Clubhouse | Hands-On House

Explore STEM and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) in our Clubhouse. Come back often to experience the Clubhouse’s ever-changing schedule of activities, and sign up for Story Stretchers!

November
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December
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FOR AGES 2-6 WITH AN ADULT
Included with admission to Hands-on House
Free for members
Listen to a story and enjoy open-ended play in the Clubhouse! To make sure that every participant has a great experience, please have one adult attending for every four children. Younger and older siblings are welcome. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required!
The Three Bears
By Paul Galdone

What trouble does Goldilocks get into when she visits the home of the three bears? Join us to read this classic story and find out!

Tuesday, November 5
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 6
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
The Big Orange Splot
By Daniel Manus Pinkwater

What would your dream house look like?  Meet Mr. Plumbeam and discover what makes his home special when we visit his ‘neat’ street.

Tuesday, November 12
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 13
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
By Pam Adams

What do you do if you swallow a fly? Swallow a spider, of course! Find out what else the silly old lady has in her belly in this timeless read aloud story. 

Tuesday, November 19
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 20
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Strictly No Elephants
By Lisa Mantchev

When a Pet Club won’t allow a boy and his tiny pet elephant to join, he finds a solution that will make everyone happy.

Tuesday, November 26
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 27
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Self Guided
Included with admission to Hands-on House
Free for members
Enjoy themed hands-on STEM activities at your own pace. Drop-in anytime during the scheduled hours.
Kid City Pumpkin Farm

The Kid City Pumpkin Patch is open for business.  The month of October is all about harvest.  Join us for fall-themed activities down on the farm.

Friday, November 1
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Let’s Pretend!

Create, Play and Imagine. Learning and fun rolled into one.

Thursday, November 7
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, November 8
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, November 9
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, November 14
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, November 15
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, November 16
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, November 21
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, November 22
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, November 23
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, November 29
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, November 30
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
FOR AGES 3-6 WITH AN ADULT
Included with admission to Hands-on House
Free for members
Join us in these STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, Math) classes as we explore, test, think, observe and discover the world around us. To make sure every participant has a great experience, please have one adult attending for every two children, ages 3-6. To provide distraction-free interaction between adults and children, please do not bring any older or young children.
Perky Pumpkin’s Halloween

A Halloween jack-o’-lantern story that is sure to delight.

Explore the inside of a real pumpkin and discover what makes a pumpkin grow.

Friday, November 1
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Coming Soon

Santa’s Workshop and Arctic Adventure in December.