December 10, 2019
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    December 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Water, magnets, batteries, rocks, towers, ramps and wheels: science is all around YOU! But even the most famous scientists had to start with fundamental experimentations. Come with your pre-K explorer and curious toddler for easy, safe, amazing science explorations with big Ahaa! moments and lots of fun. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 11, 2019
  • Messy Art

    December 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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December 12, 2019
  • Nature Time

    December 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    The natural world is full of wonders that can be observed, examined, compared, sorted, and explored.
    Nature Time lets your curious child get up close with some of MDM’s live animals when appropriate or extensive nature collections, and wild and wonderful things from our own backyards to help lay the foundation for life long learning and an appreciation of nature. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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December 13, 2019
  • Shape & Make

    December 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Get little hands busy with play doughs, clays, cardboard, recyclables and more! Friday mornings are for shaping, making, and building! We’ll practice fine motor skills and exercise little hands while problem solving, creating and having fun! Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 14, 2019
  • Screen time: how much is too much?

    December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Join Michael A Ross, MD, pediatrician and medical information officer, Northern Light Primary Care for a discussion of age-appropriate media use and screen time. From infants to teenagers, Dr. Ross will provide guidance and tips on developing a balanced screen time environment in your home.

    Just show up, no RSVP needed. By attending the session, admission to the museum for you and your children is free for the day. While you’re learning, your children will also be learning and having fun as Maine Discovery Museum staff will be on hand to supervise children during the education session.

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  • Painted Wooden Sleigh Card Holders

    December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Paint a wooden sleigh shaped board to hold your treasured holiday memories. Free with admission.

    Please Note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 15, 2019
  • Snow Globes

    December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Use surprising materials for non-watery, sparkly snow globes. Our Art Studio seats 15 children. Free with admission.

    Please note: If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 17, 2019
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    December 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Water, magnets, batteries, rocks, towers, ramps and wheels: science is all around YOU! But even the most famous scientists had to start with fundamental experimentations. Come with your pre-K explorer and curious toddler for easy, safe, amazing science explorations with big Ahaa! moments and lots of fun. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 18, 2019
  • Messy Art

    December 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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December 19, 2019
  • Nature Time

    December 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    The natural world is full of wonders that can be observed, examined, compared, sorted, and explored.
    Nature Time lets your curious child get up close with some of MDM’s live animals when appropriate or extensive nature collections, and wild and wonderful things from our own backyards to help lay the foundation for life long learning and an appreciation of nature. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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December 20, 2019
  • Shape & Make

    December 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Get little hands busy with play doughs, clays, cardboard, recyclables and more! Friday mornings are for shaping, making, and building! We’ll practice fine motor skills and exercise little hands while problem solving, creating and having fun! Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 21, 2019
  • Miss Trudi's Gingerbread House Workshop (AM)

    December 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    10:30 AM & 1:30 PM
    All ages - $25 per house, $20 MDM Members
    Call MDM to register at 262-7200 (Deadline is Dec. 18th!)
    Space is limited & spots fill quickly. Reserve your house today!
    Decorate your dream Gingerbread House: Tons of candy, edible “building supplies” for sleds, trees, hot tubs, gingerbread doghouses, candy snowmen and landing strips for the reindeer! If you can imagine it, we’ll help you build it with fresh royal icing mortar! Spend quality family time, make memories together and leave the mess with us!

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December 22, 2019
  • Solstice Suns

    December 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Learn about this celestial event that is celebrated in many cultures all over the world and create a traditional solstice sun with natural and reclaimed materials. Free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 23, 2019
  • Closed - Happy Holidays to all!

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December 24, 2019
  • Closed - Happy Holidays to all!

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December 25, 2019
  • Closed - Happy Holidays to all!

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  • Messy Art

    December 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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December 26, 2019
  • December Vacation Camp - Frozen Imagination

    December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Dates: Thursday, December 26 – Friday, December 27, and Monday, December 30th, 2019
    Time: 8 AM – 4:00 PM (Drop-off is from 8 AM – 9 AM, pick-up is from 3:30 PM – 4 PM)

    Space is limited! Call to register (207) 262-7200

     Thursday, December 26: Frozen Imagination

    Come on a frozen adventure with play, music, art, science and everyone’s favorite ice princesses and princes. Make Ice castles and outfits and go on an imaginary journey to the land of frozen wonders: Norway’s icy fjords, swift reindeer, tiny horses, and mysterious Sami people. Make troll caves and cuddly troll friends and try yummy treats fit for frozen royalty. 

