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Featured Upcoming Event on October 28 at 5:30 pm

Spooky Science

This new event spotlights interactive and hands-on Halloween activities for families with children. Museum exhibits will be “tricked out” for Halloween fun.

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Program(s) starting 02/24/2022

Feb
24
Program

Science Story Time: Box and Blocks

10:30 AM

Let your imagination run wild as we read Not a Box by Antoinette Portis. After the story, we’ll get creative using cardboard and tools.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
01
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Bedrock Gardens: An Oasis of Art, Horticulture, and Inspiration

1:00 PM

Explore the history of Bedrock Gardens, a dairy farm turned into a remarkable garden oasis by founders Jill Nooney and Bob Munger. Today the garden is evolving into a premier…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Will be held on Zoom

Cost: Free

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Mar
03
Program

Science Story Time: Rockets

10:30 AM

Learn about the parts of a moon rocket in Tony Mitton’s Roaring Rockets, then make your own stomp rocket to launch skyward.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
14
Program

Homeschool Series: Rolling with Physics for ages 6-8 (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

Explore forces and motions as we test out a variety of balls and other objects that roll. Each week in this drop-off program will feature an engineering and building challenge.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

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Cost: $75 (members), $90 (non-members)

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Mar
24
Program

Science Story Time: Fish Fun

10:30 AM

Relax surrounded by the aquariums in Life in Local Waters as we read the book Pattern Fish by Trudy Harris. After the story time we’ll create our own patterned paper fish to…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
24
Program

Homeschool series: Sustainable Engineering for ages 8-11 (4 part series begins)

10:30 AM

Combine engineering design and alternative energy strategies, as we create cardboard structures and fit them with solar, wind and other sustainable energy solutions! In each…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Mar
24
Program

Homeschool series: Sustainable Engineering for ages 12-15 (4 part series begins)

1:00 PM

Combine engineering design and alternative energy strategies, as we create cardboard structures and fit them with solar, wind and other sustainable energy solutions! In each…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Apr
05
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Floral Designs Inspired By Fabulous New England Gardens

1:00 PM

Join Thelma Shoneman in this program, which features floral designs inspired by four New England gardens: Coastal Maine Botanical Garden; Hildene in Vermont; Tower Hill Botanic…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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May
02
Program

Homeschool Series: Aquatic Explorations ages 6-8 (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

Explore our local aquatic world in this three-week series. Using microscope, we’ll learn about the aquatic insects and invertebrates found in ponds. We’ll also be introduced…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $75 (members), $90 (non-members)

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