Arts and Culture Spring Kids Programs

Spring Program Registration Opens February 20, 2020

To register please call 519.360.1998, on-line at www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect or in-person at the Chatham Cultural Centre or any Municipal Centre.

Afterschool Arts

After School Arts

Explore painting with different mediums, printmaking, drawing and clay. Our talented arts instructors will bring out your child's creativity with art projects that develop skills and introduce new materials for self expression.

Date: Mondays, March 23 - May 11, 2020

Time: 4:30AM - 6:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 7+

Fee: $72.00

Code: 235580

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ARTtastic PD Days at the Thames Art Gallery

ART-tastic PD Day: Earth Day

Don't have a boring day at home! Have a fab, fun day making ART all day! Build your eco friendly car from clay, design a love earth poster and paint a camouflage tree frog. Dress for mess and outside play. Pack a lunch and snacks.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 7+

Fee: $40.00

Code: 233996

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ART-tastic PD Day: Garden Art Party

Don't have a boring day at home! Have a fab, fun day making ART all day! The turtle is a symbol of endurance and perseverance and a symbol of the earth in many cultures. Create your own clay turtle to place in your backyard. Get ready for summer outdoors and backyard camping with your own hand-built clay garden lantern. Pack a lunch and snacks.

Date: Friday, June 5, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 7+

Fee: $40.00

Code: 233997

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PD Days at CK Museum Imagination Station

CK Museum PD Days

Where will your imagination take you? Spend PD Days with us as you create, explore and have fun in our Imagination Station! 

CK Museum/Imagination Station OPEN 11AM-7PM on PD Days! Regular hours open Wed.-Fri. 1-7PM; Sat. & Sun. 11AM-4PM

CKM PD Day: Awesome Archaeology!

Archaeology is awesome! Join the CK Museum for a day of exploring fascinating archaeology finds and try a turn at being an archaeologist as you use the tools to find treasures and figure out some mysteries on the way!

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $40

Code: 233750

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CKM PD Day - Kids Club: Eye Spy!

Stop by the CK Museum this PD Day for some Imagination Station fun and creaet an "Eye Spy" game to take on the road with you! CK Museum will have extended open hours for the public from 11:00AM-7PM today.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum, Imagination Station

Age: 6-12

Fee: $10

Code: 233753

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CKM PD Day: Get Ready for Summer!

This PD Day we are getting ready for Summer! Work together to build a tent, create a countdown to summer vacation and construct a paper lantern to bring home and enjoy the soft light on those warm summer nights.

Date: Friday, June 5, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $40

Code: 233752

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CKM PD Day - Kids Club: Paper Lanterns

Stop by the CK Museum this PD Day for some Imagination Station fun and get creative as you construct a paper lantern to light up and show off on these warm summer nights. CK Museum will have extended open hours for the public from 11:00AM-7PM today.

Date: Friday, June 5, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum, Imagination Station

Age: 6-12

Fee: $10

Code: 233754

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CK Museum: Imagination Station Kids Club

CKM Imagination Station Kids Club

Let your imagination grow in our interactive, totally hands-on, innovative and creative space. Imagination Station is brand new, fun-filled space located on the second floor of the museum. Kids Club Programs are offered monthly. Fee is $10 per child registered. 

Great news! Kids Club events for Spring 2020 will be available at no cost! Thanks to the IODE Captain Garnet Brackin Chapter for generously sponsoring the spring Kids Club programs. 

Register now to save your spot for these fun events as space is limited! Register for programs by calling 519.360.1998, on-line at www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect or in-person at the Chatham Cultural Centre or at any Municipal Service Centre.

CKM Kids CLub: Wild Weather March 7, 2020 at CK Museum

Kids Club: Wild Weather

You never know what weather March will have! Get ready for rainy days by getting creative and decorating an umbrella!

