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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

Apr 21, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early drafts and shaped the document’s final text. Visitors are introduced to the crucial figures who played a role in shaping the Constitution – from VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Project Feeder Watch at Plainsboro Preserve

Apr 21, 2019 @ 9:45 AM

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH Thursdays through Sundays, December through April, when the Center Building is open (one hour volunteer time required) Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists monitoring changes in VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

STEM Classes: Explorer JavaScript Programmer (level II)

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

STEM Classes: Explorer JavaScript Programmer (level II) Do you have a passion for coding? Advance your coding skills using this tiny, yet powerful programmable computer created by the BBC called the micro:Bit. Through simple and more complex projects, participants will program their micro:bits using both the familiar block-based coding format VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Tweens & Teens (10+)

STEM Classes: Explorer Robotics Builder with mBot (level II)

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

STEM Classes: Explorer Robotics Builder with mBot (level II) Enter the exciting world of robotics where students use the modern-day language of programming to write and adapt challenges and then watch it all come to life with a working robot! Students will spend time building, rebuilding, and testing their robot VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate the arrival of spring at Terhune Orchards' Bunny Chase on Easter weekend. Spring has sprung at Terhune Orchards! The farm animals are enjoying spring in the pasture and the bulbs are blooming. Come for a fun event for all young ones and their families. Follow the treasure hunt clues VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities

Rafeal Soriano: Cabezas (Heads)

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Co-curated by WP Professor of Art Dr. Alejandro Anreus and Gallery Director Kristen Evangelista, this exhibition showcases over twenty significant paintings by Cuban-born painter Rafael Soriano (1920-2015). One of the major Latin American artists of his generation, Soriano began his career creating geometric abstractions and later became known for his VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New Jersey textile artists who draw inspiration from the past, while continuing to forge an exciting new future for the craft. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

Time to donate and shop at the PTO Thrift Store

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household items, school supplies, electronics and small pieces of furniture. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Baby (under 2), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, For Grown-ups, Holiday (seasonal events), Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Tweens & Teens (10+)

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their natural habitat, includes live flowering plants that serve as nectar sources, and features controlled artificial light, temperature, and humidity. Featured species VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Emanation 2019

Apr 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Emanation 2019 is on display through December 31, 2019 in the Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts! Emanation 2019 is the third exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at WheatonArts for experiment based exploration. The results are VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)