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Family Free Night October 20, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Free Night
October 20, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MHCM is open late and admission is FREE from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the THIRD Saturday of every month. Please note:  this event is intended for families with children ages 0-6. 

Kids Kitchen Pasta Making Demonstration at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Learn how to make healthy homemade pasta! We’ll focus on the science behind our ingredients as we mix the dough from scratch. Children will get to take turns using our pasta machine and everyone will get to taste test the delicious results! This program is made possible with the support of MVP Health.

Parent supervision is required at all times.  Family Free Nights are sponsored by M&T Bank. Come play!!
Baby Moves! October 23, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)
Baby Moves!
October 23, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)

This early morning movement and baby sign language class is designed for pre-walking babies (up to 12 months) and their parent/caregiver.

The program features Parent-Baby dance time, simple baby games and songs.  Each week focuses on difference sensory activities, using parachutes, balls, scarves, rattles and more.  Participants will also learn different baby sign language signs each week.

Cost: $8.00 per parent-child pair (NOTE: does not include Museum admission)

Yoga mats provided (one per parent-child pair) or you may bring your own

Home School Club October 23, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Home School Club
October 23, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Join us each week as we feature a facilitated lesson with an exciting science or art project!  Children will work on the project while parents meet nearby for networking and discussion.

Although this program focuses on the needs of home schooled children ages 4-7, all are welcome to attend this drop-in program.

Cost:  $5 per child, plus museum admission

Making Masterpieces: Spooky Shadow Theater October 24, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Making Masterpieces: Spooky Shadow Theater
October 24, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Children will get to make and decorate this Halloween-themed mini shadow puppet theater.  Then they’ll get to try out their own ghostly shadow puppets.

Cost:  $5.00 materials fee per child (adults free) 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!  Each month features a new project!

 

 

Toddler Time October 24, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Toddler Time
October 24, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am

This morning playgroup program features circle time with stories, songs, movement and sensory play.  This class is designed for early walkers and toddlers (children ages 12 months to 36 months) and their parent/caregiver.

Cost: $5.00 per child, plus museum admission

Halloween Spooktacular October 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Halloween Spooktacular
October 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The region’s best Halloween event for little kids is BACK!

We’ll have trick-or-treating, costume contests with categories for kids and whole families*, “mad” science experiments and themed art projects.  This year will feature an outdoor pumpkin decorating lab, where we’ll use creative methods to make festive pumpkin characters.

COST:  $9 for MHCM Members; $13 for non-members

Pre-registration is recommended. Click here to register.

Sponsored by Oasis Medispa and Adams Fairacre Farms

* Kindly refrain from costumes with weapons and those that are overly scary!

Baby Moves! October 30, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)
Baby Moves!
October 30, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)

This early morning movement and baby sign language class is designed for pre-walking babies (up to 12 months) and their parent/caregiver.

The program features Parent-Baby dance time, simple baby games and songs.  Each week focuses on difference sensory activities, using parachutes, balls, scarves, rattles and more.  Participants will also learn different baby sign language signs each week.

Cost: $8.00 per parent-child pair (NOTE: does not include Museum admission)

Yoga mats provided (one per parent-child pair) or you may bring your own

Home School Club October 30, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Home School Club
October 30, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Join us each week as we feature a facilitated lesson with an exciting science or art project!  Children will work on the project while parents meet nearby for networking and discussion.

Although this program focuses on the needs of home schooled children ages 4-7, all are welcome to attend this drop-in program.

Cost:  $5 per child, plus museum admission

Making Masterpieces: Sugar Skulls October 31, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Making Masterpieces: Sugar Skulls
October 31, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a popular holiday celebrated in Mexico and around the world on November 1st.  Children will learn about the holiday and decorate their own traditional sugar skull.

Because sugar skills must be made in advance, pre-registration for this program is highly recommended.

Cost:  $5.00 materials fee per child (adults free) 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!  Each month features a new project!

 

 

Toddler Time October 31, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Toddler Time
October 31, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am

This morning playgroup program features circle time with stories, songs, movement and sensory play.  This class is designed for early walkers and toddlers (children ages 12 months to 36 months) and their parent/caregiver.

Cost: $5.00 per child, plus museum admission