Greenville-Spartanburg resources for families: November
Science, Learning and Play
KEY: G=Greenville County; S=Spartanburg County; P=Pickens County
G — FREE! Toddler Time is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays (no Toddler Time Nov. 22) 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 — Jumping Beans at Sky Zone Greenville – Little bouncers walking – age 5 jump 10 – 11 a.m. each Tuesday and Wednesday. 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 — Random Acts of Science take place at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays – Saturdays and at 3:30 p.m. Sundays in November at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Nov. 2 – 13: Learn about ethology, the study of animal behavior. Nov. 16 – 27: Learn about meteorology. Included with admission. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
S —Toddler Time at Big Air Trampoline Park is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. each Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Ages 6 and younger fly high for $8 per jumper. Call 864-580-6462 or visit http://bigairgsp.com.
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. each Friday. 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. each Friday. 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 — Cook up a storm at Lil Chefs at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the GHS Family YMCA. Ages 4 – 12 create a main course and dessert. Next month, chefs make Christmas cookies. The cost is $10 each for members and $12 each for nonmembers. For registration details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
G — It’s a Pumpkin Party Play Date at Piano Central Studios. Play times are Nov. 14 – 19. The cost is $15 per child and includes a pumpkin party play pack to take home. Ages 7 and younger. To register, visit http://www.pianocentralstudios. com/schedules/kindermusik-playdates.
G — 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 three children per adult caregiver. Attendance is limited to 40 per program. Get a free admission ticket at the desk. Greenville County Library Branches: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. at Taylors (864-268-5955), Wednesdays, 10 a.m. at Travelers Rest (864-834-3650) and Wednesdays, 10 and 11a.m. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.