Events

FIG Studio: Sea Stars

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 26-30: Sea Stars

Sea stars come in all shapes and sizes and this week you can design your own using different colored tissue paper.

Paint Play at the FIG: Paper Bag Jellyfish

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 27 & 29: Paper Bag Jellyfish

Float on over to the FIG to make a member of the phylum Cnidaria, or jellyfish. Did you know that a group of jellyfish are called a smack? You often will see smacks of jellyfish in the summertime.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Sea Stars

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 26-30: Sea Stars

Sea stars come in all shapes and sizes and this week you can design your own using different colored tissue paper.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Sea Stars

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 26-30: Sea Stars

Sea stars come in all shapes and sizes and this week you can design your own using different colored tissue paper.

Paint Play at the FIG: Paper Bag Jellyfish

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 27 & 29: Paper Bag Jellyfish

Float on over to the FIG to make a member of the phylum Cnidaria, or jellyfish. Did you know that a group of jellyfish are called a smack? You often will see smacks of jellyfish in the summertime.

FIG Studio: Sea Stars

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 26-30: Sea Stars

Sea stars come in all shapes and sizes and this week you can design your own using different colored tissue paper.

Science Lab at the FIG: Asteroidea

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 26: Asteroidea

Asteroidea is the scientific word for sea stars. We will be learning about sea stars this week and what it means to have bilateral symmetry.

FIG Studio: Sea Stars

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 26-30: Sea Stars

Sea stars come in all shapes and sizes and this week you can design your own using different colored tissue paper.

FIG Studio: Orcas

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 19-23: Orcas

What do whales like to chew? Blubber gum! This week we will be having a whale of a time making paper Orcas.

Paint Play at the FIG: Fish

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 20 & 22: Fish

Learn a new painting technique using tape to make a fish friend to clown around with.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Orcas

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 19-23: Orcas

What do whales like to chew? Blubber gum! This week we will be having a whale of a time making paper Orcas.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Orcas

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 19-23: Orcas

What do whales like to chew? Blubber gum! This week we will be having a whale of a time making paper Orcas.

Paint Play at the FIG: Fish

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 20 & 22: Fish

Learn a new painting technique using tape to make a fish friend to clown around with.

FIG Studio: Orcas

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 19-23: Orcas

What do whales like to chew? Blubber gum! This week we will be having a whale of a time making paper Orcas.

Science Lab at the FIG: Whales

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 19: Whales

How many different types of whales do we have in Bellingham Bay? Join us to explore our local whales, what they eat, and what it means to migrate in the sea.

FIG Studio: Orcas

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 19-23: Orcas

What do whales like to chew? Blubber gum! This week we will be having a whale of a time making paper Orcas.

FIG Studio: Picture Frame for Dad

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 12-16: Picture Frame for Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday! We will be making a special gift for Dad this week. Bring in a picture of yourself if you want to add a personal touch to your art.

Paint Play at the FIG: Under the Sea

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 13 & 15: Under the Sea

We will be using a variety of fun materials this week to make underwater scenes.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Picture Frame for Dad

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 12-16: Picture Frame for Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday! We will be making a special gift for Dad this week. Bring in a picture of yourself if you want to add a personal touch to your art.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Picture Frame for Dad

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 12-16: Picture Frame for Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday! We will be making a special gift for Dad this week. Bring in a picture of yourself if you want to add a personal touch to your art.

Paint Play at the FIG: Under the Sea

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 13 & 15: Under the Sea

We will be using a variety of fun materials this week to make underwater scenes.

FIG Studio: Picture Frame for Dad

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 12-16: Picture Frame for Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday! We will be making a special gift for Dad this week. Bring in a picture of yourself if you want to add a personal touch to your art.

Science Lab at the FIG: Mollusks

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 12: Mollusks

What is a mollusk? Have you ever eaten one? We will look at who these slimy creatures are and what they leave behind for us.

FIG Studio: Picture Frame for Dad

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 12-16: Picture Frame for Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday! We will be making a special gift for Dad this week. Bring in a picture of yourself if you want to add a personal touch to your art.

