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SA Children's Museum - November
San Antonio Children's Museum

November, 2010

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November Calendar

Mark your Calendars!
Veterans Day Sponsored by Whataburger
Thursday, November 11

9:00am - 5:00pm 
FIRST 350 active duty military members and families* are FREE!
In honor of Veterans Day, the FIRST 350 active duty military members and their families visiting the Museum on Thursday, November 11 will receive FREE museum admission and 15% off in the Museum gift shop.
*Active duty member must be present with valid military ID. Up to three (3) additional family members may receive free admission. First come, first served.

Holiday Events
San Antonio Children’s Museum’s
2nd Annual Gingerbread Design Challenge – A Blueprint for Tasty Competition

Cheer on teams of local architects, contractors, designers and engineers as they compete to design and build gingerbread houses “Iron Chef” style to benefit the San Antonio Children’s Museum. Brought to you by: San Antonio Children’s Museum, West East Design Group, Pearl and Architecture Foundation San Antonio.
Saturday, November 13
9:30am – 12:30pm

Pearl Studio
200 E. Grayson STE 115
Open to the public – free

Gingerbread Holiday Tradition!
See a display of the gingerbread houses designed and built by contestants in the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Design Challenge.
On display Friday, November 19 through Friday, December 31
Free with museum admission

Girl Scout Kids’ Gingerbread
Friday, December 3
5:30pm – 9:00pm
Celebrate the holidays with your troop! Join the museum for Girl Scouts Gingerbread Night. Decorate a gingerbread cookie or gingerbread house, explore the museum, enjoy some pizza and get a Girl Scout Gingerbread patch! Must register in advance.
For more information or to register, Contact GSSWT at 210.349.2404 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.349.2404      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit

Kids’ Gingerbread
Two Days!
Saturday, December 4 * 11:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, December 5 * Noon – 3:00pm
Now in its fourteenth year, Kids’ Gingerbread makes it easy for children to create a keepsake holiday masterpiece. We provide the Gingerbread House or Gingerbread Cookie, all of the trimmings and lots of white icing to glue it all together.  We even take care of the clean up. What a sweet deal!

Tickets on sale now. Visit for details.

Kids’ Countdown
Friday, December 31
10:00am – 1:00pm
Mark your calendars for Kids’ Countdown, a fun, family-friendly party to celebrate the New Year. Kids will ring in 2011 at the stroke of NOON with a sparkling juice toast, confetti and more! Members are FREE. Members and non-members must register in advance.

Reservations begin Monday, 11/22. Call 212-4453 ext. 1319 or visit

Upcoming Programs
Little Daily Planner’s Mondays at the Museum
Every FIRST Monday of the month
Monday, November 1
9:00am – 11:00am
Members of Little Daily Planner receive half- price admission of $3.50 between 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
RSVP with LPD required to receive discounted admission.
For info & to RSVP, visit:

Storytelling: If I Were President by Catherine Stier
Saturday, November 6
12:30pm & 1:30pm
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be the President of the United States?  Award winning author Catherine Stier reads and signs her book, If I were President.
Free with museum admission

Snake Farm Day!
Every Second Thursday
Get up close and personal with the creeping, crawling, slithering animals that make their home at the New Braunfels Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo! 
Thursday, November 11
11:00am – 12:00pm
Free with museum admission            

Storytime: A Color for Consuelo
Saturday, November 13
11:30am and Noon
A Color for Consuelo was authored and illustrated by four students from Keystone School who were selected as the first-place winners of the 2010 DiverseMinds Youth Writing Challenge in San Antonio. They will make a special visit to the San Antonio Children's Museum to share their winning book about Consuelo the Chameleon and his quest to differentiate himself from his clan of Chameleons. Free with admission.

Arts Cart: Quilt Blocks for Peace
Saturday, November 13
1:00pm – 3:00pm
World Peace Day is Wednesday, November 17th. In celebration, we are making a PEACE QUILT.  Kids come make an individual quilt block for the PEACE QUILT which will be on display at the museum and then donated to a local charity.
Program fee: $3 per child + museum admission.  Limited seating. First-come, first served.

