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Today - Saturday, November 18
Museum Open 9 am - 5 pm
The Great Forest Trek
10:15 AM & 1:45 PM
Come join us, as we go on a trek around our Forever Forest. We will be using our trail map and binoculars to search high and low for furry and feathery forest friends.
 
S.T.E.A.M. POWER
10:30 AM & 2:30 PM

It’s FULL S.T.E.A.M. ahead! Each day we will experiment and play with various hands on activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. S.T.E.A.M. activities range from painting with tires to experimenting with squishy circuits.

 
Nature Explorers
10:45 AM & 2:15 PM
Calling all Nature Explorers! Come observe, explore, and investigate amazing aspects of the forest such as the beaks of birds, the fur of mammals, and different parts of a plant.
 
Science Shows
11 AM, 1 PM & 3 PM

Children of all ages love our engaging daily shows in the Science Showplace where we share science concepts in an entertaining way for the whole family. Come watch as we explore the properties of liquid nitrogen, experiment with chemical reactions, and even explode soda.

 
Timber Trivia
11:30 AM & 3 PM
It’s time for Timber Trivia! During this program, we will spin the great tree wheel to play bingo as we learn all about the surprising products that come from trees and the importance of trees in our everyday lives.
 
Move & Groove
11:45 AM

It’s time to get your heart pumping and feet jumping daily at the museum. Our Move & Groove Instructor will lead us in an imaginative program of either Yoga, Dance, or Fitness Games. So get ready for groovy music and fitness fun!

 
Tree-rrific Treasures
12:45 PM & 3:30 PM

We will use the treasures of the forest to help in our artistic endeavors. We may use a wooden drum and rhythm sticks to make beautiful music, act out a play set in the forest, or create any number of arts and crafts projects using materials from the forest.

 
Pop It Up!
1:45 PM

Our Pop It Up character will make an appearance somewhere in the museum with a surprise program.  Listen for an announcement for a clue to where and what will be happening.  There may be a giant game, a dance party, a story, an experiment, or other special programs.  Keep your eyes and ears open to find Pop or Poppy!

 
Professor Play
2:15 PM

Come discover and learn with Professor Play! Each day, Professor Play will lead us in exploring a new topic through stories, craft activities, and games that help develop fine and gross motor skills.

 
OCM Drive-In
3:45 PM

Join us as our Showplace is transformed into a 1950’s drive-in cinema.  Come early and create your very own car, truck, boat, rocket ship, or whatever else your imagination can devise as we “drive” in and enjoy fantastically fun films every Saturday afternoon.