Science-related events in December
G — Winter break camps are Dec. 19 – 22 and Dec. 27 – 30 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Experience wintry and holiday themes each day. Camps are 9 a.m. – noon for ages 4 – 5 not in K5 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for grades K5 – 3. To register, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — Winter Break Camp for grades K5 – 5 is Dec. 19 – 30 at the Pavilion Recreation Complex. Visit http://greenvillerec.com.
G — Experiment with cold science at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays – Saturdays and at 3:30 p.m. Sundays in December at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Included with admission. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — FREE! Toddler Time is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays (no Toddler Time Dec. 27) at Chick-fil-A in Mauldin. Toddlers learn ABCs and 123s with reading, crafting and playing. For each week’s activity, visit www.facebook.com/CFAMauldin.
G — Learn about Christ Church Episcopal School with a group tour Dec. 8. Lower School tours begin at 9:30 a.m. Middle School tours begin at 9 a.m. and Upper School tours begin at 8:30 a.m. Visit http://cces.org.
S — Toddler Time at Big Air Trampoline Park is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Ages 6 and younger fly high for $8 per jumper. Call 864-580-6462 or visit http://bigairgsp.com.
G — Jumping Beans at Sky Zone Greenville – Little bouncers walking – age 5 jump 10 – 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit Sky Zone on Facebook for details about guest character appearances. The cost is $6 per child. One adult caregiver participates at no charge. Visit http://www.skyzone.com/greenville.
G — Parents’ Night Out at Sky Zone Greenville – Kids ages 5 – 12 get a night of bouncing while parents take a break. The event is 7 – 10 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $25 per child and includes dinner. Visit http://www.skyzone.com/greenville.
G — Glow Night at Sky Zone Greenville – Bring the whole family for glow face paint and more 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Fridays. The first 50 people to check in receive a T-shirt. The cost is $25 each for two hours and includes face paint, a glow pack and pizza. For a shorter option, the cost is $17 for one hour and includes a glow bracelet. Visit http://www.skyzone.com/greenville.
G — Moms jump for free during Kids’ Jump time for ages 6 and younger, 9 a.m. – noon Mondays – Fridays at Gravitopia. The cost is $10 each per child for one hour of jump time. Visit http://www.gravitopia.us.
G — Decorate Christmas cookies at Lil Chefs at 6 p.m. Tuesdays in December at the GHS Family YMCA. The program is for ages 4 – 12. The cost is $10 each for members and $12 each for nonmembers. For registration details, email email@example.com.
G — FREE! Bring your child to a free Kindermusik class during the week of Dec. 5 – 10 at Piano Central Studios. To reserve a spot, call 864-232-5010 or visit http://tinyurl.com/FreeClassWeekDec5-10.
G — FREE! Mother Goose on the Loose – Nursery rhymes are the foundation for this play time that brings babies ages 1 – 24 months together with new friends. Children must attend with an adult caregiver. Maximum of 3 children per adult caregiver. Attendance is limited to 40 per program. Get a free admission ticket at the desk. Greenville County Library Branches: 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Taylors (864-268-5955), 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Travelers Rest (864-834-3650) and 10 and 11a.m. Wednesdays at Simpsonville (864-963-9031).
P — FREE! Our Village, a play group sponsored by Stroller Strides, is at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 334 Rock Springs Road, Easley. Come early at 9:30 am with baby and stroller for a workout. For details, call 864-608-6727.
P — FREE! Small is special at Wiggles and Giggles at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Children ages 3 and younger with a caregiver can move and groove and music, movement and nursery rhymes. Call 864-850-7077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
P — FREE! Hop on The Magic School Bus at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Children is grades K – 4 watch an episode of The Magic School Bus followed up by a supporting science experiment, game or craft. Call 864-850-7077 or email email@example.com.
P — FREE! Try something new at Wee Play Time at 10:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Children ages 3 and younger with a caregiver are invited to play with the library’s educational toys. Call 864-850-7077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
P — FREE! All ages are welcome for Pokémon League at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Children ages 10 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-850-7077 or email email@example.com.
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