Events Happening Wednesday Jun 28, 2017

6/28/2017
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.

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

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

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!



5/01/2017 - 7/04/2017
Salute the Troops!
From May 1 through July 4, veterans, active military and spouses receive free admission to Port Discovery, and service members will receive $2.00 off general admission for their guests.Free entry is valid for one person only per transaction.

Simply present a valid military ID or valid discharge papers to enjoy a day of fun and learning at Port Discovery!

Thanks to Northrop Grumman and other supporters for helping us show our appreciation to members of our military for their service!





5/20/2017 - 9/04/2017
KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature! Exhibit
Open through September 4!

Stop acting silly? Not in this exhibit! Learn about science through laughter, play, physical comedy, and fun in the new KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit, based on the KLUTZ® Encyclopedia of Immaturity Vol. 1 and 2!

Family fun and laughter combine with science and math in this can’t miss exhibit! Turn spoons into catapults, create photo illusions, engineer fast-moving paper airplanes, learn how to juggle, transform money into wearable rings, create amazing inventions and take part in over 18 fun activities that will teach you about aerodynamics, inertia, Newton’s Third Law of Motion, and more exciting scientific concepts through fun and silliness!

KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature is produced by the Children’s Museum of Houston in partnership with KLUTZ®. Admission to KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature is included with general admission tickets to Port Discovery, which are $14.95 for adults and children 2 and up, and free for Museum members.


The KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature! Exhibit is locally sponsored by:






All Events Happening On or After Wednesday Jun 28, 2017

6/29/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



6/30/2017
Fantastic Fridays
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.

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!




7/01/2017
Healthy First Saturday
Exercise you mind and body this June at Port Discovery!
  • Circle Time: 11 am, 12pm
  • Magic Carpet: 10am-12 pm
  • Art a La Cart: 10am-12pm, 1-3 pm
  • Exploration Station: 1-3 pm
  • UMD Child Scientists: 10am-4pm
  • FIDOS for Freedom: 2 - 3:30 pm
  • Kindersinger: Kinderfit!:1, 1:30pm
  • Middle Eastern Movement: 12,12:30 pm




7/02/2017
Super Sunday
Countdown to the fourth of July with these family fun activities!
  • Circle Time: 1, 2pm
  • UMD Child Scientists: 12pm - 5pm
  • Percussion garden: 12:30-3pm, 4-5pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Exploration Station:Patriotic Hoop Gliders 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
  • Kamishibai: 3:30pm




7/03/2017
Museum Open
Port Discovery is open Mondays throughout the summer!
Join us on Monday, July 3 and Countdown to the Fourth with patriotic and family fun activities.
  • UMD Child Scientists: 10-4 pm
  • Percussion Garden: 10am-12 pm, 1-3pm
  • Circle Time: 11:30 am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time : 11:30 am, 12:15 pm, & 1 pm
  • Art A la Cart- Red, White, & Blue Bracelets
    10 - 12 pm
  • Exploration Station: Hoop Gliders: 1 - 3 pm




7/04/2017
4th of July Fun!
Before you head out to see the fireworks in the Inner Harbor, join us for a Stars and Stripes Circle Time and patriotic crafts including:

Red, White, & Blue Bracelets: 10am - 12pm
Patriotic Hoop Gliders: 1 - 3pm



7/05/2017
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: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

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!



7/08/2017
Be a KLUTZ ® Day
Celebrate all things zany, wacky, and silly with a special day of activities dedicated to our limited-time KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature! exhibit.
  • Spin Art: 10-12pm, 1-3pm
  • Magic Carpet: 10- 12pm
  • Paper Clip Jewelry: 10-12, 1-3
  • Circle Time: 11am - 12pm
  • Shocking Electricity:1-3pm
  • Expert Immaturity with Gregory May: 1:30 & 2:30pm
  • UMD Child Scientists: 10- 4pm




    7/12/2017
    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.

    Scooter Mania: 11am
    Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

    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!



    7/15/2017
    Littles Day - Teddy Bear Picnic
    Join us for a special Littles' Day dedicated to children 5 and under! Bring your favorite furry friend to our annual Teddy Bear picnic and enjoy these special activities:
    • UMD Child Scientists: 10am - 4pm
    • Teddy Bear Finger Puppets: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
    • Magical Mats: 1, 1:30pm
    • Teddy Bear Picnic with The Kindersinger: 11am & 11:30pm
    • Teddy Bear Masks: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
    • Face Painting with Landre SFX:12-2pm

     





    7/21/2017
    $2 Target Family Fun Night
    Enjoy Port Discovery for less! Get more than $12 off regular admission and pay only $2 thanks to our generous sponsor, Target!
    • Circle Time: 6 pm
    • Family Activity Table: 4:30 - 6:30 pm
    • MD SPCA: 4-6:30 pm






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