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November 20, 2019
  • Messy Art

    November 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 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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  • Discuss New After-school Programming at MDM

    November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

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November 21, 2019
  • Nature Time

    November 21, 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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November 22, 2019
  • Shape & Make

    November 22, 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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  • AfterHours: Miss Trudi's Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

    November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Sip on hot cocoa and nibble on holiday treats as Miss Trudi teaches you to weave your very own fragrant evergreen wreath with soft pine, cedar and fir, and adorn your wreath with beautiful bows & decorations.
    Make a traditional wreath or try out a new, modern design!

    Choose from our HUGE selection of fancy, professional quality decorations, and ornaments to personalize your wreath for your family’s treasured holiday traditions.

    All ages - Each Wreath $20, $18 for MDM Members
    Call MDM to Register: (207) 262-7200

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November 23, 2019
  • Turkey Puppets

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

    Craft adorable gobbler puppets with fun materials. 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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November 24, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Centerpieces

    November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Create beautiful centerpieces with silk florals, ribbons, and natural materials or pick a wooden cut out table topper to paint. $3 materials fee. Tickets will be available day of program at the admissions desk. Recommended for ages 3+.

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November 25, 2019
  • Craft Lab

    November 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Try out some new crafts and fun materials in our art studio. 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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November 26, 2019
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    November 26, 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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November 27, 2019
  • Messy Art

    November 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 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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November 29, 2019
  • Snakes Alive!

    November 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Meet MDM’s resident slithering friends and learn a thing or two about the world’s amazing serpents.
    Recommended for ages 4+. Space is limited!

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  • Scribble Bot Engineering!

    November 29, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Put together your own little robot friend with surprising materials. Recommended for ages 5+. $3 materials fee. Ticket 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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  • Colonize Mars!

    November 29, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Imagine life on a Mars colony! How would we get there? What would we need to live there? Use fun materials to build your own Mars space port, alien welcome center, Colony School, and anything else you can create. Use your imagination - the sky is the limit!

    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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November 30, 2019
  • Painted Holiday Decorations

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

    Pick from our large collection of wooden ornaments and decorations and fun, sparkly paints. 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 1, 2019
  • Evergreen Tassels & Orange Cinnamon Garland

    December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Bind, string and embellish fragrant decorations for your home. 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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  • My Day to Play

    December 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    MY DAY TO PLAY AT MDM – A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
    Please join us for “My Day to Play,” a program designed to provide children on the autism spectrum with a safe, comfortable environment to explore and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect. The program was developed by lead volunteer Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced in working with children on the spectrum, and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer.

    Activities

    Quiet Sensory Discovery Boxes with some new materials each session

    Gross Motor Sensory Play

    Quiet Space available

    Different sessions of animal one-on-one and special science exploration time

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December 3, 2019
  • Science Detectives: Science for Pre-Schoolers

    December 3, 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 4, 2019
  • Messy Art

    December 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 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 5, 2019
  • Nature Time

    December 5, 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 6, 2019
  • Shape & Make

    December 6, 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 7, 2019
  • Gnomes and Elves

    December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Learn about Knomes, Tomten, Elves and Nisse, the secretive, tiny holiday helpers from different European cultures; then craft your own to take home! 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 8, 2019
  • Happy National Holiday Card Day

    December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Choose from our huge collection of fancy paper, fun punches, stickers, and embellishments for extraordinary holiday greetings for all your family and friends. Recommended for ages 4+ and free with admission.

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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 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 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.

    See more details

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.

    See more details

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
  • 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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  • My Day to Play

    December 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    MY DAY TO PLAY AT MDM – A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
    Please join us for “My Day to Play,” a program designed to provide children on the autism spectrum with a safe, comfortable environment to explore and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect. The program was developed by lead volunteer Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced in working with children on the spectrum, and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer.

    Activities

    Quiet Sensory Discovery Boxes with some new materials each session

    Gross Motor Sensory Play

    Quiet Space available

    Different sessions of animal one-on-one and special science exploration time

    See more details

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.

    See more details

December 18, 2019
  • Messy Art

    December 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 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.

    See more details

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.

    See more details

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