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  • EverWonder Children’s Museum Reopening Postponed To Early April

    The EverWonder Children’s Museum will reopen for business on Saturday, April 4, rather than on the previously scheduled March 21 date.

    Snow accumulation and water damage have delayed their opening, museum staff said this week.

  • ‘EverWonder On The Road’ At Middle Gate

    A group of Middle Gate Elementary School students huddled inside a classroom on Tuesday, February 24, to participate in one session of the “EverWonder on the Road” after-school program.

    Pam Fagan, Middle Gate Elementary School’s retired math/science specialist, has been returning to work with Middle Gate students and EverWonder Children’s Museum Program Coordinator Janis Hubina for the program.

  • Head O’ Meadow Holds STEM Night

    Head O’ Meadow third and fourth grade students and their family members participated in an evening event that highlighted STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities on Thursday, February 5.

    The STEM night was a joint effort between the school, the Head O’ Meadow PTA, and the EverWonder Children’s Museum, which had staff members and volunteers attend the event.

  • Children’s Museum Seeks Support, Finds New Home

    Now in storage, but ready to visit businesses in town is R. Hero, a 6-foot tall puppy Dalmatian sculpture. Its purpose is to celebrate local heroes, serve as a visual reminder of the traits of a hero such as courage, respect, honor and compassion for others, and encourage children to think, inquire, and wonder about the world around them.

  • EverWonder Museum Pauses For Move To New Facility

    Effective August 26, EverWonder Experience, 31 Pecks Lane, has closed for the fall season as it prepares its new space for an opening later in the winter.

    In the interim, the museum is planning a fall series of interactive learning programs for children ages 2-12, which it will take on the road. The EverWonder Experience will arrive at libraries and community centers in towns throughout northern Fairfield County and the greater Danbury and Waterbury I-84 corridor, beginning in September.

  • EverWonder Closed Today

    EverWonder Children’s Museum, normally open on Wednesdays, is closed today, according to a note on the museum’s website.

    The museum, at 31 Pecks Lane, is expected to reopen for regular hours on Saturday, August 23.

    Summer hours are noon to 4 pm on Saturdays, and 10 am to 4 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  • EverWonder Celebrates New Exhibition: The Mag Wall

    EverWonder Children’s Museum Experience Board of Directors member Karen Smiley officially announced the opening and dedication of its new Mag Wall, funded by the Newtown Junior Women’s Club (NJWC), on Saturday, August 2.

  • Magnetic Construction Wall A Draw At EverWonder

    After a trial period of three weeks, EverWonder Children’s Museum Experience founder Kristin Chiriatti said that the museum at 31 Pecks Lane is ready to officially introduce its newest exhibit to the space.

  • Reminder: First Pecks Lane Festival Is This Weekend

    Jugglers, spin art, and the fruits of one shopaholic’s many retail purchases will be among the things drawing visitors to a first of its kind parking lot festival and tag sale this weekend. The EverWonder Children’s Museum will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the Pecks Lane Festival & Community Tag Sale coming up Saturday, July 19, from 9 am to 4 pm, at 31 Pecks Lane.

  • Top of The Mountain

    I can think of no better way to begin this week’s column than by wishing a very Happy Birthday to Doris Dickinson, who celebrated the big 103 on June 26.