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Events

 

general events

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The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit
members-only exhibit opening
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
September 17   ∙   9am-4pm

Join us for the grand opening of The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit, co-organized by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Pre-registration required. RSVP to save your spot!

The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit
The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit

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The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit
exhibit opens to the public
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
September 18   ∙   noon-4pm

Join us for the grand opening of The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids!: A Mo Willems Exhibit, co-organized by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

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The Duckling Storytime
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
September 20   ∙   1:00, 3:00, & 5:00pm

Join us on September 20 to celebrate The Duckling’s favorite food - chocolate-chip cookies! 🍪 Squish, roll, pat, and knead your very own playdough cookie following a special storytime of The Duckling Gets a Cookie?! 🍪

Storytime & craft are both included with regular museum admission. Pre-registration not required.

Elephant and Piggie Meet + Greet
Elephant and Piggie Meet + Greet

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Elephant and Piggie Meet + Greet

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Elephant & Piggie Meet & Greet
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Join us for an Elephant & Piggie Book storytime followed by an Elephant & Piggie Meet & Greet!

⭐️ Thursday, September 22   ∙   5-7pm
⭐️ Saturday, September 24
   ∙   12-3pm
⭐️ Sunday, September 25
   ∙   12-3pm

Meet and greet is included with regular museum admission. Pre-registration not required.

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The Pigeon Storytime
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
September 27 & 29   ∙   1:00, 3:00, & 5:00pm

Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus! Join us in the GRCM makerspace on September 27 & 29 for a Pigeon story time and craft. PLUS, you’ll have your chance to earn your own Official Certificate of Excellence in Not Letting The Pigeon Drive the Bus! Wear Pigeon blue to show your love for the wily city bird!!

Storytime & craft are included with regular museum admission. Pre-registration not required.

 

fundraiser events

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State of Play Breakfast Fundraiser 2022
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Save the date! Proceeds from the 3rd Annual State of Play Breakfast Fundraiser 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.