Backyard Bash

Call your friends, book a sitter, and get your tickets!  This event allows adults a chance to explore and have fun in the museum without any littles.  Along with the museums exhibits extra yard games will be out for everyone to play and socialize.  Included with you ticket is dinner provided by Outsider's Tacos, drinks, snacks, and dessert.  You don't want to miss this fun adult night out.  

Date:  Saturday, September 9

Time:  7:00 pm

Ages:  Adults

Cost:  $35/person

Must be registered by September 1

Day of Play

CMDZ is excited to be a participating museum for nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play!  Admission into the museum will be free all day long.  Come check out the museum and enjoy some time exploring, imagining, learning, and playing with family and friends.  Don't miss one of our special activities at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.  

Date:  Saturday, September 30

Time:  10 am-5 pm

Cost:  Free

No need to register...just stop by for some fun!

Special Thank You for our Day of Play Community Sponsors



This is a family fun event to allow kids 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 to 11:00 am.

Date:  Saturday, November 11

Time:  10:00 am-2:00 pm

Location:  Marvel Park Parsons, KS

Cost:  Free admission

No need to register...just show up!

Special Thank You for our Touch-A-Truck Community Sponsors

Robotics Club

Come have some fun learning and playing with Dash and Dot robots.  This three-week intense course of fundamental programming concepts is based on each participants grade level and knowledge of robotics.


Time:  4:30-6:00 pm

Ages:  1st-5th grades

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

Robotics Club has limited spots available and participants must be registered by November 6 to participate.


Annual Grinch Day

Join us as we read the Dr. Seuss Classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"  We will also 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 2


Ages:  2 and older

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

Must be registered by November  25 to participate.