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June 25, 2018
  • Summer hours begin: open 10am-5pm

    June 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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June 26, 2018
  • Animal Time

    June 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Get up close and personal with some of MDM’s resident creatures. Find out what it means to take care of pets, learn, observe, and discover new lovable animal friends.

    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • Animal Time

    June 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Get up close and personal with some of MDM’s resident creatures. Find out what it means to take care of pets, learn, observe, and discover new lovable animal friends.

    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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June 27, 2018
  • Art Lab

    June 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Try out some of our best art materials for your own print and paint creations!

    Recommended ages 4+
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  • Art Lab

    June 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Try out some of our best art materials for your own print and paint creations!

    Recommended ages 4+
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June 28, 2018
  • You Build It!

    June 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Are you up to the recycle engineering challenge? Design and build a fairy trap, candy elevator, or recycle racer: see what inspiration the weird and wonderful recyclable materials provide!

    Recommended ages 5+
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  • You Build It!

    June 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Are you up to the recycle engineering challenge? Design and build a fairy trap, candy elevator, or recycle racer: see what inspiration the weird and wonderful recyclable materials provide!

    Recommended ages 5+
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June 29, 2018
  • Slime Lab

    June 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Discovery slime in all its sticky, oozey glory! Try out new and surprising recipes while using real STEM science tools and methods.

    Recommended ages 4+
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  • Slime Lab

    June 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Discovery slime in all its sticky, oozey glory! Try out new and surprising recipes while using real STEM science tools and methods.

    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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June 30, 2018
  • Painted Fireworks Art

    June 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Make paint “explode” on a night sky for dazzling “fireworks” displays!

    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 1, 2018
  • Patriotic Pinwheels

    July 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Use red, white, and blue materials to make a pinwheel.

    Recommended ages 4+
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July 2, 2018
  • Rattles and Shakers

    July 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Make some noise at the parade when you celebrate the birthday of the USA!

    Recommended ages 3+
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July 3, 2018
  • Festive Patriotic Hats

    July 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Fashion a fancy lid for the Fourth!

    Recommended ages 3+
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  • Seaside Stories: Commotion in the Ocean

    July 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join our friends from University of Maine EPSCoR program for a very special story time on Tuesday afternoons. Hear stories about the deep blue sea, the strange and wonderful creatures that make their homes under the waves, and learn about life in the ocean with fun crafts. You might even get to meet some live animals in our touch tank! Recommended ages 3+

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July 4, 2018
July 5, 2018
  • Slime Lab ($2 fee)

    July 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Discovery slime in all its sticky, oozey glory! Try out new and surprising recipes while using real STEM science tools and methods. $2 materials fee
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • Seaside Science: Volcanoes

    July 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Calling all budding marine scientists: On Thursday afternoons this summer join our friends from Maine EPSCoR for fun hands-on science time. We'll explore things that happen in and on the water using various aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 6, 2018
  • Maine Magnets ($1 fee)

    July 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Paint a Maine themed fridge magnet to take home as a summer souvenir.
    $1 materials fee, recommended ages 3 +
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 7, 2018
  • Silly Sun Visors

    July 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Shield your face from the rays of the sun with a silly but useful creation!
    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 8, 2018
  • Summer Butterflies

    July 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Make a beautiful paper butterfly.
    Recommended ages 4+
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July 9, 2018
  • Balancing Guys and Gals ($1 fee)

    July 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Defy gravity with an amazing toy that can stand up on the tip of a pencil! $1 materials fee
    Recommended ages 4+
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July 10, 2018
  • Seaside Stories: Star of the Sea

    July 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join our friends from University of Maine EPSCoR program for a very special story time on Tuesday afternoons. Hear stories about the deep blue sea, the strange and wonderful creatures that make their homes under the waves, and learn about life in the ocean with fun crafts. You might even get to meet some live animals in our touch tank! Recommended ages 3+

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July 11, 2018
  • Toys from Trash: Dueling Hummingbirds

    July 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Explore Newton’s laws with a spinning hummingbird sculpture.
    Recommended ages 4+
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  • Wild Wonders Nature Presentation

    July 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Marvel at some amazing pelts, stuffed animals, bones, teeth, and claws from our collection.
    Recommended ages 5+
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July 12, 2018
  • Marshmallow Launchers (1 fee)

    July 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Create a fun toy to launch soft marshmallows clear across the room! $1 materials fee
    Recommended ages 4+
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  • Seaside Science: Geometric Ocean Animals

    July 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Calling all budding marine scientists: On Thursday afternoons this summer join our friends from Maine EPSCoR for fun hands-on science time. We'll explore things that happen in and on the water using various aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • Toys from Trash: Mechanical Jump Ropers

    July 12, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Turn bits and scraps into an animated toy while you practice problem solving and engineering skills.

