Childrens’ Museum – Aug./Sept. 2014
Ukulele Sing & Strum-a-Longs
Wednesday evenings 5-5:30 p.m.
Strum, tap, sing and dance along with Swallow Hill Music as they teach families how to play the ukulele. They’ll have the whole family playing a song in just 30 minutes! Activities included with Museum admission and instruments are provided.
Saturday, August 2 9 – 10 a.m.
Children’s Museum members are invited to an hour of exclusive private play throughout the whole Museum. Receive a 20% discount in the gift shop and café on purchases of $5 or more during the members-only event. No RSVP required. Please present your membership card at the front desk upon arrival.
Target Tuesday Nights
Tuesday, August 5 4 – 8 p.m.
Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work. Through their generous sponsorship to the Children’s Museum of Denver, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday of each month from 4 – 8 p.m. Fall dates: September 2, October 7 and November 4.
FutureVet® with Banfield® Pet Hospital
Saturday, August 16 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
A licensed veterinarian will teach children about the exciting world of veterinary medicine, including what it means to be a responsible pet owner and what doctors look for when they examine your pets. Children will receive a FutureVet® program diploma, stethoscope and goodie bag during “graduation.”
Supplies limited. Activities included with Museum admission.
August is An Apple a Day Month
Learn about your fabulous five senses, practice new moves and explore the world around us as we discover fun ways to live a healthy lifestyle.
Made possible by: COPIC Insurance
An Apple a Day Adventures
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m.
It’s always possible to live a healthy lifestyle and our Museum Educators want to prove it to you! Our Apple a Day programs incorporate health and wellness into many different topics including arts, science and the environment.
Please note: while these programs will always happen at 11 a.m., topics may vary. Variety is the spice of life – stop by and see what program is happening each day!
Super Scientists – Grossology
Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
EEEWW, that’s gross! Join us for a program filled with icky activities and yucky facts as we learn all about germs. Find out why it’s important to wash our hands and how to become a “master hand washer.” This program supports Science Knowledge and Skills, Logic and Reasoning, Mathematics Knowledge and Skills and Literacy Knowledge and Skills.
Healthy Kids – It’s a Toothy Tradition
Thursdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Join us for a toothy treat! We’ll explore how to keep little mouths healthy, play games and meet a special guest. You’ll be chomping at the bit to use your knowledge about strong, clean teeth!
This program supports Literacy Knowledge and Skills, Science Knowledge and Skills and Language Development.
Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Imaginations run wild hearing stories of far-off lands, wacky characters, friendships and fairytales. Each one has a theme with exciting stories and a fun activity, craft or song. Join us every Thursday for Delta Dental Healthy Smiles StoryTimes for fun dental health adventures and activities. This program promotes Literacy Knowledge and Skills and Creative Arts Expression.
Saturday and Sunday
Our drop-in weekend programs are filled with exciting activities designed to teach little ones all about a healthy lifestyle. From exploring our five senses, to moving those muscles, our drop-ins offer something for the entire family. Programs and times vary.
Mark Your Calendars!
Sunday, September 21
Lace up and get ready to run, walk, toddle or crawl at the 8th annual Hop, Skip & a Jump Start. The event includes a stroller-friendly 5K run along the South Platte River, an Infant Crawl, Toddler Trot and Kid Course – there’s an event for every member of the family! After the races, enjoy a fun-filled expo and admission to the Museum. To learn more, visit mychildsmuseum.org, call 303-561-0104 or email LisaA@cmdenver.org.
Holiday Photos, Family Portraits,
Engagement Photos & More!
Saturday, September 27
Take beautiful portraits at one of the most unique locations around – the Children’s Museum of Denver! Professional photographers will capture your loved ones next to captivating backdrops including the Platte trail, playground or any exhibit inside the Museum. All proceeds support the Museum, so bring the whole family, including your pets, for unforgettable photos! For more information, visit mychildsmuseum.org. To book your photo session, please contact Lisa Andersson at 303-561-0104 or LisaA@cmdenver.org.