18 - Mickey’s Birthday Celebration! - 11 am - 12 pm and 2 pm -3 pm
Description: It is Mickey's birthday! To celebrate, come meet and take a picture with your favorite mouse! He will be here from 11 am - 12 pm and 2 pm -3 pm. Don't forget your camera for this momentous occasion!
Week of: 11/21 - 11/25
21 - Toddler Tuesday -Parachute Play! - 10:30 am
Description: Gather your friends and find a spot around the parachute as we shake, hop and dance during Parachute Play! 10:30 am
21 - Turkey Games - Flying Turkeys! - 1 pm
Description: Turkeys CAN fly! Catapult a turkey across the room and see it fly!
22 - Wee Wednesdays - Thanksgiving Playdough - 10:30 am
Description: Use your senses to explore unique smells and textures of this Thanksgiving-themed playdough!
22 - Turkey Games - Join the Turkey Challenge! - 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00
Description: Celebrate the season with the Kansas Children's Discovery Center! At 11 am, test your skills in turkey bowling. Do the twist and dance around at the "Shake your Tailfeather Challenge" at 1 pm! Paint with feathers and play the pumpkin ring toss at 3 pm!
23 - We are closed for Thanksgiving! Enjoy the holiday!
24 - KBA Performances: Sugar Plum Storytime - 11:30 am
Description: Join Kansas Ballet for a delightful introduction to the Nutcracker! Children will be treated to storytime, ballet class and a solo performance by the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Appropriate for ages 3 and up. Adult companions welcome!
24 - KBA Performances: Nutcracker Performance - 1 pm
Description: Kansas Ballet is pleased to present a 30 minute, narrated performance of the Nutcracker Ballet! Clara and her cousins gather for their annual Christmas party at the Staulbaum house where Clara is presented with an enchanted Nutcracker doll. The doll is actually a prince who fell under the evil spell of the jealous Mouse Queen but Clara's tender heart breaks the curse and the prince comes back to life. Together Clara and the Nutcracker Prince journey to the magical Land of the Sweets for an evening of dance and celebration. Join us for a fun performance appropriate for all ages! Free with general admission or membership.
25 - Native Voices: Narragansett: Basket Weaving - 11 am
Description: Basket making is a long-standing traditional craft for many Indigenous peoples across North America. Come and experience the Narragansett: Basket Weaving in the Native Voices exhibit
25 - STEAM Programming: Leftover Build - 1 pm
Description: Challenge your engineering skills by using leftover containers and aluminum foil to build a bridge, tower or a new tool!