Events

Kid Power Self Defense

01/25/2020 10:00 AM - 03/21/2020 12:15 PM ET
  • $8.50  -  January Session A
  • $8.50  -  March Session A
  • $8.50  -  January Session B
  • $8.50  -  March Session B
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Students will get empowered by learning to use key phrases and “get away” moves base on martial arts. Taught by teen instructor, Erik Weibel, black belt in taekwondo and Karate with ten years of martial arts experience. Adults must stay at program with children under 12. $2 fee plus regular admission. Spaces are limited.

January Session: Saturday, January 25th, Session A: 10-11:00 a.m., Session B: 11:15-12:15 p.m.

March Session: Saturday, March 21st, Session A: 10-11:00 a.m., Session B: 11:15-12:15 p.m.

Nerf Modification Club

01/25/2020 01:00 PM - 12/19/2020 03:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Join the museum for this NEW club! Modifying your Nerf blaster is a fun and interesting way to expand on your new hobby. When done safely, modding can be a fun lesson in physics and mechanics. $25.00 for the year, ages 8 and up.

Scout Badge- Make Your Own Bird House

02/01/2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
  • $15.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Scouts will learn about local Pennsylvania birds and how to take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count. They will make and take their own birdhouse. Registration includes a fun patch and materials for class. Ages 6+, $15/ Scout

Ready, Set, Grow

02/03/2020 10:00 AM - 04/27/2020 10:45 AM ET
  • $25.00  -  February Session
  • $25.00  -  April Session
  • $50.00  -  Both February & April Sessions
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Have you ever wondered what your child is learning through their play?  Do you ever wonder if your child is ready for kindergarten? This program will help you learn why play is important and how to understand it. Your child will be invited to play, and you will be invited to chat, observe and play alongside your child. $25 for a month for a family (up to 4), registration required.

February Session: Monday's, February 3rd-24th at 10-10:45 a.m.

April Session: Monday's, April 6th-27th at 10-10:45 a.m.

Paint Me a Story

02/04/2020 01:00 PM - 05/05/2020 02:00 PM ET
  • $6.50  -  February 4th
  • $6.50  -  March 3rd
  • $6.50  -  April 7th
  • $6.50  -  May 5th
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
This Tuesday afternoon storytime-art-studio-mashup is a whole lot of fun for your little ones ages 2-6. Storytime ignites preschoolers’ imaginations for creating hands-on art activities exploring colorful book themes and characters. Build language skills, color recognition, and small motor skills.Free with regular admission. Adults must stay with children during the program.

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May 5th:

Art Lab: Stitched Felt Valentine Hearts

02/08/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
  • $12.50
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
A one-hour class exploring and introducing fine art techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned painter in acrylics or watercolor or new to painting in general, you’ll find oil painting to be a fun and unique way to bring your drawings to life! Recommended for ages 6+. Museum admission plus $6 material fee.

January 11th: Watercolor Snowflake

February 8th: Stitched Felt Valentine Hearts

March 7th: Painted rainbows and shamrocks

American Girl Club

02/08/2020 01:00 PM - 03/26/2020 02:30 PM ET
  • $12.00  -  February 8th: Kaya (1764)
  • $12.00  -  March 14th: Melody (1964)
  • $12.00  -  April 11th: Josefina (1824)
  • $12.00  -  May 9th: Kit (1930)
  • $40.00  -  February through May Session
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Explore the world of American Girl characters at this monthly club with make-and-take crafts and games inspired by a character’s time in history. Bring a doll or stuffed animal to join the fun.  
$12/class or $40 for Spring Session

February 8th: Kaya (1764)

March 14th:Melody (1964)

April 11th:Josefina (1824)

May 9th:Kit (1930)

Lehigh Valley Zoo Comes to You

02/15/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
  • $6.50
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
The Lehigh Valley Zoo will be at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum presenting an conservation-themed interactive zoo experience with live animals. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE ZOO EXPERIENCE, EVEN FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS. Tickets are free for Museum members, $6.50 per person for non-members, Museum admission included.

