Calendar Of Events

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U.P. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM THANKS LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR HELP WITH ITS NATIONAL NOON OUT EVENT

 The staff of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum would like to thank the Michigan State Police, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue K-9 Unit and the Marquette City Fire Department for helping with our National Noon Out event that was held on Friday, August 8. It was great to have the law enforcement representatives here to interact with our young visitors.

 

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THANK YOU MCACA FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

SECOND THURSDAY CREATIVITY SERIES: Pooh, Pigglet and Roo!!

Thursday, September 11, 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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PAINT BARAGA AVENUE FEST!
A Chalk painting festival and contest

Sign up now to take part in the first Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s Paint Baraga Avenue Fest on Saturday, October 11th as part of the 2nd Annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Festival

Sponsor a square!

Become an artist!

Become an event sponsor!

Call the Museum or email nittner24@gmail.com

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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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 AUGUST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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