America Recycles
Monday, November 15
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wait, don’t throw that away, it’s a work of art!  Learn about the importance of recycling and make an original masterpiece re-using recycled materials.
Free with museum admission

Thursday, November 18
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Kids are free between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
$1 parking between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(Houston St./Mid-City garage on the corner of Navarro and College St.)
Children must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may accompany up to four children.

Adult admission is $7.

MacroLab: Make It Move! Sponsored by ASCE Young Members and Bain Medina Bain, Inc.
Saturday, November 20
Two Shows!
1:00pm & 2:00pm
Ready, Set, Roll! Join ASCE engineers and create your own engineering feats of genius as you build toys that will make you think and move!
Program fee: $3 per child + museum admission.  Limited seating. First-come, first served.

The Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 25.

Weekly Workshops *Visit for weekly program details*
Pint-Size Science (Ages 4-6 yrs) 
Every Wednesday
2:00 p.m.
Pint-Sized Science introduces your budding scientists to basic science concepts. Every month we’ll explore a different theme such as weather, animals, reactions, nutrition, and many more.  Free with museum admission.
November Monthly Theme : “H2Oh!” This month, we will dive into learning as we explore the properties of water!

Toddler Time (Early Childhood - 0-36 months)
Every Tuesday & Thursday 
2:00 p.m.
Interactive activities that build upon the fine and gross motor skills your child is developing. FREE with museum admission.

Reading Adventures (Pre-K)
Every Wednesday
10:30 a.m.
Reading Adventures is an early childhood program created and taught by experienced early childhood educators. The program strengthens language, listening and motor skills through story time, pretend dramatic play and multisensory activities. FREE with museum admission.      

Dots & Squiggles (Pre-K)
Every Friday

10:30 a.m.
Dots and Squiggles is an early childhood program created and taught by experienced early childhood educators. Fun and engaging lessons encourage children to experience a wide variety of activities that incorporate art, sensory exploration, movement, music, story time, and dramatic play. FREE with museum admission.  

FETCH! (Pre-K – Elem) 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hands-on science experiments for all ages!
FREE with museum admission.

Art Studio  (Pre-K – Elem) 
Every Saturday * 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Every Third Wednesday * 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Art Studio is a fun, hands-on activity space where children and parents or caregivers can create art together. Lively and well equipped, the Art Studio provides opportunities for exploring self-expression led by artist-educators. FREE with museum admission.
November’s Art Studio Theme: Collage like Eric Carl
Wednesday, November 17th Theme: “National World Peace Day” Give Peace a Whirl! Create Pinwheels for Peace.

MUSEUM INFO                                                                                                                                                         

The San Antonio Children’s Museum provides engaging hands-on experiences where Kids Play to Learn and Adults Learn to Play! The museum offers three floors of interactive play exhibits, including the H-E-B Kids’ Market, a Tot Spot dedicated to infants and toddlers 0 -36 months, action-packed PowerBall Hall and weekly science and art activities for children ages 0 –10.   

Located downtown, just a block from the Riverwalk, the San Antonio Children’s Museum provides a backdrop for your event that will inspire imagination, fun and play! The Museum can accommodate big affairs to business meetings with flexible choices to fit your needs. Please call today to see how we can bring your next event to life at the place where Kids Play to Learn…and Adults Learn to Play. Call 210-212-4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210-212-4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 1304

305 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
…Just blocks from the Alamo! 

210.212.4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.212.4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting
For more information, visit:

Monday – Friday                                 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday                                               9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday                                                 Noon  -  5 p.m.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Admission is $7 per person
Children younger than 2 are free
Adults are not admitted without children

Field Trips & Group Rates are available. Call 210.212-4453 ext.1310.
Memberships are available! Visit or call 212.4453 for info.
Throwing a Birthday Party is a piece of cake! Visit or call 212.4453 ext 1307 for info.

Please feel free to contact me for additional museum info. Thank you!


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