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

January 2020

FIG Studio: Inuit Igloos

January 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 January 18, 2020

One event on January 19, 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 free

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. 15 – 19: Inuit Igloos In the Inuit language, igloo means house. They can be made from a wide variety of materials. This week your child will use their creativity to create an igluvijaq, which is the Inuit word for snow…

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ARTstarts: Potlatch

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Hoop and dart game

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Jan. 16 & 18: Potlatch Potlatch, a celebration by the Coast Salish cultures, is a time for giving and games. This week, children will use feathers and sticks to make their own darts to play the traditional hoop and dart game.

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FIG Studio: Inuit Igloos

January 19 @ 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 January 18, 2020

One event on January 19, 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 free

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. 15 – 19: Inuit Igloos In the Inuit language, igloo means house. They can be made from a wide variety of materials. This week your child will use their creativity to create an igluvijaq, which is the Inuit word for snow…

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FIG Studio: Chinese Dragons

January 22 @ 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 January 25, 2020

One event on January 26, 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 free
Paper Chinese dragon

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. 22 – 26: Chinese Dragons The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a 15-day long celebration that is celebrated by 1/6th of the world’s population. Kids will learn more about the festival and create a moveable dragon in honor of…

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Science Lab at the FIG: Ice Fishing

January 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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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. Jan. 22: Ice Fishing Ice fishing is a popular winter sport in the Northern Hemisphere. This week, we use some sticky science to fish for ice!

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FIG Studio: Chinese Dragons

January 23 @ 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 January 25, 2020

One event on January 26, 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 free
Paper Chinese dragon

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. 22 – 26: Chinese Dragons The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a 15-day long celebration that is celebrated by 1/6th of the world’s population. Kids will learn more about the festival and create a moveable dragon in honor of…

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ARTstarts: Malanka Wands

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

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

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Jan. 23 & 25: Malanka Wands Parades are a traditional part of the Ukrainian festival of Malanka. This week, children will create their own colorful parade wand using watercolor paints.

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FIG Studio: Chinese Dragons

January 24 @ 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 January 25, 2020

One event on January 26, 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 free
Paper Chinese dragon

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. 22 – 26: Chinese Dragons The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a 15-day long celebration that is celebrated by 1/6th of the world’s population. Kids will learn more about the festival and create a moveable dragon in honor of…

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FIG Studio: Chinese Dragons

January 25 @ 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 January 25, 2020

One event on January 26, 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 free
Paper Chinese dragon

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. 22 – 26: Chinese Dragons The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a 15-day long celebration that is celebrated by 1/6th of the world’s population. Kids will learn more about the festival and create a moveable dragon in honor of…

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ARTstarts: Malanka Wands

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

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

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Jan. 23 & 25: Malanka Wands Parades are a traditional part of the Ukrainian festival of Malanka. This week, children will create their own colorful parade wand using watercolor paints.

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Low Sensory Sunday

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

Designed for children ages 12 and younger with autism spectrum and other sensory-processing disorders, Low Sensory Sunday offers a safe, dedicated morning in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) in the Lightcatcher building. The building will be closed to the public during this time, offering a quieter, personalized experience for children. Staff are not only trained, but they are passionate about providing accessible and exploratory playtime to children and families. We will offer different activities to choose from, including painting, dancing,…

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FIG Studio: Chinese Dragons

January 26 @ 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 January 25, 2020

One event on January 26, 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 free
Paper Chinese dragon

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. 22 – 26: Chinese Dragons The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a 15-day long celebration that is celebrated by 1/6th of the world’s population. Kids will learn more about the festival and create a moveable dragon in honor of…

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FIG Studio: Hygge Winter Hats

January 29 @ 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 February 1, 2020

One event on February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Paper winter hat

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. 29 – Feb 2: Hygge Winter Hats This week we will be learning about the Scandinavian art of Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). Little hands will use paper and pompoms to weave cozy winter hats.

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Science Lab at the FIG: Hibernation and Bear Dens

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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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. Jan. 29: Hibernation and Bear Dens How do bears stay cozy all winter? Today, children will learn about hibernation and use various materials to make bear dens.

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FIG Studio: Hygge Winter Hats

January 30 @ 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 February 1, 2020

One event on February 2, 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 free
Paper winter hat

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. 29 – Feb 2: Hygge Winter Hats This week we will be learning about the Scandinavian art of Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). Little hands will use paper and pompoms to weave cozy winter hats.

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ARTstarts: Stuffed Felt Animals

January 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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felt bunny

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Jan. 30 & Feb. 1: Stuffed Felt Animals This week is all about the art of Hygge and in today’s ARTstart, children will practice their fine motor skills while they use felt and beginners’ needles to sew their own snuggly stuffed animal.

