- Parties & Rentals
Click here to download our complete December Calendar and see the featured events listed below:
Tuesday, December 10
A bonding experience filled with joyful songs, percussion and parachute play, chants and lap rides. Your child will learn basics like fast & slow, loud & soft and high & low. More importantly, you’ll see them glow! Take home memories that will last a lifetime and tools that will keep them smiling! Free with admission or membership.
Friday, December 13
Supper with Santa
Celebrate the season with a evening filled with Christmas spirit! Enjoy a pizza dinner, crafts, cookie decorating, storytime and a visit from the man in red himself! Hearts & Arrows Photography will photograph your little one on Santa’s lap, a cherished keepsake that will be emailed to you. Printed portraits and high resolution electronic copies of your photos are available for purchase directly from Hearts & Arrows on site. Each child will receive a fun-filled goody bag! Registration Required: $16/member, $18/nonmember. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/llau3c3
Tuesday, December 17
Energize your mind and body with your child! We begin each program with fun action rhymes and storytime. Then, as the music starts rockin’, we act out the story doing fun aerobic and dance moves! Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers as everyone (caregivers too!) will be on the move! Free with admission or membership.
Thursday, December 19
Angel Bear Yoga: Winter Adventure
Join Angel Bear for a winter adventure! We will read the book One Snowy Night and imagine snow falling as we do our yoga poses. Learn the important character trait of giving – just in time for the holiday season. Meet a special furry friend, too! Free with admission or membership.
Saturday, December 21
Elf Tea Party
10:30 am—12 pm
It’s time for a little elf magic! Make your elf costume—a felt cap with ears, bell necklace and rosy cheeks. Next, sing silly songs, enjoy storytime and create elf-themed crafts! Enjoy making elf donuts & reindeer food to put out on Christmas Eve! Adults and children enjoy tasty tea-time snacks—juice, Rudolph donuts and more! Registration Required: $12/member-child (1 free adult); $18/nonmember-child (1 free adult), museum admission included. Each additional adult—$3, museum admission not included. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/p74mheb
Monday, December 23 & Tuesday, December 24
Drop-in Gingerbread House Workshops – 1:00pm, while supplies last.
Make & take a mini gingerbread house for $6 (Museum admission not included but required)-while supplies last! The Museum closed at 2:00pm on the 24th.
Tuesday, December 31
Noon Year’s Eve Celebration
Happy New Year! Join us for a countdown to “Noon Year’s Eve”! Create your very own sound shaker in the Art Studio beginning at 10 am. At 11:40 we’ll gather together for fun songs, silly activities and a storytime. We’ll end with our countdown to the noon year! Free with admission or membership.
Register for our exciting Winter Camps:
Monday, January 20 – North Pole Explorers-MLK Day
Puffins, seals, and polar bears, oh my! Stay warm at the Children’s Museum while learning how Arctic animals stay warm, what they eat, and how they live at the top of the world. Advance registration and program fee required. Register today!
Tuesday, January 21 – South Pole Explorers-Teacher Workday
Let’s experiment with snow and ice to find out why the South Pole is so much colder than North Carolina. Once we know how ice works, we’ll use our scientific skills to make our own ice cream. Advance registration and program fee required. Register before these camps sell out!
Saturday, February 15 – 6—8 pm – Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Dance
Enjoy a pizza dinner, craft, cookie decorating, storytime and dancing. Hearts & Arrows Photography will photograph you and your little girl, a cherished keepsake that will be emailed to you after the event. Printed portraits and high resolution electronic copies of your photos are available for purchase directly from Hearts & Arrows on site. $10/member, $12/nonmember.
Saturday, March 15 – 6—8 pm – Daddy/Daughter Butterfly Dance
Enjoy a pizza dinner, craft, cookie decorating, storytime and dancing. Hearts & Arrows Photography will photograph you and your little girl, a cherished keepsake that will be emailed to you after the event. Printed portraits and high resolution electronic copies of your photos are available for purchase directly from Hearts & Arrows on site. $10/member, $12/nonmember
American Girl Fans—Tickets go on sale soon for our American Girl Fashion Shows, April 11-13th at the Embassy Suites. Be the first to know – register to receive an email alert at: http://conta.cc/HLjP9b
R- Registration Required
$- Additional cost for program.