DISCOVERY MUSEUM IN THE NEWS

 

Children to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Queen Elsa and Olaf at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

Royalty is coming to the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum this weekend! Thanks to a partnership between the museum and A Wish Your Heart Makes, Frozen’s Queen Elsa and her beloved sidekick, Olaf the Snowman, are making a special trip from the beautiful land of Arendelle to visit with local families this Valentine’s Day. Starting […]

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Children celebrate legacy of Nat Fast at Discovery Museum

A celebration of a local artist’s legacy drew an estimated 300 children and parents to the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum for a day of painting, sculpting singing and dancing Sunday. Professional artists shared their talents with the scores of young people who packed the museum for the fifth annual Nat Fast Children’s Arts Day, […]

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KCOY TV-Discovery Museum Celebrates 5th Annual Nat Fast Day

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NAT FAST DAY CELEBRATES CHILDREN AND THE ARTS AT THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM

Local children and their families are invited to paint, draw, sing and dance with professional artists this Sunday, Jan. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Discovery Museum’s 5th Annual Nat Fast Children’s Arts Day, a free community event celebrating the arts and the legacy of local artist Nat Fast.        “Nat Fast […]

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KSBY TV: Kids Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve

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Happy Noon Year: Children, parents celebrate at Discovery Museum

While the jet set was busy readying for the evening hours, the trike and bike set celebrated 2015 with Noon Year’s Eve on Wednesday at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum. Children made noisemakers and cheered as they counted down to noon. Afterward, the cookies crumbled and the sparkling cider flowed. About 120 people showed […]

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Youths Ring In 2015 at ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ Party at Santa Maria Children’s Discovery Museum

Complete with noisemakers and nonalcoholic bubbly, youths rang in the new year at noon Wednesday during the annual celebration at the Santa Maria Valley Children’s Discovery Museum. Some 130 youngsters and adults gathered at the museum for the celebration, which included crafts to make noisemakers, sparkling apple cider, cookies, candy canes and a big supply […]

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Fairy merry Christmas: Use our annual nonprofit wish list to bring a little magic to local organizations

BY SUN STAFF With the swoosh of a wand, the Sun fairy godmothers would like to help poof nonprofit wishes into reality this holiday season. And unlike Cinderella, the wishes granted won’t disappear at midnight and won’t come in the form of a pumpkin carriage and some glass slippers—unless for some reason that’s on this […]

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Explore the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes with the Discovery Museum!

Does your child enjoy exploring nature? How about photography or poetry? If the answer is yes to either of those questions, you’re in luck! The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum has partnered with the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center to offer a special winter field trip to the dunes and the museum. This daylong adventure will start […]

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Children fashion pilgrim hats at Discovery Museum

A day before Thanksgiving, children at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum crafted pilgrim hats to get in the holiday spirit. The museum hosted the Thanksgiving-themed event for children visiting the museum with their parents Wednesday morning. The youngsters cut and pasted their creations, sporting their finished products afterward. While the museum, located at 705 […]

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Get tickets for the Holiday Shopping Spree Raffle

One lucky family’s wish will come true this December, thanks to the Discovery Museum’s $1,000 Holiday Shopping Spree Raffle! Will it be yours? The family that wins our raffle will get $1,000 to spend anywhere their hearts desire. The funds raised through the raffle will help support the musuem’s operational costs and provide affordable, accessible […]

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Get ready for the holidays with the Discovery Museum!

The holidays are just around the corner, and the Discovery Museum is ready for them. We have lots of fun educational programming planned for the week of Thanksgiving: • We’ll be making Native American headdresses on Super Sunday, Nov. 23, from noon to 4 p.m. Bring a brown paper bag and any extra decorations you’d […]

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Giving thanks around the world

The month of November is best known for Thanksgiving. Soon it will be time to come together as a family to feast and give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Of course, giving thanks isn’t just an American thing; numerous holidays across the world are dedicated to the art of being thankful. This month […]

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