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FIG Studio: Hygge Winter Hats

January 31 @ 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 February 1, 2020

One event on February 2, 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 free
Paper winter hat

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. 29 – Feb 2: Hygge Winter Hats This week we will be learning about the Scandinavian art of Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). Little hands will use paper and pompoms to weave cozy winter hats.

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February 2020

FIG Studio: Hygge Winter Hats

February 1 @ 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 February 1, 2020

One event on February 2, 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 free
Paper winter hat

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. 29 – Feb 2: Hygge Winter Hats This week we will be learning about the Scandinavian art of Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). Little hands will use paper and pompoms to weave cozy winter hats.

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ARTstarts: Stuffed Felt Animals

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 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 free
felt bunny

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Jan. 30 & Feb. 1: Stuffed Felt Animals This week is all about the art of Hygge and in today’s ARTstart, children will practice their fine motor skills while they use felt and beginners’ needles to sew their own snuggly stuffed animal.

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FIG Studio: Hygge Winter Hats

February 2 @ 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 February 1, 2020

One event on February 2, 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 free
Paper winter hat

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. 29 – Feb 2: Hygge Winter Hats This week we will be learning about the Scandinavian art of Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). Little hands will use paper and pompoms to weave cozy winter hats.

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FIG Studio: Bird Kites

February 5 @ 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 February 8, 2020

One event on February 9, 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 free
Paper bird kite

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! Feb. 5 – 9: Bird Kites Up and away with these paper kites that really fly. Children will decorate and construct a paper bird kite that they can sail in the sky on a windy day.

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Science Lab at the FIG: Rube Goldberg Machines

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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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. Feb. 5: Rube Goldberg Machines Kids will learn about problem solving and chain reactions by designing their own simple Rube Goldberg Machine, which is a machine designed to perform simple tasks, using every day materials found at the FIG Studio.

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FIG Studio: Bird Kites

February 6 @ 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 February 8, 2020

One event on February 9, 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 free
Paper bird kite

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! Feb. 5 – 9: Bird Kites Up and away with these paper kites that really fly. Children will decorate and construct a paper bird kite that they can sail in the sky on a windy day.

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ARTstarts: String Symmetry Paintings

February 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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string painting

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 6 & 8: String Symmetry Paintings This week kids will play with color theory as they use string, tempera paints, and paper to make an original art piece.

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FIG Studio: Bird Kites

February 7 @ 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 February 8, 2020

One event on February 9, 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 free
Paper bird kite

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! Feb. 5 – 9: Bird Kites Up and away with these paper kites that really fly. Children will decorate and construct a paper bird kite that they can sail in the sky on a windy day.

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FIG Studio: Bird Kites

February 8 @ 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 February 8, 2020

One event on February 9, 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 free
Paper bird kite

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! Feb. 5 – 9: Bird Kites Up and away with these paper kites that really fly. Children will decorate and construct a paper bird kite that they can sail in the sky on a windy day.

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ARTstarts: String Symmetry Paintings

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 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 free
string painting

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 6 & 8: String Symmetry Paintings This week kids will play with color theory as they use string, tempera paints, and paper to make an original art piece.

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FIG Studio: Bird Kites

February 9 @ 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 February 8, 2020

One event on February 9, 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 free
Paper bird kite

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! Feb. 5 – 9: Bird Kites Up and away with these paper kites that really fly. Children will decorate and construct a paper bird kite that they can sail in the sky on a windy day.

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FIG Studio: Whirligigs

February 12 @ 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 February 15, 2020

One event on February 16, 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 free

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! Feb. 12 – 16: Whirligigs This week children will use upcycled materials to design and create their own moving whirligig.

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Science Lab at the FIG: What Lies Beneath

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Child looking in a microscope

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. Feb. 12 What Lies Beneath Water is all around us, but what is in it? We will take a look at water from Whatcom County under a microscope and find out!

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FIG Studio: Whirligigs

February 13 @ 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 February 15, 2020

One event on February 16, 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 free

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! Feb. 12 – 16: Whirligigs This week children will use upcycled materials to design and create their own moving whirligig.

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ARTstarts: Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Poppies

February 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Watercolor flowers

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 13 & 15: Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Poppies Children will use water, balloons, and paint to create flowers inspired by artist Georgia O’Keeffe.

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FIG Studio: Whirligigs

February 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 February 15, 2020

One event on February 16, 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 free

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! Feb. 12 – 16: Whirligigs This week children will use upcycled materials to design and create their own moving whirligig.

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FIG Studio: Whirligigs

February 15 @ 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 February 15, 2020

One event on February 16, 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 free

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! Feb. 12 – 16: Whirligigs This week children will use upcycled materials to design and create their own moving whirligig.

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ARTstarts: Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Poppies

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Watercolor flowers

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 13 & 15: Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Poppies Children will use water, balloons, and paint to create flowers inspired by artist Georgia O’Keeffe.

