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May 23, 2017

Tuesday Tales @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

“If you decide to go to the moon,” author Faith McNulty writes, “read this book before you start. It will tell you how to get there and what to do after you land. The most important part tells you how to get home.”

May 24, 2017

Preschool Patrol @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Learn about the moon’s topography and make moon rocks with us!

May 25, 2017

Passport Thursday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Recreate the phases of the moon during this hands-on clay activity!

May 26, 2017

Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

What’s it like to walk on the moon? We’ll find out at this week’s Fit Friday!

May 27, 2017

Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Why are there craters on the moon? We’ll brainstorm answers to that question and do a hands-on physics demonstration!

May 28, 2017

Super Sunday 12 to 4 p.m.

Explore the power of gravity with this fun painting lesson!

May 30, 2017

Tuesday Tales @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

“Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Cosmos” by Stephanie Roth Sisson is the story of a curious boy who never stopped wondering about the stars and what they’re like.

May 31, 2017

Preschool Patrol @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

This week we’ll learn about the planets and do some solar system marble painting!

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 […]

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