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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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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