What's Happening - Calendar

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April 14 - April 20
  • 14
    14.April.Sunday

    Sensory Friendly Fun

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.04.14
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Accessibility for all

    2nd Sunday of the Month - 10 - 11:30 a.m.For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory processing sensitivitiesDuring this time, you and your child will experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Our staff has worked with local partners to ready the museum. Based on their feedback, lights, exhibits and noise will be adjusted.A calming area is located in Discovery Room B, near Kansas in Miniature.Please be aware of the following areas in the museum. They may be of concern for your child.Included in general museum admission, free for members.

    WSU Human Factors

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2019.04.14
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Discover how technology is essential in exploring and understanding the human body with students from Wichita State University.Included with general museum admission, free for members.
  • 15
    15.April.Monday
    No events
  • 16
    16.April.Tuesday

    TOT Tuesday

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    2019.04.16
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Enjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.For ages 2 – 5 with adult. TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • 17
    17.April.Wednesday

    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.04.17
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Adventures with your little ones

    Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.
    It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Jump into the world of toys and explore the gaming universe. Plus, discover the marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.
     
    January: Live and Let SpyJan. 9: Spy TrainingJan. 16: Investigate!Jan. 23: Top Secret MissionJan. 30: Solving the Crime
    February: Mighty CodersFeb. 6: Robotic SkillsFeb. 13: Coding CrushFeb. 20: Sort It OutFeb. 27: Mega Mazes
     
    March: Storybook Science
    March 6: 'Lil Pigs Construction Co.March 20: A Wolf's Tale
    March 27: Goldilocks: The Big Sleep
     
    April: SeasonsApril 3: Spring ShowersApril 10: Summer SunApril 17: So Unbe-leaf-able!April 24: Snow ShowMay: HabitatsMay 1: Roaring RainforestMay 8: Dusty Dry DesertMay 15: Polar PlungeMay 22: Water Wonders

    Prices

    Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.
  • 18
    18.April.Thursday

    EP21

    5:30 PM-9:00 PM
    2019.04.18
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Sip some science

    All-new adult event seriesThird Thursday of every month, 5:30 to 9 p.m.Enjoy exclusive time in museum exhibits with your favorite adult beverages, grab a bite to eat from local food trucks, soak up some knowledge with special presentations, plus much more.
  • 19
    19.April.Friday
    No events
  • 20
    20.April.Saturday
    No events