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Raising Readers hosting Illustrator Melissa Sweet

August 17th Raising Readers brings us Melissa Sweet!  She will read and illustrate at 6pm and again at 7pm. Normal admission price for non-members:  $4.50 per adult and $5.50 per child. Discounted admission price for members:  $2.50 per adult and $3.50 per child. If you know of children in families unable to visit our museums due to financial struggles, please call Carrie, the Executive
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BENTO Lunches for Picky Eaters!

Is your child starving after school, because she didn’t eat anything all day? Is the teacher complaining because your child is grouchy, sleepy, or not paying attention? A Bento lunch could save the day! In Japan mothers have taken a traditional form of packed lunch – the bento box – and transformed it into a magical offering that tempts even the pickiest of eaters. 
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Fairy and Gnome Tea Party

On August 15th, from 6:30 – 8:30pm, CDM will be holding a Fairy and Gnome Tea Party!  Karen M, our wonderful volunteer, is in charge and has lots of fun planned.  First, you must come dressed as a fairy or gnome.  You will create a name for yourself, bring things like twigs, leaves, sticks, stickers, etc…to decorate your fairy house, play forest games, have
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I Do Spas Night on July 27th

I Do Spas is coming to provide services, but you must sign up and pay in advance!  Event runs from 6 – 8pm on July 27th.  Spend your Friday Night with the little princess in your life and come get pampered! Prices are: Little Girls:  Hair (Styled or Updo) $10, Makeup $5, Manicure $5, Pedicure $10, 15 Minute Chair Massage $10, 15 Minute Chair
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Teddy Bear Picnic

On Tuesday, July 10th, we will be holding our Teddy Bear Picnic with Miss Karen as “Grandma Bear”.  The fun begins at 11:30.  Bring your picnic lunch (in a picnic basket if you have one) and your favorite Teddy Bear.  The day will be as follows: 11:30 Free play, greeting and welcoming time 12:00 – 12:30 Eat lunch together with our Teddy Bears 12:30 –
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Maine Children’s Authors and Illustrators

Plan to come meet a Maine Children’s Author with your kids! July 31st Lynn Plourde will be reading her books “Pigs in the Mud” and acting out a play with the kids of “Moose, Of Course!” Lynn begins at 10:30am.  We will also have her books for sale.  Purchase one and have her sign it! August 17th Raising Readers brings us Melissa Sweet at
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Mr. Harley Visiting us 3 times!!

Mark your calendars to come see Mr. Harley at CDM!  His new CD release of “Blue Shirt” brings us even more of his fun music.  We will have CDs available to purchase at his events and I am sure we can get him to sign them for us!  Mr. Harley is moving to Florida this fall, so be sure to sing and dance along
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Family Tadpole Patrol on Cobbossee Lake

The Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed and The Children’s Discovery Museum of Augusta are collaborating to bring you a special session of Tadpole Patrol for the whole family!  Meeting at the Augusta Country Club beach, we will climb aboard  the Friends 22′ pontoon boat, Otter II.  During our hour long excursion we will look for wild life above the water with binoculars, peer down
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Victorian Tea Party!

On Friday, June 15th at 6pm, we will be holding a Victorian Tea Party!  Come dressed as your favorite Victorian Lady.  Wear a boa, gloves, a frilly hat, shawl or whatever else you can think of!  Gentlemen welcome as well, but must also dress the part.  We will hold a fashion show, have games and or course, share tea!  Pre-registration required.  There are 14
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April Vacation Week!

There may not be any school, but there is a lot to learn here at CDM! Monday: 11am – 12pm, Chewonki will present “Animal Adaptations, Survival in the Wild”. “Webbed feet, camouflaged fur, or spines on your back are all amazing ways that animals adapt to survive in the wild. In this fun-filled hour, students will learn about adaptations, try on fun costumes, and
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