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Discovery Museum

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177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
978-264-4200 https://www.discoveryacton.org

December 2019

Make a Mess: Spin Art

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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$14.50

We’re putting a fresh spin on art! We’ll twist our tools, twirl our paper, and give our watercolors a whirl. Whatever technique you choose, you’ll create a uniquely spun piece of art that won’t leave you dizzy. The Make a Mess program series introduces STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts through sensory-based hands-on experiences, imagination, and fun.

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Solstice Shadows

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Today is the winter solstice! Join us as we play with light and shadows. Can you make your shadow grow and shrink? Can you make it dance? What more can you discover about shadows?

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Everyday Engineering: Cup Towers

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 23, 2019

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Challenge yourself to construct a one-of-a-kind structure made entirely out of cups. What will you build?

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Everyday Engineering: Cup Towers

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 23, 2019

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Challenge yourself to construct a one-of-a-kind structure made entirely out of cups. What will you build?

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Everyday Engineering: Balls and Ramps

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 30, 2019

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Design, build and test out some simple tracks and mini-rollercoasters. Make straightaways, loop-da-loops and hills out of tubing and cardboard to send marbles and golf balls on a thrilling ride.

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Everyday Engineering: Balls and Ramps

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 30, 2019

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Design, build and test out some simple tracks and mini-rollercoasters. Make straightaways, loop-da-loops and hills out of tubing and cardboard to send marbles and golf balls on a thrilling ride.

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Everyday Engineering: Balls and Ramps

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 30, 2019

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Design, build and test out some simple tracks and mini-rollercoasters. Make straightaways, loop-da-loops and hills out of tubing and cardboard to send marbles and golf balls on a thrilling ride.

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Bessie’s Noon Year’s Eve Pajama Party

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Let’s get ready to shake, rattle, and roll into the New Year by making party hats and noise makers! Come decked out in your finest pajamas and stick around for our pajama dance party at 11:45am with a countdown to 12 (noon).

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January 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

January 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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February 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

February 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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March 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

March 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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April 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

April 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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May 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

May 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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June 2020

First Friday Nights Free!

June 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Included with Museum admission

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord and Maynard. Please note: Discovery Woods closes at dusk. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

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