Think Ahead: October 2–8

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

Sunday, October 2
Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only

The first and third Sundays of each month, Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive access to Thinkery exhibits and programming. On October 2, the City of Austin will be here talking about sustainability and facilitating a fun planting activity.

Tickets are limited and advance reservations are recommended. Not a Member? Join today!

Think Ahead - Member Morning
Are you a Thinkery Member? Join us October 2 from 8:30–10 am for exclusive, Members-only hours.

Whisks and Wizards, 11:15 am or 1:15 pm or 3:15 pm, ages 4+
We’re kicking off October with special seasonal Think Labs. Join us in Kitchen Lab as we explore the culinary world of wizards! That’s right—we’re mixing up tasty buttery brews and chocolate frogs. Yum!

This October, join us in Kitchen Lab as we explore the culinary world of wizards.
This October, join us in Kitchen Lab as we explore the culinary world of wizards.

Monday, October 3, all day
Museum closed for maintenance.

Tuesday, October 4, all day
Museum closed for maintenance.

Wednesday, October 5
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.

Think Ahead - Little Thinkers Club
We’re kicking off two new Little Thinkers Club series in October—Art Start: Nature as Our Canvas and Tinkering Tots: Make It Move.

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
Our weekly Community Nights are a fun, affordable way for families to play and learn side by side.

Friday, October 7
Tinkering Tots: Make It Move!, 9:45 am, 24–36 months
Tinkering Tots: Make It Move!, 10:45 am, 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!

Think Ahead - Little Thinkers Club
Join us for Make It Move!, a new seven-week Little Thinkers Club series.

Saturday, October 8
Fall on the Farm: Corn Popping Good Time!,
9–10 am, ages 0–3
Pop, pop, pop your way over to Thinkery as we investigate a fall staple, corn! We will make a corn husk paint brush, weigh little corn kernels and make our own corn go pop, pop, pop!

Think Ahead - Corn Popping Good Time
Come explore all-things corn at Baby Bloomers!

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
Get super-stitched in Space 8!

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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