Thank You Bangor Savings Bank!

  The Children’s Discovery Museum in Augusta (yes us!) received a large check, literally, from Bangor Savings Bank last night at the Kennebec Chamber After Hours Event!  Pictured here, from left to right, Molly Gerencer, Assistant Vice President for the new Bangor Savings Bank branch in Augusta, Melissa Merfeld, Board of Directors President at CDM, Carlene Milewski, Board of Directors Member at CDM, and
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Kid’s Summer Kickoff is CDM’s Family Fun Night!

On June 19th 4:30 – 7pm, we will be holding our 5th Annual Kid’s Summer Kickoff Event at the Augusta Armory!  This is a fun event for the whole family! Admission at the door is $6.95 per person.  With this admission, you will have unlimited use of the bounce house and bounce obstacle course, watch a magic show by Conjuring Carroll, receive a balloon
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2nd Annual Run to Play 5K

This Weekend! CDM’s Run to Play 5K and Kids Fun Run will be held on June 1st!  Registration begins at 8am outside at the YMCA in Augusta.  Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 8:30am and the 5K will begin at 9am on the Rail Trail.   Registration price  is $25 for the 5K and $5 for the Fun Run. Register online at or
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WMTW Weatherman Matt Zidle at CDM!

That’s right!  On Friday, April 26th, come learn about clouds and storms from a real meteorologist that you see on TV!  Matt will be starting at 10:30, but we open at 10.  Come on over and be ready for this exciting presentation.  Daily Admission prices are $4.50 per adult, $5.50 per child and children <12 months are free.  This program is free after paying
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Maine Author, Barbara Walsh, on Friday, April 19th at 11am

Maine Author, Barbara Walsh,  will be reading Sammy in the Sky at the Children’s Discovery Museum in Augusta, Maine this Friday at 11 a.m. “Sammy is a story about love, loss, and hope. Illustrated by Jamie Wyeth, the book has helped thousands of families cope with losing a pet or a person. Based on a true story about our family’s beloved hound, the book
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Chewonki April 18th 11am

Chewonki will be here on Thursday, April 18th at 11am to present “Scales & Tales!”  Plan to be here for this fascinating program.  They will have live animals…wonder what they will be? For more information, visit their website Chewonki program is free after paying the daily admission price  of $4.50 per adult, $5.50 per child.  Members are free and children <12 months are
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Coming June 1st 2013…

Our 2nd Annual Run to Play 5K! Registration will begin at 8am at the KV YMCA in Augusta. The Kid’s Fun Run will be held outside around the Augusta Recreation fields at 8:30am.  Fun warm up session for the kids and all participants win a medal! The 5K will follow on the Rail Trail at 9am.  It will be professionally timed by 3C Race
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Family Math Night!

On March 1st at 5:30pm, come on over for some family fun…all while learning! We will have math games and activities around the museum.  Play with your family! Free pizza, popcorn and drinks with your normal admission price.  $4.50 per child and $5.50 per adult.  Members are free.

Earth Jams to Jam at CDM

At 10:30am on Saturday, February 23rd, Matt Loosigian of Earth Jams will be in! He is a dynamic, spirited performer. He travels throughout New England singing at fairs, festivals, schools, libraries and churches. His performances seamlessly weave messages of environmental stewardship, peace, and compassion with humor and silliness. Audiences are captivated by Matt’s contagious enthusiasm. To learn more about Earth Jams, and Matt, visit
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Kennebec Music Together Visits CDM

On Friday, February 22nd, Joanna Dimeo of Kennebec Music Together will be in to sing and dance with us!  Come at 10am to enjoy the time! To learn more about Joanna’s program, visit her website at: