Think Ahead: November 27–December 3

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun!

Sunday, November 27
Storytelling with Ozobots, 11:15 am, ages 4+
Tinker with basic computer programming in a digital design challenge! Gain special access into Space 8, and learn how to code as you lead a tiny robot through a story you create.

Think Ahead - NXT
Fun with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT!

NXT Mindstorms, 1:15 pm or 3:15 pm, ages 8+
Join us in Space 8 as we explore the fundamentals of computer programming with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robotics! Along the way, we’ll dive into coding to see how we can teach our robots to draw unique patterns and scribbles.

Monday, November 28
Cyber Monday Sale, 9 am–4 pm, online
Don’t miss our sweet Cyber Monday sale! All Gingerbread Workshops will be 20% off on November 28 from 9 am–4 pm. Purchase your workshop online!

*Please note, this discount is not retroactive and only applies to sales made on November 28 from 9 am–4 pm.

Think Ahead - Cyber Monday Sale
Enjoy 20% off Gingerbread Workshops on Cyber Monday.

An Aviation Study: Away We Go!, 9 am–12 pm, ages 0–3
Up, up and away we go! Join us for sky-high Baby Bloomers adventures as we explore all things that take flight.

Think Ahead - Away We Go
Things are looking up! 

Wednesday, November 30
Art Start: Modern Artists, 9:45 am, ages 12–24 months
Art Start: Modern Artists, 10:45 am, ages 24–36 months
Let’s explore famous artists by investigating their work! We’ll study modern female artists like Yayoi Kusama, Alma Thomas and Georgia O’Keeffe—and let their use of lines, color and shape inspire our own works of art.

Think Ahead - Yayoi Kusama
In Art Start: Modern Artists, toddlers explore the colorful art of modern female artists.

Community Night, 4–8 pm, all ages
Join us every Wednesday from 4–8 pm, when admission to the museum is by donation. At Community Night, pay what you can (requested donation is $1) and enjoy extended access to Thinkery exhibits and programming.

Think Ahead - Community Night
Admission during Community Night is by donation, meaning you’re able to pay what you can.

Friday, December 2
Tinkering Tots: Soundscape, 9:45 am, 24–36 months
Tinkering Tots: Soundscape, 10:45 am, 36–48 months
Let’s play with natural and recycled materials to create sound in unexpected ways! We’ll explore volume, rhythm and acoustics as we create the narrative to our sound story.

Think Ahead - Soundscape
Let’s create a soundscape together!

Saturday, December 3
Traditional Gingerbread Workshops, 9:30 am–5 pm (1 hour workshops), all ages
Tot Gingerbread Workshops, 9:30 am–5 pm (1 hour workshops), ages 5 and under
Candy Chemistry Gingerbread Workshops, 10:30 am–1 pm (2.5 hour workshops), ages 7+
Tech Gingerbread Workshops, 2:30–5 pm (2.5 hour workshops), ages 8+
‘Tis the season for designing, building and decorating with freshly-made gingerbread and tasty toppings. Join us for our festive, family-friendly Gingerbread Workshops—they’re perfect for all ages and interests!

Gingerbread Guide - Gingerbread Houses
A Nature Study, 9–10 am, ages 0–3
December is a time when many plants and animals go dormant. But not Baby Bloomers! A Nature Study, our new series for children ages 0–3 and their caregivers, explores this magical winter wonderland.

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