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STEAM Saturday Programs
These programs are hands-on and educational! Not to mention – free with the price of admission into the museum!
Senses of Science: Floating and Sinking
During this program, children will construct boats and explore why some objects float and why some objects sink. This program is free with the price of admission into the museum and children 5 & under are free. We recommend this program for children under 6.
This program will be lead by USMH Hub Teacher Peter Craig.
March 30, 2019 @ 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The time has come for kids to rule Discovery Station – or at least, one kid! Join us at Discovery Station on Saturday, March 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to see what happens when seven-year-old AshLynn Humphrey is in charge! She’ll be calling all of the shots as Discovery Station’s Director For A Day!
April 2, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Parent Cafe: Family Mural
Parent Cafe is a great opportunity for Parents and Caregivers to have real conversations about the joys and struggles of being part of a family in a safe environment. Free event. Childcare and a light meal will be provided to RSVP participants. Call/text the number on the flyer, send an email or PM to RSVP by March 25th. (Please include your name and age of child(ren) that will be attending)
April 6, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Special Story-Time: How To Catch The Easter Bunny
Join us for this special story-time! We’ll be reading How To Catch The Easter Bunny and doing bunny crafts!
This program is free with the price of admission into the museum. Children 5 & under are free.
April 13, 2019 @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
We’re hosting a space party at Discovery Station for Yuri’s Night!
Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961, and the inaugural launch of the first Space Shuttle on April 12, 1981.
More details will follow – so stay tuned!
April 20, 2019 @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Easter Bunny Crafts
It’s time for some hoppin’ crafts! Children are invited to make Easter Bunny Crafts in our STEAM Machine Art Exhibit!
This program is sponsored by the Washington County Arts Council.
April 27, 2019 @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Children are invited to visit Discovery Station on Saturday, April 27th for this #eggcellent event! We will have eggs for children to decorate!
This program is free with the price of admission into the museum but space is limited!
Children MUST have a ticket to participate! Get your ticket here: https://bit.ly/2WajMu7
This program is sponsored in part by the Washington County Arts Council!
May 4, 2019 @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Geometric Bubble Event
Discovery Station was one of 78 museums nationwide that were awarded Zometool Bubble Kits for the National Math Festival! We’ll be participating in this festival as a satellite location on May 4th!
We’ll be holding fun #Math activities on Saturday, May 4th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – including a fun Geometric Bubble Station!
This event is part of our STEAM Saturday Series and is free with the price of admission into the museum!
May 18, 2019 @ 1 p.m.
Jolly Rancher Suncatchers
Children are invited to make Jolly Rancher sundials in this fun, hands-on STEAM activity! This program is free with the price of admission into the museum and is sponsored in part by the Washington County Fine Arts Council.