Museum Offers Family Programs During Holiday Break

Posted December 13, 2016 at 10:52 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Need something for the kids to do while on holiday break from school? Join Cape Fear Museum educators for a week of activities featuring cool topics with fun hands-on experiments. Programs are offered each day the week of beginning December 27, 2016. Appropriate for ages five and up. Free for members or with paid Museum admission. Adult participation is required.

Stories Under the Stars
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016
10 AM and 1:30 PM
Free for members or with general admission
Enjoy the ancient tales preserved in the stars and explore the winter sky. Adult participation is required.

Solar Quest
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016
11:30 AM and 3:30 PM
Free for members or with general admission
Take a trip to our nearest star, the Sun. Soar over its scorching surface. Discover what modern science has revealed about the Sun and modern life on Earth. Adult participation is required.

Lights, Camera…Science!
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
11 AM-2 PM
Free for members or with general admission
Explore 3D vision and special effects. Create strange and silly sound effects. Bring the mystery of movie magic into focus! Adult participation is required.

Science of the Season
Friday, December 30, 2016
11 AM to 2 PM
Free for members or with general admission
‘Tis the season for science! Experiment with candy canes, cranberries and other holiday items. Create chemistry concoctions and have a “berry squish-mush!” Adult participation is required.

Science of the Season
Saturday, December 31, 2016
11 AM to 2 PM
Free for members or with general admission
Celebrate the New Year with science! Participate in a “ball” drop challenge, explore fun ways to upcycle holiday lights, and make a historic toy to take home. Adult participation is required.

Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2, 2017: Museum closed – Happy New Year!

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