New Gift Cards are HERE!

Give the child in your life the gift of learning with us!  We now have fancy, plastic gift cards!  Put $5.50 on one as a stocking stuffer or gift for a child!  Put $75 on one as a family gift for a membership!  Or just put on any amount you would like for the recipient to use as they wish.  The point is, we
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Polar Express Day

On Saturday, December 15th, come climb aboard our Polar Express!  We will have the movie playing, but we will be playing all day in the Museum!  Come try your hand at making peppermint bark and help us make a train!  Hot chocolate for all and so much more! Plan to come on in!  Open 10am – 5pm.

Our Giving Tree

Our tree is up!  Beginning December 1st, we will be accepting new, unwrapped toys to be donated locally to children in need.  If you are out shopping and can spare to purchase something extra, drop it to us anytime!  We will put smiles on a few extra faces this year!

Coming over December school break…

December 22nd at 11am:  ASTC will be in to make structures using gumdrops and toothpicks.  They will also be making concrete gloves with the kids!  Messy, but so fun!  Come use your engineering brain with us! December 27th at 11am:  The Gardiner High School Robotics Team will be in with the robot they built!  It shoots baskets and is so cool to watch! Come
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Whimsical Art Auction

CDM’s major fundraiser, our Whimsical Art Auction, will be held Thursday, November 15th 6 – 9pm at Maple Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast in Hallowell, Maine. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple and can be reserved by calling the Museum at 622-2209. Gather some friends, come enjoy hors d’oeuvres and bid on a variety of fine, functional and wearable art!  Original
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Halloween Party and Family Science Night

On Saturday, October 27th 12pm – 4pm join us for some Halloween Fun!  Come in your costume!  Decorate cookies, paint pumpkins, play games! On Friday, November 2nd 5:30pm – 7:30pm  Come play with magic sand, slime, build with toothpicks and marshmallows, look at fossils and much more!  Do not worry about dinner.  We will have pizza, popcorn and drinks included with our normal admission
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Girl’s Night Out!

Also known as Ladies Night Out!  Grab your girlfriends and come for a fun night at CDM!  October 18th 6 – 8:30pm. Adults only as we will be serving wine and sangria.  We will have food provided by Texas Roadhouse and an area caterer. Admission is free, but we urge you to purchase!  We will have over 16 vendors on site to shop from.
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Fire Prevention Week

Here at CDM, we will be kicking of Fire Prevention Week (which is technically October 8th – 12th) on October 5th with a visit from the Augusta Fire Department!  Join us at 10am to learn about fire prevention and safety.  It is a great opportunity for your children to see what a fireman looks like up close.  If the unthinkable ever were to happen,
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New Tree House Exhibit!

We now have a new tree house, generously built and donated by Casco Bay Home Improvement of Augusta!  Climb up into the tree house, out onto the front porch and survey the whole museum.  Not up for climbing?  Well crawl on under, grab your favorite book and enjoy some quiet moments reading.  Want a snack?  Head on over to our Restaurant Area, make a
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National Dog Week!

From August 26th through 31st, we will be collecting donations for our local Humane Society!  Their website lists the following needs: Cat food (canned and dry) Dog food (canned) Laundry detergent Latex gloves Towels & blankets (old or stained are acceptable) Plastic litter boxes (9 x 12) Rodent shavings Kitty litter (clay or non-clumping) Peanut butter Timothy Hay Rodent food Frontline Small stainless steel
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