Think Ahead: October 16–22

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

Sunday, October 16
Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only
Wait, another Member Morning? That’s right! We recently rolled out our brand-new membership levels, benefits and options, and we threw an extra Member Morning into the mix. Thinkery Members will now enjoy exclusive, Members-only access to Thinkery exhibits and programming twice a month. Woohoo! Reservations are recommended, so secure your tickets in advance. Not a Thinkery Member? Join today!

Think Ahead - Member Morning
Are you a Thinkery Member? Come have fun at a Member Morning!

Whisks and Wizards, 11:15 am or 1:15 pm or 3:15 pm, ages 4+
Throwing a big Halloween bash this year? Learn some fun and festive recipes in this seasonal Think Lab. In Whisks and Wizards, we’re exploring the culinary world of wizards and mixing up tasty treats. Expecto delicious!

Join us in Kitchen Lab as we explore the culinary world of wizards.
Join us in Kitchen Lab as we explore the culinary world of wizards.

Monday, October 17
Animal Mayhem!, 9 am–12 pm, ages 0–3
Help Old MacDonald wrangle up his wild farm animals! In Fall on the Farm: Animal Mayhem!, we’ll waddle like ducks, build the three little pigs a sturdy house and make sure the cow has ALL her spots.

Think Ahead - Animal Mayhem
Oink, oink! Help Old MacDonald wrangle up his wild farm animals in Animal Mayhem.

Wednesday, October 19
Art Start: Nature as Our Canvas, 9:45 am, ages 12–24 months
Art Start: Nature as Our Canvas, 10:45 am, ages 24–36 months
Jump start your toddler’s learning! In Nature as Our Canvas, we’re stopping to smell the roses… and leaves… and dirt. We’re bringing the outdoors in and investigating using our senses.

Community Night, 4–8 pm, all ages
MAKE and DO at Community Night! Every Wednesday, Thinkery stays open late for families to discover new ideas and learn together. Admission during Community Night is by donation, with a suggested $1 donation.

Think Ahead - Community Night
MAKE and DO at Community Night—when admission is by donation.

Friday, October 21
Tinkering Tots: Make It Move!, 9:45 am, ages 24–36 months
Tinkering Tots: Make It Move!, 10:45 am, ages 36–48 months
Ever wonder what makes planes, trains, cars and bikes move? Want to build a pulley, wedge, wheel and axle? In Make It Move!, children ages 2–4 explore simple machines and discover how things move!

Saturday, October 22
It’s Harvest Time!, 9–10 am, ages 0–3
When the harvest moon is high in the sky it’s time to bring in the harvest. In It’s Harvest Time!, we’ll discover the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, work on color matching and find out how we can eat a vegetable rainbow.

Fall on the Farm - It's Harvest Time
What does a vegetable rainbow taste like? Find out in this fun, fall-themed Baby Bloomers program!

Superhero Capes, 11:15 am, ages 4+
It’s time to get super-stitched! Gain special access into Space 8, and learn the basics of sewing while designing your own unique superhero capes!

Think Ahead - Superhero Capes
Wanna add some flair to your Halloween costume? Sew your own superhero cape!

Sewn Circuits, 1:15 pm or 3:15 pm, ages 8+
Perfect for pre-Halloween fun! Join us in Space 8 as we stitch together the basics of circuitry and embroidery while creating light-up Trick or Treat bags.

 

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