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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.01

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
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  • Vietnamese Language Class
    11:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.04

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Vietnamese Language ClassesAges 5 and olderSaturdays, 11 - 11:30 a.m.February 4 - April 22Learn Vietnamese vocabulary such as greetings, colors, numbers and names of food.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.03.05

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
     Vatavian FightersSundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.03.06

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Monday: CLOSEDTuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.*Closed on Mondays starting September 14. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19 & 26, Jan. 2 & 16 and Feb. 20.Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
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  • Children’s Spanish Program
    10:15 AM-10:35 AM
    2017.03.08

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Children’s Spanish ProgramAdult and Toddler (Ages 1 - 4)Wednesdays, 10:15 - 10:35 a.m.Learn Spanish vocabulary, such as colors and numbers, through song and play. Instruction provided by Zinta Inspired Language. Located in Kemper Creative Learning Studio. Limit 30. First come, first served.March 8April 12May 10
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.08

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
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  • Vietnamese Language Class
    11:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.11

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Vietnamese Language ClassesAges 5 and olderSaturdays, 11 - 11:30 a.m.February 4 - April 22Learn Vietnamese vocabulary such as greetings, colors, numbers and names of food.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Sensory Friendly Fun
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.12

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sensory Friendly Fun2nd Sunday of each month10 - 11:30 a.m.Experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.03.12

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
     Vatavian FightersSundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.12

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.Sunday, March 121 - 4 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.15

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
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  • School's Out Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.17

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    School’s Out Edventures9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5Super Science SkillsFriday, March 17Master your super skills through amazing feats of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
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  • Vietnamese Language Class
    11:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.18

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Vietnamese Language ClassesAges 5 and olderSaturdays, 11 - 11:30 a.m.February 4 - April 22Learn Vietnamese vocabulary such as greetings, colors, numbers and names of food.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.03.19

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
     Vatavian FightersSundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Spring Break Edventure
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.20

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!Mammoth MondayMonday, March 20Design and build a mammoth habitat, determine its diet and experiment how it can stay warm.
  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.20

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
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  • Spring Break Edventure
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.21

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!Cats, Wolves and Sloths, Oh My!Tuesday, March 21Mammoths aren’t the only mega-fauna found during the ice age! Pick at an ice block to release other ice age animals.Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.21

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2017.03.21

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup3rd Tuesday of each month10:30 - 11 a.m.Ages 2 - 5 with adultEnjoy early childhood educational experiences.January 17 - Underground WaterFebruary 21 - VietnamMarch 21 - Ice AgeApril 18 - VietnamMay 16 - Kansas
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  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.22

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Spring Break Edventure
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.22

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!Winter is HereWednesday, March 22Sift through the shifts and changes in climate that caused the ice age.Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.22

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
  • Senior Wednesday
    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2017.03.22

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Senior Wednesday1:30 p.m.Admission: $4 (plus tax)Located in the Kemper Creative Learning StudioVietnamese CuisineMarch 22Make your own spring roll with our Vietnamese volunteers.Fossils of the Pleistocene EpochApril 26Meet Dr. David Hughes (WSU) and encounter Kansas fossils from the ice age.Kansas Weather WondersMay 24Discover the science of Kansas weather and why we've come to expect the unexpected.
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    • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
      9:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2017.03.22

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
    • Spring Break Edventure
      9:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2017.03.22

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!Winter is HereWednesday, March 22Sift through the shifts and changes in climate that caused the ice age.Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
    • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
      10:30 AM-11:30 AM
      2017.03.22

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
    • Senior Wednesday
      12:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2017.03.22

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Senior Wednesday1:30 p.m.Admission: $4 (plus tax)Located in the Kemper Creative Learning StudioVietnamese CuisineMarch 22Make your own spring roll with our Vietnamese volunteers.Fossils of the Pleistocene EpochApril 26Meet Dr. David Hughes (WSU) and encounter Kansas fossils from the ice age.Kansas Weather WondersMay 24Discover the science of Kansas weather and why we've come to expect the unexpected.

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  • Spring Break Edventure
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.23

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! Survive the Ice AgeThursday, March 23Learn to survive in cold temperatures. Build a tent and “hunt” for food.Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.23

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
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  • Spring Break Edventure
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.24

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice AgeMonday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!End of an EraFriday, March 24Save mammoths from a tar pit and delve into the ice age extinctions.Edventure Prices (per day)Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.03.24

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring Edventures: Games Galore!Grades 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24Design your own game using coding skills, Raspberry Pi’s, Bloxels™ and more.PricesMember: $125Nonmember:  $140Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
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  • Vietnamese Language Class
    11:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.25

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Vietnamese Language ClassesAges 5 and olderSaturdays, 11 - 11:30 a.m.February 4 - April 22Learn Vietnamese vocabulary such as greetings, colors, numbers and names of food.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
     Vatavian FightersSundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.03.29

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.
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