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Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine and IDEXX partner to enhance STEM education in Maine

The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is thrilled to announce a $500,000 leadership commitment from IDEXX to create The IDEXX STEM Learning Hub in the new Museum & Theatre on Thompson’s Point, scheduled to open in 2020. This creative collaboration is designed to enhance opportunities for experiential STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning for Maine kids and families.

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Sensory Saturday: Egg Hunt

One of the best parts of programming, activities, and special events at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine is that members, visitors, and friends are always welcome to share their ideas for us to turn into a reality! This spring, we're bringing one-such idea to you: The first ever Play Your Way Before-Hours Egg Hunt. The Play Your Way special morning hours are designed for anyone who might benefit from a quieter play time and egg hunt experience!

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The Holi Celebration

On Sunday March 24th the Museum & Theatre joins together again with members of Maine’s community to celebrate Holi, the Hindu celebration of spring and color.

Holi gets its name from Holika, who, according to Hindu religion, was the name of an evil enchantress. As the story goes, a good and kind prince named Prahlad was trapped by the evil enchantress, Holika. Yet, through a series of events, Prahlad was saved by his goodness and loyalty to Lord Vishnu, while the evil Holika was burned. Thus, on the night before Holi, many families have massive bonfires to celebrate this moment when good conquered over evil.

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