AUGUSTA — The Children’s Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol St., has announced its activity schedule for school vacation week.

* The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 20. Families will make music with Joanna Dimeo from Kennebec Music Together at 10 a.m.

* In celebration of Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), children will make masks and have an indoor parade on Feb. 21.

* Maine children’s book author Nancy Prince will read her book, “Libby’s Loon,” at 11 a.m. Feb. 22. Snow date will be Feb. 23.

* Summer Fun Day on Feb. 23 will feature summer music, the limbo and summer crafts all day, and Friendly’s ice cream from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

* There will be singing and dancing with Mr. Harley at 11 a.m. Feb. 24.

Admission costs $5.50 for children and $4.50 for adults and is free for children younger than 12 months. For more information, call 622-2209 or visit www.childrensdiscovery museum.org.

Sylvan Learning Center

AUGUSTA — Sylvan Learning Center, 249 Western Ave., will offer a mathematics camp — Camp Fraction Action — from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 20-24, and a mathematics check up from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20.

The camp, for children in third through fifth grades, will help students improve their understanding of fractions.

The mathematics check up will help students in third through eighth grade evaluate their mathematics skills.

Both are free. To register, call 626-0624.

Gardiner Public Library

GARDINER — Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St., will offer several activities during February school vacation week.

* “Kung Fu Panda 2” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Families are welcome. Popcorn will be served.

* A juggling workshop for children of all ages will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Feb. 23. Presented by Stephen Corning, children are encouraged to bring a bean bag, hacky sack ball or small scarf. A limited supply of hacky sack balls will be available.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 582-6894.

Johnson Hall PAC

GARDINER — Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., will offer its Winter Shenanigans Visual and Performing Arts Day Camp from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 23.

Children in third through eighth grades will play theater games, learn lines, create sets and props and produce a performance of Richard Coleman’s “A Journey to Oz.”

The camp will be led by theater director Kathleen Nation and art director Laura Howe. Tuition costs $110, which includes all art materials. Space is limited. Scholarship assistance is available.

For more information, call 582-7144, email [email protected] hall.org or visit www.johnson hall.org.

Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed

WEST GARDINER — The Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed’s sixth annual Winter Nature Day Camp will be offered in two sessions, Feb. 20 and 21 and Feb. 22 and 23, at the Cram’s Point School on Cobbossee Lake.

Both sessions, open to children in third through fifth grade, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There will be indoor and outdoor activities including snowshoeing, winter tracking and games. Children will learn to ice fish with Ryan Burton of the Cobbossee Watershed District.

The cost is $75 per child per session and includes all equipment and afternoon cocoa and snack. Space is limited and early registration is recommended.

To register, visit www.water shedfriends.com. For more information, call Tamara Whitmore, education director, at 621-4100 or email [email protected] watershedfriends.com.

Chewonki Foundation

WISCASSET — The Chewonki Foundation has announced its slate of activities scheduled for school vacation week at Chewonki’s Center for Environmental Education.

Activities include:

* Winter Family Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 20. There will be snowshoeing, animal tracking, pizza making and a Birds of Prey presentation. The cost is $35 for an adult with one child and $10 per additional child or $37 for children attending without an adult.

* Winter Vacation Camp, for children in first through fifth grade, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21-24. Indoor and outdoor activities include cooking and a farm visit, building and creating with natural materials, winter arts and crafts, animal tracking and more. The cost is $37 per day. Those who sign up for all four days will receive a 10 percent discount.

* A toboggan building workshop for children in fifth through eighth grades from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21-24. The workshop includes an optional overnight in the center’s wood-heated canvas wall tents on Thursday. The cost is $202.

Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 882-7323, email [email protected] chewonki.org or visit www. chewonki.org.


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