Loki Rhythm Band performs at the Children’s Museum!

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Museum Blog | 0 comments

Thank you to the Loki Rhythm Band! Kids and parents had a blast playing drums with the band at the Children’s Museum on April 25th.¬† The music provided by this 10 person band is influenced by Hawaiian, West African, Caribbean, Zydeco, Latin Jazz, Asian and Persian cultures. Hear a sample of their music at www.lokirhythm.com For more upcoming events at the Children’s Museum, please check this...

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Kiwannis and Key Club Volunteer Day!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Museum Blog | 0 comments

Thank you to Darice Wilson and the members of the El Dorado Kiwanis Club for orchestrating another successful volunteer day at the Children’s Museum on April 11th. With the help of 23 students from Weston Ranch, Franklin, McNair and Middle College High School Key Clubs, the Museum received much needed maintenance to our garden, agriculture and Delta exhibits. The volunteers were also helpful in preparing projects and activities for our many upcoming community outreach events. For the past 4 years the El Dorado Kiwanis and local high school Key Clubs have chosen the Children’s...

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Egg Science success! Who knew eggs could be so much fun!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Museum Blog | 0 comments

Special thank you to Stockton Collegiate High School Chemistry Teacher Mr. Brandon Piasecki, for showcasing how fun science can be with eggs! The eggs-travagant workshop included egg dying, walking on eggs and a neat egg vacuum experiment. But the highlight of the day was the egg drop. Participants used tape, paper towel rolls, plastic bags and other recyclable materials to construct a protective vessel to carry their egg. Once the egg was secure, the participants were able to drop their egg from a structure within the Museum to see if their egg would survive. The day was filled with lots of...

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Upcoming April and May events at CMS!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Museum Blog, Museum Events | 0 comments

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Reptile Club! (February – August)

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Museum Blog, Museum Events | 0 comments

Join the Reptile Club and see some lizards and snakes up close! The Reptile Club meets the third Saturday of each month from February РAugust at 1:00pm (time and date subject to change; please refer to the website and Facebook for correct schedule). Free with admission. Registered participants  will receive a Membership card that will entitle one child and one adult to half priced admission for future Reptile Club meetings. Please register by calling 209-465-4386 or visit the Front Desk. Reptile Club Meeting Schedule (subject to change): Feb. 21, 2015 Mar. 21, 2015 Apr. 18, 2015 May...

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Successful Free Admission Day and New Exhibit!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Museum Blog | 0 comments

Thank you to the families who came to visit us on Jan. 25th as we celebrated our new Blue Blocks, Marble Run and STEAM Programming. Thank you to PG&E for sponsoring this free day that brought in close to 800 people! And a very special thank you to our visitors that brought canned and boxed non-perishable food items. With your gracious help we were able to donate 441 pounds of food to Stockton’s Emergency Food Bank!

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