Spring Break Camp at Hands On Children’s Museum!
Mar 25th, 2017
Registration NOW OPEN! Give your child the premier camp experience at the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum. Week-long art and science camps during the Olympia School District Spring Break period. Register for half-day camps or combine two camps with Combo Care for a full-day experience (Grades 1-4). For information and to register, visit www.hocm.org/spring-camps.
Penny’s Puppets Puppet Show “3 Little Pigs” at Hands On Children’s Museum
Apr 1st, 2017
Join Penny's Puppets at the Hands On Children's Museum on this musical journey for this traditional tale with a twist. Discover some coping skills when having a bad day and laugh and rejoice with the 3 little pigs and their unlikely friend the Huffy Puffy Wolf. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. puppet shows–this is the 11 a.m. show. FREE with admission. For more information, visit www.hocm.org/special-guests-activities
Penny’s Puppet’s Puppet Show “Dream, Sparkle, Shine!” at Hands On Children’s Museum
Apr 1st, 2017
Join Penny's Puppets at the Hands On Children's Museum. Join Faye the Fairy as she makes new friends in the enchanted forest who help her learn about herself and the importance of being just who you are! 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. puppet shows–this is the 3 p.m. show. FREE with admission. For more information, visit www.hocm.org/special-guests-activities
Candyce Bollinger Parenting Class on Temperament
Apr 4th, 2017
Join popular South Sound Parent educator and counselor Candyce Bollinger for a workshop on Temperament at the Hands On Children's Museum, April 4, 6-8 p.m. Parents will learn strategies to positively manage their children's temperamental behaviors. Pre-registration required. For more information, visit www.hocm.org/candyce-bollinger.
FREE Friday Night: Nano Days!
Apr 7th, 2017
Join us for FREE Friday Night: Nano Days. All families access the museum FREE from 5-9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month! This month, explore the tiniest science: nano science! Investigate iridescence, hydrophobia, and the most awesome magnetic ferro fluid!
Hands On Comics
Apr 15th, 2017
We're partnering with Danger Room Comics once again to bring comic books to the museum! Make a cape, run through an obstacle course, draw comics with local artists and more! 12-4 p.m., Sat., April 15, 2017. FREE with admission. For more details visit http://www.hocm.org/cal/?cid=3821
Adult Swim: BeerCraft 2017
Apr 21st, 2017
Get ready for BeerCraft 2017! Adults take over the museum on April 21 during AdultSwim: BeerCraft, a social event for 21+ ONLY. Learn the art and science behind craft brews from more than 10 different breweries and chat with local brewing experts. Enjoy music and tasty food as you play your way through the museum! For more information, visit www.hocm.org/adultswim.