Community Events

 

Little Learners: Digging For Dinos Sensory Bin

October 16, 2018 - 10:30am to October 19, 2018 - 10:30am

Explore a fascinating world of dinosaurs as we dig through kinetic sand to search for triceratops, T. rex, brachiosaurus, and more! You might even find dinosaur eggs on your search as we see if we have what it takes to be a paleontologist.

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

 

"Block Party"

October 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join Purdue Extension volunteers as they lead a new program that focuses on cognitive, physical, and social development through play.

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

Art of This World: Dinosaur Bones

October 16, 2018 - 12:30pm to October 19, 2018 - 2:30pm

Create crazy art as we use q-tips to create different dinosaur skeletons. After, we’ll compare our art to ACTUAL dinosaur skeletons and see how accurate we were!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions are at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm

ELA: Health/Nutrition

October 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Health/Nutrition-Being happy means being healthy! Learn all about how to make healthy choices and start learning healthy habits! Why is it important to wash our hands? How many times a day should we brush our teeth? Let’s find out! 

Early Learners Academy sessions are held on Thursday and Friday from 10:30-11:15 and require a parent/guardian to attend with the child. We actively encourage adults to engage and participate in the learning process during ELA sessions. ELA is intended for children aged 2-4 in preparation for preschool. Cost to participle in ELA is $1.00 for members and $2.00 for non-members.

Registration is required, please inquire at cMoe’s front desk.

ELA: Health/Nutrition

October 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Health/Nutrition-Being happy means being healthy! Learn all about how to make healthy choices and start learning healthy habits! Why is it important to wash our hands? How many times a day should we brush our teeth? Let’s find out!

Early Learners Academy sessions are held on Thursday and Friday from 10:30-11:15 and require a parent/guardian to attend with the child. We actively encourage adults to engage and participate in the learning process during ELA sessions. ELA is intended for children aged 2-4 in preparation for preschool. Cost to participle in ELA is $1.00 for members and $2.00 for non-members.

Registration is required, please inquire at cMoe’s front desk.

Corporate Recess

October 22, 2018 - 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, October 22 from 11 am—2 pm at Children's Museum of Evansville! Admission is FREE with your business card!

Information on workshops, vendors, and food trucks will be announced soon.

This event is sponsored by Old National Bank

Little Learners: Dinosaur Egg Hunt

October 23, 2018 - 10:30am to October 26, 2018 - 10:30am

There are dozens of dino eggs hidden in the museum! Help us find them all, then work on understanding mathematic structure as we graph the dinosaurs!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

 

Art of This World: Drawing a Dino

October 23, 2018 - 12:30pm to October 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

Sometimes drawing a dinosaur can be tricky! Get ready for a step by step lesson in drawing one of your favorite prehistoric pals! 

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions are at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm

Little Learners: Handprint Dinosaur

October 30, 2018 - 10:30am to November 2, 2018 - 10:30am

Create a friendly (or ferocious!) dinosaur friend as we explore different mediums in this sensory art project!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

 

Art of This World: Handprint Dinosaurs

October 30, 2018 - 12:30pm to November 2, 2018 - 2:30pm

Create a friendly (or ferocious!) dinosaur friend as we explore different mediums in this sensory art project!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions are at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm

Children’s March on Evansville

November 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Partnering to amplify the voice of children/teens in social justice issues, the Children's Museum of Evansvillee, YWCA Evansville, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, Old National Bank, and the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana are hosting the Love Not Hate Expressions exhibition and Children’s March on Evansville. 

Small Hands. Big Hearts. Changing the World. 
Youth of all ages are invited to take part in the Children’s March on Evansville on November 4, 2018. Plus, all are welcome to create pieces for our Love Not Hate Art Exhibition. Submissions begin on October 15, 2018. 

Purpose-

The Children’s March on Evansville will provide a platform for youth to come together in support of eliminating bias, prejudice, bullying and social stigmas in our community. The purpose of the March is to actively promote love, cultural understanding and acceptance using the voices of the future leaders of our community. 

The Love Not Hate Expressions art exhibit will provide an opportunity for youth to design works of art promoting messages of love, celebrating diversity, and advocating for the elimination of hate in our community.

Who Can Participate-

All youth-serving organizations affiliated with schools, athletic teams/school groups, nonprofits, religious organizations, and other community groups, as well as individual families, are invited to participate in both the Children’s March of Evansville and the Love Not Hate Expressions Art Exhibit. The activities are open to everyone!

How Can You Participate-

Join Us! 
Gather your group and family and meet us at the Four Freedoms Monument on November 4, 2018 at 3:00pm. Sign making will begin at 1pm at Old National Bank located downtown at One Main Street. Registration is not required.

