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President's Day Weekend

Enjoy this three-day weekend with plenty of hands-on fun, play, and learning!

  • Join us for Little Explorer’s Day: Space on Saturday and enjoy Blast Off Circle Time and interactive art and science projects.
  • On Sunday, explore movement and music together as you bop along to our lively Jingle Jangle Music Time. Join in interactive story times, and work together to create art or science projects that you can take home. You can also make music in our Percussion Garden, learn early literacy skills in Mother Goose on the Loose, and enjoy Kamishibai Story Time!
  • On Monday, join us for a day of play including a dance party with DJ Holly, plus make music together in our Percussion Garden, take part in interactive Circle Time, explore movement and music in Jingle Jangle Music Time, and make patriotic hoop gliders to commemorate the day.

Also be sure to visit Nickelodeon’s Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! exhibit before it closes for good! Monday, February 19th will be your last chance to explore this imaginative exhibit.

Activities Include:

Saturday, February 17 - 10 AM to 5 PM: 

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Make Space Suncatchers in our BGE StudioWorkshop 
  • 10:00 AM - Noon: Make a space-themed art project at our Art a la Cart station 
  • 11:00 AM & Noon: Blast off into space as we use our imagination with this interactive Circle Time
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Learn about the physics of orbiting bodies and black holes at our Exploration Station 

Sunday, February 18 - Noon to 5 PM: 

  • 1:00 PM: Go on an imaginative journey as you listen to a new story and join in music and songs during our interactive Circle Time
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Learn about science with a hands-on activity at our Exploration Station
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Create music and learn about the art of percussion in our interactive Percussion Garden
  • 3:30 PM: Join in our interactive Kamishibai Story Time
  • 1:30 PM: Learn early literacy skills with your little ones during Mother Goose on the Loose
  • 2:30 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:00 PM: Explore music and movement together during Jingle Jangle Music Time

Monday, February 19 - 10 AM to 5 PM:

  • 10:00 AM - Noon: Create music and learn about the art of percussion in our interactive Percussion Garden 
  • 10:00 AM - Noon: Make an art project together at our Art a la Cart station 
  • 11:30 AM: Go on an imaginative journey as you listen to a new story and join in music and songs during our interactive Circle Time 
  • 11:30 AM & 12:15 PM: Explore music and movement together during Jingle Jangle Music Time 
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Join in a fun Dance Party with DJ Holly 
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Make Patriotic Hoop Gliders in honor of President's Day

Check our event calendar to see what other fun, educational programs, and events are coming up at Port Discovery!

Events and exhibits are free with Museum Admission, which is $15.95 for individuals two and up. Children under two and members are admitted for free.

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