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General Events

general events

Movement March
March 2, 9, 16, & 30, 5-7pm
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

March into Literacy Month with movement & more at GRCM! Get moving on Thursday Family Nights in March from 5-7pm, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan!

March 2nd Dance Party with Dancespire
March 9th Movement & Emotions
March 16th Family Yoga
March 30th Dance Party with Wimee

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Saturday, March 4 from 10am-3pm
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Join us on Saturday, March 4 to explore sound with homemade instruments, inspired by the Broadway Grand Rapids production, STOMP!

ter to win tickets to see STOMP! at DeVos Performance Hall when you participate in this program!

See Grave Digger®, Megalodon® and more at Monster Jam on March 24-26 at Van Andel Arena. Tickets start at $15!  It’s adrenaline-charged fun for everyone!

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Thank you event sponsors!

Monster Jam at GRCM
Thursday, March 23 from 2-6pm
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

We're closing down the street for a Monster Jam Meet & Greet at GRCM! Come see a REAL massive Monster Jam truck on the Rainbow Road right outside GRCM's front doors! Meet driver Lindsey Reed, get autographs, take photos, and enjoy special themed programming inside the museum!

👋 Meet Monster Jam driver Lindsey Reed
🏁 Visit and see a REAL Monster Jam truck, up close and personal
🎟️ Enter to win tickets to Monster Jam at Van Andel Arena!
📸 Get autographs & take pictures!

🏗️ Build your own Monster Jam arena -  Create ramps with play dirt, chart your own racing course, and test your jumps with monster truck stunts. Can you supercharge your fun?
Wash the trucks sensory play - Get busy with bubbles & give the Monster Jam trucks a wash after playing in the arena.

*Monster Jam Meet & Greet is free to attend. Museum admission required to enter GRCM.
**Monster Jam themed STEAM programming included with regular museum admission

Friends Just Like Me
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

March 20, 2023   *   4-6pm

Join us for a free, private event at the Grand Rapids Children's Museum for the West Michigan Down syndrome community and their families. This event is presented by play partners Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan and the Red Glasses Movement.

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member events

member events

Member Story Party
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

March 14, 2023   *   9am-noon

GRCM members, let's celebrate reading! March into Literacy Month at GRCM with at this members-only themed playtime on March 14!

  • Storytime Yoga with Zoe from 10-11am!

  • Pi Day explorations

  • Crafts

  • Storytime Obstacle Course

fundraising events

fundraiser events

Let's Play Golf Outing
Thornapple Pointe Golf Course

June 26, 2023
11am registration, 12pm shotgun start

Save the date for the 4th Annual Let's Play Golf Outing!

Proceeds from the 4th Annual Let’s Play! Golf Outing will help the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum continually provide funding by supporting our efforts to bring play to all children in our community through open-ended programs, exhibits, outreach initiatives, and community partnerships.

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