Events At The Museum + Off-Site Events: 12/8 – 12/17

Upcoming Events From The Museum!

The World Awareness Children’s Museum is excited to announce our series of seasonally themed events at the museum! We have some truly fun and unique programs coming up (a little something for everyone), including:

. Friday, Dec. 14th – St. Lucia’s Day Celebration! (10:00am – 11:00am): Saint Lucia’s Day, also known as Luciadagen, marks the beginning of the Christmas season in Scandinavia (a region that includes Sweden, Norway, and Denmark). Join us Friday, December 14th, from 10:00am – 11:00am as we celebrate and learn about this amazing holiday, where children will hear a story about St. Lucia, decorate their own wreath crown, serve food in the traditional manner and enjoy holiday treats together. Event is free with general admission ($5, children under 3 are free).

. Saturday, Dec. 15th – Winter Paint And Sip At The Museum (1:00pm – 2:30pm): Our popular family friendly Paint And Sip series returns Saturday, Dec. 15th with a seasonal theme! Guest teacher Patrice Jarvis-Webber will instruct us on creating an amazing winter painting! Cost is $20 per child/adult duo ($5 for each additional child). Space is limited, so please call us at 518.793.2773 to register.

Members receive 50% off. Event runs 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

. Monday, Dec. 17th – Hopi Winter Solstice Weaving Workshop (3:30pm – 4:30pm): December has been held sacred for over a thousand years to the Hopi Indians; the month is associated with the arrival of the Katchina, who brings the Sun back to the world. Join us as we host a Hopi Weaving craft Monday, Dec. 17th, 3:30pm – 4:30pm. Workshop is best suited for children 2nd grade and older.

Members Only Mornings And Off-Site Events

The museum will be hosting “Members Only Mornings” the second Tuesday of each month, 10:00am – 12:00pm, where members get exclusive time to visit and explore the museum. Interested in becoming a member? You can check out the Membership page on our website here.

We also have a variety of off-site events where you can visit us and learn more about the museum! Here is where you can catch us:

– Saturday, Dec. 8th: Card making @ The Shirt Factory (71 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY), 10:00am – 5:00pm.

– Sunday, Dec. 9th: Holiday card making @ Lake George Christkindlmarkt, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

– Thursday, Dec. 13th –  Cultural Club @ Hudson Free Library: Do you like different cultures? Do you like eating food from different countries? Join us as we learn about a different country and culture each month. We will be learning about France for the month of December! This program is free thanks to our partnership with the Hudson Falls Free Library and is open to all students in 4th – 8th grade.

– Saturday + Sunday, Dec. 15th – 16th: Visit our table at the Aviation Mall in Queensbury, NY for a lovely card making craft! The museum will be there 10:00am – 4:00pm both days.

The museum would also like thank everyone who visited during the “Hometown Holidays” event in downtown Glens Falls last week! We hope you had as much fun as we did!