Events

March

Dr. Seuss Pajama Party

Join us for a Dr. Seuss pajama party!  Come in your favorite PJ's, listen to a Dr. Seuss book, rotate around Dr. Seuss inspired craft stations, enjoy a snack, and have some free time to play in the museum.  

Date:  Saturday, March 2

Time:  5:30-7:30 pm

Ages:  2 and older

Cost:  $18/participant or $15/CMDZ Family Member participant

Must be registered by February 23 to participate.

Adults do not need to be registered...just children attending.

***Family members must register through their portal to receive the family member price.***

Robotics Club

Participant will learn and use coding skills to complete challenges with Dash robots. 

Date:  Monday, March 18

             Monday, March 25

             Monday, April 8

Time:  4:30-6:00 pm

Who1st-5th grades- Participants must be independent readers 

Cost:  $15/participant or $12/CMDZ Family Member participant

Must be registered by March 14 to participate.

***Family members must register through their portal to receive the family member price.***

April

Annual Teddy Bear Clinic

Bring your teddy bear, baby doll, or favorite stuffed friend to be checked out at the Curious Minds Clinic by LCC Nursing and Radiology Students.

Date:  Saturday, April 6

Time:  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: Zetmeir Health and Science Building 

    200 S. 14th Street Parsons, KS   

Who:  All ages

Cost:  Free

No need to RSVP...Just show up

Week of the Young Child

Community educational and local organizations will have booths set-up around the museum for parents to learn about what they offer and how they can help parents.  Each booth will have a fun activity for the kids to learn and play and kids have the opportunity to explore all the fun exhibits at Curious Minds.  

Date:  Tuesday, April 9

Time:  5:30-7:30 pm

Who:  Birth- 5 years old

Cost:  Free

No need to RSVP...Just show up

September

Backyard Bash

Join us for an adults' night out!  Call your friend, book your sitter, and get your tickets.  This casual event allows adults a chance to play and socialize in the museum.  Extra outdoor games are set up to enjoy.  Dinner and drinks are included with ticket purchase.  

Date:  Saturday, September 14

Time:  7:00 pm

Who:  Adults 21+

Cost:  $35/person

Tickets must be purchased by Friday, September 6.

Day of Play

Come have some fun and explore Curious Minds Discovery Zone for this free day of play.  Extra STEAM stations will be setup around the museum for you to experiment and play.  

Date:  Saturday, September 28

Time:  10.00 am-5:00 pm

Who:  All ages

Cost:  Free

No need to RSVP...Just show up

November

Touch-A-Truck

This is a family fun event allowing kids a chance to touch, climb-in, and see inside their favorite trucks.  From emergency vehicles, to construction and farm equipment, we have it all!   Noise free hour (no loud horns) from 10:00 am-11:00 am .

Date:  Saturday, November 9

Time:  10.00 am-2:00 pm

Where:   Marvel Park Parsons, KS (enter from Main Street)

Who:  All ages

Cost:  Free

No need to RSVP...Just show up

December

Annual Grinch Day

Join us as we read the Dr. Seuss Classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"  Rotate around stations to make a Grinch ornament and craft, create Grinch slime, and dust, meet and greet the Grinch himself and more!  Be sure to register early, as this annual event fills up quickly!

Date:  Saturday, December 7

Time:

Ages:  2 and older

Cost:  $18/participant or $15/CMDZ Family Member participant

Must be registered by November 29 to participate.

Adults do not need to be registered...just children attending.

***Family members must register through their portal to receive the family member price.***