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June 29, 2017

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

Tour some of the best U.S. National Parks attractions for kids and make camping crafts!

June 30, 2017

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

Pool noodles aren’t just for in the pool! This week we’re using them for some creative fitness activities.

July 1, 2017

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

We’ll kick off a month of reading themed programming by learning how the printing press revolutionized mass communication. We’ll also invent our own mini version with stamps!

July 2, 2017

Super Sunday 12 to 4 p.m.

Create a magical purse or satchel inspired by Kevin Henke’s colorful children’s book, “Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse.”

July 4, 2017

Happy 4th of July! Museum Closed

The Discovery Museum will be closed today so our employees can enjoy the holiday with their family and friends.

July 5, 2017

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

These fun Mexican Lucha Libre masks will bring a smile to the faces of kids and adults alike. We’ll also read Yuyi Morales’ “Niño Wrestles the World,” about a pint-sized luchadore named Niño.

July 5, 2017

Brain Builders @ 3:30 p.m.

Brain Builders, the Discovery Museum’s newest program, invites elementary-age children and their families to have a “STEAM”-powered summer together! Build your brain in the realms of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math during weekly, hands-on experiments and activities. This week we’re exploring circuitry with Snap Circuit Jr. kits!

July 6, 2017

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

¡Feliz día del niño! Celebrate kids and the magical world of books by reading the bilingual “Book Feista!” by Pat Mora and making bookmarks!

July 7, 2017

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

Make a Luchador mask and try some workout moves inspired by the famous Mexican wrestlers.

July 8, 2017

Science Discovery @ 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Paper is one of the most important resources on the planet. But how is it made and how much do you use in a year? Learn this and much more by attending this fun, hands-on Science Saturday presented by Science Discovery through the Santa Maria Utilities Department. You will also be able to make your own sheet […]

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