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Art Class for Girls Ages 6-9 (R$)

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Thursdays in March (5, 12, 19, 26) | 3:30-5:45pm Art is a powerful vehicle for expression and communication, even at a very young age. This four session class will allow young girls to develop their sense of selves through art, friendship and their feelings using authentic artistic techniques and materials. Each class will begin by […]

WGME13 Gives Coverage to Scholarship Membership Needs

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Earlier this week, Kim Block from WGME13 visited our museum to interview our Executive Director, Suzanne Olson. This winter and the parade of bad weather conditions & bitter cold has greatly challenged countless families in need. The story is here:   PORTLAND (WGME) — All the cold weather has families flocking to the Children’s Museum & […]


Put on a Play in Just One Day: Strega Nona

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Have you ever heard of Strega Nona and her magic pasta pot? In two hours we will learn a story, rehearse, and put on a play for our families! This workshop is best for children age 3-7 years old. $15/member, $20/visitor plus admission. For tickets call 828-1234 x231 or stop by the front desk.


Teensy Weensy Acting Class: Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Parties FIRST CLASS in SIX week series! Starts Wednesday, March 4th!

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What’s Teensy Weensy Acting Class? A literacy and creative development program for ages 3-5. Over a period of six weeks, young actors dive into a story, processing it with imagination, puppetry, music and dance. At the end of the last class, young actors put on a show for their families. This is an excellent opportunity […]


Robin Hood Auditions

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We’re seeking actors between the ages of 8 and 17 to bring an original retelling of everyone’s favorite adventure story to life for younger children. If you are interested in performing on our stage, please prepare a one minute monologue and arrive anytime between 3pm and 5pm on Tuesday March 3rd.


Charlie On the Road!

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Well, Congress Street to be more exact! Last week, our talented troupe of young actors took their show down the street to our neighbors at the Portland Public Library, to give them their own taste of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Enjoy these awesome photos (thanks PPL!) and please check out one of our remaining […]


Save the Date – Annual Auction 2015

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Save the date! 2015 Annual Auction Friday, May 8, 2015 from 6-10pm Holiday Inn by the Bay 88 Spring Street, Portland Tickets will be available March 30th. For more information about Auction 2015, including sponsorship opportunities, making a donation, or volunteering for the auction committee, please contact Alicia Gaudet at (207) 828-1234 x242 or […]

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Sparks’ Ark Live Animal Show

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Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some awesome stories of animal rescue! Past animal presentations have included a fuzzy chinchilla, an owl and a flying squirrel! Show is half-hour in length. Reservations highly recommended. $4/person plus admission. For tickets call 828-1234 x231 or stop by the front […]