     Friday, December 27: Raptor Raiders

    Follow the fossilized footsteps of dinosaurs to a time when giants ruled the earth and monsters patrolled the seas.  Watch some living fossils in action; make casts, field journals and even fossil jewelry. Find out how paleontologists, the real raptor raiders, dig, examine and collect ancient traces of the gentle plant-eaters and ferocious raptors of Earth’s ancient past.

     Monday, December 30: Frozen Science

    Frozen Fun continues! Do cool experiments to experience the science of Elsa’s and Anna’s frozen kingdom. Use science to rescue your favorite characters from the ice and use your imagination and our equipment to play, wonder, and create sparkly icicles and non-melting snowmen!

    (Early drop-off at 7:45 AM and late pick-up at 5:00 PM are available for an additional $12 per child per day – must be requested at the time of registration.)

    Ages: 5-12

    Cost: $50.00 per child/day for non-members, $45.00 per child/day for Museum Members.

    Policies: During Vacation Camps children may sign up for a day at a time or the entire week. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. There are no refunds for last-minute cancellations. If the museum receives at least 5 business days’ notice, full credit will be applied to a future program for the same family.

    Late Fees: MDM reserves the right to charge a late pick-up fee of $5 for every 15 minutes past the scheduled pick-up time.

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  • Nature Time

    December 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    The natural world is full of wonders that can be observed, examined, compared, sorted, and explored.
    Nature Time lets your curious child get up close with some of MDM’s live animals when appropriate or extensive nature collections, and wild and wonderful things from our own backyards to help lay the foundation for life long learning and an appreciation of nature. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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  • Boxing Day Crowns

    December 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Celebrate Boxing day like our friends across the ocean with silly, fun crowns! Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 27, 2019
  • December Vacation Camp - Raptor Raiders

    December 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Dates: Thursday, December 26 – Friday, December 27, and Monday, December 30th, 2019
    Time: 8 AM – 4:00 PM (Drop-off is from 8 AM – 9 AM, pick-up is from 3:30 PM – 4 PM)

    Space is limited! Call to register (207) 262-7200

     Thursday, December 26: Frozen Imagination

    Come on a frozen adventure with play, music, art, science and everyone’s favorite ice princesses and princes. Make Ice castles and outfits and go on an imaginary journey to the land of frozen wonders: Norway’s icy fjords, swift reindeer, tiny horses, and mysterious Sami people. Make troll caves and cuddly troll friends and try yummy treats fit for frozen royalty. 

     Friday, December 27: Raptor Raiders

    Follow the fossilized footsteps of dinosaurs to a time when giants ruled the earth and monsters patrolled the seas.  Watch some living fossils in action; make casts, field journals and even fossil jewelry. Find out how paleontologists, the real raptor raiders, dig, examine and collect ancient traces of the gentle plant-eaters and ferocious raptors of Earth’s ancient past.

     Monday, December 30: Frozen Science

    Frozen Fun continues! Do cool experiments to experience the science of Elsa’s and Anna’s frozen kingdom. Use science to rescue your favorite characters from the ice and use your imagination and our equipment to play, wonder, and create sparkly icicles and non-melting snowmen!

    (Early drop-off at 7:45 AM and late pick-up at 5:00 PM are available for an additional $12 per child per day – must be requested at the time of registration.)

    Ages: 5-12

    Cost: $50.00 per child/day for non-members, $45.00 per child/day for Museum Members.

    Policies: During Vacation Camps children may sign up for a day at a time or the entire week. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. There are no refunds for last-minute cancellations. If the museum receives at least 5 business days’ notice, full credit will be applied to a future program for the same family.

    Late Fees: MDM reserves the right to charge a late pick-up fee of $5 for every 15 minutes past the scheduled pick-up time.

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  • Build a Better Dino

    December 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Use recyclables and science (paleontology) to design and build the ultimate dino! Recommended for ages 5+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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  • Dino-lands!

