Clubhouse | Hands-On House

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

February
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March
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 Circus

Step right up and become part of the greatest show on earth as you explore circus science.

Thursday, February 6
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 7
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, February 8
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, February 13
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 14
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, February 15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 20
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 21
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, February 22
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 27
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 28
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, February 29
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Story Stretchers Logo
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!
Circus
By Lois Ehlert

Enter a big top of circus excitement with leaping lizards, marching snakes, whistling parrots, and the tumbling Zucchini Brothers.

Tuesday, February 4
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 5
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Peppa Pig and the Backyard Circus
By Candlewick Press

Step right up and join the circus with Peppa Pig and her friends.

Tuesday, February 11
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 12
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
This Book is Magic
By Ashley Evanson

Can you say abracadabra, hocus pocus, presto change-o?  Join us as we create our own magic in the Clubhouse.

Tuesday, February 18
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 19
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Clifford at the Circus
By Norman Birdwell

Go on a three-ring adventure with Clifford and his best friend Emily Elizabeth when the circus comes to town.

Tuesday, February 25
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 26
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 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.
21 Elephants

Learn the true story of how P.T. Barnum and his parade of 21 elephants helped prove to the world that the Brooklyn Bridge was safe to cross. Can you build a bridge to hold 21 elephants?

STEM SKILL: Engineering & Math

Thursday, February 6
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday, February 7
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Do You Believe in Magic?

Is it magic or an illusion? Put on your cape and wave your magic wands and learn the secret behind the magic.

STEM SKILL: Science

Thursday, February 13
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Friday, February 14
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Circus Science

They “fly through the air with the greatest of ease” and walk across a tightrope. How do trapeze artists do that?  

STEM SKILL: Science & Engineering

Thursday, February 20
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Friday, February 21
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Circus Acts

Learn about the acts that entertain us at the Greatest Show on Earth. Build a working human cannonball out of Legos.

STEM SKILL: Engineering & Technology

Thursday, February 27
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Friday, February 28
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Coming Soon

On the Go! Coming in April.