Lego Animation Workshop

02/22/2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • $20.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Calling all master builders. Do you love creating stories? Do you like building? In L&K Productions LEGO Stop Motion Animation Workshop you’ll get to dive into creating your own LEGO world. For those that don’t already know the joys of this type of filmmaking, stop motion allows you to bring your toys, LEGO figures, or anything else you can think of to life. You’ll do this through a series of photos and small movements. Not only will you get to build and animate, you’ll also get to add sounds, music, credits, and even your own voices. We hope to see you there for this exciting adventure. Ages 6+, $20/student

Art Lab: Painted Rainbows and Shamrocks

03/07/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
  • $12.50
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
A one-hour class exploring and introducing fine art techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned painter in acrylics or watercolor or new to painting in general, you’ll find oil painting to be a fun and unique way to bring your drawings to life! Recommended for ages 6+. Museum admission plus $6 material fee.

January 11th: Watercolor Snowflake

February 8th: Stitched Felt Valentine Hearts

March 7th: Painted rainbows and shamrocks

Grossology Lab: Squid Dissection

03/14/2020 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM ET
  • Free
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Join the Bloomsburg University Biology Club for an in-depth hour of hands-on science. Students will discover invertebrate anatomy through a hands-on squid dissection. Recommended for age 6 to teens, adults also welcome. Free with regular admission. Seats are limited; RSVP on the museum’s website
Session A: 10-11 a.m.
Session B: 11:15-12:15 p.m.

Scout Badge- Soldering

03/21/2020 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
  • $15.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Scouts will solder together a light sensing micro bot. Soldering procedure, safety, fixing mistakes, robot sensors, transistors and resistors will be covered in the class. Registration includes fun patch and materials for class. Ages 6+, $15/Scout 

Scout Badge- Earth Day Cooking

04/04/2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
  • $15.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Celebrate our home planet with Earth Day Cooking! Scouts will create dirt and other yummy treats. Registration includes a fun patch and materials for class. Ages 6+, $15/Scout

Scout Badge- Make Your Own Bath Fizzers & Soap

05/16/2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
  • $15.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Learn the science behind why bath fizzers bubble and the chemistry of soap makings! Scouts will get to make and take home their own bath fizzers and soap. Registration includes a fun patch and materials for class. Ages 6+, $15/Scout

Panera Bread Bakers in Training

01/20/2020 10:00 AM - 03/11/2020 04:30 PM ET
  • $25.00  -  January 20th Admission
  • $25.00  -  February 17th Admission
  • $25.00  -  March 11th Admission
Panera Bread
60 Plaza Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America

Little Sprouts: Tumble & Move (Spring Session)

01/16/2020 10:15 AM - 03/26/2020 10:45 AM ET
  • $28.00  -  March Session
  • $28.00  -  January Session
  • $56.00  -  Both January & March Sessions
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers will tumble and move, experiencing whole body motion through fun themes each week.Taught by Katie Rude of MomBoss Fitness. Four class session is $28 per family (same household); registration required.

January Session: Thursday’s, January 16th-February 6th at 10:15-10:45 a.m

March Session: Thursday’s, March 5th-26th at 10:15-10:45 a.m.

Explorer Club

12/17/2019 04:30 PM - 12/15/2020 05:30 PM ET
  • $140.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
(no meetings July and August)Exploring Club is for boys and girls ages 10 to17 who are interested in learning about exciting career choices through activities, guest speakers and field trips to take an indepth look at a wide variety of careers. Exploring Club is run through the Boy Scouts of America’s Learning for Life. $140/ student for the entire year.

Infectious Intelligence

10/14/2019 04:30 PM - 05/04/2020 05:30 PM ET
  • $140.00
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Middle and High School-aged students will design and build tethered robots using engineering design concepts. Robots will be created to compete in a competition. Sketchup, technical drawing, circuits, mechanical engineering, critical thinking, and mathematical skills will be taught. Class size is limited to 14 students and a teacher’s recommendation is required because of the challenging nature of the club. Open to grades 6 and up. Payment required upon registration. $140.00 Pizza dinner included.

Girls Who Code

10/03/2019 04:30 PM - 05/21/2020 05:30 PM ET
  • Free
Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States of America
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday 4:30-5:30 p.m. October 2019– May 2020 Girls Who Code is a free after-school program for 3rd-5th grade girls. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form the basis for all programming languages. All while having fun and making friends!