Exciting upcoming events at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum!
Pyjama Drama is all about pirates, July 31-Aug 4! Campers will spend the week singing, dancing, and preparing a play to perform at the end of the week in this internationally acclaimed program. Discovery Storytellers camp is July 24-28, where kids get to write and illustrate their own book. Only a few spots left!! Read more about these fun camps in this Santa Maria Sun article.
Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Free Admission with Participation
Families can make a healthy snack and learn easy recipes with educators from Marian Regional Medical Center as part of our monthly FREE Nutrition Expedition program the second Sunday of every month!
July 7: Fit Friday
Make a Luchador mask for your thumb and try some thumb wrestling moves inspired by Lucha Libre at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
July 8: Science Saturday
We use paper every day, but do you know how it’s made? Join the Santa Maria Utilities department at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to make your own recycled paper!
July 9: Super Sunday
Do your summer reading in style with a reading pointer! Come get crafty at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
July 9: Nutrition Expedition 2-4 p.m.
July 11: Tuesday Tales
A hermit crab who has grown too big for his shell searches for a new home. Come find out who he meets on his travels at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Eric Carle’s “A House for a Hermit Crab”.
July 12: Preschool Patrol
Create collage sea creatures at 11 a.m.
and 2:30 p.m.
July 13: Brain Builders
This week special guest Capt. Kylie Prachar of VAFB’s 1st Air and Space Test Squadron will talk to kids about a day in the life at the base, as well as lead a STEAM activity.
July 14: Passport Thursday
Travel to Ecuador to learn about its native animals, as well as decorate a hermit crab shell at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Note: Starting in July, all afternoon weekly programs will begin at2:30 p.m.
CLICK HERE to learn more about the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum.