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Greensboro Children’s Museum

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September 2019

$72

Little Sprouts

September 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

It's harvest time at GCM! Ages 3-5 will get hands-on with nature as they explore The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden in this 6-week series. Learners will focus on a different theme each week as they play, explore and make friends along the way. This class is for ages 3-5. Registration required.

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$78

Techie Kids: LEGO Robotics

September 17 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

We're making LEGO creations in our first Techie Kids series of the year! Ages 6-8 will learn to build and program robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0. Throughout this 6-week series, learners will gain team-building and problem-solving skills as they work with others to assemble projects that incorporate the physical sciences, life sciences, earth and space sciences, and engineering. This class is for ages 6-8. Registration required.

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$90

Homegrown Chefs (Ages 6-8)

September 19 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Ages 6-8 are invited to embark on a culinary journey through The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden. In this 6-week series, learners will explore local food systems as they harvest and plant in the garden, as well as build essential kitchen skills while they prepare fresh, simple recipes. Each week will focus on a different theme. Registration required. 

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$5

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the United States with festivals and community events to recognize Hispanic culture and achievement. This month-long celebration begins on September 15 and lasts until October 15, and is scheduled to coincide with the independence days of several Latin American countries including Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and more. Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Greensboro Children’s Museum with art, music, and movement on Sunday, September 22. Special guests including Casa Azul of Greensboro,…

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$25

Kids Cooking: Rainbow Pasta (Ages 8-11)

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

A colorful plate is an exciting plate! In this hands-on class, ages 8 - 11 will explore ways to add color to their pasta dishes by dying pasta dough with naturally colorful flavorings. They'll top it off with a homemade sauce. This class is for ages 8-11. Registration required. 

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$5

Rosh Hashanah Celebration

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by families of Jewish faith each fall to mark the start of the Jewish New Year. Visit the Greensboro Children's Museum on Sunday, September 29 to learn about this Jewish holiday and its traditions. Special guests Temple Emanuel and Robert Jacobs of Guilford County Beekeepers will join us to lead hands-on, informative activities throughout the day. Museum hours on Sunday are 1p to 5p. Admission is $5 (plus sales tax, per person). All activities are included…

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October 2019

$45

Adult Cooking: Mediterranean Eats with Ghassan’s

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Transform your taste buds as you enjoy traditional Lebanese faire. Lina Fleihan Urmos of Ghassan's will teach authentic Mediterranean recipes in this hands-on class. You'll stuff grape leaves, harvest fresh herbs from the Museum's half-acre garden, learn to make hummus the right way, and more! This class is for ages 18+. Registration required. 

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$75

Chef’s Table with Anders Benton

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Celebrate the fall with a special dining event to support The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden. Anders Benton, executive chef at GIA and Greensboro native, will share his talents and love of seasonal cooking with participants as he prepares a multi-course dining experience featuring the bounty of the season. This class is for ages 21+. Registration required. 

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$35

Family Cooking: Full Moon Yoga and Cooking (Ages 3+)

October 12 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Twist, stretch, bend and expand in this Full Moon yoga class for the young and old! Along with yoga, we will harvest fall garden goodies to make delightful treats to enjoy together.This class is for ages 3+ with caregiver. Registration required. 

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$15

Adult Cooking: Good and Cheap

October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Healthy eating can be a challenge when you're trying to save money. In this hands-on class, you'll learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your food budget, while also ensuring your meals are nourishing, delicious and exciting. This class was inspired by the book Good and Cheap by Leanne Brown. This class is for ages 18+. Registration required. 

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$45

Adult Cooking: Chowder Throwdown

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

In this hands-on cooking class, it's a battle between New England Clam and Pacific Northwest Salmon. The Shell versus The Silver King! You'll learn to prepare these two, both popular in their respective region, in a flavorful chowder. Which will leave your taste buds wanting more? Join us to pick a winner! This class is for ages 21+. Registration required. 

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$30

Tween Cooking: Handmade Ravioli (Ages 11-14)

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Learn how to make fresh pasta and a delicious sauce in this hands-on class for ages 11-14. Using ingredients from The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden, you'll fold beautiful ravioli shapes and make a sauce from scratch. Come learn the technique that will surely impress your family. This class is for ages 11-14. Registration required. 

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Free

Proactive Parenting: Navigating Your Child’s Digital World

October 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Come learn tips and strategies from qualified professionals on how to become a proactive parent. We’ll explore ways to navigate conflict, promote kindness and responsibility and prepare for school transitions. Each workshop is free and open to the public.    

