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Astro Adventure

When: May 20, 2017 12:00 pm

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on because on Saturday, May 20, we're blasting off on an Astro Adventure! Be an honorary astronaut for a day and experience all the wonders space has to offer.

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Pixel Art

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 24 - May 1, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Think about how pixels make up every image on a computer screen. Create pictures, characters, and scenes by moving around our magnetic pixels!

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 25, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 27, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Straw Geometry

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: May 2 - 7, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Explore making connections and building shapes with straws and string.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 4, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

First Friday

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: May 5, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? $10.00

Every First Friday of the month from January 6 – June 2 the Maryland Science Center celebrates with discounted admission from 5:00pm-8:00pm. All visitors pay just $10 for admission.

Circuit Blocks

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: May 8 - 14, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Tinker and experiment with circuit blocks to make electrical connections! Link different electronic components together to create simple or complex circuits.

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 9, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 11, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Cooking-Up Chemistry

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Learn how mixing stuff together can be the exciting beginning of a science adventure.

Shed City

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: May 15 - 21, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

What do you want to build? This week we will be creating different cardboard structures to form a model city.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 18, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Astro Adventure Spaceships

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 20, 2017 12:00 am - 2:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the Learning Lab as we create spaceships that can really fly.

Concrete Casting Workshop

Who: Ages 10+ (under 16 must be participating with an adult) Where: The Shed When: May 20, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $20 per person

This spring create a unique piece to add to your outdoor space in our concrete casting workshop. Create your very own concrete cast and turn it into a planter or table top fire pit at home.

Astro Adventure

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: May 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on because on Saturday, May 20, we’re blasting off on an Astro Adventure! Be an honorary astronaut for a day and experience all the wonders space has to offer.

Construct It!

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: May 22 - 28, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Learn and use engineering and architectural skills to build different structures in the Shed.  Assemble different types of materials together to make constructions.

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 24, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: May 25, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Screenprinting

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: May 29 - June 5, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Collage shapes, mix colors, and pull prints as we turn the Shed into a screen printing workshop. What will you create?

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: June 1, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

First Friday

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: June 2, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? $10.00

Every First Friday of the month from January 6 – June 2 the Maryland Science Center celebrates with discounted admission from 5:00pm-8:00pm. All visitors pay just $10 for admission.

Chain Reactions

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: June 6 - 12, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Levers, ramps, pulleys, screws, wheels, and wedges – simple machines are used all around us! Come learn all about them and use everyday materials to create a chain reaction around the Shed.

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: June 7, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: June 8, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Super Science Sleepover

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: June 9, 2017 5:30 pm - 9:30 am How Much? $45 per person ($40 per member)

Spend a night at our museum with the Super Science Sleepover. Participate in hands-on activities throughout the building, watch movies, play in the Kids Room, craft and create in The Shed, roar with the dinosaurs, experiment in SciLab, and when it’s time to say lights out—sleep in the exhibit halls. Advance registration required.