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

Link to calendars: OCTOBER | NOVEMBER

Classes for Toddlers and Preschoolers!
Tuesdays - Fridays
Registration is open for the next 2 sessions of fall classes at CMSECT! Does your preschooler love art? Sign up for our amazing 3D art class on Tuesdays with Ms. Sarah B! Is cooking more their thing? They would love our Little Chefs class on Thursdays at 1:00. We have several other offerings and something for everyone ages 18 months and up! Check out our October and November calendars then give us a sessions begins October 6 and November 10!

Fire Safety Week!
Tuesday - Saturday, Oct. 6-10
We are celebrating Fire Safety Week! Courtesy of Shipman’s Fire Equipment Company, children visiting the museum will receive a free fireman’s helmet (while supplies last.) There will be firefighter related coloring and activities by our fire engine. On Thursday, October 8 at 12 PM, Chief John McDonald from the Niantic Fire Department will be at the museum to read to our guests – there will also be some fun surprises, so make a point of visiting at noon that day.

Dollar Nights!
Fridays, Oct. 9, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, from 4:30-8
Just one (1) dollar per person over the age of 1 makes this night affordable fun for all due to the generosity of Electric Boat Employees Community Services Association. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Saturday ScienceSaturday Science - sponsored by The Xerox Foundation
Saturdays, Sept. 12 - Nov. 21, 10:30 am-2 pm
Join one of our educators each Saturday for science-based explorations! Free with admission thanks to The Xerox Foundation.

Water Workshops - on Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 12, 10-11 am AND 1-2 pm
Classic boat stories, water challenges, and sink-and-float experiments. Make your own spyglass to take home!
$2/person materials fee.

SPOOKY SCIENCE - a Night at the Museum!
Friday, Oct. 30, 5:30-7:30
Spooky ScienceAn evening of SPOOKTACULAR fun! "Crystal Ball" and "Levitating Bubbles"? Come and see what that is all about! There are electrifying science demonstrations, a slime workshop, and potions class. Plus, make a "magic wand" of your own!

PREregister and save: Member family of six = $10. Nonmember family of six: $15. (Parties over six: Additional $1, member; $2, nonmember)

Night of event: Member family of six = $13. Nonmember family of six: $18. (Parties over six: Additional $1, member; $2, nonmember)

Spark imaginations with creative play!
Our educators share ideas, insight, and creative ways to spark imaginations on Pinterest and Spark!

View newsletter: Fall 2015 (PDF)

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

Tuesdays - Saturdays, 9:30-4:30
Sunday, 12-4:30
(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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