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Programs

CMFDL Programs are included with general admission and open to all ages.  No registration is required. Drop in anytime!


WinnePLAYgo Garden Club

Tuesdays (through September)

10:30 – 11:30 am

Sponsored by Agnesian HealthCare & the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation

Kids will develop healthy habits as they help care for the Museum’s garden; trying new veggies, enjoying nature and engaging in learning with their grown-ups.

Instructor: Cyndi Trent


P.O.L.A.R. Lab

Tuesdays (starting in November through Dec. 16; resumes in January)

10:30 – 11:30 am & 4:00 – 4:30 pm

Sponsored by Charles Thomas Gnewuch

Prepare to be a scientist, architect, meteorologist, historian and more as we travel to the bottom of the world to Play, Observe, Learn And Research all things Antarctica.


S.T.E.A.M. Exploration

Wednesdays

10:30 – 11:00 am

1:30 – 2:00 pm (through August); 4:00-4:30 pm (starting in September)

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics will all be explored using microscopes, paint brushes, and more. Join us as we learn together with a variety of hands-on activities and experiments!

Topics for the months of July - August:

  • July 2 – Exploding Lunch Bags
  • July 9 – Pop Rocks Balloons
  • July 16 – Blobs-in-a-Bottle
  • July 23 – Silly Putty
  • July 30 – Colorful Dissolving Candy
  • August 6 – How do lungs work?
  • August 13 – Butterflies
  • August 20 – Bees
  • August 27 – Make it Balance

Instructor: Kollin Adickes


New! – Health Works

Fridays (starting in November through Dec. 12; resumes in January)

10:30 – 11:30 am

Healthy lifestyles are important to children and caregivers.  Join us to get moving while learning about our heart, lungs and more.


Lego Nights

First Friday of Every Month; 4-7 pm

  • August 1
  • September 5
  • October 3
  • November 7
  • December 5

Stretch your creative building skills with our giant supply of LEGOs.  Be inspired by a monthly theme and fellow builders.  Best builds will be on display in the museum.


Family Game Night

Third Friday of Every Month; 4-7 pm

  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19

Get your game on with a variety of classic and new board and card games during CMFDL’s Family Game Night.  Play with your family or enjoy a friendly competition with others.