Recent KidsPlay News

February Overview

Polar Pond
Open Weekends
10 am – 4 pm

Our seasonal sock skating exhibit Polar Pond has refrozen for the season!

This expanded exhibit has double the amount of skating space, ice fishing, ice building, and other winter-themed activities. Enjoy all the fun of winter without any of the cold!

Lunar New Year Celebration
Saturday, February 10
All Day

2024 is Year of the Dragon!

Help us welcome in the Year of the Dragon with fun dragon-themed activities all day including Maker Space challenges, dragon Story Time, a calligraphy corner, a dragon parade, and more!

Member Exclusive Program
Donuts with the Director

Thursday, February 15
10 am – 11 am
Enjoy a relaxing Member Morning from 9 am – 10 am before the Musem opens to the public.  At 10 am, meet with Museum Director Eileen Marriott for some coffee, donuts, and conversation! Learn more about the event here.

Register Here!

Visit our Membership page or call the Museum if you need help registering for the Member Portal.

Sensory Friendly Playtime
Sunday, February 25
9 am – 10 am
Inclusive Playtime provides a sensory-friendly and judgment-free environment for play and learning for children with disabilities, on the autism spectrum, and/or sensory-processing disorders and their families.
Enjoy the Museum in a calmer, quieter environment without the noise, crowds, and stimulation of a typical day!

Admission is $2 per person.

Register Here!

Brooker Memorial Puppet Show Story Time
Wednesday, February 28
11 am – 12 pm

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Join us for an interactive puppet show story time where children and their caregivers can learn all about keeping their teeth healthy and making good eating a priority. After the program, Brooker Memorial staff is present to help kids practice their brushing techniques on puppets!

Museum admission is included with program. Come and play before and after the program!

Register Here!

Tales with Humphry
Every Saturday
11 am

Humphry will be at the KidsPlay Stage every Saturday from 11 am to 12 pm to read a selection of children’s books. Come join us!

This program is included with admission.

KidsPlay After Dark: 70s vs 80s Night
Saturday, March 2
6 pm – 9 pm

It’s a battle of the decades! Our theme for this After Dark is 70s vs 80s, so pick your favorite and join us for a clash of two iconic eras!

This 21+ program features the best hits of the 70s/80s with DJ Mark, a costume contest, karaoke, appetizers, themed cocktails, a cash bar, and more! Included in the $25 entry fee ($20 for KidsPlay Members) is your first house drink.

Register before February 15th using the discount code EARLYBIRD and save $5.

Don’t miss out on this groovy and rockin’ event and show that adults know how to play too!

Register Here!
February 3, 2024 Announcements, Highlights