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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Sunday, August 3rd

Shark Week Swim Off (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Bring your little ones for an exciting and educational day all about the world's most fierce ocean predator, the shark!

Saturday, August 9th

Sensory Saturday (9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Yoga, art, music and other great sensory experiences await you and your child in this special event set aside for children with sensory processing disorders and their families. Lights and sounds will be dimmed to create a comfortable environment for children to explore.

Pre-registration is required.

Please RSVP to sensorysaturday@miamichildrensmuseum.org or call (305) 373-5437 ext. 126.

MCM opens to the public at 11:00 am

 

Saturday, August 9th

Kindergarten Kick-Off (11:00 am - 6:00 pm)
MCM brings to you a day of preparing your child for kindergarten through stimulating and exciting activities. Receive valuable information from teachers and other organizations that will get you ready for your new school adventure.

Friday, August 15th

Target Free Third Friday (3:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Thanks to the generosity of Target Corporation, visitors can roam the Museum free of charge, every third Friday of each month. Due to the number of visitors on Target Free Third Fridays, we suggest leaving strollers at home or in the car.

Saturday, August 23rd

Crazy Creatures Day (10:00 am - 6:00 pm)
During Animal Month, we’re exploring some crazy “animals”. From the Yeti to the Loch Ness Monster, learn all about these wild creatures and where they come from.

Saturday, August 30th

Pet Adoption Day (12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
MCM invites you to meet animals searching for a forever home and to do your part to assist shelters in proving happy and healthy conditions for their furry guests.

 

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Mini Monday Mornings

Every Monday, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bounce, toddle, and explore with your baby on Monday mornings at MCM. Children under three years old will stimulate their senses through painting, sand play, stories and a puppet show. There will be no school group visits on these mornings.

 

MEET OUR STUDIO ARTISTS

Art Studio Open Daily
11:00 am to 4:30 pm

Teaching artists Daniela and Joan inspire imagination and creativity with one-of-a-kind, hands-on art projects. These art activities are fun for all ages and demonstrate different ways of creating art using color, lines, shapes and patterns.

 

MEET OUR MCM PLAYERS

Watch children’s stories come alive this month with our theatrical troupe, the MCM Players. Join Peter, Dream, Shira, and Bree-Anna for daily stories told through remarkable readings, puppet shows, and stage performances. You’ll laugh, dance, and shout with us.

 

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Sand Exploration

10:30 am Ÿ- Sandcastle
Play with our sand box full of kinetic sand! You mold and sculpt and build your own creations!

The Art of Animals

11:00 am to 4:30 pm - Art Studio

Join us as we explore some of the furry, scaly and feathery creatures who share the planet with us through animal-inspired art-making activities.

Animal Story Time

12:30 pm -Teddy Bear Gallery

Enjoy favorite stories read by our MCM Players.

Dance Party

3:30 pm - Kidscape Village

Move and groove with our best dancers.

Animal Kingdom

4:30 pm - Teddy Bear Classroom

Learn allabout the different animal families.

Wild Thing Masks

5:00 pm - Kidscape Village

Get wild and creative with easy to make masks.