- Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:51 am
EverWonder Children’s Museum, an interactive, STEM-based museum geared towards children and families, is set to celebrate their grand opening on Saturday, June 6, at its new 31 Pecks Lane location in Newtown.
- Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 9:47 am
EverWonder Children’s Museum officially reopened to the public on April 4 for general admission, programs, field trips, birthday parties and summer camps.
Tamara Barry, executive director of the children’s museum on Pecks Lane, said the board of directors decided to reopen before the new space was fully renovated.
“With the high public demand, we decided to open with our current exhibits and some new ones, and make upgrades as we go forward,” she said.
- Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:51 am
The EverWonder Children’s Museum will reopen on Saturday, April 4, at its new 31 Pecks Lane location.
Business hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; and, beginning April 12, Sundays from noon to 5.
Guests can view the newest exhibit, Flight Lab, and returning favorites like the Ball Run and the Imagination Playground.
- Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:17 am
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.
- Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:51 am
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.
- Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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.
- Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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.
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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.
- Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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.
- Thursday, August 7, 2014
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.