Upcoming Events at the Children’s Museum (May 2014)
Upcoming Events at the Children’s Museum
May is an exciting and busy month. Check out the fun activities we have planned.
Friday, May 2: Spirograph Fun
Join us from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the ArtSpace and play with this classic geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical roulette curves.
Friday, May 9: Play Dough Fun
Join us in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and build something fun with Playdough!
Saturday, May 10: Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show
Join us at 11:30 a.m. for “The Science of Soap!” Kids will learn the importance of soap, the different types of soap and do fun experiments with soap and bubbles.
Friday, May 16: Swirl’n Fun
Join us from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the ArtSpace and experiment with exciting designs using our Swirl’n Spin art machine!
Friday, May 23: Finger Paint Fun
Get creative with finger paint in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Monday, May 26: Memorial Day Workshop
Join us at 2:30 p.m. and make your own Patriotic fan. Class is limited to 24 children.
Tuesday, May 27: Tropical Fish
Choose your own colors and paint a tropical fish! Class begins at 11 a.m. and is limited to 24 children.
Wednesday, May 28: Pineapple
Enjoy delicious pineapple chunks served between 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thursday, May 29: Story Time with Peggy Borel
Local children’s book writer/illustrator Peggy A. Borel will read her book, “Teach Me! ABC,” at 11 a.m. Afterwards, there will be a book signing!
Friday, May 30: Pasta Necklaces
Make your own pasta necklace in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Children’s Museum is located at 327 Broad Street downtown Lake Charles. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $7.50 for children and adults. Call 337-433-9420 or visit www.swlakids.org for a complete list of admission fees, memberships and birthday party information. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Programs like these are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by The Arts and Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana.
The Children’s Museum is a member of the United Way family of agencies.
Are you ready for the summer like we are? Each day the Children’s Museum will celebrate SUMMER with something different!
· Creative Mondays will offer creative projects to take home. Programs will be held in the ArtSpace at 2:30 p.m.
· Crafty Tuesdays will offer special crafts during ArtSpace Workshops at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
· Cool Wednesdays, children can enjoy a cool treat such as a Popsicle or fresh fruit from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
· Amazing Thursdays will offer unique programs at 11 a.m. with a special guest!
· Fun Fridays are from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
· Join us the first Saturday of every month for CyPhaKids at 11 a.m.
· On the second Saturday of each month, join us for Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show at 11 a.m.!