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Sensory Friendly Hour

Featured Upcoming Event on July 20 at 9:00 am

Montshh… Montshire Sensory Hour

Sensory Friendly Hours are a time for families to enjoy a quieter and less-crowded visit to the Montshire.

During these hours, the Montshire will offer:

  • Limited participation of up to 70 people
  • Reduced sound from select exhibits
  • Quiet respite space with sensory support supplies
  • Visitor social narrative and visual planner

Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.

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Program(s) for starting 09/02/2022

Oct
16
Program

JellyBot: Robotic Jellyfish

11:30 AM

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Jellybots on Sundays

Cost: Free

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Oct
20
Program

TogetherTime Tales: Shape and Image

10:30 AM

Explore how simple shapes can be rearranged to make endless combinations after reading Windblown by Edouard Manceau.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme, TogetherTime Tales

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Oct
20
Program

TogetherTime Tales: Shape and images

10:30 AM

Explore how simple shapes can be rearranged to make endless combinations after reading Windblown by Edouard Manceau.

Audience: Children, Families, TogetherTime Tales

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Oct
27
Program

TogetherTime Tales: Worms

10:30 AM

After meeting the worm and caterpillar that star in the book Bob and Otto by Robert Bruel we’ll have a chance to meet and examine a live worm up close.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme, TogetherTime Tales

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Nov
01
Program

Homeschool Earth Science for Ages: 6-8

10:30 AM

Why does Earth have so many different types of rocks? We’ll explore the rock cycle using the Montshire’s rock collection, comparing igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and how they can transform from one type of rock into another. We’ll do (some messy) experiments on weathering and erosion; and get to examine some of our special collections of fossils and meteorites. This program has three required sessions on November 1, 8, & 15 2022.

Audience: Children, Homeschool Earth Science

Advance: 75 (members), 90 (non-members)

Door: 75 (members), 90 (non-members)

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Event Notes: This program includes three required sessions.

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Nov
01
Program

Homeschool Earth Science for Ages: 9-12

1:00 PM

Why does Earth have so many different types of rocks? We’ll explore the rock cycle using the Montshire’s rock collection, comparing igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and how they can transform from one type of rock into another. We’ll do (some messy) experiments on weathering and erosion; and get to examine some of our special collections of fossils and meteorites. This program has three required sessions on November 1, 8, & 15 2022.

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Homeschool Earth Science

Advance: 75 (members), 90 (non-members)

Door: 75 (members), 90 (non-members)

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Event Notes: This program includes three required sessions.

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Nov
01
Program

Hanover Garden Club: A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever: Japanese Gardens

1:00 PM

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Nov
06
Program

Jellybot: Pilot Challenge

11:30 AM

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Jellybots on Sundays

Location: Classroom

Cost: Free

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Nov
10
Program

TogetherTime Tales

10:30 AM

We are going to get inspiration from the book "Rollercoaster" by Marla Frazee and work together to build our own marble coasters all across the Montshire classroom.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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