Events Happening Saturday Oct 07, 2017

10/07/2017
Healthy First Saturday
Start your month off the healthy way at Port Discovery!
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 11:30am
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 11:30am
  • Art a La Cart: 1-3pm
  • Kindersinger- Kinderfit!: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Faza Fam Family Jam 1pm - 1:30pm
  • FIDOS for Freedom: 2pm - 3:30pm
  • UMD Little Scientists Research Study: 10-11:30am, 12:30-3pm




9/16/2017 - 2/19/2018
Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore!
Children and families are invited to the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends Boots and Baby Jaguar! Explore Isa's Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggies crew as they set sail, and search for baby animals in the Rainforest Maze.

In Dora and Diego - Let's Explore!, children and families will:

  • Climb and slide down on to the surface of the Purple Planet!
  • Travel through space in the Rocket Ship where you’ll put on a spacesuit and pilot the ship!
  • Sail the high seas and pretend to set sail in the Pirate Piggies Ship.
  • Explore the Rainforest Maze where you will locate rainforest animals, swing across monkey bars, jump and hop across River Rocks and more.
  • Care for baby animals in the Animal Rescue Center
  • Help Tico collect nuts for a family picnic as Swiper tries to swipe them!
  • Tend Isa's Garden while interacting with bird, butterfly and insect puppets.

  • Children will role-play, solve problems, practice sharing and caring behaviors, and learn Spanish words. Everyone will celebrate a successful day - "We did it! ¡Lo hicimos!"

    Become a member to experience this exhibit for free.

    Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in cooperation with Nickelodeon, the Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! exhibit is presented by the Amerigroup Foundation.

    ©2017 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go! and all related titles, logos, and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.

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    Dora & Diego - Let's Explore! Exhibit Media Photos



    All Events Happening On or After Saturday Oct 07, 2017

    10/08/2017
    Super Sunday
    Join us for fun, educational activities the entire family can enjoy!
    • Circle Time: 1pm & 2pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
    • Art a la Cart: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm
    • 12:00pm-4:00pm




    10/09/2017
    Museum Closed
    During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



    10/10/2017
    Thrifty Tuesday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/10/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/11/2017
    Wonderful Wednesdays
    Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.
    • Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Jousting: 11am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm




    10/12/2017
    Thrifty Thursday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/12/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/13/2017
    Fantastic Friday
    Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
    • Art a La Cart: 10am-12 pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15 pm




    10/14/2017
    Little Explorer's Day-Hispanic Heritage Celebration
    Join us for a special day of interactive programs celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!
    • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
    • Make Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Skulls: 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
    • Make your Own Maracas: 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
    • Balies de Mi Tierra with Special Guests Las Hermanas Gonzalez: TBD




    10/15/2017
    Super Sunday
    Join us for fun, educational activities the entire family can enjoy!
    • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm-3:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm
    • Circle Time: 1pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
    • Exploration Station: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm
    • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




    10/16/2017
    Museum Closed
    During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed Mondays except during select public school holidays.



    10/17/2017
    Thrifty Tuesday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/17/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/18/2017
    Wonderful Wednesdays
    Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.
    • Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Jousting: 11am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm




    10/19/2017
    Thrifty Thursday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/19/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/20/2017
    Fantastic Friday
    Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
    • Art a La Cart: 10am-12 pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15 pm




    10/20/2017
    Target $2 Family Fun Night
    Join us on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night from 4pm until 8pm. General admission is just $2 per person after 4pm.

    Tonight's special activities include:
    • Maryland SPCA: 4pm-6pm
    • Maryland Bookmobile: 4pm - 8pm
    • Family Activity Table: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Circle Time: 6pm
    • Maryland SPCA: 4pm-6pm
    Tickets must be purchased at the door. No other discounts or coupons accepted.



