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Talk Like a Pirate Day – Visit with Captain Rosebud

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

Pirate Rosebud

Thursday, September 10th at 3:30pm

Ahoy mateys! In celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day, dress up like a pirate and come aboard for a visit with Captain Rosebud! Captain Rosebud will enchant you with her magical and hilarious tales of wild pirates, stolen treasure and fairy gold. This special program is included with Museum admission.

For more information about Captain Rosebud visit: rosyrosebud.com

September Events & Programs

Posted on: August 27th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) today announced upcoming events and programs at the Museum for the month of September.  Unless otherwise noted, all listed events and programs are included with Museum admission.

Get Growing Garden Program – Thursday, September 3rd     

Time: 11:00am

Join the farmers from Ollin Farms as they wrap up WOW!’s summer garden series.  This month’s program will focus on harvesting produce and preparing the garden for the autumn months.  Garden program is included with Museum admission.

Visit from Pirate Rosebud – Thursday, September 10th      

Time: 3:30pm

Ahoy mateys!  In celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day, come aboard for a visit with Captain Rosebud!  Captain Rosebud will enchant you with her magical and hilarious tales of wild pirates, stolen treasure and fairy gold.  This special program is included with Museum admission.

WOW! Craft Club – Saturday, September 12th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Feeling crafty?  Join us for our monthly Craft Club program.  This month, we’re making monster themed bookmarks.  Craft Club is geared for children ages 3 and up and is included with Museum admission.

Discovery Days Science Program – Tuesday, September 15th and Wednesday, September 16th    

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm each day

This month’s topic: Sailing with Pirates

Discover your inner scientist!  Drop-in and explore our monthly hands-on science program.  This month, we’re learning about pirate ships and water. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission.                                                                                                                                               

Gala(xy) – A Benefit for WOW! Children’s Museum – Friday, September 18th

Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Location: Omni Interlocken Hotel, Broomfield

3…2…1…prepare to blast off for an out of this world fundraiser to benefit WOW! Children’s Museum!  Featuring an astronomical live and silent auction; a constellation of complimentary cocktails; refuel at our dinner stations and a stratospheric Science Lounge featuring hands-on science demonstrations for adults.

For tickets and more information visit: http://www.wowchildrensmuseum.org/support-2/gala/

Mountain Kids Story Time – Thursday, September 24th

Time: 12:00pm

Miss Kristin from Mountain Kids will host a fun story time with bubbles, short stories and a sing-a-long with shakers. This active and engaging story time will make reading fun for young learners!  Included with Museum admission.

Sensory Friendly Playtime – Sunday, September 27th

Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Sensory Friendly Playtime is a special event for children with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders.  WOW! will limit admission to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights and provide adaptive equipment to offer a safe and fun experience for all!  Krista Reinhardt-Ruprech of Big Dog Little Dog Healing Arts will also be facilitating special art therapy activities.  Reservations are required and space is limited.  To reserve your space contact Olivia Ameigh, olivia@wowchildrensmuseum.org.

Brackitz Build It! – Tuesday, September 29th

Time: 11:00am

Join our friends from Brackitz at our Build It Exhibit to create a structure as far as your imagination can reach!  This special program is included with Museum admission.

Prepare to Blast Off for Galaxy!

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

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3…2…1…blast off for Galaxy, an out of this world fundraiser to benefit WOW! Children’s Museum! Please join us for WOW!’s 10th Annual Gala & Auction Night on Friday, September 18th at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield.

Featuring:
• Astronomical live and silent auctions
• A constellation of complimentary beer, wine and cocktails
• Refuel at our dinner stations
• Stratospheric post-program Science Lounge featuring hands-on science demonstrations for adults

Date: Friday, September 18th 2015
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Omni Interlocken Hotel, 500 Interlocken Boulevard, Broomfield
Attire: Outer Space Chic or Cocktail Attire

Tickets: $90 per person or $600 for a Table of 8.

Tickets can purchased online by visiting: https://www.charityauctionorganizer.com/auction/galaxy

All proceeds raised directly benefit WOW!’s educational and interactive exhibits and programs.

WOW! Volunteer Honored as a 7 Everyday Hero

Posted on: August 12th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

7 Everyday Hero Image

We’re thrilled that WOW! Volunteer Diane Stewart received the 7 Everyday Hero award from Channel 7!  We’re so lucky to have such a wonderful volunteer help with our monthly Discovery Days science program!

Click here to watch the full video segment.

 

Free Day on August 14th!

