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Winter Break Special Programming Winter Break Special Programming 12/23, 12/24, 12/27-12/30 Explore, create, and imagine! Stop-in daily for special education programs. *Museum closes at 3pm on 12/24 Pop Up Play Corner Snow Day 9:00-10:30 AM, Exclusion: December 24th, December 30th Hamilton Hall All Ages Grab your winter[...]
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11:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints  Sundays 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.
11:30 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: L is for Light  Sundays 11:30 AM-12:00 PM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month,[...]
12:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all? *The Playhouse will be[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
2:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 2:00 pm-  2:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar[...]
3:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all? *The Playhouse will be[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday  3:00-4:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All Ages Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
1:30 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tigers Neighborhood: A Grr-ifif Exhibit  while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.[...]
3:30 pm Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Dec 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark Wednesdays 3:30-4:00 PM Between Daniel Tiger and Flight Fantasy Exhibitions Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Shine bright! In[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
3:00 pm Maker: Textiles and Knitting
Maker: Textiles and Knitting
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker: Textiles and Knitting Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom. Ground Floor  Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner How do you make clothing? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of Daniel Tiger’s favorite piece of clothing- a red hoodie- and textile processes-[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
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