Calendar Of Events

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Biker Night at Up North Lodge in Gwinn to support the Children’s Museum!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014:

6:00 p.m.

Thanks to Up North Lodge and Select Realty for holding a Biker Night event to benefit the Children’s Museum. There will be auctions of art pieces, bucket drawings, 50/50 raffles and more! Come out for some great food and drinks and a great time! The public is encouraged to attend!

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Party with a Purpose to support U.P. Children’s Museum

A night of shopping and play is how a fund-raiser to benefit the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is being billed. A number of local independent consultants will bring their goods and set up tables at the Children’s Museum the evening of Thursday, July 31st for a “Party with a Purpose.”

Kids can play while parents shop at tables set up by Mickey Wood of the Pampered Chef and Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Crystal Dale of Arbonne, Cheryl Turausky of Miche’ Bag, Darlene Kyto of Tastefully Simple and Carla Perala of Park Lane Jewelry. There will be prizes and discounts offered all evening long.

Admission will be free and a portion of the proceeds from the evening’s sales will go to the Children’s Museum.

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THANK YOU MCACA FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

SECOND THURSDAY CREATIVITY SERIES: A BOAT LOAD OF FUN!

Thursday, August 14, 2014:

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Fun for children of all ages and adults!

Join us for a variety of fun, hands-on activities and crafts with a “Boats!” theme. As always, there will be creative snacks, unexpected music and much more!

Free with admission or membership.

Thursday is also Dominos Pizza Night at the Museum, so order your pizza before 5:30 by calling 226-3911 and it will be delivered during the event. The cost is $6 per pizza (includes tip).

The Second Thursday events are sponsored by the Max & Phyllis Reynolds Foundation, Kohls and Culvers.

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New animation program for kids set to begin at U.P. Children’s Museum

Wow Animation, a new program for children in kindergarten through 12th grade,  is accepting registrations for classes. After school and during school breaks, children, and even members of their families, will be able to learn different animation techniques and create their own short animated videos.

Masha Kakhova, a former animator and creative director, is the program coordinator of Wow Animation. She said the open house would be a great opportunity for families to learn more about the new program.

“We are planning classes on cutout puppet animation, claymation, brick filming and pixilation,” Kakhova said. “Our goal is to provide quality learning opportunities to everyone who is interested in the art of animated filmmaking.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WOW ANIMATION PROGRAM CLICK HERE!

 

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