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Become a MOD Micronaut on Sunday, January 29, 2017

What is really in that pond water?  Where can you find crystals? What do tiny computer circuits look like? Learn the answers to these questions

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January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month!

  January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month and the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is proud to host Triple P, a program of First

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KiddyKeys Classes Coming to MOD in January!

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is excited to welcome Little Mozarts 4 Fun (presenting KiddyKeys) to MOD this January! KiddyKeys is a fresh

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