Events Happening Today

12/08/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



All Events Happening On or After Today

12/09/2016
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.

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!




12/10/2016
Gingerbricks Day!
Join us as we decorate gingerbricks for our very own oversized train station!

Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm 

Kindersinger: 11am & 11:30am
Themed music/ dance and puppetry performances sure to delight our youngest visitors

Decorate Gingerbricks in the Studio Workshop: 11am - 3pm
Decorate your very own brick to be placed on our gingerbread train station display!

Facepainting with Landre SXF: 12pm - 2pm

Magical Mats: 1pm & 1:30pm
Ages 6 and under will go on a special yoga journey

Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
Interactive science games, experiments & projects for ages 5 & up.

Plays in the Park: Bringing the Rain Back to Kapiti Plain: 2pm



12/11/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
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.

Circle Time: 1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30 pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
Where everyone is a scientist!  Join us for interactive science games, experiments, and projects.  Make a hoop glider, sound sandwich, and more!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



12/12/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



12/13/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



12/14/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Visit every Wednesday (October through April) for a day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in special art, 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.

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

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!



12/15/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



12/16/2016
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.

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!




12/16/2016
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:
  • MD SPCA with Katie Flory: 4pm - 6:30pm
  • Create & Read: 4pm - 8pm
  • Family crafts: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Circle Time: 6pm
Tickets must be purchased at the door. No other discounts or coupons accepted.



12/18/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
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

Circle Time: 1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
Have fun with numbers, shapes, sizes, telling time, and more! Relax in The Oasis. Enjoy books, music, songs, rhymes, and play. Explore math in new ways

Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



12/19/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



12/20/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



12/21/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Visit every Wednesday (October through April) for a day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in special art, 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.

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

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!



12/22/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



12/23/2016
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.

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!




12/24/2016
Museum CLOSED
The Museum is closed on Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24th.
Happy Holidays!



12/25/2016
Museum CLOSED
The Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25th. We will re-open on Monday, December 26th at 9:30am.
Happy Holidays!



12/26/2016
Winter Break Festivities
Check out these cool winter themed programs!
  • Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Diffusion Snowflakes: 10am - 12pm & 1pm-3pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 10:30am & 11:30am
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Wildlife Adventures: 1pm - 4pm
  • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




12/27/2016
Winter Break Festivities
Check out these cool winter themed programs!
  • Diffusion Snowflakes: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Percussion Garden: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Gingerbread Puppets: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Polar Bear Blubber: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Snow Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
  • Music with Mr. Norman: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Wildlife Adventures: 1pm - 4pm




12/28/2016
Winter Break Festivities
Check out these cool winter themed programs!
  • Diffusion Snowflakes: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Gingerbread Puppets: 10am - 12pm
  • Polar Bear Blubber: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Parachute Games: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 1pm
  • The Hornswoggle's Play: 1pm & 2pm
  • Wildlife Adventures: 1pm - 4pm




12/29/2016
Winter Break Festivities
Check out these cool winter themed programs!
  • Snow Pals: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Gingerbread Puppets: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Polar Bear Blubber: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Snow Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
  • New Moon Theater: 1pm & 2pm




12/30/2016
Winter Break Festivities
Check out these cool winter themed programs!
  • Diffusion Snowflakes: 10am - 12pm
  • Polar Bear Blubber: 1pm - 3pm
  • Snow Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




12/31/2016
Noontime New Year: Snow Ball!
9:30am - 5pm
Join Port Discovery for a Snow Ball at its 17th annual Noontime New Year! 

Come dressed in your favorite costume and decorate numbers and make sound makers for our noon countdown with Eric Energy! Toast the New Year with juice and cookies and enjoy a fabulous day of programs and performances!
  • The Kolodners: Old-Time and Seasonal Music: 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Number Making: 10am – 11:30am
  • Sound Sandwich Making: 10am - 11:30am
  • Make a Penguin Beak!: 10am - 11:30am
  • Snow Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Snow Ball Music with DJ Holly: 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • The Scooter Rink: 10am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2pm
  • Feed the Abominable Snowman: 10am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2pm
  • Toddler Igloo: 10am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2pm
  • Penguin Shuffle: 10am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2pm
  • Snowball Throwing: 10am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2pm
  • Gingerbread Hand Puppets: 10am - 11am & 1:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Snow Globes: 10am - 5pm
  • Wildlife Adventures: 11am - 2pm
  • NOON COUNTDOWN with Eric Energy!!: 11:45am - 12:10pm
  • Juice & Cookie Toast: 12pm - 12:30pm
  • Eric Energy Show: 1pm & 2pm
  • The Kindersinger: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Mr. Gabe Music Show: 1:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Facepainting with Landre SFX: 1pm - 3pm

*An ASL interpreter will be present for the countdown*







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