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0

Code: 231031

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CKM Kids Club: Terrific Transportation April 4, 2020

Kids Club: Terrific Transportation

Ding! Ding! Calling all bike lovers! Join us in the Imagination Station to decorate a bike bell so you are already for bike season. Get warmed up on a bike as we get out the Spin Art Bike for some extra fun!

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0

Code: 233730

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CKM Kids Club: Precious Pets May 2, 2020

Kids Club: Precious Pets

Is your pet your best friend? Do you think your pet is the cat’s meow? Show some love to your pet and make a dog or cat toy to bring home as a surprise! 

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0

Code: 233731

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CKM Kids Club: The Great Outdoors June 13, 2020

Kids Club: The Great Outdoors

Ready for s’more? The great outdoors has us yearning for forests, fire pits and s’mores! This month, Kids Club is getting ready for camping by preparing s’more kits - you never know when it will come in handy! 

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: CK Museum

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0

Code: 233732

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Ridge House Museum: Creative Kids

Ridge House Museum Creative Kids

Join us at the Discovery Den in Ridge House Museum for fun and creative workshops! Open 11AM-4PM on PD Days! Thanks to Howard Mutual Insurance Company, Ridgetown for sponsoring all of the 2020 Creative Kids programs. These programs are now available at no cost (excludes PD Days)! 

Please register your child as space is limited!

RHM Creative Kids: Bird House Building April 25, 2020

Creative Kids: Bird House Building

We're pretty sure the birds are 'tweeting' that they could use a new home. Come to the Discovery Den to build and decorate a bird house to help them out!

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Ridge House Museum, Discovery Den

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0 Sponsored by Howard Mutual

Code: 233747

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Creative Kids: Cookie Jars May 30, 2020

Creative Kids: Cookie Jars

Have a sweet tooth? We have a solution! Join us in the Discovery Den as we make and decorate cookie mix jars! Next time your sweet tooth aches for cookies, you can use your jar to make some at home!

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Ridge House Museum, Discovery Den

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0 Sponsored by Howard Mutual

Code: 233748

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RHM Creative Kids: Fairy Gardens June 20, 2020

Creative Kids: Fairy Gardens

All you need for this Creative Kids is "faith, trust and pixie dust" as we celebrate forests and fairies by making a fairy garden!

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Ridge House Museum, Discovery Den

Age: 6-12

Fee: $0 Sponsored by Howard Mutual

Code: 233749

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Creative Kids: PD Day!

Stop by the Ridge House Museum this PD Day for some Discovery Den fun, outside play and get creative with a 'make and take' create an "Eye Spy" game to take on the road with you! The Ridge House Museum will be open for the public from 11:00AM-4:00PM today.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Ridge House Museum, Discovery Den

Age: 6-12

Fee: $10

Code: 233755

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Creative Kids: PD Day!

Stop by the Ridge House Museum this PD Day for some Discovery Den fun, outside play and get creative as you construct a paper lantern to light up and show off on these warm summer nights. The Ridge House Museum will be open for the public from 11:00AM-4:00PM today.

Date: Friday, June 5, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Ridge House Museum, Discovery Den

Age: 6-12

Fee: $10

Code: 233756

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March Break Camps at the Cultural Centre

CK Museum: March Break Camp

Come one, come all to the greatest carnival of all featuring YOU! Discover the different features of carnivals as we play in our exhibit, "Carnivals! Festivals! Fairs! Oh My!", test your skills at juggling and balance, create carnival character masks, and help put on the greatest talent show on the last day!

Date: March 16-20, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: Studio One, Cultural Centre

Age: 6-12

Fee: $127

Code: 233030

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Thames Art Gallery: March Break Camp

Utterly awesome ART Camp! Have fun all week long this March Break with painting, clay, and print projects to dazzle your eyes and delight your brain. The show must go on! We are inspired by themes of fun at the fair, circus, and carnival. Please bring a lunch, snacks and dress for mess!

Date: March 16-20, 2020

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Location: Studio Two, Cultural Centre

Age: 6-12

Fee: $127

Code: 232879

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