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The Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum offers COVID-safe activities and events for guests – The Morning Sun


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum is finding ways to stay safe and provide activities for community members.

“Our hours are Thursday through Monday from 10 am to 6 pm,” said Lisa Phelps, executive director of the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. “We ask all visitors to wear a mask, to distance themselves socially outside of family units, to practice good hygiene and not to visit if they are sick, have symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with the disease. of COVID-19. “

With this in mind, birthday parties and field trips will be organized at the museum which will follow all applicable COVID-19 guidelines.

“In addition, we are enthusiastically planning a series of small-scale summer camps,” said Phelps.

The Discovery Museum also has a few events and activities planned for guests.

They will gradually integrate a regular program such as the Scientific Sundays of the CMU STEMbud and their musical program, Tunes & Tales. Science Sundays will be held every Sunday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Tales & Tunes every Thursday at 10:15 a.m.

“We’re also planning new programming ideas to appeal to tweens and teens,” Phelps said.

The Discovery Museum will also be hosting its first-ever Date Night program on April 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

“Parents can drop off kids ages 5 and up for a fun evening at the museum while caregivers have fun, or just come home and take a nap,” said Phelps.

There is a limit of 40 children and the price is $ 25 per child and $ 10 per additional child. The registration link is available on eventbrite.com/e/146584256457.

The Discovery Museum is also working with Krapohl Ford and Lincoln to raffle a 3-day 2021 Bronco rental for 1 lucky winner or 2 if more than 200 tickets are sold. Tickets cost $ 10 each and the draw will take place on April 9 via Facebook Live.

“Tickets can be purchased at Krapohl Ford & Lincoln, Mitchell’s Gourmet Deli & Market in Shepherd and Mt. Pleasant, and on the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum website,” said Phelps.

The Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum is also still actively raising funds for their “3,2,1… Blast Off!” »Exhibition and donations can be made on the museum site.

“As much as we’d like to be full steam ahead, as much as we slow things down and gradually reduce things step by step so that we can see what works and what doesn’t,” Phelps said.

For more information visit mpdiscoverymuseum.org.