The Children’s Museum, 2 West Seventh Street, Bloomsburg is pleased to announce its programs for November 2019.
Music Together® Family Classes
Continuing on Fridays through November 22 (Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22)
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
This internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program is led by certified music teacher, Kerry Kenny. Music Together® stimulates a love for music, movement, and learning in children ages newborn to kindergarten and the adults who love them. Wiggling, singing, and laughing with your child is so much fun—it’s easy to forget how much learning is taking place! Music CD & Songbook included. Registration required. Register at www.musictogetherofbloomsburg.com or email at [email protected]
Art Lab: Oil Painting 101
Saturday, November 2
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
A one hour class exploring and introducing fine art techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned painter in acrylics or watercolor or new to painting in general, you’ll find oil painting to be a fun and unique way to bring your drawings to life! Recommended for ages 6+. Museum admission plus $6.00 material fee. Register online.
Girls Who Code
Thursday, November 7 and 21 (meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays through May 2020)
Girls Who Code is a FREE after-school program for 3rd-5th grade girls. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form the basis for all programming languages. All while having fun and making friends!
Infectious Intelligence Club
Monday, November 4 (continues monthly on first Monday through May 2020)
Middle and High School-aged students will design and build tethered robots using engineering design concepts. Robots will be created to compete in a competition. Sketchup, technical drawing, circuits, mechanical engineering, critical thinking, and mathematical skills will be taught. A teacher’s recommendation is required because of the challenging nature of the club. Open to grades 6 and up. Payment required upon registration. $140/student. Pizza dinner included.
Mini Maker Camp
Ages 6-12, $30 per student; Camp B: Paper Bead Making
Students will make paper beads from scratch! Students will then use these beads to make various projects; jewelry, garland swag, small vessel or holiday gift.
Wednesday, November 6 and 20
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Parent/child activities designed to complement concepts taught in homeschool curriculum, grades K-12. Discounted admission for homeschool families.
National STEM Day
Friday, November 8
Enjoy extended Museum hours as we celebrate National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Day. We will have special activities such as 3D printing, laser cutting, creating circuits, experiments, and much more! Included with Museum admission.
Scout Badge Program: Museum Experience
Saturday, November 16
What’s more fun than visiting the Children’s Museum? Visiting the Museum and earning a patch! Scouts will be given a scavenger hunt and they must complete the information by finding the educational content in the exhibits. Scouts will then get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to create an exhibit for a museum. Registration includes fun patch and materials for class.
Saturday, November 16
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Families are invited to a day of feathery fun at the muse-um with turkey crafts and games, plus get your picture taken with live turkeys! Wear a turkey on your shirt for $1.00 off admission.
Two Dollar Tuesday
Tuesday, November 19
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
$2 admission all day! The Exchange will host hands-on Art Cart projects 10-2 p.m.
Free Preview Class: November 19
(Monthly on the third Tuesday at 4:30 pm December 2019 – December 2020)
Exploring Club is for boys and girls ages 10 –17 who are interested in learning about exciting career choices through activities, guest speakers and field trips to take an in-depth look at a wide variety of careers. Exploring Club is run through the Boy Scouts of America’s Learning for Life. $140/ student for the entire year. (No meetings in July and August)
Little Sprouts: Tumble & Move
November Session: Nov. 21- Dec. 19 (No class on Thanksgiving)
Ages 2-6 and their caregivers will tumble and move, experiencing whole body motion through fun themes each week. Taught by Katie Rude of MomBoss Fitness. Four class session is $28 per family (same household); registration required.
Music Together Parent Ed Night
Friday, November 22
Join us for an evening of family music-making! Learn what it means to achieve Basic Music Competence! Parents & Caregivers are essential to the learning. Childcare provided. Register in advance online at www.musictogetherofbloomsburg.com.
National Espresso Day
Saturday, November 23
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Espresso made its debut in Italy in the early 20th century when Italy’s Luigi Bezzera, the owner of a manufacturing plant, wanted to speed up the time it took to make coffee. The result is the thick-bold coffee many people enjoy. Adults get a free espresso and kids get to learn about coffee bean growth, bean roasting, and cultural use of coffee.
The Children’s Museum is a non-profit organization with a mission to enrich the lives of people in the 10-county region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.the-childrens-museum.org or call 570-389-9206 for more information.