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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. 

MARCH

Macy's Play Date

Tuesday, March 3 • 1 – 4 p.m.

Macy's Play Date

Macy's cardholders receive FREE admission from 1 - 4 p.m. only. Non-card holders receive $2 OFF general admission during the same time period. All attendees can enjoy a free snack and special activity.

Hands-On Brass with Cooper Street Brass Band

Saturday, March 7 • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Cooper Street Brass Band brings its entertaining and educational presentation to the Museum for hands-on, interactive, musical fun for families with children of all ages! During the two concerts, children will learn about the brass family, how brass instruments work, and music basics through familiar, exciting, and up-tempo music. After each show, children can touch and try brass instruments and participate in hands-on experiments!

Imagination Corner: Saint Paul Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist, Sandy Waterman

Sunday, March 8 • 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Enjoy beautiful music on both the guitar and ukulele, performed by Sandy Waterman. Sandy is an educator of music, co-director of music for Living Spirit MNC, jazz and classic rock keyboardist and has worked with the Saint Paul Conservatory since 2009.

Knitting and Crochet fun!

Friday, March 13 • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Explore the basics of knitting and crocheting in this fun hands-on activity. Visitors of all levels, ages and abilities will have a chance to explore the tools and practices of both knitting and crocheting. Skilled knitters will be on hand to help. 

Knitting and Crochet fun!

Saturday, March 14 • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Explore the basics of knitting and crocheting in this fun hands-on activity. Visitors of all levels, ages and abilities will have a chance to explore the tools and practices of both knitting and crocheting. Skilled knitters will be on hand to help. 

Corda Mór Irish Dancers

Saturday, March 14 • 4:30 – 5 p.m.

Corda Mór means "great heart." Enjoy a high-energy, spirited Irish dance performance set to an assortment of Irish tunes in our Atrium.

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Tuesday, March 17 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

Super Pet Saturday

Dog Tales

Saturday, March 21 • 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. 

FutureVet Presentation

Saturday, March 21 • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 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

Imagination Corner: Saint Paul Conservatory of Music's Children's Chorus

Saturday, March 21 • 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Join us in the Atrium for a special Imagination Corner featuring beautiful vocals from SPCM's Children's Chorus.

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Saturday, March 21 • 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, March 22 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sid the Science Kid will be at Imagination Corner in the Atrium at 10:30 a.m. Bring your camera!

Curious About Science

Sunday, March 22 • 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Drop-in to a special science-themed Imagination Corner at 10:30 a.m. for an irresistible burst of playful learning led by one of the Museum's skilled activity leaders or special guest presenters. Then join our Museum staff and Sid the Science Kid as we spark “big questions” during this special science-themed Big Healthy Fun! at 11:30 a.m. Explore the amazing things our bodies can do, and have lots of fun too!

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Tuesday, March 24 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your camera and join Sid the Science Kid at Imagination Corner in the Atrium at 10:30 a.m.

Sid the Science Kid Appearance

Saturday, March 28 • 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

Tuesday, March 31 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

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

 

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