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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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Events starting 04/24/2019

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
24
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Experiment!

11:00 AM

Try your hand at experimenting with anything from electricity to chemistry, magnetism to colors. Experiment with a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages at…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
24
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
25
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
25
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
26
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Experiment!

11:00 AM

Try your hand at experimenting with anything from electricity to chemistry, magnetism to colors. Experiment with a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages at…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
26
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
27
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
27
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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