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Calendar and Events at the Children's Museum of Southeastern CT

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  Spring 2015 Newsletter View

See program & class descriptions on calendars: March | April | May

Dollar Night!
Friday, Mar. 6, and Friday, Apr. 3, 4:30-8pm
Just one (1) dollar per person over the age of 1 makes this Friday night affordable for all due to the generosity of Electric Boat Employees Community Services Association.
Note: As always, last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

Sunday, Mar. 8, 2pm
Maple SugaringCome learn about the process of making maple syrup including a lesson on how to tap a maple tree at the museum. Decorating tree cookies and maple tasting for everyone. Bring the family to the museum and learn something together!
• $8 fee per family for program. Some families choose to just come to the workshop. Want to stay and play after the workshop? Then check-in with your membership or pay admission.
• Call to register: 860-691-1111.

Flanders Fish Market & RestaurantMonday, Mar. 23, 5-9
Dine Out at Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant
Eat Local and Support Local! Our good friends at Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant invite you to dine out and support the Museum. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Museum! A delicious way to support local.


School Vacations:
Spring Break for local schools brings week-long special event!

3rd Annual Stories Galore: Celebration of Children's Literature
Monday - Friday, April 13 - 17, 10 am-3:30 pm
Join us each morning from 10-11 am with special visits from Connecticut-based authors and illustrators as they share their stories, how they got their ideas, and the process of writing a book. Monday - April Brunelle, illustrator. Tuesday - Lauren Alyssa Wendus, author. Wednesday - Anna Westbrook, author & illustrator. Thursday - Sheila Murphy Adams, author. Friday - Tish Rabe, author.

Jump inside a book and become a character from the story! "Bring a Book Alive" from 12-1:30 pm each day and travel back in time just like Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House. Make your way through stations learning about spells, dinosaurs (check out a real dinosaur fossil), and magical sand.

Harry Potter fans can join us from 2-3:30 pm for our "Visit to Hogwarts." Stations are set up throughout the museum and include Wand Making, Herbology, Potions, Spells, and the Care of Mythical Creatures.

Each participant in Stories Galore is eligible to receive a free book to take home.
• Thanks to our sponsor TARGET all activities are included with Museum admission.

Smart Cart in the Museum
Tuesdays-Fridays, 11:15am
Our educators join you on the museum floor and bring something from creatures to mad science!
• Free with admission.

Interested in joining our team? We list employment opportunities here.

Winter Hours:
Tuesdays - Saturdays, 9:30-4:30
Sunday, 12:30-4:30
Closed Mondays - except for school holidays
(Please note: last admission is ½ hour before closing.)

Admission fee: $7/person.
Children under 1 and members are free.

409 Main Street • Niantic, CT • Phone: 860-691-1111 • Fax: 860-691-1194

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