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$35

Adult Cooking: Make Your Own Kombucha

October 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Kombucha is a popular fermented drink with many health benefits. In this class, we'll discuss the basics of fermentation, ingredients selection and troubleshooting, which are essential to making this probiotic-rich drink at home. After a taste test of homemade kombucha varieties, you'll leave with your own "SCOBY" to get started at home! This class is for ages 18+. Registration required. 

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$50

Adult Cooking: A Taste of France

October 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Join us for a meal of the French countryside. Cathy Monnet of Easy Cuisine will teach delicious and simple French-inspired recipes that highlight seasonality, flavor, and communal cooking. You'll roll up your sleeve and get hands-on as you prepare appetizers and desserts that are sure to please. This class is for ages 21+. Registration required. 

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$30

Kids Cooking: Pumpkin Spice Everything (Ages 8-11)

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Fall is here! Let's get in the spirit of the season as ages 8-11 learn three dishes featuring pumpkins. They'll make something sweet, something savory, and a pumpkin spice drink to top it all off. This class is for ages 8-11. Registration required. 

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$72

Book and Cook (Ages 3-5)

October 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Ages 3-5 are taking over the kitchen to combine reading and food in this 6-week series. Using stories as inspiration, learners will use fresh ingredients from the Museum's half-acre garden, The Edible Schoolyard, to create kid-friendly dishes they'll love making and eating. Each week will feature a different book and story in this 6-week series. This class is for ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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$78

Techie Kids: Bots (Ages 6-8)

October 29 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Ages 6-8 can learn to work with lots of bots in this interactive 6-week series. In each class, learners will explore robots and apps including Dot and Dash, Cubelets, and Ozobots, while building problem-solving and teamwork skills along the way. Registration required. 

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November 2019

$35

Adult Cooking: At-Home Cold and Flu Remedy Recipes

November 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Protect your immune system this season with the botanical power of our garden! We’ll discuss ways plants strengthen our defenses from foreign invaders, and learn skills for cooking a nourishing feast. This class is for ages 18+. Registration required. 

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$35

Family Cooking: Thanksgiving Sides (Ages 3+)

November 9 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Get in the attitude of gratitude in this "Everything but the Bird" cooking class. You and your little helper(s) will get hands-on as you prepare simple sides. You'll leave with recipes that just might make it onto your Thanksgiving Day menu. This class is for ages 3+ with caregiver. Registration required. 

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$60

School’s Out Camp (Ages 6-14)

November 11 @ 4:30 am - 11:00 am
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Camp is not just for summer! Join us for an action-packed day of learning, exploration and play. Ages 6-14 will participate in structured activities led by qualified instructors. We'll cover themes from cooking to coding. Children will also explore the Museum for some self-guided play as they visit our 20+ indoor and outdoor exhibits. Throughout the day, your loved one will gain skills, meet friends and have new experiences in a fun, energetic and safe environment. Registration required.  gcm members…

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$25

Kids Cooking: Persimmon Hand Pies (Ages 6-8)

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Have you ever tasted a persimmon? They are orange, delicious, and they grow on the trees in The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden. In this hands-on kids cooking class, ages 6-8 will harvest persimmons to make delicious hand pies that they'll enjoy with their new friends at the end of class. Registration required. 

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$35

Tween Cooking: Pie Master (Ages 11-14)

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Using fresh fruit from The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden, ages 11-14 will prepare beautiful and tasty pies to take and bake at home. In this hands-on class, we'll cover several knife techniques that can be used to prepare a variety of dishes. Registration required. 

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Free

Proactive Parenting: Ready for School

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Come learn tips and strategies from qualified professionals on how to become a proactive parent. We’ll explore ways to navigate conflict, promote kindness and responsibility and prepare for school transitions. Each workshop is free and open to the public.    

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$45

Adult Cooking: Wonderland Chocolate

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Chocolate lovers unite! Robert Wallace, a Greensboro chocolate maker, will lead us in a tasting of chocolates from all over the world. You'll learn about the process of transforming cocoa beans into bar chocolate AND pour your very own bar to take home. This class is for ages 21+. Registration required. 

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$45

Adult Cooking: Pies and Sides

November 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

Get ready to wow your Thanksgiving guests as you learn to make showstopping pies and crowd pleasing sides. You and friends will roll up your sleeves and make new recipes that could possibly make it onto your Thanksgiving Day menu. We'll use select ingredients from The Edible Schoolyard, the Museum's half-acre garden. Feel free to BYOB to get in the festive mood. This class is for ages 21+. Registration is required.

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$35

Kids Cooking: Easy as Pie (Ages 8-11)

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

We're teaching the best bakers in town at this pie-making extravaganza! Ages 8-11 will perfect their pie recipes just in time for Thanksgiving. Using autumn fruits from the Museum's half-acre garden and local farms, bakers will leave with their own pie to bake at home. Registration required. 

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