Calendar

 
At a Glance Hours
 

Summer Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
*Members Hour is 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sundays

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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Jun 4 – Jul 1 all-day
*Daily Events*
June 4 – June 25 The Art Loft is closed for renovation June 26 – July 18. Pick up a brush and help us paint our art installation all of the colors of the rainbow![...]
Mud Week
Mud Week
Jun 29 – Jul 5 all-day
Mud Week
Shape, squish, and splatter! It’s time to get dirty during Mud Week! International Mud Day on June 29 will kick off a whole week of exciting mud play. Bring a change of clothes!
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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Jul 2 – Aug 5 all-day
*Daily Events*
July 19 – August 5 Get inspired by the painting techniques and brush strokes of Expressionist painters! Contribute to a large-scale painting and/or create your own to take home. Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sundays[...]
Magic Fun Under the Sun: Spencer Grey 12:00 pm
Magic Fun Under the Sun: Spencer Grey
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Magic Fun Under the Sun: Spencer Grey
Magic Fun Under the Sun: Spencer Grey Tuesday, July 2 12:00 noon What? Magic? This is supposed to be Music Fun Under the Sun! This clever illusionist has tricked his way into the summer lineup![...]
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Fourth of July at the Museum
Fourth of July at the Museum
Jul 4 all-day
Fourth of July at the Museum
Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate the Fourth with us! Make “sparklers” for your evening festivities, and stomp up a storm at our annual “Faux Fireworks” Bubble Wrap Stomp at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3[...]
Museum Open
Museum Open
Jul 4 all-day
Museum Open
We are open for the Fourth of July from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us!
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Music Fun Under the Sun: The Hipwaders 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Hipwaders
Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Hipwaders
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Hipwaders Saturday, July 6 12:00 noon Hip Music for Kids — and everyone else — with a toe-tapping sound and smart lyrics that will have you singing along and[...]
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Family Yoga with Spirit of Youth Yoga 11:00 am
Family Yoga with Spirit of Youth Yoga
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Yoga with Spirit of Youth Yoga
Come and move together in this dynamic and interactive yoga time at Children’s Discovery Museum. You don’t have to bring anything but your body… ready to move and have fun with your friends! All ages,[...]
Music Fun Under the Sun: Twinkle Time 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Twinkle Time
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Twinkle Time
Music Fun Under the Sun: Twinkle Time Tuesday, July 9 12:00 noon Rock out with Twinkle and Friends! Don’t miss this colorful, high energy, educational, bilingual, pop concert for kids starring Peruvian-American Twinkle! Bring your[...]
Afternoons for All Abilities 1:00 pm
Afternoons for All Abilities
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoons for All Abilities
Afternoons for All Abilities: Second Tuesday of the month from 1 – 4 p.m. Come have fun at the museum during a less-crowded and quieter time! Children or caregivers with mobility challenges, difficulty communicating, or[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: Andre Thierry 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andre Thierry
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andre Thierry
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andre Thierry Thursday, July 11 12:00 noon By age 12, Andre Thierry had created his first Zydeco band, and has since become “a master of pumping out fast, funky rhythms[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: The Peninsula Banjo Band 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Peninsula Banjo Band
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Peninsula Banjo Band
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Peninsula Banjo Band Saturday, July 13 12:00 noon The Peninsula Banjo Band, known worldwide as one of North America’s premier banjo jazz groups, is dedicated to preserving the musical[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: The Raytones 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Raytones
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Raytones
Music Fun Under the Sun: The Raytones Saturday, July 18 12:00 noon The Raytones combine fun lyrics with energetic blues, R&B, funk, and Rock and Roll. Cool kids can listen, clap their hands, stomp their[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: David “PapaHugs” Sharpe 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: David “PapaHugs” Sharpe
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: David "PapaHugs" Sharpe
Music Fun Under the Sun: David “PapaHugs” Sharpe Thursday, July 20 12:00 noon Grammy-nominee PapaHugs, aka David Sharpe, plays heart-warming songs infused with rock, blues, and country, inspired by his children and grandchildren. David has[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: Jump for Joy Music 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Jump for Joy Music
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Jump for Joy Music
Music Fun Under the Sun: Jump for Joy Music with Wiley and Debbie Rankin Tuesday, July 23 12:00 noon Popular children’s songs, fun traditional songs, and creative original tunes add up to one lively interactive[...]
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TA-DA! Language Workshop for Children 11:00 am
TA-DA! Language Workshop for Children
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
TA-DA! Language Workshop for Children
TA-DA! Language Workshop for Children Wednesday, July 24 Workshop times: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm Delight in the magic of language and culture! Learn 12 animal words (and more!) in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish,[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: Andy Z 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andy Z
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andy Z
Music Fun Under the Sun: Andy Z Thursday, July 25 12:00 noon Andy Z delights kids and kids-at-heart with his musical adventures. Audiences are captivated by his easy-going, fun and infectious musical style which combines[...]
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Animals Inspire Us!
Animals Inspire Us!
Jul 27 all-day
Animals Inspire Us!
Art, Performance, and Stories Celebrating Feline & Canine Companions! In partnership with the Palo Alto Humane Society Activities and Performances: • Moshow the Cat Rapper (Amphitheater) • Facepainting – Learn techniques on how to transform[...]
Music Fun Under the Sun: Moshow the Cat Rapper 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Moshow the Cat Rapper
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Moshow the Cat Rapper
Music Fun Under the Sun: Moshow the Cat Rapper Saturday, July 27 12:00 noon Meet Moshow, the Internet’s premiere Cat Rapper! He is on a mission to inspire the world, sharing through his music the[...]
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Music Fun Under the Sun: Bay Bells 12:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Bay Bells
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Music Fun Under the Sun: Bay Bells
Music Fun Under the Sun: Bay Bells Tuesday, July 30 12:00 noon Bay Bells, one of the nation’s longest-running community handbell ensembles, brings the beautiful music of English handbells to ever-widening audiences. Watch their teamwork[...]
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