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

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Dollar Night!
Friday, July 3, 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.

Summer Science Days sponsored by PfizerSummer Science Days - sponsored by Pfizer
This summer, join us every Monday-Friday from 11 am-2 pm we will have an educator on the floor to work with children as they discover, experiment, and explore with science. Don't miss our fascinating science demonstrations taking place every half hour beginning at 11:30, and be sure to work your way through all of the science activities set up around the museum! Each week brings a new theme and a new opportunity for learning and fun!
Included FREE with admission!

SUMMER WORKSHOPS! Don't delay - register TODAY!

Stained Glass Workshop, ages 6-10.Stained Glass Workshop (ages 6-10)

Monday, July 6, 10-Noon
In this one day, two-hour workshop, students explore the wonders of glass in child-friendly and safe environment. All glass is pre-sanded with no sharp edges. Create glass ornament to keep! Led by museum educator and stained glass enthusiast, Sarah Jolly-Ballantine. Must register - don't delay, call today: 860-691-1111
Fee: $25 ($40 nonmember)

Animation Workshop - create own flipbook.Animation Workshop (ages 7-14)
Mon-Thurs, July 20-23, 1-3 pm
In this four day, two-hours each day workshop, illustrator Kelsey Ross presents a one-of-a-kind workshop and introduces styles and techniques of animation. Learn about animation as a science and as an art form, then create flip book to take home! Must register - don't delay, call today: 860-691-1111
Fee: $72 ($120 nonmember)

Wizarding Week, ages 7-10.Wizarding Week (ages 7-10)
Mon-Fri, Aug. 10-14, 10-11:30 am
Calling all future wizards and Harry Potter fans! Delve into "magical activities" with a scientific twist – potions, transfiguration, & magical creatures. Learning important science concepts while engaging their imaginations. From wands to magical games, don't miss this magical experience! Must register - don't delay, call today: 860-691-1111 Best for ages 7-10 years old.
Fee: $72 ($120 nonmember)

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Summer Hours until August 30:
Mondays - Saturdays, 9:30-4:30
Sunday, 12-4:30
Closed July 4th
(Please note: last admission is ½ hour before closing.)

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

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