What's Happening - Calendar
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Accessibility for all2nd 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.
- Inside Kansas Kids Connect: Every Drop Counts, Seed to Sun
- Explore Kansas
- Design Build Fly
- KEVA: Build Your Mind
- Grand Hall
- Traveling exhibit area
- 1313.May.MondayNo events
- 1414.May.TuesdayNo events
Adventures with your little onesWednesdays, 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 CrimeFebruary: Mighty CodersFeb. 6: Robotic SkillsFeb. 13: Coding CrushFeb. 20: Sort It OutFeb. 27: Mega MazesMarch: Storybook ScienceMarch 6: 'Lil Pigs Construction Co.March 20: A Wolf's TaleMarch 27: Goldilocks: The Big SleepApril: 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
PricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.
Sip some scienceAll-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.
- 1717.May.FridayIn a world where most movie screens are confined by walls, one screen IS a wall! Make a cinematic splash during our FREE outdoor film series and experience a film projected on our building, near the main entrance!Before the film, enjoy fun free out door activities, grab a bite from local food trucks and explore the museum's exhibits at discounted prices.Movies will begin after sundown. Limited seating is available, first come, first served. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair.2019 datesMay 10May 17May 24
PricesMovie and outdoor activitiesFreeDiscounted indoor exhibit admission (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)Members: FreeNonmembers (2 years and up): $5
- 1818.May.SaturdayNo events