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July 2019

Super Summer Adventures: Session 5

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: Blast Off We will take a closer look at Jupiter, Mars and Mercury and find out what they are made of and how they compare to Earth. Blast off with us as we experiment with gravity and build amazing flying machines and rockets.   Grades 3 - 5: LEGO Robotics I Join the museum’s Robotics Coaches, Lara Hays and Adam Walker, as they introduce you to the basics of LEGO Mindstorm robotics programming. Learn how…

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 6

July 29 @ 9:00 am - August 1 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 5: Backyard Ballistics If you want to throw it, fling it, shoot it, fly it or drive it, then this is the class for you. Join us in making various kinds of tools to do just that... catapults, airplanes, etc. We will compete against each other for longest distance, accuracy, or following a pre-set course.   Grades 3 - 5: LEGO Robotics II (You must have taken LEGO Robotics 1 before taking this class) The fun…

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August 2019

First Friday

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 7

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 8 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: Slippery Slime Experiments Whip up different types of slime and learn about Newtonian Physics in this ooey, gooey week of chemical reactions. Put your slime to the test with various experiments and create Elephant Toothpaste, Oobleck, and Flubber.   Grades 3 - 5: Magic Museum Bus (ALL DAY)* Sure, you have seen our museum, but have you ever visited any of the museums in towns like Chelan, Leavenworth, Cashmere or Waterville? Ride the Link bus…

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 8

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 15 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: Wee Science Do you like experimenting with all kinds of materials? How about making slime, bread dough, magic eggs, ice cream, marshmallow taffy, and lots of other things. Join us as we have fun with chemical reactions and experiment with surface tension and bubbles. Let’s be kid scientists for the week!   Grades 3 - 5: Under the Sea Take a deep breath and dive into the ocean as we discover what lives there and…

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Perri the Poetry Fairy Presents Poems for Kids

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coyote's Corner Free Art

Enjoy the magic of poetry! Children ages 4-11 and their caregivers are invited to join us for silly poems, funny poems, story poems, limericks and more. Perri will also facilitate a related fun craft for kids. Perri’s Activity Books are available at the Museum Gift Shop.

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 9

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 22 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: The Greatest Show Have you ever wanted to join the circus? Now is your chance to juggle, tumble and paint faces as we have a fun filled week exploring what it takes to be a circus performer!   Grades 3 - 5: Pop up Art Create your own zoo, thank you cards, or characters from a story that pop! Then create a play, poem or short story to go with it!   Grades 5 -…

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September 2019

First Friday

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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$40 – $45

Railroad History Tour

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. Randy Dasho will take you on a guided tour of the Wellington site. The tour also will visit several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the history of the Great Northern Railway Company. Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart at…

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$40 – $45

Quincy Basin Geology Tour

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ice Age Floods using the Grand Coulee and the Upper Crab Creek drainages, filled the Quincy Basin at a rate up to 16.5 million cubic meters of water per second. This tour, led by Ken Lacy, will examine the incredible erosive consequences of the floodwaters escaping the Quincy Basin, via Lynch, Potholes and Frenchman Springs Coulees. The tour will also examine the eight mile wide Drumheller Channels, through which most of the Quincy Basin floodwaters drained largely down the Lower…

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October 2019

First Friday

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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$40 – $45

Lake Wenatchee Geology Tour

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is geologic tour in the Leavenworth area, up the Wenatchee River Valley to Lake Wenatchee. We’ll look at everything from Chumstick sandstone, to the glacial features from both the Icicle Creek and Lake Wenatchee Glaciers. We’ll see the Leavenworth fault, identify glacial moraines, discuss how streams change with time, and examine 90 million years old igneous rocks and even older metamorphic rocks! Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart…

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November 2019

First Friday

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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December 2019

First Friday

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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