Think Ahead: October 9–15

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

Sunday, October 9
Superhero Capes, 11:15 am, ages 4+
Looking to add some fabulous flair to your Halloween costume? Why not create your own? Join us in Space 8 as we learn the basics of sewing and design 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! Head on over to Space 8—we’re stitching together the basics of circuitry and embroidery while creating light-up Trick or Treat bags.

Monday, October 10
It’s the Great Pumpkin!, 9:45–10:30 am, ages 12–24 months
It’s the Great Pumpkin!, 10:45–11:30 am, ages 24–36 months
It’s the Great Pumpkin!, 11:45 am–12:30 pm, ages 36–48 months
Our October Early Learners Workshop is a big ol’ pumpkin party—and you’re invited! Join us as we look deep inside a giant pumpkin, paint mini jack-o’-lanterns and make pumpkin volcanoes. Can you tell we’re pumped? We think it’s pretty obvious.

Think Ahead - It's the Great Pumpkin
Let’s get ready for the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! Join us Monday, October 10 as we explore the greatest gourd of them all.

Lone Star School of Music, 10–11:30 am, all ages
Ready to rock? Enjoy Lone Star School of Music’s instrument petting zoo and interactive DJ table. Oh, and don’t forget to pick up a goodie bag!

Wednesday, October 12
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 - Community Night
Admission during Community Night is by donation, with a suggested $1 donation.

Community Night, 4–8 pm, all ages
Don’t miss Paramount Theatre‘s special Community Night story time at 6 pm! They’re revving up for their upcoming production of “The Man Who Planted Trees” with a lively reading of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.” The fun continues with a FREE ticket drawing and a tree-themed craft.

Friday, October 14
Thinkery Member Gingerbread Workshop Pre-Sale
Are you a Thinkery Member? Is your family interested in attending one of our seasonal Gingerbread Workshops? Our exclusive pre-sale registration for Thinkery Members ends today. Snag your spot!

Think Ahead - Gingerbread Workshops - Members
Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive pre-sale registration through October 14.

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!

Saturday, October 15
Gingerbread Workshops
It’s the big day! Our 2016 Gingerbread Workshops are officially on sale to the general public.

A beloved winter tradition, Gingerbread Workshops are also one of our most popular programs. Families bond while designing, building and decorating with freshly-made gingerbread and tasty toppings. And with five family-friendly, STEAM-focused Gingerbread Workshops offered this holiday season, there’s something fun and festive for all ages and interests.

They fill up quickly, so sign up early!

Think Ahead - Gingerbread - On Sale
Our seasonal Gingerbread Workshops go on sale to the general public on October 15.

Animal Mayhem!, 9–10 am, 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
Help Old MacDonald wrangle up his wild farm animals in Animal Mayhem!

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