    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 13, 2018
  • A Pirate Summer Day ($2 fee)

    July 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Make sabers, hooks and dress up. Find out your pirate name. Create a spy glass or pirate flag! Go on a scavenger hunt for a tiny treasure, $2 materials fee
    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • A Pirate Summer Day ($2 fee)

    July 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Make sabers, hooks and dress up. Find out your pirate name. Create a spy glass or pirate flag! Go on a scavenger hunt for a tiny treasure, $2 materials fee
    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 14, 2018
  • Toys from Trash: Dueling Hummingbirds

    July 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Explore Newton’s laws with a spinning hummingbird sculpture.
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 15, 2018
  • Toys from Trash: Mechanical Jump Ropers

    July 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Turn bits and scraps into an animated toy while you practice problem solving and engineering skills.

    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 16, 2018
  • Animal Eyeballs Silly Glasses

    July 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Who has the weirdest eyeballs in the animal kingdom? Make silly “glasses” with creature eyes for yourself.
    Recommended ages 4+
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July 17, 2018
  • Seaside Stories: The Snail and the Whale

    July 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join our friends from University of Maine EPSCoR program for a very special story time on Tuesday afternoons. Hear stories about the deep blue sea, the strange and wonderful creatures that make their homes under the waves, and learn about life in the ocean with fun crafts. You might even get to meet some live animals in our touch tank! Recommended ages 3+

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  • Tower Garden Time w/ Edee

    July 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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July 18, 2018
  • Sea Crowns

    July 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Use real shells and sea junk and sparkles, pearls and more for a sea crown fit for the king or queen under the sea.
    Recommended ages 3+
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  • Build your Own Birdhouse

    July 18, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Our friends from the Holbrook Island Sanctuary will bring kits to hammer together a working birdhouse with expert help from the park ranger and summer interns of the Holbrook Island Sanctuary.
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 19, 2018
  • Seaside Science: Junk Boat

    July 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Calling all budding marine scientists: On Thursday afternoons this summer join our friends from Maine EPSCoR for fun hands-on science time. We'll explore things that happen in and on the water using various aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
    Recommended ages 4+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 20, 2018
  • Treasure from Trash: Sea Glass Wind Chimes

    July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Turn one of Maine’s most prized beach combing treasures into an artful creation to adorn your window.
    Recommended ages 5+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • Sea Crowns

    July 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Use real shells and sea junk and sparkles, pearls and more for a sea crown fit for the king or queen under the sea.
    Recommended ages 3+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 21, 2018
  • Sailor’s Valentines ($1 fee)

    July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Learn about a charming New England nautical traditional craft and make your own to keep or for your favorite person. $1 materials fee.
    Recommended ages 4+

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July 22, 2018
  • Maine Magnets ($1 fee)

    July 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Paint a Maine themed fridge magnet to take home as a summer souvenir.
    $1 materials fee.
    Recommended ages 3 +
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 23, 2018
  • Everlasting Sand Castles ($1 fee)

    July 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Create a tiny sand castle with soft sand dough that will last all summer and beyond. $1 materials fee Recommended ages 2+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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July 24, 2018
  • Coral Reefs ($1 fee)

    July 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Create a beautiful “underwater” world full of strange, colorful creatures. $1 materials fee
    Recommended ages 5+
    Please be on time for start of activity.

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  • Seaside Stories: Surprising Sharks Shark Lady

    July 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join our friends from University of Maine EPSCoR program for a very special story time on Tuesday afternoons. Hear stories about the deep blue sea, the strange and wonderful creatures that make their homes under the waves, and learn about life in the ocean with fun crafts. You might even get to meet some live animals in our touch tank! Recommended ages 3+

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June 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Ready Readers
  • Clay Play
  • Field trips visiting MDM
2
  • Rainbow Fish
3
  • MDM Celebrates: World Ocean Day
4
5
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Science Detectives-Science for preschoolers
6
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Messy Art: Creepy Crawly Art
7
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Nature Time
8
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Ready Readers
  • Clay Play
9
  • Silly Sun Visors
10
  • Summer Butterflies
11
12
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Science Detectives-Science for preschoolers
13
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Messy Art: Butterfly Mirror Image Prints
14
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Nature Time
15
  • Field trips visiting MDM
  • Ready Readers
  • Clay Play
16
  • Hands on Heart Art!
17
  • Constellation Finders
18
  • MDM Closed
  • Summer Camp starts this week! Sign up today!
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  • Summer Camp starts this week! Sign up today!
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  • Summer Camp starts this week! Sign up today!
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  • Summer Camp starts this week! Sign up today!
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  • Summer Camp starts this week! Sign up today!
23
  • Backyard Explorers: Play Binoculars
24
  • Toys from Trash: Recyclo-floats
25
  • Summer hours begin: open 10am-5pm
26
  • Animal Time
  • Animal Time
27
  • Art Lab
  • Art Lab
28
  • You Build It!
  • You Build It!
29
  • Slime Lab
  • Slime Lab
30
  • Painted Fireworks Art

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