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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) -

The following is a news release from the Children's Museum:

The Children's Museum has announced the following events for the month of June:

Monday, June 2: Creative Beading

Join us at 2:30 p.m. for a beading workshop in the ArtSpace. Class is limited to 25 children.

Tuesday, June 3: Wind Chimes

Paint your own wooden wind chime. You can choose a flower, a house or a butterfly. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

Wednesday, June 4: Ice Cream

Ice cream will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, June 5: Tae Kwon Do

Master Carla Prejean and her Black Belt Academy, Karate for Kids, will give a tae kwon do demonstration at 11 a.m.

Friday, June 6: Spirograph Fun

Join us from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the ArtSpace and play with this classic geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical roulette curves.

Saturday, June 7: CyPhaKids, Explore the Ocean

At 11 a.m., CyPhaCon, a local anime, gaming and Sci-Fi group, presents CyPhaKids, a fun and interesting way for children to learn about science and much more! We will learn some interesting things about the ocean through experiments and crafts!

Monday, June 9: Magic Wands or Hero Masks

Get creative and make a magic wand or a super hero mask! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

Tuesday, June 10: Fun in the Sun Visors

Color and decorate your own Fun in the Sun Visor. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children.

Wednesday, June 11: Pineapple

Enjoy delicious pineapple chunks served between 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, June 12: Story Time with Ms. Orchid

Orchid Robinson from the Calcasieu Parish Library will read several stories with a Universe and Space theme at 11 a.m. She will also bring her puppets and sing songs with everyone.

Friday, June 13: Playdough Fun

Join us in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and build something fun with Playdough!

Saturday, June 14: Sasol's Second Saturday Science Show

Exploring the Five Senses

At 11:30 a.m., Sasol employee Rebecca Sanders will perform demonstrations exploring the five human senses: taste, touch, hearing, sight and smell.

Monday, June 16: Rainsticks

Make your own Rainstick with animal shape stickers. Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

Tuesday, June 17: Medieval Shields

Paint your own medieval shield. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

Wednesday, June 18: Popsicles

Enjoy a cool refreshing Popsicle from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, June 19: Gardening with Greengate

Do you have a green thumb? Daniel Chimeno of Greengate will give a garden talk. Children will plant their own flower at 11 a.m.!

Friday, June 20: Swirl'n Fun

Join us from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the ArtSpace and experiment with exciting designs using our Swirl'n Spin art machine!

Monday, June 23: Gyotaku Fish Prints

Experiment with this Japanese technique of printing fish. Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

Tuesday, June 24: Ceramic Fish Banks

Design your own ceramic fish bank. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

Wednesday, June 25: Strawberries

Enjoy fresh strawberries from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, June 26: The Nature Gang

Meet our new iguana "Iggy III" who's growing up really fast! At 11 a.m., our Director, Dan Ellender, will let you pet our cockatiels "Lola" and "Maya" as well as learn all about their habitats and diets. We will also feed the fish.

Friday, June 27: Kinetic Sand Fun

Great mess-free sand that children can sculpt, stretch, mold and pull will be in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Monday, June 30: Tambourines

Paint a tambourine! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 24 children ages 4 and up.

Friday, July 4: Closed for Independence Day

The Children's Museum is located at 327 Broad Street downtown Lake Charles. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $7.50 for children and adults.

Call 337-433-9420 or visit www.swlakids.org for more information.

Monday, June 2: Creative Beading

Join us at 2:30 p.m. for a beading workshop in the ArtSpace. Class is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, June 3: Wind Chimes

Paint your own wooden wind chime. You can choose a flower, a house or a butterfly. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

 

Wednesday, June 4: Ice Cream

Ice cream will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 5: Tae Kwon Do

Master Carla Prejean and her Black Belt Academy, Karate for Kids, will give a tae kwon do demonstration at 11 a.m.

 

Friday, June 6: Spirograph Fun

Join us from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the ArtSpace and play with this classic geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical roulette curves.

 

Saturday, June 7: CyPhaKids, Explore the Ocean

At 11 a.m., CyPhaCon, a local anime, gaming and Sci-Fi group, presents CyPhaKids, a fun and interesting way for children to learn about science and much more! We will learn some interesting things about the ocean through experiments and crafts!

 

Monday, June 9: Magic Wands or Hero Masks

Get creative and make a magic wand or a super hero mask! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, June 10: Fun in the Sun Visors

Color and decorate your own Fun in the Sun Visor. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children.

 

Wednesday, June 11: Pineapple

Enjoy delicious pineapple chunks served between 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 12: Story Time with Ms. Orchid

Orchid Robinson from the Calcasieu Parish Library will read several stories with a Universe and Space theme at 11 a.m. She will also bring her puppets and sing songs with everyone.

 

Friday, June 13: Playdough Fun

Join us in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and build something fun with Playdough!

 

Saturday, June 14: Sasol's Second Saturday Science Show

Exploring the Five Senses

At 11:30 a.m., Sasol employee Rebecca Sanders will perform demonstrations exploring the five human senses: taste, touch, hearing, sight and smell.

 

Monday, June 16: Rainsticks

Make your own Rainstick with animal shape stickers. Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 25 children.

 

Tuesday, June 17: Medieval Shields

Paint your own medieval shield. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

 

Wednesday, June 18: Popsicles

Enjoy a cool refreshing Popsicle from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 19: Gardening with Greengate

Do you have a green thumb? Daniel Chimeno of Greengate will give a garden talk. Children will plant their own flower at 11 a.m.!

 

Friday, June 20: Swirl'n Fun

Join us from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the ArtSpace and experiment with exciting designs using our Swirl'n Spin art machine!

 

Monday, June 23: Gyotaku Fish Prints

Experiment with this Japanese technique of printing fish. Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

 

Tuesday, June 24: Ceramic Fish Banks

Design your own ceramic fish bank. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children ages 4 and up.

 

Wednesday, June 25: Strawberries

Enjoy fresh strawberries from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 26: The Nature Gang

Meet our new iguana "Iggy III" who's growing up really fast! At 11 a.m., our Director, Dan Ellender, will let you pet our cockatiels "Lola" and "Maya" as well as learn all about their habitats and diets. We will also feed the fish.

 

Friday, June 27: Kinetic Sand Fun

Great mess-free sand that children can sculpt, stretch, mold and pull will be in the ArtSpace from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

Monday, June 30: Tambourines

Paint a tambourine! Class begins at 2:30 p.m. and is limited to 24 children ages 4 and up.

 

Friday, July 4: Closed for Independence Day

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