Maine Children’s Book Author, Liza Walsh

Maine Children’s Book Author, Liza Walsh, will be in to CDM for a visit on August 7th at 11am!  She will read her book “Fairy Garden Handbook” and do a fun fairy craft with us.  We will also have her books here for sale. Plan to purchase one and she can sign it for you. For more on Liza Walsh, visit her website: About
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Maine Children’s Book Illustrator, Hazel Mitchell

Maine Children’s Book Illustrator, Hazel Mitchell, will be in for a visit on July 17th at 11am.  She will read her book “1,2,3…By the Sea!” and then draw some fun sea creatures for us.  We will also have her book here for sale.  Plan to purchase one and she can sign it for you! To see more of Hazel’s work, visit her website:

Smiling Hill Farm Visit!

The folks from Smiling Hill Farm will be in to visit us with some of their farm animals!  July 24th at 10am.  Be sure to be here!  (This is the rescheduled date from July 10th) For more information on their farm, you can visit their Facebook Page:  

Mr Harley Here for Family Music Night!

On Tuesday, July 23rd at 6pm, Mr. Harley will be back here at CDM – yes in Maine – to perform with his band! Come move and groove along! Also, we will have pizza, popcorn and drinks included in the admission fee!  $5.50 per child, $4.50 per adult, members are free! For something fun, check out his recent stardom on the Today Show!  His
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Yard Sale on Memorial Day

Our “By Kids, For Kids” Yard Sale will be held on Monday, May 27th 8-11am outside at the Children’s Discovery Museum in Augusta.  We are now taking donations for the sale.  Anything you have, home goods/toys/clothes, that are in good condition (no junk please) and can be sold is welcome.  Drop off anytime we are open to CDM or call Carrie at 462-1511 to
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Family Literacy Fun Night!

On Thursday, May 23rd, we will be hosting a Family Literacy Fun Night at CDM from 5:30 – 7pm! “What is a Family Literacy Fun Night,” you ask?  It is a time to come with your children, play fun reading and writing games around the museum together, and encourage your child’s literacy skills. We will have Maine Children’s Author, Virginia Brown, here to read
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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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