April: Science, learning and play events
SPRING BREAK FAMILY FUN is at 2 p.m. daily in April at Chimney Rock Park. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.
G — ROPER MOUNTAIN SCIENCE CENTER’S PLANETARIUM has reopened. For up-to-date information and a schedule of programs, visit https://www.ropermountain.org.
G — SPRING BREAK CAMP is April 10 – 14 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — LEARN ABOUT EARTH DAY SCIENCE at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays –Sundays April 5 – 22 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Learn about the science of flowers April 26 – 29. Included with admission. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — LIL CHEFS is 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesdays in April (except April 11) at the GHS Family YMCA. The cost is $10 each for members and $13 each for nonmembers. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
G — LEARN ABOUT UPSTATE MONTESSORI ACADEMY at an open house 1 – 4 p.m. April 1. Visit http://www.upstatemontessoriacademy.com.
G — LEARN ABOUT CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL at an open house at 9:30 a.m. April 27. To register, visit http://cces.org.
G — FREE! TODDLER TIME is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays 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.
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 — 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! WIGGLES AND GIGGLES is 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.