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Many of the CMFDL Programs are included with general admission and open to all ages.  Typically, no registration is required. Drop in anytime!

WinnePLAYgo Garden Club

Tuesdays (through September)

10:30 – 11:00 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


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 month of August:

  • August 6 – How do lungs work?
  • August 13 – Butterflies
  • August 20 – Bees
  • August 27 – Make it Balance

Instructor: Amy Nelson

New! – Kitchen Table Crafts

Thursdays once a month from 10:00 – 11:00 am

June 26
July 31
August 21

Feeling crafty? Join us for Kitchen Table Crafts!  A member of the Volunteer Center will set up supplies in the Museum lobby.  Visitors will work with the Volunteer to create something special, such as toys for animals which will then be donated to the Fond du Lac Humane Society.

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.