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Family Interactive Gallery

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

December 2019

FIG Studio: Holiday Cards

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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holiday cards

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! Dec. 11 – 15: Holiday Cards Children will use colorful pre-cut cardstock rectangles to design patterns inspired by the holiday season.

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Paint Play: Snowy Scene

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Snow craft

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. Dec. 12 & 14: Snowy Scene Kids will mix paint with special ingredients to make their own puffy snow paint to paint winter landscapes.

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FIG Studio: Holiday Cards

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
holiday cards

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! Dec. 11 – 15: Holiday Cards Children will use colorful pre-cut cardstock rectangles to design patterns inspired by the holiday season.

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FIG Studio: Solstice Lanterns

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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paper lantern

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! Dec. 18 – 22: Solstice Lanterns December 21st marks the longest night of the year and this week children will make colorful paper lanterns to add extra light to their night.

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Science Lab at the FIG: Exploding Snowmen

December 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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melted snowman

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. Dec. 18: Exploding Snowmen Using snowmen-inspired science experiments, kids will learn about basic chemical reactions as they make their snowmen bubble, fizz, and melt. No real snowmen were harmed in the making of this science lab!

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FIG Studio: Solstice Lanterns

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
paper lantern

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! Dec. 18 – 22: Solstice Lanterns December 21st marks the longest night of the year and this week children will make colorful paper lanterns to add extra light to their night.

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Paint Play: Wrapping Paper

December 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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wrapping paper

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. Dec. 19 & 21: Wrapping Paper Using paint, sponges, and other fun tools, children will make their own designer wrapping paper for one-of-a-kind gift giving.

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FIG Studio: Solstice Lanterns

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
paper lantern

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! Dec. 18 – 22: Solstice Lanterns December 21st marks the longest night of the year and this week children will make colorful paper lanterns to add extra light to their night.

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FIG Studio: Solstice Lanterns

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
paper lantern

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! Dec. 18 – 22: Solstice Lanterns December 21st marks the longest night of the year and this week children will make colorful paper lanterns to add extra light to their night.

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Paint Play: Wrapping Paper

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
wrapping paper

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. Dec. 19 & 21: Wrapping Paper Using paint, sponges, and other fun tools, children will make their own designer wrapping paper for one-of-a-kind gift giving.

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FIG Studio: Solstice Lanterns

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
paper lantern

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! Dec. 18 – 22: Solstice Lanterns December 21st marks the longest night of the year and this week children will make colorful paper lanterns to add extra light to their night.

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FIG Studio: Snowmen

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
Kids making art at a table

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! Dec. 26 – 29: Snowmen The FIG Studio gets frosty this week as kids create snowmen out of paper, fabric, and sticks.

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Paint Play: Kwanza Muhindi

December 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Kwanza craft

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. Dec. 26 & 28: Kwanza Muhindi Children will paint colorful corn using our Strictly Briks building blocks while they learn about Kwanza traditions and the meaning behind muhindi.

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FIG Studio: Snowmen

December 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
Kids making art at a table

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! Dec. 26 – 29: Snowmen The FIG Studio gets frosty this week as kids create snowmen out of paper, fabric, and sticks.

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FIG Studio: Snowmen

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
Kids making art at a table

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! Dec. 26 – 29: Snowmen The FIG Studio gets frosty this week as kids create snowmen out of paper, fabric, and sticks.

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Paint Play: Kwanza Muhindi

December 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
Kwanza craft

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. Dec. 26 & 28: Kwanza Muhindi Children will paint colorful corn using our Strictly Briks building blocks while they learn about Kwanza traditions and the meaning behind muhindi.

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FIG Studio: Snowmen

December 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
Kids making art at a table

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! Dec. 26 – 29: Snowmen The FIG Studio gets frosty this week as kids create snowmen out of paper, fabric, and sticks.

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January 2020

FIG Studio: Fireworks

January 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
fireworks craft

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! Jan. 2 – 5: Fireworks Using wooden dowels and special scratch paper, kids will reveal colorful fireworks to help bring in the New Year with a flashy bang.

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FIG Studio: Fireworks

January 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
fireworks craft

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! Jan. 2 – 5: Fireworks Using wooden dowels and special scratch paper, kids will reveal colorful fireworks to help bring in the New Year with a flashy bang.

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FIG Studio: Fireworks

January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
fireworks craft

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! Jan. 2 – 5: Fireworks Using wooden dowels and special scratch paper, kids will reveal colorful fireworks to help bring in the New Year with a flashy bang.

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FIG Studio: Fireworks

January 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members fee
fireworks craft

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! Jan. 2 – 5: Fireworks Using wooden dowels and special scratch paper, kids will reveal colorful fireworks to help bring in the New Year with a flashy bang.

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Low Sensory Sunday

January 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free

Enjoy a low sensory morning in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) inside the Lightcatcher building. This program offers reserved museum time for children ages 12 and younger with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders and their families. We will have tools available and accommodations in place to support your visit. For questions or to access pre-visit materials, contact Chelsea Macias at camacias@cob.org or by phone at 360.778.8935. RSVP requested, but not necessary. This program is supported, in part, by a…

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