STEAM Little Explorers | Colors
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

STEAM Little Explorers | Colors

The 4th in our series of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs for Early Learners. This month, we will be exploring the science of color with hands on learning activities throughout the museum, designed for 3-5 year olds (but everyone is welcome to participate).

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Pop-up Science
Oct
19
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
19
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
20
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Mini Makers
Oct
22
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Oct
23
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
24
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Ugly Bug Ball
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

Ugly Bug Ball

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The Ugly Bug Ball is the Museum’s biggest fundraiser each year promising our guests an unforgettable evening in costume! The evening is hosted by 40 regional Celebrity Hosts inviting our guests to spend a night dancing to a live band, enjoying a catered dinner, and performances not soon to be forgotten. The Ugly Bug Ball raises funds to fulfill the Museum’s mission of providing hands-on learning to children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities.

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Event Sponsors
Old Dominion Furniture Co
Dodson Pest Control
Printworks

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Pop-up Science
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
26
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
27
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Mini Makers
Oct
29
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Oct
30
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
31
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
2
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
3
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp
Nov
5
8:45 AM08:45

WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp

If you could build the perfect city, what would it be? What would it look like? Create, build, and dream up the perfect city in City Maker!

School’s Out WonderCamps are for campers currently in Kindergarten-5th grade

  • Campers will be grouped by age for select activities during the camp day

  • Single day camps are $45 per camper, 10% discount for members

  • Camp day runs from 8:45 AM-3:30 PM

  • Campers MUST be registered online, we are not offering phone registrations

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Mini Makers
Nov
5
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Pop-Up School's Out
Nov
5
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up School's Out

School’s out, so that must mean some super fun pop up programming at Amazement Square.  You’ll never know what kind of games, art, and hands on activities you will find going on between 11:00-1:00! 

Free with museum admission/membership.

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World of Wonders
Nov
6
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Date Night Drop Off
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night Drop Off

Join us in celebrating you as parents with the return of our popular Date Night Drop-off program. Bring your child{ren} to Amazement Square from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM for a unique museum experience complete with a fun and interactive program, food and museum exploration while you enjoy a date night!

$35 per child
Ages 3-12 (child must be 100% potty trained)

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Pop-up Science
Nov
9
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
9
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
10
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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DIWine at A²
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

DIWine at A²

Cost | $25/person

Turn it into a fun and creative date night or invite your friends to enjoy this casual style class where you will enjoy some tasty treats, sip some wine (or a nonalcoholic beverage), and socialize with other makers as the instructor works with the group through step by step instructions to create your very own masterpiece. Space is limited, register today! 

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Mini Makers
Nov
12
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Nov
13
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
14
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Pop-up Science
Nov
16
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
16
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Mini Makers
Nov
19
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Nov
20
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
21
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Pop-up Science
Nov
23
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
23
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
24
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Mini Makers
Nov
26
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Nov
27
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Pop-Up School's Out
Nov
27
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up School's Out

School’s out, so that must mean some super fun pop up programming at Amazement Square.  You’ll never know what kind of games, art, and hands on activities you will find going on between 11:00-1:00! 

Free with museum admission/membership.

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Pop-Up School's Out
Nov
29
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up School's Out

School’s out, so that must mean some super fun pop up programming at Amazement Square.  You’ll never know what kind of games, art, and hands on activities you will find going on between 11:00-1:00! 

Free with museum admission/membership.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Nov
30
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Children's Holiday Festival
Dec
14
7:00 AM07:00

Children's Holiday Festival

The Children’s Holiday Festival is Amazement Square’s most magical family special event. The magic, twinkle and tradition of this holiday event bring families and friends back year after year to enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa, holiday crafts, cookie decorating, and more! The whole family is invited to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the magic of the season!

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New Year's at Noon
Dec
31
10:00 AM10:00

New Year's at Noon

Guests join us on December 31 from 10 AM – 1 PM to welcome in the new year! This family-friendly event allows even our youngest friends to celebrate the excitement of a new year, through traditional New Years activities and crafts. Toast to the New Year with sparkling juice, count down the Bug Drop, and join us for a dance party! 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
17
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Oct
16
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Pop-Up School's Out
Oct
15
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up School's Out

School’s out, so that must mean some super fun pop up programming at Amazement Square.  You’ll never know what kind of games, art, and hands on activities you will find going on between 11:00-1:00! 

Free with museum admission/membership.

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Mini Makers
Oct
15
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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DIWine at A²
Oct
14
6:00 PM18:00

DIWine at A²

Registration is Closed

Cost | $25/person

Turn it into a fun and creative date night or invite your friends to enjoy this casual style class where you will enjoy some tasty treats, sip some wine (or a nonalcoholic beverage), and socialize with other makers as the instructor works with the group through step by step instructions to create your very own masterpiece. Space is limited, register today! 

October DIWINE is headed to the Pumpkin Patch. Participants will get to decorate two pumpkins without the hassle of cleaning the pumpkin out.  Each guest will receive one real pumpkin and one plastic pumpkin to turn into fall masterpieces that you will want to keep out long past Halloween!

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WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp
Oct
14
8:45 AM08:45

WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp

Create and build with LEGOs! Complete building challenges and make your own designs. What will you create in this day devoted to all things LEGO?

School’s Out WonderCamps are for campers currently in Kindergarten-5th grade

  • Campers will be grouped by age for select activities during the camp day

  • Single day camps are $45 per camper, 10% discount for members

  • Camp day runs from 8:45 AM-3:30 PM

  • Campers MUST be registered online, we are not offering phone registrations

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
13
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Pop-up Science
Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

View Event →
Pop-Up School's Out
Oct
11
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up School's Out

School’s out, so that must mean some super fun pop up programming at Amazement Square.  You’ll never know what kind of games, art, and hands on activities you will find going on between 11:00-1:00! 

Free with museum admission/membership.

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WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp
Oct
11
8:45 AM08:45

WonderCamp | School's Out Day Camp

Create art on a large scale in this camp where you are sure to get messy!

School’s Out WonderCamps are for campers currently in Kindergarten-5th grade

  • Campers will be grouped by age for select activities during the camp day

  • Single day camps are $45 per camper, 10% discount for members

  • Camp day runs from 8:45 AM-3:30 PM

  • Campers MUST be registered online, we are not offering phone registrations

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
10
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Oct
9
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Mini Makers
Oct
8
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
5
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Oct
3
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Oct
2
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Mini Makers
Oct
1
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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