FIG Studio: Crabs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 5-9: Crabs

Can a paper plate become a crab shell? Find out this week in the FIG Studio, where you can make a crabby friend to take home.

Paint Play at the FIG: Hand Crabs

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 6 & 8: Hand Crabs

Use your hands to create a crabby friend to take home with you. Don’t worry, this friend will not pinch you.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Crabs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 5-9: Crabs

Can a paper plate become a crab shell? Find out this week in the FIG Studio, where you can make a crabby friend to take home.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Crabs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 5-9: Crabs

Can a paper plate become a crab shell? Find out this week in the FIG Studio, where you can make a crabby friend to take home.

Paint Play at the FIG: Hand Crabs

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 6 & 8: Hand Crabs

Use your hands to create a crabby friend to take home with you. Don’t worry, this friend will not pinch you.

FIG Studio: Crabs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 5-9: Crabs

Can a paper plate become a crab shell? Find out this week in the FIG Studio, where you can make a crabby friend to take home.

Science Lab at the FIG: Crustaceans

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

June 5: Crustaceans

Crustaceans are arthropods, which is the largest grouping of animals in the world! Join us this week as we look at these sea-dwelling crustaceans who have a shell, a segmented body, and many legs.

FIG Studio: Crabs

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

June 5-9: Crabs

Can a paper plate become a crab shell? Find out this week in the FIG Studio, where you can make a crabby friend to take home.

FIG Studio: Bees

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 29-June 2:  Bees

Buzz on over to make a sweet paper bumblebee, complete with googly eyes!

 

Paint Play at the FIG: Spray Paint!

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 30 & June 1: Spray Paint!

Join us as we spray paint onto some unconventional materials to make designs to take home.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Bees

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 29-June 2:  Bees

Buzz on over to make a sweet paper bumblebee, complete with googly eyes!

 

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Bees

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 29-June 2:  Bees

Buzz on over to make a sweet paper bumblebee, complete with googly eyes!

 

Paint Play at the FIG: Spray Paint!

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 30 & June 1: Spray Paint!

Join us as we spray paint onto some unconventional materials to make designs to take home.

FIG Studio: Bees

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 29-June 2:  Bees

Buzz on over to make a sweet paper bumblebee, complete with googly eyes!

 

Science Lab at the FIG: Pollination

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 29: Pollination

What is pollination and how does it work? This week we will explore how this magic dust gets around to create new life.

FIG Studio: Bees

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 29-June 2:  Bees

Buzz on over to make a sweet paper bumblebee, complete with googly eyes!

 

FIG Studio: Ladybugs

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 22-26: Ladybugs

Are all ladybugs female? Are they all red? This week we will find out, while making our own ladybug to take home.

Paint Play at the FIG: Flower Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 23 & 25: Flower Prints

Roll on over to make some fabulous prints using premade stamps and linocut prints.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Ladybugs

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 22-26: Ladybugs

Are all ladybugs female? Are they all red? This week we will find out, while making our own ladybug to take home.

Storytime at the FIG

Storytime transports little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! Join us in the FIG for Storytime where a new book related to our activity themes is selected each week. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Ladybugs

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 22-26: Ladybugs

Are all ladybugs female? Are they all red? This week we will find out, while making our own ladybug to take home.

Paint Play at the FIG: Flower Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 23 & 25: Flower Prints

Roll on over to make some fabulous prints using premade stamps and linocut prints.

FIG Studio: Ladybugs

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 22-26: Ladybugs

Are all ladybugs female? Are they all red? This week we will find out, while making our own ladybug to take home.

Science Lab at the FIG: Plants vs. Trees

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 3 to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

May 22: Plants vs. Trees

How long can a tree live? How about a plant? This week we will explore the differences between plants and trees.

FIG Studio: Ladybugs

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

May 22-26: Ladybugs

Are all ladybugs female? Are they all red? This week we will find out, while making our own ladybug to take home.