general events

December 17-21
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Visit our makerspace to experience the joy of giving! Offering a new handmade project each week to create, wrap, and share with someone special. Free with museum admission. Programs begin daily at 10am and are available while supplies last.

Create a Shrinky Dink Keychain

Dec 17

Decorate a Wreath

Dec 18

Decorate a Lantern Jar
Dec 19

Printmaking Projects
Dec 20

Design a Pencil Case
Dec 21

Winter Break
December 20-23 & 27-30
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Don't miss special winter break activities & performers planned everyday from December 20-23 & 27-30, free with museum admission. View the winter break schedule below.

Wednesday, Dec 22
GymCo Facilitated Obstacle Course

11 AM - Noon and 1 - 2 PM

Thursday, Dec 23
Motherland House Concerts Musical Performance

1 PM and 6 PM

Monday, Dec 27
The Mud Room - decorate a medallion
10 AM

Thursday, Dec 30
Picardo Colors Live Painting Performance

1 PM and 6 PM
Noon Year Parade
December 27-30
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Create your own festive noisemaker & fancy party hat for an extra special noisy parade everyday at noon from December 27-30. Let's ring in the noon year all week long!