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June 21, 2019
  • Clay Play

    June 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Friday mornings are for smooshing, rolling, squeezing, and pounding all kinds if play doughs and clays.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the materials and tools followed by play dough fun and sculpting,
    shaping and making time.

    Little artists can take their creation home with wrapping materials we provide.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

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June 22, 2019
  • Free Pride Week Activities in MDM's Main Street Gallery

    June 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Stop by our Main Street Gallery to celebrate your family and all families!

    • Make Diversity Bracelets for yourself and the people you love!

    • Create a fabulous Rainbow Wind Catcher Toy

    • Craft a piece for our “What makes a family” collaborative mural

    All ages. Free to participate in our Main Street Gallery. Museum admission is $7.50/person over 12 months of age

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June 23, 2019
  • Origami Flowers

    June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Make a summery bouquet with simple folds and fanciful paper. Recommended for ages 4+ and free with admission.

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June 29, 2019
  • Backyard Explorers: Play Binoculars

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

    Create a fun pair of play binoculars for your nature expeditions. All ages and free with admission.

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June 30, 2019
  • Pinwheels

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

    Use colorful recyclables to make a pinwheel. Recommended for ages 4+ and free with admission.

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July 2, 2019
  • Science Detectives - Science for pre-schoolers

    July 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    We invite inquisitive minds to stop by our Tuesday morning mini-labs for fun and easy experiments and hands-on demonstrations: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry, engineering, and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Each session starts with finding the science questions, an introduction of the tools and procedures followed by safety instructions. After about 10-20 minute guided inquiry the lab ends with 10-15 minute open exploration time and share-out of observations and discoveries.
    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with admission.

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July 3, 2019
  • Messy Art

    July 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with 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!

    Each session starts with a short demonstration of the project and tools followed by free exploration and
    creating time guided and encouraged by our staff and volunteers.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 5, 2019
  • Clay Play

    July 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Friday mornings are for smooshing, rolling, squeezing, and pounding all kinds if play doughs and clays.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the materials and tools followed by play dough fun and sculpting,
    shaping and making time.

    Little artists can take their creation home with wrapping materials we provide.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 9, 2019
  • Science Detectives - Science for pre-schoolers

    July 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    We invite inquisitive minds to stop by our Tuesday morning mini-labs for fun and easy experiments and hands-on demonstrations: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry, engineering, and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Each session starts with finding the science questions, an introduction of the tools and procedures followed by safety instructions. After about 10-20 minute guided inquiry the lab ends with 10-15 minute open exploration time and share-out of observations and discoveries.
    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 10, 2019
  • Messy Art

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

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with 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!

    Each session starts with a short demonstration of the project and tools followed by free exploration and
    creating time guided and encouraged by our staff and volunteers.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 11, 2019
  • Nature Time

    July 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close
    to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

    See more details

July 12, 2019
  • Clay Play

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

    Friday mornings are for smooshing, rolling, squeezing, and pounding all kinds if play doughs and clays.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the materials and tools followed by play dough fun and sculpting,
    shaping and making time.

    Little artists can take their creation home with wrapping materials we provide.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 16, 2019
  • Science Detectives - Science for pre-schoolers

    July 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    We invite inquisitive minds to stop by our Tuesday morning mini-labs for fun and easy experiments and hands-on demonstrations: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry, engineering, and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Each session starts with finding the science questions, an introduction of the tools and procedures followed by safety instructions. After about 10-20 minute guided inquiry the lab ends with 10-15 minute open exploration time and share-out of observations and discoveries.
    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 17, 2019
  • Messy Art

    July 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with 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!

    Each session starts with a short demonstration of the project and tools followed by free exploration and
    creating time guided and encouraged by our staff and volunteers.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

July 18, 2019
  • Nature Time

    July 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close
    to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

    See more details

July 19, 2019
  • Clay Play

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

    Friday mornings are for smooshing, rolling, squeezing, and pounding all kinds if play doughs and clays.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the materials and tools followed by play dough fun and sculpting,
    shaping and making time.

    Little artists can take their creation home with wrapping materials we provide.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

    See more details

June 21, 2019
  • Clay Play

    11:00 am - 11:30 am

June 22, 2019
  • Free Pride Week Activities in MDM's Main Street Gallery

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

June 23, 2019
  • Origami Flowers

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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