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Happy Halloween with Kids’ CBC!

October 29
Grand Hall
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us for a Halloween party of tricks and treats, including games, crafts, facepainting, performers, music and characters from your favourite Kids’ CBC shows.

Songs of Suffrage and Strength

October 30
Grand Hall
2 p.m.

Hypatia’s Voice Women’s Choir performs an inspiring concert of historical songs celebrating Women’s History Month and the special display, Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote.

Star Light, Star Bright

November 1 to December 2
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Find out why the night sky has guided and inspired people throughout history, and use glow-in-the-dark stars and yarn to create your own constellation.

The Empire’s New Clothes

November 3
Special Exhibitions
5 p.m. in French

Join clothing and textile historian, Anne Bissonnette, as she leads a tour of the exhibition, Napoleon and Paris.

Fashion Revisionism: Napoleon, Dress and Deportment 1795–1814

November 3
Resource Centre
7 p.m. in English

Join clothing and textile historian Anne Bissonnette for a fascinating look at how political transformation influenced fashion in Napoleonic France.

The Life and Legacy of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

November 17
Resource Centre
7 p.m.

Hear what experts have to say about Canada’s seventh prime minister during a scholarly evening commemorating the 175th anniversary of Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s birth.

Awesome Sundays: Awesome Mail

November 20
W. E. Taylor Salon
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join the experts to discover special Canadian stamps, learn calligraphy, make your own wax-seal stamp, and see rare artifacts from the national postal collection.

Blue Build-a-Thon

November 26 and 27
Canadian Children’s Museum – Kaleidoscope
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wear blue for our Build-a-Thon as we unveil our new creative space, where you can construct anything you like with Imagination Playground’s Big Blue Blocks made of foam.

Kids in the Kitchen – Holiday Sweet Treats Workshop

December 3 and 4
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

A workshop where kids learn how to cook — and share — homemade treats in fun flavours and shapes for the holidays.

Keepsake Christmas Ornaments

December 5 to 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
December 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Learn how to make a colourful Christmas tree-shaped ornament out of ribbons and beads, and take your decoration home to hang on your tree.

An Evening of Christmas Music

December 8
Grand Hall
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Enjoy classical music and Christmas favourites with a special performance by the National Capital Concert Band.

A Victorian Christmas

December 10 and 11
Riverview Salon
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy the nostalgia of an old-time Christmas, with traditional activities, carols and treats from the bygone era of horse-drawn sleighs.

Create Your Own Christmas Centrepiece

December 15
Riverview Salon
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Take time out of your busy schedule to make a dazzling holiday centrepiece.

Awesome Sundays: Awesome Christmas Tree

December 18
Grand Hall
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get into the Christmas spirit by helping us create an amazing tree, making your own Christmas ornament, and enjoying holiday music.

Christmas Movie Miracle at the Museum

December 22
Theatre, Canadian Museum of History
7:30 p.m. in English, 5:30 p.m. in French

Silver screen . . . silver screen . . . it’s Christmastime in the city . . . Join us as we celebrate this festive season with a free screening of Miracle on 34th Street.

Wish Upon a New Year’s Star

December 26, 2016 to January 8, 2017
River Mezzanine
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What’s your greatest hope for 2017? Write your wish on a strip of paper, fold the paper into a star, and add it to our wishing jar.

Handmade Fun: Everlasting Snowmen!

December 26, 2016 to February 2, 2017
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Build a special snowman or other snow creature that won’t melt come spring! We supply the materials, and you supply the creativity.

Rock Your Resolutions

December 27 and 29, 2016; January 3 to 7, 2017
Canadian Children’s Museum: Theatre, Grand Hall, Marius Barbeau Lobby
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get started on your family’s New Year’s resolutions and learn new skills with fun activities at the Museum.

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