Posted on: August 5th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

Anne Larsen Logo

Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Anne M. Larsen, State Farm Insurance Agent, admission to WOW! Children’s Museum is FREE for all visitors on Friday, August 14th!

The Museum will be open from 9:00am-5:00pm.

 

August Events & Programs

Posted on: July 29th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) today announced upcoming events and programs at the Museum for the month of August. Unless otherwise noted, all listed events and programs are included with Museum admission.

Vermicomposting Program – Thursday, August 6th
Time: 11:00am
Presented by Growing Gardens, children will learn about vermicomposting, the life cycle of the worm, the role of decomposers in an ecosystem and hold real, live red wiggler worms from the worm bin! This special program is included with Museum admission.

WOW! Craft Club – Saturday, August 8th
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Feeling crafty? Join us for our monthly Craft Club program. This month, we’re making and decorating star gazing tubes. Craft Club is geared for children ages 3 and up and is included with Museum admission.

FREE Day! – Friday, August 14th
Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Anne M. Larsen, State Farm Insurance Agent, admission to the Museum is free for all visitors on Friday, August 14th! The Museum will be open from 9:00am-5:00pm.

Get Growing Garden Program – Friday, August 14th
Time: 9:30am
Join the farmers from Ollin Farms as they tend to WOW!’s outdoor garden. This month, we’ll be harvesting veggies and preparing the garden for the autumn months. Garden program is included with Museum admission.

August Discovery Days – Tuesday, August 18th and Wednesday, August 19th
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm each day
This month’s topic: Space
Discover your inner scientist! Drop-in and explore our monthly hands-on science program. This month, we’re learning about space and galaxies. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission.

Shadow Puppet Show – Tuesday, August 25th
Time: 10:00am
Join us for a shadow puppet show and craft activity in celebration of Lafayette’s Annual Lantern Walk on September 11th. This program is included with Museum admission.

Mountain Kids Story Time – Thursday, August 27th
Time: 12:00pm
Miss Kristin from Mountain Kids will host a fun story time with bubbles, short stories and a sing-a-long with shakers. This active and engaging story time will make reading fun for young learners! Included with Museum admission.

Crayons to Calculators School Supply Drive

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

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WOW! Children’s Museum is happy to serve as a collection site for the 2015 Crayons to Calculators school supply drive.  Thousands of students in BVSD and St. Vrain need your help to start the first day of school with basic school supplies.  By donating a new backpack full of supplies, you will help students begin the school year with confidence!

Please deliver your backpack donations by July 31st with completed donation form.

For more information visit: www.crayonstocalculators.org

 

Upcoming Festival Flicks Outdoor Cinema Events

Posted on: July 15th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

 

festival flicks

Our friends at eats & sweets along with Apeizza e Vino and the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, presents Festival Flicks Outdoor Cinema. On two summer nights, viewers can lounge on the Festival Plaza lawn while watching a flick on a big screen. On Friday, July 24th they will be showing Ghostbusters and on Saturday, Aug 8th they will be showing The Goonies. Movies start at dusk.  Arrive early and bring something to sit or lay on!

For more information visit: www.eatsandsweets.biz

 

Make and Learn

Posted on: July 10th, 2015 by Renee No Comments

 

It’s amazing what children can learn by making things. Creativity is the common denominator in art, engineering, and science. When they are given the tools to freely create or build something, without step-by-step instructions to reproduce a certain product, they learn how to solve problems themselves. Enroll your little maker in one of our art or maker programs today!

If only an owl could have green parrot feathers

In the Mask Makers class, become any animal you can imagine, like an owl with green parrot feathers.

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Ideal Market Bag Credit Donation

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by wowadmin No Comments

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WOW! is thrilled to announce that we’re one of the nonprofits who will be participating in the “Your Change Creates Change” bag credit program at Ideal Market in Boulder. Shop at the Ideal Market and every time you bring in your reusable bags and designate WOW! as your charity of choice, we’ll receive a 10 cent donation for every bag you use.

All money raised will directly support the Museum’s exhibits and programs, so grab those bags and get shopping!

WOW! will be receiving bag credit donations from July 7th 2015 to January 17th 2016.

Get In Touch

Address:
110 N. Harrison Ave
Lafayette, CO 80026

Phone:
(303) 604-2424

Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Toddler Hour 9am-10am
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm
Monday: Closed


WOW! is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Upcoming Events

Events on September 3, 2015

Get Growing! with Ollin Farms

11:00 am

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Labor Day Craft

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Labor Day Craft

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Events on September 6, 2015

Labor Day Craft

12:00 pm

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