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  1. Volunteer Orientation - Cancelled

    April 9, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Orientation pre-registration is required by filling out the Volunteer Profile.

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  2. Discovery Day Camp- Terrific Trees- Cancelled

    April 10, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Must be enrolled in K-5th grade. All Discovery Day Camps are uniquely themed and include various hands-on activities, Museum exploration, and a snack. Camp attendees are separated into groups according to age/grade level. Bring a packed lunch or pre-order an Avanti's lunch for $5 at time of reservation. Lunch includes a gondola, chips, cookie, and juice box.

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  3. Museum Closed

    April 12, 2020, All Day

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  4. Physics Days - Weather- Cancelled

    April 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    ISU Faculty, Dr. Jay Ansher and students will provide hands-on demonstrations, experiments and more on new topics each month! Free with Admission

    Weather

    Thursday, April 16

    Wind, sunshine, storms, and clouds all are part of basic physics and chemistry. Stop by as the ISU Physics Club presents simple demonstrations that help explain the science that goes into your weather forecast.

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  5. Playful Learners Level 2 (24-36 Months)- Animal Alphabet- Cancelled

    April 16, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Playful Learners is designed for you and your child to learn and play together. When children play, they are learning a variety of skills all vital to their future success... including; problem-solving, communication and social-emotional. Each one-hour class begins with group time where children and adult partners play and interact together, then moves to center based learning where fine and gross motor skills are developed through play, physical moment, music and art activities. Paid programming.

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  6. Playful Learners Level 2 (24-36 Months)- Animal Alphabet- Cancelled

    April 17, 2020, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    Playful Learners is designed for you and your child to learn and play together. When children play, they are learning a variety of skills all vital to their future success... including; problem-solving, communication and social-emotional. Each one-hour class begins with group time where children and adult partners play and interact together, then moves to center based learning where fine and gross motor skills are developed through play, physical moment, music and art activities. Paid programming.

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  7. Books and Bots- Cancelled

    April 17, 2020, 10:30 AM

    Join the Normal Public Library on select Fridays as they showcase some of the amazing tech toys you can check out from the Library! Enjoy hands-on fun, the chance to sign up for a library card and the opportunity to check out books!

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  8. Early Explorers- 4-5 year Old- Eggciting Science and Art- Cancelled

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Be like a big kid and join us for exciting hands-on learning and exploration. Each 90-minute drop-off class features literature, art, science, music and movement activities that tie to the monthly theme! Paid programming

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  9. Playful Learners Level 3 (3-4 Years)- Animal Alphabet- Cancelled

    April 23, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Playful Learners is designed for you and your child to learn and play together. When children play, they are learning a variety of skills all vital to their future success... including; problem-solving, communication and social-emotional. Each one-hour class begins with group time where children and adult partners play and interact together, then moves to center based learning where fine and gross motor skills are developed through play, physical moment, music and art activities. Paid programming.

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  10. Playful Learners Level 3 (3-4 Years)- Animal Alphabet- Cancelled

    April 24, 2020, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    Playful Learners is designed for you and your child to learn and play together. When children play, they are learning a variety of skills all vital to their future success... including; problem-solving, communication and social-emotional. Each one-hour class begins with group time where children and adult partners play and interact together, then moves to center based learning where fine and gross motor skills are developed through play, physical moment, music and art activities. Paid programming.

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  11. Art Around You- Cancelled

    April 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The Children’s Discovery Museum has been awarded The Mirza Arts and Culture grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, Inc. (IPCF) which helps fund this program. Visit University Galleries and participate in a scavenger hunt to help you discover the style and media used to create works of art. Then return to the museum where you will explore these styles and media as you create your own art.

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  12. Love and Learn- Spring- Cancelled

    April 30, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

    Come learn and play with us! Our monthly themes will build your child's sense of wonder and playfulness as they engage in play, physical movement, music and art activities. Paid program.

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