, feel free to make an optional fishy Christmas ornament! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Intro to Arduino

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 2:30pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Have you ever heard of an Arduino? Arduino microcontrollers have opened up a new world to the DIY community, adding connectivity, intelligence, and an extra special spark to any project. During this educator-led experience, participants will learn the fundamentals of Arduino programming and see some of the projects our staff have created using the platform. Adult supervision required. 

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To Love Fish is to Know Them

December 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Do you love your Lake?  What about the fish living in the depths of Lake Michigan?  Can you tell a bass from a bluegill?  Learn to identify the creatures that share our waters. At the end of the workshop, feel free to make an optional fishy Christmas ornament! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

December 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before!

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Intro to Arduino

December 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 2:30pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Have you ever heard of an Arduino? Arduino microcontrollers have opened up a new world to the DIY community, adding connectivity, intelligence, and an extra special spark to any project. During this educator-led experience, participants will learn the fundamentals of Arduino programming and see some of the projects our staff have created using the platform. Adult supervision required. 

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To Love Fish is to Know Them

December 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Do you love your Lake?  What about the fish living in the depths of Lake Michigan?  Can you tell a bass from a bluegill?  Learn to identify the creatures that share our waters. At the end of the workshop, feel free to make an optional fishy Christmas ornament! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Intro to Arduino

December 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 2:30pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Have you ever heard of an Arduino? Arduino microcontrollers have opened up a new world to the DIY community, adding connectivity, intelligence, and an extra special spark to any project. During this educator-led experience, participants will learn the fundamentals of Arduino programming and see some of the projects our staff have created using the platform. Adult supervision required. 

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To Love Fish is to Know Them

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

Included in ticket price

Family Weekend Workshop Do you love your Lake?  What about the fish living in the depths of Lake Michigan?  Can you tell a bass from a bluegill?  Learn to identify the creatures that share our waters. At the end of the workshop, feel free to make an optional fishy Christmas ornament! Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Visit with Santa

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

Included in ticket price

The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Homeschool Day – Power On

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, December 11th Theme: Power On Get current at this Homeschool Day all about energy!  Create a squishy circuit, explore the unseen world of energy, and get a charge out of our new Power On Exhibit. Click Here for More Details

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