Michael’s Craft Store Knack Kid’s Projects:
Learn how to make a playful doll from yarn, 3-5 PM, While Supplies Last / Ages 3 and up.
Super Saturday Story time – at Barn’s N Noble Bookstore (10:30 AM – 11:15 AM)
Super Saturday Imagination Story time is on the first and third Saturday of each month and begins at 10:30am. It’s an amazing adventure for children and their family to take together!
Kids in the Rotunda
Every Saturday October thru May – Overture Center for the Arts
Overture Center offers free arts programs designed for children and families at 9:30 AM, 11 AM and 1 PM. The popular performing arts series for children and families offers a relaxed, kid-friendly environment in which to enjoy a diverse lineup of local and regional musicians, storytellers, jugglers, theater troupes, magicians and dancers.
The 1 PM performances are sign language interpreted. Kids in the Rotunda takes place on the Rotunda Stage. This week: Tom Pease!
Marcus Kids Dream Winter Film Series
10AM : Grab the family and head to your nearest participating Marcus Theatre® location and watch The Smurfs for just $2 each! All titles will be shown in standard 2D only. This weekend is: Puss In Boots
Chemistry Fun at UW Space Place
Space Place family workshops are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. for children ages 6-10 and their parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required for any of the workshops but attendance is LIMITED to the first 50 people. This weekend: Explore the chemistry behind the making of homemade ice cream and what elephants use to brush their teeth. Space Place is located at 2300 S. Park Street in the Villager Mall, which is just north of the Beltline Highway
Crawlers, Flyers, Hoppers And Skimmers
Madison Public Library – Hawthorne Branch, 2707 East Washington Ave 1:30-2:30 PM
Discover the buzz on bugs. Join the Insect Ambassadors, arthopod experts from the U. W. Madisons Entomology Department, as they share their love for bugs and show off a wide variety of insects. Its creepy, crawly fun for all ages with this interactive program.
Visit the UW Geology Museum
1215 W. Dayton St., 262-2399, http://www.geologymuseum.org/ (Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.) —Besides its extensive mineral, rock and fossil collections behind glass, kids can touch rocks from a time when there were volcanoes in Wisconsin, see rocks and minerals that glow, and stand under huge mastodon tusks. Great for those like my daughter who want to be a Paleontologist!
Penny and Her Song
Barnes & Noble West Towne Mall, 7PM
Join award winning author Kevin Henkes as he introduces his newest title, Penny and Her Song. Irresistible Penny has a wonderful new song to sing for the babies, but the babies are asleep. Can she wait?
11AM : Grab the family and head to your nearest participating Marcus Theatre® location and watch The Smurfs for just $2 each! All titles will be shown in standard 2D only. This weekend is: Puss In Boots