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Fertile Minds Gardening Time September 21, 2017 | 10:30am
Fertile Minds Gardening Time
September 21, 2017 | 10:30am

Join us as we head outside to The Children’s Garden @ MHCM is where families learn about growing our own food and practice gardening techniques. The day’s lesson and participation is free and open to all with museum admission. Children who would like an extra take-home project can plant their own herb garden green house for $5!

Cost: $5 per herb garden green house plus museum admission.

StarLab: What’s That Constellation? September 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm
StarLab: What’s That Constellation?
September 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Journey into the museum’s StarLab Planetarium to learn basic astronomy concepts. After the program you’ll be able to find real constellations in the night sky!

$3 per person, plus museum admission.  Please note:  Space is Limited.

Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market September 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
September 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

MHCM is partnering with local farms from throughout the Hudson Valley to bring farm fresh food to residents and visitors of Poughkeepsie.  We invite you to discover, shop and celebrate the agricultural bounty of the Hudson Valley!

 

Market Location: The Pavilion at MHCM (75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie, NY).  Free onsite parking with overflow parking at Waryas Park.

Market Hours:  Mondays 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm from June 5 through October 23, 2017

CLICK HERE to meet our Market Farmers and Vendors

 

Try Science! – Static Electricity September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm
Try Science! – Static Electricity
September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm

Watch an electrifying demonstration with MHCM’s Van De Graff generator and learn about how electric charge can make objects attract and repel.

This program is free with museum admission.

About Try Science!: is our new early science program designed to introduce preschool aged children to concepts and content in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Parents and caregivers will get tips on how to encourage further STEM learning at home.  Each month features a new topic and a different hands-on activity.

Making Masterpieces: Picasso Portraits September 27, 2017 | 2:30pm
Making Masterpieces: Picasso Portraits
September 27, 2017 | 2:30pm

Children will learn about the famous artist Pablo Picasso. They will water-color their own silly Picasso-style portrait, and add-on various collage elements to make art Pablo would be proud to see!

This program is $5 per child plus museum admission.

About Making Masterpieces: This facilitated art program invites parents and caregivers to work with their pre-school aged children to create something special to take home!

Storytime with Ed! September 27, 2017 | 10:30 am and 12:00 noon
Storytime with Ed!
September 27, 2017 | 10:30 am and 12:00 noon

Join Ed, our special guest volunteer, as he makes some of his favorite stories come alive!  This program is best for children ages 3-5.  Free with museum admission.

Fertile Minds Gardening Time September 28, 2017 | 10:30am
Fertile Minds Gardening Time
September 28, 2017 | 10:30am

Join us as we head outside to The Children’s Garden @ MHCM is where families learn about growing our own food and practice gardening techniques. The day’s lesson and participation is free and open to all with museum admission. Children who would like an extra take-home project can plant their own herb garden green house for $5!

Cost: $5 per herb garden green house plus museum admission.

Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market October 2, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
October 2, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

MHCM is partnering with local farms from throughout the Hudson Valley to bring farm fresh food to residents and visitors of Poughkeepsie.  We invite you to discover, shop and celebrate the agricultural bounty of the Hudson Valley!

 

Market Location: The Pavilion at MHCM (75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie, NY).  Free onsite parking with overflow parking at Waryas Park.

Market Hours:  Mondays 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm from June 5 through October 23, 2017

CLICK HERE to meet our Market Farmers and Vendors

 

Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market October 9, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shop the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
October 9, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

MHCM is partnering with local farms from throughout the Hudson Valley to bring farm fresh food to residents and visitors of Poughkeepsie.  We invite you to discover, shop and celebrate the agricultural bounty of the Hudson Valley!

 

Market Location: The Pavilion at MHCM (75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie, NY).  Free onsite parking with overflow parking at Waryas Park.

Market Hours:  Mondays 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm from June 5 through October 23, 2017

CLICK HERE to meet our Market Farmers and Vendors

 

Women’s Professional Network October 10, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Women’s Professional Network
October 10, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is proud to partner with the Women’s Professional Network for monthly programming for professional women on the second Tuesday of each month.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/wpnhv/