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Programs

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


P.O.L.A.R. Lab

Tuesdays, January 6 – February 24

11:00 – 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.

Instructor: Marta Knodle


S.T.E.A.M. Exploration

Wednesdays

11:00 – 11:30 am & 4:00 – 4:30 pm

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!

Instructor: Marta Knodle


New! – Health Works

Fridays - January 9 through March 27

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.

Instructor: Nicole Kamphuis


Lego Nights

First Friday of Every Month; 4-7 pm

  • January 2
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1

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 Night

Third Friday of Every Month; 4-7 pm

  • January 16
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 15

Sponsored by Lakeside Evening Kiwanis

Enjoy a night out with your family with a variety of special activities including board games, pajama parties, and Little Caesar’s Pizza (available for purchase).


Kitchen Table Service

Third Thursday of Every Month; 10:30 – 11:30 am

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 14

Sponsored by the Volunteer Center

Make a difference by creating a one-of-a-kind craft with the help of our friends from the Volunteer Center. All crafts made during this free program are donated to various organizations in the community.