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Family Programs

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Fun Activities with Family

Saturday, May 27

11:15 – 11:45 am • Doctor Dress Up
Come dress up and learn all about being a doctor!

1:00 – 2:00 pm • Special TechTime
Special weekend TechTime! Have fun playing – and learning – with Lego WeDo. For ages 5 and up. Limit 5 – Sign up sheet. Siblings may work together.

Sunday, May 28

11:15 – 11:45 am • Glitter Germs
Come play with our “germs” and understand how they spread and learn about hand-washing! Recommended ages 3 and older.

OPEN Monday, May 29
Summer Hours Begin. OPEN 7 days a week!

Monday, May 29

11:00 – 11:45 am • Patriotic Agamograph
Create and color an American Flag agamograph. An agamograph is a series of images that change at different angles.

1:15 – 1:45 pm • Fit Ball Fitness Fun!
Come get active and fit! Toss the ball and follow the instructions for lots of fitness fun!

Thursday, June 1

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Get Into It! FREE
The museum stays open late with free admission and activities. Enjoy free admission, giveaways, activities and free dental screenings from All About Kids Pediatric Dentistry.
An Open Arms program.

5:00 – 6:00 pm • ELLI Open House
Explore our preschool classroom at the museum for 3 - 5 years olds and meet with an ELLI staff member.

Monday, June 5

1:00 – 4:00 pm • Homeschool Day
Bring your family or your entire co-op to explore our unique, multidisciplinary hands-on exhibits. The museum will be open exclusively for homeschool families and groups of any size!

Friday, June 16

Museum Closes at 4:00 pm

image-Storybook Pajama Party

5:00 – 8:30 pm • Storybook Pajama Party
Come in comfy PJs and listen to a favorite story. Visit with it's life-sized storybook character, make special crafts, enjoy a snack and join in a musical parade. Who knew "bedtime" could be so much fun? Call 203 899 0606, ext. 264 to register or register online.

Early-bird pricing until June 9.Space is limited, registration required. Learn More

Recurring Programs

A variety of daily activities for kids and familiy fun to choose from — all free with museum admission. View the full calendar for details.


Programs subject to change. Space may be limited. First-come, first-serve. Ages are recommendations, and may vary depending on the activity. (ex: small parts, ages 5 and up.)

Around the World

Stepping Stones takes children and parents to different countries around the globe, bringing the culture and its people to life. Learn more

Western South America – Bolivia and Peru

Saturday, May 20
2:00 pm • Performance Series

New Inca Son – For the Peruvians, life is a celebration, especially through music. New Inca Son will take you on a unforgettable journey to the Andes Mountains. With songs and stories, the Trio will bring to life the sights and sounds of their beautiful Peruvian homeland, and teach you about their ancient culture.

Sunday, May 28
2:00 pm • Show Me a Tale

The Frog and the Condor – T a tale of friendship and courage – discover how a frog helps a girl being held captive by a giant condor. After the story, children will create animal etchings after the Nazca Lines in Peru. Limited space – get tickets at the Welcome Desk. For children ages 5 and older.