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Spring Break Workshops for Children – April 10-12

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Start Date: April 10, 2017
End Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Location: The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road in Centerport, NY 11721

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April 10-12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

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Vanderbilt educator works with children on creative projects.

When schools close for vacation on  April 10-14, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Department offers fun, creative workshops for pre-kindergarten children and those in grades K-4.

Advance registration is required for all workshops. Please call (631) 854-5539 for more information and to register.

All workshops are held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fee: $18 for members, $20 for non-members.

Cancellation policy: The Museum reserves the right to cancel any workshop that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. Refunds will be issued up to seven days before the start of a workshop, for a cancellation made by the registrant.

Monday, April 10
Fish and Whales
Grades 3 and 4
We’ll visit the marine collection and compare the anatomy of fish and marine mammals and create a mixed-media underwater seascape.

Tuesday, April 11
Carnivores and Herbivores
Kindergarten – Grade 2
Visit the wildlife dioramas, compare carnivores and herbivores and make a big cat mask.

Wednesday, April 12
Butterflies and Moths
Preschool (with adult)
Visit the insect collection, learn about the characteristics of butterflies and moths, and make a mobile.

MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM INFORMATION

(Museum administrative office hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 to 4:00. Closed weekends and holidays.)
Hours – Museum and Mansion
Through April 10, 2017: Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 – 4:00. Last mansion tour begins at 4:00. (The Museum and Mansion are closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.) Planetarium open Friday and Saturday nights. Hours – Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium
Through April 10, 2017: Daytime shows Tuesday at 2:00, and Saturday and Sunday at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00. Evening shows on Friday and Saturday at 8:00, 9:00 and 10:00. (The Planetarium is closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, but is open Friday and Saturday nights.) 

PLANETARIUM SCHEDULE – Winter-Spring 2017

Open Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 14, for School Spring Vacation

Closed Easter Sunday, April 16

March 3 – May 16

Friday Nights
8:00 – Long Island Skies
9:00 – From Earth to the Universe – New Show!
10:00 – Led Zeppelin – New Laser Show!

Saturday Nights
8:00 – Night Sky, Live!
9:00 – From Earth to the Universe – New Show!
10:00 – Led Zeppelin – New Laser show!

Saturday & Sunday Afternoons 

12:00 – One World, One Sky
1:00 – Earth, Moon, and Sun
2:00 – From Earth to the Universe – New Show!
3:00 – Night Sky, Live!
4:00 – Black Holes

Tuesday Afternoons
2:00 – From Earth to the Universe – New Show!

Observatory

Year-round viewing of the night sky (weather permitting), Friday only, 9:00-10:00. Observation is free.
Museum Admission
General museum admission is $7 for adults, $6 for students with ID and seniors (62 and older), and $3 for children 12 and under. General admission includes estate-grounds access to the Marine Museum, Memorial Wing natural-history and ethnographic-artifact galleries, Nursery Wing, Habitat Room, Egyptian mummy and Stoll Wing animal-habitat dioramas. For a mansion tour, add $6 per ticket. (A video tour of the mansion is available on request.)
Mansion Tours
Guided tours of the Vanderbilt Mansion — listed on the National Register of Historic Places — are available Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00.
Planetarium Admission
During the day, visitors to the Planetarium pay general museum admission ($7 for adults, $6 for students with IDs and seniors 62 and older, and $3 for children 12 and under), plus $6 each for a Planetarium show. Since the museum is closed in the evening, no general museum admission is charged — visitors pay only for Planetarium show tickets: $9 for adults, $8 for students with IDs and seniors 62 and older, and $7 for children 12 and under.
Vanderbilt Observatory
Night-sky viewing on Friday (weather permitting), 9:00-10:00 p.m. Observation is free.

Organizers

Organized by :  Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Organizer's Address : 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721 Email : webmaster@vanderbiltmuseum.org Website : http://www.vanderbiltmuseum.org

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Event categories: Family, History, and Workshops/Classes.Event tags: Family/Kids, Historical Landmark, History, Interactive, Suffolk, Vacation, and Workshop.

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