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Night at the Museum is next weekend!

You’re cordially invited to a magical evening to raise funds for museum programs and a Vandenberg Launch Experience for kids!

We are also seeking live and silent auction treasures for the event.  We hope you will consider donating a fun item that brings attention to your business and helps us raise much-needed funds for your favorite programs!

Click here for sponsor, ticket and auction donation information

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Weekly Programs

Brain Builders is now offered Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 15: Fit Friday

Fit Friday

Help us plant a fall garden and get some delicious and nutritious recipes to take home at 2:30 p.m.

Sept. 16: Science Saturday

At 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. bring an empty milk jug or soda bottle to the Discovery Museum to turn into a small garden!

Sept. 16: Bookmaking with Beryl at 2 p.m.

Children’s book author/illustrator Beryl Reichenberg will show families how to make pop-out kitten books!

Sept. 17: Sunday Funday

This week’s art is inspired by our buzzing pollinators. From noon to 4 p.m. cut and color honey comb, construct an egg carton honey bee, or make up your own creation!

Sept. 19: Tuesday Tales

A mouse, bluebird, squirrel, fox, and deer are enjoying blackberries until Bear stops by for his share of the fruit in “Blackberry Banquet” by Terry Pierce, which we’ll read at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Sept. 20: Preschool Patrol

Forest animal story stones are a fun way to develop your little one’s literacy skills. Make some at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.

Sept. 21: Passport Thursday

Passport Thursday

Put your foraging and crafting skills to the test at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. when we learn about mushroom hunting in France.

Sept. 21: Brain Builders

We’ll continue honing our computer programming skills with a blindfolding game and clay (yes, blindfolds and clay!) at 3:30 p.m.

 

 

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MEMBERS NOW RECEIVE 10% OFF AT BEVERLY’S

Thanks to a new partnership with Beverly’s Fabric & Crafts Santa Maria, museum members receive 10% off any in-store purchase. Simply show you SMVDM membership card! Beverly’s is now keeping our CREATION STATION stocked and ready for young artists.

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Photo of the Week

One of our young artists made a honey bear tree! What can you make?

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Thank you for sharing your photos and experiences on social media.

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Our Contact Information
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Newletters
705 S McClelland St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 928-8414
smvdiscoverymuseum.org