Community Events

 

Week of the Young Child*

April 25, 2017 - 10:30am to April 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

Celebrate early learning, young children, their teachers and families through various themed and exciting activities at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm!

  • Tasty Tuesday – Join us to mix, mush, and mold dough as we create ornaments to bake at home.
  • Work Together Wednesday – Can your family build a blanket fort as big as your bedroom? Even bigger? Come test your construction skills in our Freedom Gallery.
  • Artsy Thursday – Explore your inner artist as we create with clay. Take it home to dry and paint your final masterpiece!
  • Family Friday – We love to take care of and remember our families! Celebrate with us by bathing babies and making photo albums.
  • Sounds of Saturday – Come jam with us at our instrument petting zoo and sing-along!

*Pop-Up activities are subject to change or cancelation on weekdays due to large field trips! We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Early Learners Academy: Pajama Party

April 27, 2017 - 10:30am to April 28, 2017 - 11:15am

Calling all preschoolers and their grownups! Join us on Thursday and Friday mornings for Early Learners Academy. The Academy is designed specifically to develop your child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness . Each themed session is developed and led by our early childhood professionals and is based on the Indiana Early Learning Foundations.

April 27 & 28 – Pajama Party - Wear your PJs and bring your stuffed animals to our Drip Drop Slumber Party!

Thursdays and Fridays 10:30am to 11:15am Cost per class: $2 for nonmembers, $1 for member families

Early Learners Academy: Messy Art

May 4, 2017 - 10:30am to May 5, 2017 - 10:30am

It’s time to get messy and make art. Have some sticky, gooey, splashy fun! The Academy is designed specifically to develop your preschool child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness. Cost per class: $2 per child for non-member families, $1 per child for member families. Regular admission applies.

Exceptional Explorations

May 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Exceptional Explorations allows individuals with disabilities and their families to experience cMoe at NO COST. Registration is necessary to ensure that those who participate have a positive and worthwhile experience. Register online at www.bridgesofindiana.com. This program is in partnership with Bridges of Indiana.

STEAM Saturday

May 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Calling all inventors and artists! Join us as we explore programming and circuitry as we play with Ozobots and Littlebits. Create artwork that controls your robot and design inventions that will change the world, during our super STEAM Saturday! No registration is required.

Educators’ Appreciation Day

May 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Every educator and one child admitted free with valid Educator ID.

Corporate Recess

May 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Take a breather from the office!

Join cMoe Play Experts for a special recess and discover how play helps team building, reduces stress, improves creative thinking, and creates some strong bonds with colleagues.

Monday, May 8, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at The Children’s Museum of Evansville! Admission is free with your business card!

Team activities include:
Animal Cuddle Area with Vanderburgh Humane Society, Inc. and Another Chance for Animals
Desktop Yoga Mini-workshops
Creative Team Building with New Career Creations and Ivy Tech Community College
Maker’s Space Corner

Lunch with:
The Duffy Shuffle
Jayson Munoz Caters
NOM Food Truck
Chef Bruce Li
The Camo Grill, LLC
Sassy Sweets Confections

Pop-Up: Sock Puppets*

May 9, 2017 - 10:30am to May 12, 2017 - 2:30pm

May 9th is Lost Sock Day. Come mourn the loss of your beloved sock by joining us for some sock puppet fun! Create and play with sock puppets as we play games and explore puppetry at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm.  Pop-up activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

*Pop-Up activities are subject to change or cancelation on weekdays due to large field trips! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Early Learners Academy: Family

May 11, 2017 - 10:30am to May 12, 2017 - 10:30am

 Join us as wecelebrate and explore what it is to be a family. Who is in your family and what do you do together? The Academy is designed specifically to develop your preschool child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness. Cost per class: $2 per child for non-member families, $1 per child for member families. Regular admission applies.

Bike Day at cMoe!

May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

This family-friendly event held indoors and outdoors is geared toward educating children about the importance of bicycle safety and wearing a properly fitted helmet. Bring your bike to the safety course and design a new look for cMoe’s decorating contest. Families will have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate best practices with regard to safety gear with Kohl’s Cares.

Pop-Up: Mother’s Day Stamps*

May 16, 2017 - 10:30am to May 19, 2017 - 2:30pm

Design and create your own Mother’s Day card as we celebrate the ones we love. Discuss Mark Twain and the printing press as we explore stamps at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm! Pop-up activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

*Pop-Up activities are subject to change or cancelation on weekdays due to large field trips! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Early Learners Academy: Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes

May 18, 2017 - 10:30am to May 19, 2017 - 10:30am

You can be a prince or a princess, a knight in shining armor, a fierce dragon, or an egg on a wall. Join us in the land of happily ever after! The Academy is designed specifically to develop your preschool child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness. Cost per class: $2 per child for non-member families, $1 per child for member families. Regular admission applies.

Pop-Up: Balloon Rockets

May 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Celebrate the Armed Forces by joining us for Balloon Rockets! Create your own tube rocket to send flying through the air! Can your rocket reach the top at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm? Pop-up activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

Military Appreciation Day

May 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

All military personnel plus one child admitted free the third Sunday of every month!

Pop-Up: Balloon Rockets*

May 23, 2017 - 10:30am to May 26, 2017 - 2:30pm

Celebrate the Armed Forces by joining us for Balloon Rockets! Create your own tube rocket to send flying through the air! Can your rocket reach the top at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm? Pop-up activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

*Pop-Up activities are subject to change or cancelation on weekdays due to large field trips! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Early Learners Academy: Music & Movement

May 25, 2017 - 10:30am to May 26, 2017 - 10:30am

Dance! Sing! Move to the beat! Come and get your exercise on as we move to the music. The Academy is designed specifically to develop your preschool child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness. Cost per class: $2 per child for non-member families, $1 per child for member families. Regular admission applies.

STEAM Saturday

May 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Calling all inventors and artists! Join us as we explore programming and circuitry as we play with Ozobots and Littlebits. Create artwork that controls your robot and design inventions that will change the world, during our super STEAM Saturday! No registration is required.

Memorial Day - CLOSED

May 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Memorial Day – CLOSED

Pop-Up: ArtBots*

May 30, 2017 - 10:30am to June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm

Explore computer coding as we play with Ozobot robots. Control your robot by creating fantastic artwork and learning the ins and outs of basic coding at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm. Pop-up activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

*Pop-Up activities are subject to change or cancelation on weekdays due to large field trips! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Kids Flea Market

June 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

cMoe will be hosting our 5th Annual Kids Flea Market on June 17th from 10a-2p, where enterprising children 16 years and younger sell their outgrown toys, books, CDs, games, and handmade craft items. Children's booth rentals are $15 per table (2 table maximum). No food or drink products please!

cMoe is accepting a limited number of adult vendors to come out and sell their local made products. Products must be locally made and for children. The adult booth rental fee is $25.

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