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September 22, 2017

Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

We’re going geocaching inside the museum!

September 23, 2017

Night at the Museum Gala Event

Saturday, September 23 VIP reception  starts at 5:30 p.m. Gala starts at 6:30 p.m. On September 23rd the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum will come to life after dark for a red-carpet affair to raise funds for our much-need programs for kids. This 3rd annual black-tie-optional event will be full of surprises and fun, with entertainment, heavy hors […]

September 24, 2017

Sunday Funday 12 to 4 p.m.

Get ready for fall by painting some multicolored leaves.

September 26, 2017

Tuesday Tales @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

“Tap the Magic Tree,” an acclaimed interactive picture book about the changing seasons, has a unique surprise!

September 27, 2017

Preschool Patrol @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate the arrival of fall by making craft stick trees!

September 28, 2017

Passport Thursday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

This week we’ll travel to Central America to read “Salsa: Un poema para cocinar” (a bilingual cooking poem) and learn how to make salsa!

September 28, 2017

Brain Builders @ 3:30 p.m.

Children of all ages can experience the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) through hands-on experiments and activities during Brain Builders, Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Scheduled activities include programming Dash and Dot robots with software apps, extracting DNA from fruit, designing bridges with K’NEX®, and discovering the magic of snap circuits!

September 29, 2017

Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

“Musical Forest” puts a woodsy spin of the beloved children’s game musical chairs. Come play with us!

September 30, 2017

Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Precision irrigation is an important part of making agriculture more efficient. This STEM activity challenges kids to build their own irrigation system using household materials.

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