    December 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Design and make a prehistoric world in a box for your favorite mini toy dinos. $3 materials fee - tickets will be available day of program at the admissions desk. Recommended for ages 5+.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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  • Fossil Casting

    December 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Learn about fossil formation and make your own mini fossil cast to take home. Recommended for ages 4+. $2 materials fee - tickets will be available day of program at the admissions desk.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 28, 2019
  • New Year's Charms

    December 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Create a good luck charm for the coming year. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 29, 2019
  • Noise Makers

    December 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Out with the old and in with the new! Make rattles and shakers to chase away the old year and welcome the new! Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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December 30, 2019
  • December Vacation Camp - Frozen Science

    December 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Dates: Thursday, December 26 – Friday, December 27, and Monday, December 30th, 2019
    Time: 8 AM – 4:00 PM (Drop-off is from 8 AM – 9 AM, pick-up is from 3:30 PM – 4 PM)

    Space is limited! Call to register (207) 262-7200

     Thursday, December 26: Frozen Imagination

    Come on a frozen adventure with play, music, art, science and everyone’s favorite ice princesses and princes. Make Ice castles and outfits and go on an imaginary journey to the land of frozen wonders: Norway’s icy fjords, swift reindeer, tiny horses, and mysterious Sami people. Make troll caves and cuddly troll friends and try yummy treats fit for frozen royalty. 

     Friday, December 27: Raptor Raiders

    Follow the fossilized footsteps of dinosaurs to a time when giants ruled the earth and monsters patrolled the seas.  Watch some living fossils in action; make casts, field journals and even fossil jewelry. Find out how paleontologists, the real raptor raiders, dig, examine and collect ancient traces of the gentle plant-eaters and ferocious raptors of Earth’s ancient past.

     Monday, December 30: Frozen Science

    Frozen Fun continues! Do cool experiments to experience the science of Elsa’s and Anna’s frozen kingdom. Use science to rescue your favorite characters from the ice and use your imagination and our equipment to play, wonder, and create sparkly icicles and non-melting snowmen!

    (Early drop-off at 7:45 AM and late pick-up at 5:00 PM are available for an additional $12 per child per day – must be requested at the time of registration.)

    Ages: 5-12

    Cost: $50.00 per child/day for non-members, $45.00 per child/day for Museum Members.

    Policies: During Vacation Camps children may sign up for a day at a time or the entire week. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. There are no refunds for last-minute cancellations. If the museum receives at least 5 business days’ notice, full credit will be applied to a future program for the same family.

    Late Fees: MDM reserves the right to charge a late pick-up fee of $5 for every 15 minutes past the scheduled pick-up time.

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  • Flying Saucers

    December 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Build a round space ship for weird little aliens. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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  • Happy Birthday Johannes Kepler: Play Telescopes & Space Activities

    December 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Celebrate one of the most brilliant astronomers and scientists of the 17th century and the first scientist to observe and record a super nova with cool space activities and experiments. Recommended for ages 5+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

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January 1, 2020
  • Messy Art

    January 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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January 2, 2020
  • Nature Time

    January 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    The natural world is full of wonders that can be observed, examined, compared, sorted, and explored.
    Nature Time lets your curious child get up close with some of MDM’s live animals when appropriate or extensive nature collections, and wild and wonderful things from our own backyards to help lay the foundation for life long learning and an appreciation of nature. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    See more details

January 3, 2020
  • Shape & Make

    January 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Get little hands busy with play doughs, clays, cardboard, recyclables and more! Friday mornings are for shaping, making, and building! We’ll practice fine motor skills and exercise little hands while problem solving, creating and having fun! Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.
    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

    See more details

January 7, 2020
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    January 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Water, magnets, batteries, rocks, towers, ramps and wheels: science is all around YOU! But even the most famous scientists had to start with fundamental experimentations. Come with your pre-K explorer and curious toddler for easy, safe, amazing science explorations with big Ahaa! moments and lots of fun. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    Please note: Our Art Studio seats 15 children. If you find the room full when you arrive to do an activity, please circle back in 10-15 minutes.

    See more details

January 8, 2020
  • Messy Art

    January 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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December 10, 2019
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    11:00 am - 11:30 am

December 11, 2019
  • Messy Art

    11:00 am - 11:30 am

December 12, 2019
  • Nature Time

    11:00 am - 11:30 am

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