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FIG Studio: Whirligigs

February 16 @ 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 February 15, 2020

One event on February 16, 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 free

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! Feb. 12 – 16: Whirligigs This week children will use upcycled materials to design and create their own moving whirligig.

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FIG Studio: Name Trains

February 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 February 22, 2020

One event on February 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Feb. 19 – 23: Name Trains Chug-chug-chug on into the FIG Studio this week where your child will work on early literacy by making a train that spells their name.

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Science Lab at the FIG: Paper Planes

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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paper plane

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. Feb. 19: Paper Planes Join us as we engineer small flying planes. Kids will learn basic physics by crafting different styles of paper planes and testing them on our studio launch pad.

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FIG Studio: Name Trains

February 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 February 22, 2020

One event on February 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Feb. 19 – 23: Name Trains Chug-chug-chug on into the FIG Studio this week where your child will work on early literacy by making a train that spells their name.

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ARTstarts: Hypnograph

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 20 & 22: Hypnograph Join us as we explore our new hypnograph machine, where kids will blend art and engineering as they manipulate the machine to create different geometrical designs.

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FIG Studio: Name Trains

February 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 February 22, 2020

One event on February 23, 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 free

Feb. 19 – 23: Name Trains Chug-chug-chug on into the FIG Studio this week where your child will work on early literacy by making a train that spells their name.

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FIG Studio: Name Trains

February 22 @ 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 February 22, 2020

One event on February 23, 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 free

Feb. 19 – 23: Name Trains Chug-chug-chug on into the FIG Studio this week where your child will work on early literacy by making a train that spells their name.

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ARTstarts: Hypnograph

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 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 free

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 20 & 22: Hypnograph Join us as we explore our new hypnograph machine, where kids will blend art and engineering as they manipulate the machine to create different geometrical designs.

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FIG Studio: Name Trains

February 23 @ 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 February 22, 2020

One event on February 23, 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 free

Feb. 19 – 23: Name Trains Chug-chug-chug on into the FIG Studio this week where your child will work on early literacy by making a train that spells their name.

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FIG Studio: Frogs

February 26 @ 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 February 29, 2020

One event on March 1, 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 free

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! Feb. 26 – March 1: Frogs Did you know that frogs can catch their prey in .07 seconds? Our studio activity this week will have kids creating fun interactive frog faces. Flies beware, these are the fastest tongues in the West!

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Science Lab at the FIG: Parachutes

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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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. Feb. 26: Parachutes Children will learn about gravity by making their own parachute to test with various objects found in the FIG.

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FIG Studio: Frogs

February 27 @ 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 February 29, 2020

One event on March 1, 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 free

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! Feb. 26 – March 1: Frogs Did you know that frogs can catch their prey in .07 seconds? Our studio activity this week will have kids creating fun interactive frog faces. Flies beware, these are the fastest tongues in the West!

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ARTstarts: Wheel Paintings

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 29, 2020 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 free
painting with toy cars

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 27 & 29: Wheel Paintings In this simple and fun painting technique, kids will use small toy wheels to mix colors and make textures for a mini masterpiece.

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FIG Studio: Frogs

February 28 @ 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 February 29, 2020

One event on March 1, 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 free

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! Feb. 26 – March 1: Frogs Did you know that frogs can catch their prey in .07 seconds? Our studio activity this week will have kids creating fun interactive frog faces. Flies beware, these are the fastest tongues in the West!

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FIG Studio: Frogs

February 29 @ 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 February 29, 2020

One event on March 1, 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 free

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! Feb. 26 – March 1: Frogs Did you know that frogs can catch their prey in .07 seconds? Our studio activity this week will have kids creating fun interactive frog faces. Flies beware, these are the fastest tongues in the West!

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ARTstarts: Wheel Paintings

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 29, 2020 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 free
painting with toy cars

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. Feb. 27 & 29: Wheel Paintings In this simple and fun painting technique, kids will use small toy wheels to mix colors and make textures for a mini masterpiece.

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March 2020

FIG Studio: Frogs

March 1 @ 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 February 29, 2020

One event on March 1, 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 free

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! Feb. 26 – March 1: Frogs Did you know that frogs can catch their prey in .07 seconds? Our studio activity this week will have kids creating fun interactive frog faces. Flies beware, these are the fastest tongues in the West!

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Low Sensory Sunday

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free
Low Sensory Sunday kit

Designed for children ages 12 and younger with autism spectrum and other sensory-processing disorders, Low Sensory Sunday offers a safe, dedicated morning in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) in the Lightcatcher building. The building will be closed to the public during this time, offering a quieter, personalized experience for children. Staff are not only trained, but they are passionate about providing accessible and exploratory playtime to children and families. We will offer different activities to choose from, including painting, dancing,…

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