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December 12, 2017

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

Our prehistoric pals, the dinosaurs, can’t wait to spin the dreidel and grab the gelt in Jan Yolen’s “How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?”!

December 10, 2017

FREE Nutrition Expedition 2 to 4 p.m.

Families who come to this free program will get to make a healthy snack with educators from Marian Regional Medical Center and learn about healthy eating and exercise habits. This year-round program is funded by Dignity Health and held the second Sunday of each month at the Discovery Museum.

December 9, 2017

Free Holiday Makerspace 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free Holiday Makerspace Saturday, Dec. 9 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wire LED and pasta ornaments, build Popsicle stick Menorahs, decorate Gingerbread men cookies and more at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum!

December 8, 2017

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

Freeze! You’re it in this fun, wintry game of tag.

December 7, 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. This week we’re exploring the world of knitting and numbers!

December 7, 2017

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

December is prime summer time in the Southern Hemisphere! This week we’ll travel to Australia, New Zealand, and other countries to see how they spend their summer holiday break.

December 6, 2017

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

Help Corduroy find his missing button and make your own button star ornament for the holidays!

December 5, 2017

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

In the holiday classic, “Corduroy” by Don Freeman, Corduroy has been on the department store shelf for a long time—and he’s even missing a button! Yet as soon as Lisa sees him, she knows that he’s the bear for her.

December 3, 2017

Sunday Funday 12 to 4 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit by making a family of Egg Carton Snowmen (and women and kids)!

December 2, 2017

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

Teach your budding chemists to make Snow Slime and take home our secret recipe!

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