Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery to Host Night at the Museum Fundraiser

A festive evening event will kick off the Museum’s 2016 sustainability fundraising campaign Capitola, California – July 11, 2016 (e-Release) —The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (the “MOD”) is opening its doors on Friday, July 22nd from 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM for a very special Night at the

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Night at the Museum

MOD Hosts “Night At The Museum”

Join the MOD family and your friends for a FUNdraiser to kick off MOD’s Sustainability Campaign on Friday July 22 from 5:30 to 8pm!   Children and their families can choose from a wide range activities including: Building their own car with our MODARRI Car kits Join in our BUILDING

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SCCMOD to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense Today The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum

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Explore our New Toddler Room!

We appreciate the huge amount of positive response we have received since re-opening after our remodel. Parents and children love the fresh look, new carpet, and gate and are enjoying exploring new exhibits and discovery areas. Our new Toddler Room, formerly known as our Marine Room, is a major hit

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Understanding and Enjoying Your Infant’s Development

MOD is excited to announce a 4-week parenting series, focused on understanding and enjoying your infant’s development. Infants of all ages are working on developing attachment to their parents and caregivers, feeling secure in their environments, and are exploring using their senses and their motor skills. They develop muscle strength, coordination,

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Why Nurturing STEM Education in Early Education is Beneficial for Our Children

Young children are avid investigators, eager to explore and invent. Spend five minutes with a 4-year-old and you will field an astounding array of questions, as their own natural curiosity leads them towards STEM inquiry. “How can we all get a fair share of these cookies?” “How can I make

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Giving Wednesday!

Giving Wednesday is just around the corner, and as they say at Southwest Airlines, time for you to check in. The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is booking a special seat for you among our esteemed list of donors. Your check–in takes place on the secured Pay Pal link on our website at www.sccmod.org.

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Common Core coming to Connect@MOD next Thursday!

Join us on Thursday, March 10th for our third Connect@MOD – a monthly discussion and community connection series for parents, teachers, and caregivers. This month’s discussion will be “Getting to the Core of Common Core” – a presentation on the history, philosophy, standards and classroom techniques and applications related to

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Stroll, Walk or Run for MOD!

JOIN THE GIVING PART OF THE HUMAN RACE AND WALK FOR “THE MOD” What is the Human Race? The SANTA CRUZ HUMAN RACE is a 5-mile fun run and walk which goes from 2300 Delaware Ave to Lighthouse Park and back. Event day includes complimentary breakfast and lunch, music, entertainment

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MOD Joins the Mini Maker Faire in April!

CREATE, BUILD, INVENT, LEARN, PLAY   WHAT:    The Santa Cruz Mini Maker Faire WHEN:   Saturday, April 16, 10 – 6 WHERE: Gateway School, 126 Eucalyptus Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060   WHAT IS THE SANTA CRUZ MINI MAKER FAIRE?   You may already have heard of the Maker Faire, billed

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