We are closed September 3 – 24 for maintenance & renovations, but we are already planning an awesome fall!
Books & Brushes
Fridays in da Vinci Studio – 11:00 am
We’ll start with a book, then do an art project based on the story.
- August 3 – The ABC Mystery
- August 10 – Miss Nelson is Back
- August 17 – Baby Whale’s Journey
- August 24 – Together
- August 31 – The Secret Project that Almost Ate the School
Wednesdays – 10:00 am & 3:00 pm in the Innovation Lab
Little engineers will love this drop in program! Each week will feature a different building challenge and materials.
- August 1- Keva planks
- August 8 – Cardboard tube marble run
- August 15 – Balloon structures
- August 22 – WEDGITS
- August 29 – Sticky window building
Tuesdays & Thursdays in da Vinci – 1:00 pm
Join us as we explore the elements of visual art and then create based on what we learn. We’ll explore lines, texture and more!
- August 7 & 9 – Line zebras (lines)
- August 14 & 16 – Tube owls (forms)
- August 21 & 23 – Blue sea painting (tone)
- August 28 & 30 – Texture tree (texture)
Tuesdays in the Mielke Family Theater, 3 pm
Calling all actors! Each week we’ll explore a fairy tale or fable and put a BFK twist on it through acting and re-imagining.
Puddle Jumpers – going on during maintenance in the Innovation Lab!
Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Mielke Family Theater – 9:30 am
Puddle Jumpers is an early learning program intended for infants, toddlers and their caregivers featuring music, movement, language and storytelling! Each class will consist of approximately 25 minutes of age-appropriate structured activity followed by playtime for children and mingle time for caregivers.
Fridays in the Classrooms – 9:30 am
Kids love slime and adults love to keep messes out of their houses! We’ll be exploring a different slime each week through scientific properties, texture and more!
Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Innovation Lab – 10:30 am
Investigate with us as we discover different aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Each week will have a new topic and include different STEM hands-on activities.
- August 7 & 9 – Hermit Crabs
- August 14 & 16 – Iggy Peck Architect
- August 21 & 23 – Squishy circuits – flowers
- August 28 & 30 – Animal tracks
Second Saturday of the month – 10 am – 12 pm
Investigate different areas of STEM in our Saturday drop-in program!
- August 11 – Engineering Water Proof Containers
Thursday, August 9 at 3 pm & Sunday, August 19 at 2 pm
Stress affects us all, even kids. We’ll start the program with an activity or exercise, read a story and then create something to help reduce anxiety. Each program will end with a meditation.
Third Saturday of the month, 8:30 am – 10 am
Join us for a lower sensory experience and special programming created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 8:30 am-10 am.
Starts third Wednesday of the month, runs Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Join us for Storybook Stars and listen to stories with the characters, meet the characters and create a craft.
First Saturday of every month, 10 am – 12 pm
This da Vinci Studio drop-in program will get creative with different media, projects and activities!
- August 4 – Castanets