Submit Works of Art! 
Encourage youth to submit works of art to be displayed at various organizations throughout our community. The Love Not Hate Expressions Art Exhibit will be on display from November 4-December 31 at various organizations in our community

Spread the Word! 
Share the events on your social media pages. Encourage others to take action! Use hashtags #ChildrensMarchEvv and #LoveNotHateEvv

For more information call (812) 464-cMoe (2663)

Little Learners: Sink or Float

November 6, 2018 - 10:30am to November 9, 2018 - 10:30am

Join us to explore various Fall items and make scientific predictions about them as we conduct a Sink or Float experiment! Does an apple sink or will it float? What about a pinecone? Let’s find out!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

Art of this World: Leaf Rubbings

November 6, 2018 - 12:30pm to November 9, 2018 - 2:30pm

Come create detailed art while learning about the different parts of a leaf! Have you ever wondered why leaves change color in the Fall? Come find out!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions will take place at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

Little Learners: Tinfoil Trees

November 13, 2018 - 10:30am to November 16, 2018 - 10:30am

Time to create some messy art, no paintbrush required! We’ll use tinfoil to create colorful paintings of Fall trees. Work on fine motor skills and color recognition in this fun craft!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

Englebrecht’s Orchard

November 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Visit from Englebrecht’s Orchard to discuss the different jobs at an orchard, such as pruning, thinning, and harvesting. They will also be doing some sort of hands-on activity with our guests.

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required.

Art of this World: Absorption Art

November 13, 2018 - 12:30pm to November 16, 2018 - 2:30pm

Join us to learn about how water travels through leaves while creating beautiful leaf art! You won’t beLEAF it!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions will take place at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

Storytellin’ with Mary Jo Huff

November 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:40am

Snapclapwiggle and giggle with Mary Jo as she presents stories, music and movement and invites her audience, no matter the age, to join in the fun. Presentations are filled with humor because laughter is contagious. She provides a print rich learning environment filled with rhythm and rhyme. As an award winning author, Mary Jo shares her passion for language and literacy meeting Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Music is introduced that invites children to participate while learning. Puppets provide a visual and oral experience for all children. There is always a Peeper puppet in Mary Jo’s pocket.

https://storytellin.com/

The activity made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, Vanderburgh Community Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Little Learners: Thankful Tree-

November 20, 2018 - 10:30am to November 23, 2018 - 10:30am

Help us create a collaborative art project! We’ll use our hands to create leaves for cMoe’s Thankful Tree, and we’ll reflect on what we’re thankful for. Please Note: cMoe will be closed on November 22 and no programs will take place.

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

Art of this World: Thankful Tree

November 20, 2018 - 12:30pm to November 23, 2018 - 2:30pm

Help us create a collaborative art project! We’ll use our hands to create leaves for cMoe’s Thankful Tree, and we’ll reflect on what we’re thankful for.

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions will take place at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

Madcap Puppets

November 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Madcap Puppets is nationally recognized for its original puppet productions, and for educational programs that include performances, workshops and residencies.
 
This activity made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, Vanderburgh Community Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
 
Activities are included with Children's Museum of Evansville admission and no registration is required: $8 per person/Free for cMoe Member Families.

Little Learners: Apple Dissection

November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to November 30, 2018 - 10:30am

Come learn about all of the different parts of an apple! Once we’ve identified each part of the apple, we’ll do a taste test!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Recommended ages 2-5.

Art of this World: Pumpkin Slime

November 27, 2018 - 12:30pm to November 30, 2018 - 2:30pm

Oozy, messy, and oh so fun! Come make some spectacularly sensory slime with us!

Activities are included with general admission and no registration is required. Sessions will take place at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

Family Free Night

December 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) offers Family Free Night at the museum for children and families, in partnership with local business sponsors.

The public is admitted FREE (5-8 pm) to explore the museum on six occasions during 2018. In addition to access to the exhibits in the museum, a new theme will be introduced at each of the six sessions to educate children and families.

Last admittance is at 7:30 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over.

December 6-Sponsored by Heritage Federal Credit Union

Storytellin’ with Mary Jo Huff

December 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:40am

Snapclapwiggle and giggle with Mary Jo as she presents stories, music and movement and invites her audience, no matter the age, to join in the fun. Presentations are filled with humor because laughter is contagious. She provides a print rich learning environment filled with rhythm and rhyme. As an award winning author, Mary Jo shares her passion for language and literacy meeting Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Music is introduced that invites children to participate while learning. Puppets provide a visual and oral experience for all children. There is always a Peeper puppet in Mary Jo’s pocket.

https://storytellin.com/

The activity made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, Vanderburgh Community Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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