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EverWonder September Events Begin Friday



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EverWonder Children’s Museum is pleased to announce its calendar for September 2015, which includes events for the entire family.

*Friday, September 4, all day — Make Your Own Pinwheel.

Decorate and assemble your own pinwheel to bring home. Guests will learn about the concepts of wind energy and design through making their own pinwheel in the EverWonder classroom.

*Wednesday, September 9, all day — Celebrate National Teddy Bear Day.

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and bring your favorite teddy bear to EverWonder to explore. Stories at 11 am and 3 pm.

Saturday, September 19, all day — International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Ahoy me hearties, everyone’s a pirate on September 19. Decorate an eye patch and use your best pirate voice.

Tuesday, September 22, all day — Create Your Own Bouncy Borax Ball.

What do you create when you combine cornstarch, glue, and borax? Make your own borax balls and see how high you can bounce your very own bouncy ball.

Wednesday, September 30, all day — Decorate a Mask.

Bring the creativity, EverWonder will supply the decorations.

Please note the event calendar is subject to change without notice. Check EverWonderMuseum.org or Facebook for calendar changes and announcements.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.

Admission is $7.44 per person (including tax), and children under the age of 1 are free. Museum members are free. Parking at the museum is free.

Formed in January 2011 by a group of parents, EverWonder Children’s Museum (incorporated as Newtown Children’s Museum, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring children and families in northern Fairfield County through the use of hands-on museum exhibits and demonstrations.

EverWonder encourages guests to explore the beauty and wonder of science through hands-on experimentation. Many of its permanent exhibits were developed by the Sciencenter of Ithaca, N.Y., and Rochester Museum & Science Center, also in Rochester, with funding from the National Science Foundation.

They include Visible Sound String, Theramin Sound Instrument, Windy Wonders, Three-Wheeled Racer Car Track, Magnet Table, Tornado Tubes, Swinging Art Harmonograph, Giant Pendulum, Swinging Pendulums, and Dancing Wall.

In addition, through September 30, the lighthouse that serves as the signature icon for Ben’s Lighthouse is on view at the museum.  

For more information about EverWonder Children’s Museum, visit everwondermuseum.org or email info@everwondermuseum.org.

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