    10/21/2017
    Littles' Day
    Join us for a special Littles' Day dedicated to children 5 and under!
    • The Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
    • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 11:30am
    • Art a la Cart: 1pm - 3pm
    • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
    • Greg May Presents: TBD




    10/22/2017
    Super Sunday
    Join us for fun, educational activities the entire family can enjoy!
    • Circle Time: 1pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
    • Art a la Cart: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm




    10/23/2017
    Museum Closed
    During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



    10/24/2017
    Thrifty Tuesday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/24/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/25/2017
    Wonderful Wednesdays
    Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.
    • Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Jousting: 11am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm




    10/26/2017
    Thrifty Thursday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/26/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    10/27/2017
    Fantastic Friday
    Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
    • Circle Time: 11:30am
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15 pm
    • Art a La Cart: 10am-12 pm




    10/28/2017
    BOOseum Bash!
    Have a spooktacular Halloween at Baltimore's ultimate celebration for kids and families! Boogie to hair-raising tunes from Mr. Don. Have a boo-tiful design painted on your face. Learn about creepy, crawly and COOL bugs with Bug Patrol and meet furry creatures with Wildlife Adventures. Plus, make tasty treats in the form of Cinnamon Bats with McCormick and don't forget to wear your favorite costume!
    • Troll Salon:10am-12pm, 1-3pm
    • Robinson Nature Center:10am-4pm
    • 4H Bug Patrol:10:00am-4:00pm
    • Diffusion Bats and Pumpkins: 10am-5pm
    • Cinnamon Bats with McCormick Inc.:11am-2pm (while supplies last)
    • Wildlife Adventures:11am-2pm
    • Hornswoggle's Haunted House12pm
    • Face Painting with Landre SFX: 12-2pm
    • Mister Don's Music:1:30pm & 2:30 pm




    10/29/2017
    Super Sunday
    Join us for fun, educational activities the entire family can enjoy!
    • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm-3:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm
    • Circle Time: 1pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
    • Exploration Station: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm
    • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




    10/30/2017
    Museum Closed
    During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



    10/31/2017
    Thrifty Tuesday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    10/31/2017
    Circle Time
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    11:30am



    11/01/2017
    Wonderful Wednesdays
    Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

    Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm
    Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

    Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
    An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

    Jousting: 11am
    Ride Hippity Hop horses and use Port Discovery’s special lances to join in a joust. Learn about this very old game that is also one of Maryland’s State Sports while strengthening balance skills and learning that being active is a lot of fun.

    Circle Time: 11:30am
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
    A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



    11/02/2017
    Thrifty Thursday
    Enjoy a discounted admission of $10 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits and educational programs that spark imagination and learning in a place custom made for kids! (Promotion valid October 1, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Excluded dates include: 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 3/27/18, 3/29/18) Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.




    11/03/2017
    Fantastic Friday
    Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

    Mother Goose on the Loose:
    10:30am
    An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

    The Money Game: 11am
    The Money Game is an interactive game show where students are the contestants! Students move through this exciting, fast-paced game by answering questions and learning about saving, spending,and investing money.

    Circle Time: 11:30am
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
    A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



    11/04/2017
    Healthy First Saturday
    Start your month off the healthy way at Port Discovery's community health fair featuring the UMBC Health Fair . Grove along with the Faza Fam Family Jam, sing and dance as you listen to fun stories and songs from the Kindersinger, and learn a new pose while you breathe and stretch as a family during Life in Yoga Mountain. Meet and learn about the important work of therapy dogs with FIDOS for Freedom. Also take part in simple art and science projects that are fun, educational and that you can take home!
  • UMBC Health Fair
    10am - 1pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain
    11:30 am
  • Mother Goose on the Loose
    11:30 am
  • Faza Fam Family Jam
    1 pm & 1:30pm
  • Kindersinger: Kinderfit!
    1 pm; 1:30 pm
  • Exploration Station
    1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Fidos for Freedom
    2:00-3:30pm




  • 11/05/2017
    Super Sunday
    Join us for fun, educational activities the entire family can enjoy!
    • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm-3:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm
    • Circle Time: 1pm
    • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
    • Exploration Station: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4:00pm
    • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




    11/06/2017
    Museum Closed
    During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



    11/18/2017
    Hops & Vines 2017
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 7:30-11:00 PM Tickets $35 ($50 After October 15 or at the door)   Adults Take Over Port Discovery! Take a night off from adulting and be a kid again! Join Port Discovery for the 5th Annual Hops & Vines fundraiser, where you’ll take part in fun activities, demonstrations, make Shrinky Dinks, and explore three floors of interactive exhibits that bring out your inner child. Enjoy libations from some of Baltimore’s best breweries and wineries, plus sample foods from top restaurants in the area. Better yet, you’ll be raising funds for Port Discovery’s access programs, which provide free or reduced admission to the Museum for families and schools in economically challenged communities, children with special needs and for military families. Tickets are $35 in advance before October 15th, $50 after October 15th and at the door.  Tickets are on sale now:   Purchase Tickets! 





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