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October 2018

10/24
Wednesday
Book Club for Grown-Ups
10/24/2018
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join Museum & Theatre educators and members to discuss UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba Ed.D. This will be a discussion-based reading group and it is recommended to have read the book prior to attending. This month we will focus on Part Two-- Practicing Empathy.

Free with admission
10/25
Thursday
Book Club for Grown-Ups
10/25/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join Museum & Theatre educators and members to discuss UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba Ed.D. This will be a discussion-based reading group and it is recommended to have read the book prior to attending. This month we will focus on Part Two-- Practicing Empathy.

Free with admission
10/29
Monday
Members' Monday: Halloween Mask Making
10/29/2018
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
BOO! Whether you have a Halloween costume ready or not, join us for an open art studio with plenty of spooky mask-making materials. Turn yourself into a moon, parrot or imaginary creature - it's totally up to you!

November 2018

11/2
Friday
Life-Sized Self Portraits
11/02/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Roll out a giant piece of paper, trace your upper-body shadow. Use paint, markers, collage, and more to make your portrait look like the ultimate artistic impression of yourself.

Free with admission
11/6
Tuesday
Make Your Own Thinking Cap
11/06/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Are you always thinking? Do you find yourself often conjuring, daydreaming, and creating new worlds from your imagination? Create your own colorful thinking cap using recycled materials inspired by Sarabellas Thinking Cap by Judith Schachner. Find out how Sarabella shows the world who she is and how you can too.

Free with admission
11/7
Wednesday
MINDS AT PLAY: The Paperbag Princess Drama Class
11/07/2018
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Through imaginative play, acting, songs, theatre games, and stories we will empower our youngest performers to harness the power of their voices and gain self-confidence on the stage. In this not-so-typical fairytale by Robert Munch, the princess must use her wits to save the prince from a terrible dragon. Caregivers can join in a participatory performance at the final class. Designed for ages 3 to 5. Class meets Wednesday mornings: 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, and 12/5. $70 per 4-class session (Museum & Theatre members receive 10% discount). To register, stop by the front desk, call 207-828-1234, or visit kitetails.org

Registration coming soon!
11/8
Thursday
21st Century Dinos
11/08/2018
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Step into the shoes of a paleontologist and discover for yourself the connections between ancient dinosaurs and animals today. Designed for ages 4-10 and their grown-ups.

Free with admission
11/13
Tuesday
Life-Sized Self Portraits
11/13/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Roll out a giant piece of paper, trace your upper-body shadow. Use paint, markers, collage, and more to make your portrait look like the ultimate artistic impression of yourself.

Free with admission
11/15
Thursday
Germs-a-Glow
11/15/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Invisible to the naked eye, tiny microbes live all around us! While some are helpful, some are called germs and can make us sick. Learn how germs spread by using a black light and see the results of good hand washing techniques for yourself. Designed for ages 3-8 and their grownups Sponsored by The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital.

Free with admission
11/27
Tuesday
The Enchanted Forest
11/27/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Activate your imagination in our theatre today and pretend to be an elf, giant or fairy living in an enchanted forest! Be part of the story or just watch in this drama game for all ages.

Free with admission

December 2018

12/4
Tuesday
The Enchanted Forest
12/04/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activate your imagination in our theatre today and pretend to be an elf, giant or fairy living in an enchanted forest! Be part of the story or just watch in this drama game for all ages.

Free with admission
12/5
Wednesday
21st Century Dinos
12/05/2018
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Step into the shoes of a paleontologist and discover for yourself the connections between ancient dinosaurs and animals today.
Designed for ages 4-10 and their grown-ups.

Free with admission
12/22
Saturday
21st Century Dinos
12/22/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Step into the shoes of a paleontologist and discover for yourself the connections between ancient dinosaurs and animals today.
Designed for ages 4-10 and their grown-ups.

Free with admission
12/29
Saturday
Giant Puzzle Creation
12/29/2018
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
We're making a giant puzzle and we need your help! Design and decorate a large puzzle piece by yourself or with a friend. Then, watch as we fit each piece together to create a giant puzzle installation.

Free with admission