Get a printable version of our August program calendar!

August 21, 2017

Special Solar Eclipse Viewing 9 a.m. to noon

Save the Date Monday, Aug. 21  Solar Eclipse Viewing Come experience this rare celestial event at the Discovery Museum from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The eclipse will take place at 10:16 a.m., and a limited supply of complementary viewing glasses will be provided. You will be able to view an 80% solar eclipse—you won’t want to miss […]

August 22, 2017

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

All the other bulls run, jump, and butt their heads together in fights. Ferdinand, on the other hand, would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what will happen when Ferdinand is picked for the bullfights in Madrid? Find out at Tuesday Tales!

August 23, 2017

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

Get ready for our annual R.H. Tesene Free Family Day at the Ranch by making a steer mask!

August 23, 2017

Brain Builders @ 3:30 p.m.

This week for Brain Builders, you’ll learn to think like an architect while building bridges and other forms with K’nex!

August 24, 2017

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

Saddle up for a day at the ranch, where we’ll design our own cattle brands and learn about Santa Maria’s ranching history!

August 25, 2017

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

Herd Tag puts a fun ranching twist on the long-time favorite Amoeba Tag.

August 26, 2017

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

“The Steaks Are High” STEM App allows kids to develop their math skills while learning about cattle, the environment, and nutrition.

August 26, 2017

Bookmaking with Beryl @ 2 p.m.

This month’s Bookmaking with children’s book author Beryl Reichenberg is all about bugs! Make a 3-D lady bug book, or any other kind of bug you can think of.

August 27, 2017

R.H. Tesene’s Free Family Day at Ranch 12 to 4 p.m.

Yeehaw! It’s time for the Discovery Museum’s annual R.H. Tesene Free Family Day at the Ranch Sunday, Aug. 27 12 to 4 p.m. Try your hand at roping cattle, design your own brand, crafts, and more!

August 29, 2017

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

Anne Rockwell explains the universe of stars with bright pictures and simple text in a book that will delight any curious child’s mind!

Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options