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Upcoming Special Events

Do your rising 1st - 3rd graders need something to do the first week of break? Register now for the WOW! Explorers Summer Programs: Time Travelers

Calling all time travelers! During this summer program, students will build a time machine to use as they travel through unique eras in historic science -- and into the future! "Visit" the time of dinosaurs, learn about ancient and modern engineering, and travel into the future to explore space! Games, art projects, daily hands-on exhibit time, and adventures in our Discovery Garden round out the week.

WOW! Explorers Summer Programs are open to students going into grades 1-3. 


A family favorite is back again to celebrate the diverse families of our WOW! community. With resources and information for LGBTQ+ families and allies, fun activities for kids, storytime, crafts, and more! Family Pride Night is one of celebration and unity at the Museum.

Admission is only $1 per person, thanks to WOW!'s Play For All Initiative. 


More Upcoming Events:

Kindergarten Readiness Night 

Friday, July 26th- 5:30-7:30pm

Are you ready for kindergarten? Come to WOW! for an evening of fun activities designed to get your preschooler prepared for their first day of kindergarten. We will be practicing name writing, hand washing, packing a healthy lunch, tour a real BVSD school bus, and more! Children will leave the event with new school supplies and a drawstring backpack! Snacks provided. 

This event is open to kids who are entering kindergarten in the 2024-2025 school year and their families. 

Advance registration is required. Tickets are transferable but non-refundable. Tickets are only $1 per person, thanks to our Play For All Initiative.

Register Here

Science of Ice Cream

Thursday, June 27th or Thursday, July 11th- 3:30-4:15pm

It's the yummiest chemistry--The Science of Ice Cream! Learn about liquids and solids while making ice cream, then eat your yummy results! This class is open to ages 3 and up and their caregivers. 

ALLERGY WARNING: We will be making and eating ice cream using cow milk and cream.

"My Preschooler & Me" Summer Classes are $12 per child or $10 per member child, with additional children $8. Adults are free with child registration. Pre-registration is required. Museum Admission not included with registration.

Register for June 27

Register for July 11

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