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!

January
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February
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.
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Arctic Adventure

“Chill Out” with some pals that are poles apart, when we explore some of the coldest places on Earth.

Thursday, January 2
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, January 3
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, January 4
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Robot Factory

Gear up, power up, and light up your brain as you experiment with gears, circuits, and other robot parts.

Thursday, January 9
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, January 10
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, January 11
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 16
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, January 17
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, January 18
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 23
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, January 24
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, January 25
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 30
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, January 31
12:00 PM - 3:30 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!
My First Biography Martin Luther King, Jr.
By Marion Dane Bauer

Come join us in the Clubhouse on January 20th for a special celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Listen to a story and get ready to be creative with a hands-on activity.

Monday, January 20
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clink
By Kelly Dipucchio and Matthew Myers

Spend the day with Clink, a misfit robot, who used to be state-of-the art, but now finds himself out of date with lots of missing parts.

Tuesday, January 21
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, January 22
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Raybot
By Adam Watkins

Can you guess what animal Raybot is looking for as he travels around the world looking for an animal that barks to be his best friend?

Tuesday, January 28
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, January 29
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.
Beep Beep Robot

Play and learning connect when young engineers power up a robot puppet.

STEM SKILL: Science & Art

Thursday, January 9
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday, January 10
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Nuts and Bolts

Pretend you are a robotics engineer as we get into the nuts and bolts of how robots are built.

STEM Skill: Science & Engineering

Thursday, January 16
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday, January 17
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Robot Lab

Get stuck on fun when you use magnets to design, and engineer a tin can robot.

STEM SKILL: Science & Engineering

Thursday, January 23
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday, January 24
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
How does a Robot Move?

A robot uses mechanical arms to operate and control tools and machines. See for yourself what it is like to use robot arms and hands to pick up objects.

STEM SKILL: Science & Technology

Thursday, January 30
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday, January 31
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Coming Soon

Kid City Cafe coming in March.