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Today - Saturday, July 30
Museum Open 9 am - 5 pm
Shell Shack
10-11 AM & 2-3 PM
Make your own piece of shell jewelry or shell craft to take home. Space is limited.
Once Upon a Wish
10:30 AM
Learn all about the magic that comes from reading, hear wonderful stories and help our princess with a wondrous spell!
Professor Play's Discovery Zone
10:30 AM & 2:45 PM
Join Professor Play as we learn, play and discover together through a variety of exciting games, activities, and toys.
Mermaid Tales
10:45 AM, 1:45 PM & 3:45 PM
Every enchanting sea creature has a story about them. Listen to a fantastical new fairytale in our Pirates & Mermaids exhibit from our very own mermaids!
Science Shows
11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM
Kids and parents love these live science demonstrations presented by museum staff. Favorite shows include The Amazing Bubble Show and Whiz Bang Science Show. Come watch and learn as we explode soda, make huge bubbles and much more!
Art Exploration
11:15 AM & 1:15 PM
Join our staff each day as we explore various artistic styles, try out a new mediums, or work together on a creative community project. You never know what will be happening to inspire your creativity!
Captain Kid’s Marine Adventure
11:30 AM & 2:45 PM
Join our staff of hearty buccaneers daily as we uncover the mysterious world of pirates and their watery world. Guests will have the opportunity to investigate pirate lore and artifacts as well as marine fossils and live marine animals.
11:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM
It’s time to sing your favorite fairytale song and dance with your friends in fairytale land. Join them every day for a musical magical time.
Water Water Everywhere
11:45 AM & 2:45 PM
Everyone needs water, so come and learn how to keep our water ways sparkling clean in our Pirates & Mermaids exhibit. Engage with our mermaid hosts as she teaches about her underwater world and how we can all work together.
OCM Fit Team
12:15 & 3:15 PM
Get your body moving weekends at the museum. We’ll keep healthy with fun activities like playing with a giant parachute, learning a new dance, or playing backyard games like hopscotch, hula hoop, and jump rope. These group activities make staying fit fun.
Knight’s Adventure
2:30 PM
There’s a dragon in the castle and the princess needs your brave help! Learn as Lady Evelynn teaches all the children how to be brave knights and conquer any foe!
March-ing Madness
3:15 PM
Get ready for our daily Celebration Parade by making your own parade accessory in our Creative Arts Center. Show off your artwork as we parade through the museum during our 40th birthday summer Celebration Parade.
Celebration Parade
4:30 PM
Join us for a lively march around the museum during our end-of-day Celebration Parade.