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The Fiddlehead Fling is the Montshire’s annual benefit auction. This year’s event theme is All the Wild Wonders.

Fiddlehead Fling Benefit Auction 2019

All proceeds of the Montshire Benefit Auction support the Museum’s science education programs, which bring the joy of learning and discovery to thousands of students and families each year.

Your registration provides you with delicious hors d’oeuvres by Christophe Chef Services, dessert by King Arthur Flour, two complimentary beverages and a cash bar from Maple Street Catering. Arrive by 6:30 pm to enjoy a special sip of sparkling wine on us!

Groups of 8 or more save $10 per person when placing reservations together. Names for attendees must be provided. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited.

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Program(s) starting 04/15/2019

Apr
15
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for grades 1-2 

9:00 AM

For the curious campers who like to take things apart and put them together, we will open up our toolbox and explore the world of mechanical toys and other devices. Use your new…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
16
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

When it comes to mechanics, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! Join us as we engineer with a bit of whimsy and creativity, and make use of real tools – including a…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
17
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Creative Engineering Camp: Structures for Grades 1-3 

9:00 AM

Campers will build high and wide with a variety of materials and engineering challenges. Test the limits of different materials and create architectural and engineering wonders.

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
18
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Creative Engineering Camp: Cardboard Creations for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

From model cities to pinball machines, at Montshire we love to build with cardboard. Learn the many design uses of cardboard, unlock the secrets of 3D construction, and use real…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
18
Program

Film Screening of "Albatross"

6:00 PM

Audience: Families, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

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Apr
19
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Cardboard Creations for Grades 1-2 

9:00 AM

The Montshire loves to build with cardboard! Explore this versatile and marvelous material as we prototype, build, and design our own games and creations.

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
23
Program

Afterschool Adventures Begins (for K-2)

3:30 PM

A three-part afterschool program for kids who love to engage in science!

Audience: Children, Afterschool Adventures (for K-2)

Location: Classroom

Cost: $90 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Apr
24
Program

Young Scientist Program - new morning session begins

9:30 AM

This weekly preschool/kindergarten program will foster your child's natural curiosity and learning through hands-on experiments and fun projects as we explore the physical and natural sciences. A different topic is presented each week. Morning and afternoon sessions. Preregistration required.

Audience: Children, Young Scientist Program

Cost: Price varies with session (members), Price varies with session (non-members)

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Apr
29
Program

Homeschoolers’ Series: Aquatic Explorations (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

The Montshire offers programs and special days for homeschoolers to explore science in unique and fun ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: Classroom

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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