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

Travel around the world as we visit and learn about the way different places celebrate the start of spring for Passport Thursday.

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

Mix up different colors this Wednesday to create tie dye Easter egg doilies.

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Tueday Tales @ 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

One fine Easter morning, George and the man with the yellow hat head to the park. George can’t help but join in the fun when he sees children dyeing Easter eggs . . . but what’s that man doing with their prized creations in “Happy Easter, Curious George” by R.P. Anderson.

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Free Family Kite Festival from 12 to 4 p.m., Museum Closed

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Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Makerspace 12-4

We’re getting ready for the Kite Festival this Science Saturday! We’re having the American Kite Association here to help us create our very own kites. In the Makerspace, we’ll be making paper umbrellas at 2:30 p.m.

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Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Makerspace 2-5

Run and fly for Fit Friday! We’re going to have kite races to see who’s the quickest kite flyer. Practice your finesse with words and building when we make poetry towers in the Makerspace at 3:30 p.m.

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

We’re going to travel in time this Passport Thursday to learn about the history of kites. Kite flying goes back more than 2,000 years and it all began in China.

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

Create your favorite animal in kite form this Wednesday and once you’ve made yourself a kite you can bring it to the Free Family Kite Festival on Sunday, April 14!

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

It is a good day for kites in “Kite Flying” by Grace Lin! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then […]

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Sunday Funday & Makerspace from 12 to 4 p.m.

Make a paper plate twirler that reacts to the wind for Sunday Funday. Then head into the Makerspace to make Painted Pages, an art activity inspired by your favorite stories at 2:30 p.m.

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Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Makerspace 12-4

For Science Saturday, experiment with plants to see how a leaf creates oxygen, that we breathe, from sunlight. Construct a pom pom drop in the Makerspace at 2:30 p.m.

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Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Makerspace 2-5

In this hide-and-seek activity for Fit Friday, experience how animals use the features of their habitats, such as trees, bushes, or rocks, to hide from predators or to help them sneak up on prey. In the Makerspace, learn how water cycles work and create one yourself at 3:30 p.m.!

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