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11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create[...]
11:30 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Sunday 11:30-12:00 AM[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Sunday 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:30 pm Strolling Science Lab
Strolling Science Lab
Mar 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Strolling Science Lab Sid the Science Kid Exhibition, 1st Floor All Ages Explore, experiment, and discover! Look closely and conduct investigations as we uncover the mysteries of the world around us
3:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Sunday 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:00 pm Drop in Draw: Design It
Drop in Draw: Design It
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Drop-In and Draw: Design It City Park Preschool and up with[...]
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday 3:00-4:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
9:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:30 am Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 10:30 am- 11:00 am All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create[...]
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Mar 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
1:30 pm PAWs for Reading
PAWs for Reading
Mar 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
March 6th: PAWs for Reading Children can read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) to improve reading and communication skills. Sessions are one-on-one with trained therapy pets (and their handlers) in a setting where they can feel comfortable and confident — and have fun![...]
1:30 pm Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Mar 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 1:30 pm- 2:00 pm All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
4:00 pm Cancelled: 1st Wednesday- Build & Imagine
Cancelled: 1st Wednesday- Build & Imagine
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELLED : 1st Wednesday March 7th – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. On the first Wednesday of every month, Please Touch Museum is open until 7 pm[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday-Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM City Capers All Ages Drop[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:00 pm Drop in Draw: Design It
Drop in Draw: Design It
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Drop-In and Draw: Design It City Park Preschool and up with[...]
3:00 pm Maker: Paper Structures
Maker: Paper Structures
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Maker: Paper Structures Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom Preschool and Elementary[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:00 pm Drop in Draw: Design It
Drop in Draw: Design It
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Drop-In and Draw: Design It City Park Preschool and up with[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
10:30 am Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Mar 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 10:30 am- 11:00 am All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
1:30 pm Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 1:30 pm- 2:00 pm All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
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