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March 2018

3/10
Saturday
Play Your Way
03/10/2018
9-10am
Experience the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine during a low-key inclusive play time. This is a perfect time for families affected by Autism, Down syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, or anyone who would benefit from a quieter experience to enjoy the Museum & Theatre. Noise reducing headphones and visual maps will be available. A limited number of visitors will be admitted to ensure a calm and welcoming play environment.

RSVP online, to Lily O'Brien at , or (207) 828-1234 ext. 227. FREE thanks to our long-time partner WEX!

3/30
Friday
Tiny Tots Egg Hunt (for Toddlers)
03/30/2018
9-10am
We're celebrating spring with a toddler-friendly egg hunt! Search for plastic eggs stuffed with treats throughout the Museum & Theatre. While you're searching and playing, stop by to meet baby chicks and create an egg inspired craft to take home.

Ideal for ages 0-4 years old and their families. We also have Before Hours Dinosaur Egg Hunt for children ages 3-10 on Saturday, March 31! $10/person for the Egg Hunt or $18/person for the Egg Hunt and to Stay & Play (Museum & Theatre members receive 10% off); babies under 18 months are free. Register online, by phone at (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

3/31
Saturday
Before Hours Dinosaur Egg Hunt
03/31/2018
9-10am
A Mama Dinosaur has left her eggs throughout the Museum & Theatre and we need help collecting them! Search for colorful dino eggs stuffed with treats and try your luck taking our "Golden Dino Egg Challenge!" While you're searching and playing, stop by to create a dinosaur fossil rubbing, just like a real paleontologist. Ideal for children ages 3-10 and their families. We also have a Tiny Tots Egg Hunt on Friday, March 30 for toddlers!

$10/person for the Egg Hunt or $18/person for the Egg Hunt and to Stay & Play (Museum & Theatre members receive 10% off); babies under 18 months are free. Register online, by phone at (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

April 2018

4/11
Wednesday
Culture Kitchen: Indian Poori
04/11/2018
11:30am-12pm
Explore the world with your taste buds as we mix, scoop, and fry a traditional bread recipe shared with us by our Maine neighbor Sabina Freedman.

Free with admission
4/11
Wednesday
Create a Mind Jar
04/11/2018
1:30-2pm
What's going on in your brain when you feel sad, mad, happy, and excited? Find out while you create a mind jar to help harness the power of your brain.

Free with admission
4/12
Thursday
Little Kid Morning Out: Blueberries for Sal
04/12/2018
10:15-11am
Imagine you're Sal on a trip up blueberry hill to pick some delicious fruit with your mother. Now imagine you're a bear cub foraging for food. Act out this delightfully comic tale of mistaken identities by Maine author Robert McCloskey. Plus, taste some Maine blueberries!

Free with admission