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Special Events

Check out what's new at the Museum!

Special events and activities at Minnesota Children's Museum offer more ways to get your little ones laughing and learning. From music classes to special guest Story Time readers, the Museum's special events keep your kids discovering new experiences with family fun activities year-round. 

APRIL

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Saturday, April 25 • 4 – 8 p.m.

Bring your camera and join us in the Atrium for a special appearance by Sid the Science Kid. Sid will also join in Big Healthy Fun! at 6 p.m.

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Sunday, April 26 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sid the Science Kid will be at Imagination Corner in the Atrium at 10:30 a.m. and Big Healthy Fun! at 11:30 a.m. Bring your camera for a special photo opportunity!

MAY

The Museum will be closed Saturday, May 16 to prepare for our annual Play for All Ball.

Special Opportunity for Members: MacPhail Family Music Class

Tuesdays, June 9 – July 21 • 10 – 11 a.m. (no class 6/30)

Pair your Tuesday morning play time at the Museum with a fun and interactive Family Music class taught by MacPhail Center for Music. The class will feature activities for adults and children (infant – age 4). Children will gain exposure to melody, rhythm, and a wide variety of musical instruments. Every class will include plenty of singing, movement, instrument exploration, children’s literature, and hands-on creative play. 

Registration required. Cost is $138.60 first child, $75.60 additional child. To register, call MacPhail Center for Music at 612-321-0100 or at MacPhail.org.

FutureVet Program

Saturday, May 23 • 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring your animal lovers to FutureVet to meet a veterinarian and a friendly therapy dog “patient.” Learn about choosing and caring for pets at home and about how veterinarians care for pets in their work. The program will conclude with a mini-graduation complete with goodie bag, diploma and stethoscope for each child (while supplies last). 

Sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospital

Special Big Healthy Fun! with Lil' Breathers Yoga

Sunday, May 31 • 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Join Lil Breathers Yoga founder Sarah Gillian Fischer for a special Big Healthy Fun! in the Atrium. Sarah will lead families in yoga specifically designed with children in mind. Start your day with some relaxing stretches and mind-calming moves.

JUNE

Ugandan Kids Choir Performance

Saturday, June 13 • 10:30 – 11 a.m. and 12 – 12:30 p.m.

The children of the Ugandan Kids Choir share their African folklore through authentic drumming, song and dance. Join us in the Atrium and dance along with their infectious energy.

Dog Tales

Saturday, June 20 • 10 – 11 a.m.

Encourage your child's love of reading in a comfortable environment as she reads a favorite book to a therapy dog from the Pals on Paws chapter of Therapy Dogs International at the Museum.

Macy's Play Date

Tuesday, June 23 • 1 – 5 p.m.

Macy's Play Date
Macy's cardholders receive FREE admission from 1 - 5 p.m. only. Non-cardholders receive $2 OFF admission during the same time period. All attendees can enjoy a free snack and special activity.

Special Imagination Corner with Stages Theater Company

Tuesday, June 30 • 10 – 11 a.m.

Join us in the Atrium for a special performance by Stages Theater Company.

Voted BEST INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT for babies & preschoolers by MN Parent magazine

 

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