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Print December’s Calendar here: December Front & see the back for more information here: December Back.

Here at CMEO we love to use our imaginations to take us on journeys into new and exciting adventures!!  Join us as we discover the possibilities when we let our imaginations be our guide!  This winter we’re visiting the lands of ice and snow!  Visit CMEO for fun activities and exhibit exploration all season!

 Terrifically Free Tuesday  1st & 3rd Tuesday each month. CMEO is open to the public with free admission all day!  Join us for Sensory Exploration on the First Terrifically Free Tuesday of each month!

Science Magic! –  December 2nd 3:45 PM.  Join students from BMCC’s Science Programs to learn about the science behind some pretty cool “Magic Tricks!”  Free with Museum Admission.

Sensory exploration –  December 6th 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Sensory Bins provide endless ways for little ones to experience new things with all of their senses, expanding language and social skills, building creativity and dramatic play, as well as boosting motor and cognitive skills.  In December, our bins will be Christmas themed!  Free with Museum Admission.

Old Fashioned Holiday Stroll –  December 10th 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.  Stop by CMEO during the Downtown Holiday Stroll for a visit with Santa, games, crafts, and treats.  We will be decorating Gingerbread Houses all evening – $5 per house.   

Night at the Children’s Museum Party Like a Reindeer! – December 16th 5:00-8:30 PM. Drop your kids off at CMEO for an evening of imagination building fun while we party at the North Pole!  Pre-Registration is required.  Be prepared to pay at time of reservation to secure your child’s place.  This event fills quickly.   Please pre-register by calling the museum at (541) 276-1066!    Members cost is $20 for first child and $10 for each additional child.  Non-Members cost is $25 for first child and $10 for each additional child.  Children must be 3+ and potty-trained to be dropped off at CMEO.

Science Club  2nd Monday during the school year.  Sign up for a fun-filled Science Club experience where children grades K – 3 will learn about a wide variety of science disciplines from qualified local scientists and teachers!  Register for the school year (Oct – May) for $25 per child, or pay per month you attend for only $5 each month!  Call CMEO today for more information on the 2016-2017 school year! (541) 276-1066

Thank you to our Programming Sponsors!

Altrusa International of Pendleton

Oregon Community Foundation

Pendleton on Wheels