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The Johnstown Children's Museum offers regular workshops for kids, parents and educators on a wide variety of topics, as well as other special events! This regularly-updated page includes all workshops currently scheduled, as well as information on museum-sponsored special events for children and families.

Workshops & Events for Kids, and Museum News
 

 


For more on all JAHA programs and special events (including cultural presentations for adults, Last Fridays and more), visit the News & Special Events page on jaha.org.

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Featured events at the Johnstown Children's Museum
Unless otherwise indicated, all events are free to JAHA members or with admission, and will take place in the museum (which is located on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center).



  • Friday, October 30, 6:30-9:00 -- A (Halloween) Night at the Museum (Heritage Discovery Center)Don't miss this fun, safe Halloween event! Wear your costume for trick-or-treating throughout the entire Heritage Discovery Center. Games will include Bowling for Ghosts and bobbing for apples. Pennsylvania's Dairy Princess, Jennifer New, will be in attendance! At 7:00 pm we'll show the fun movie "A Night at the Museum."

    All these extras for the standard museum price of $9/adults, $7/seniors, $7/kids 3-18. JAHA members are $5.

    JAHA thanks sponsors MedExpress, CFO Strategies, and Indiana First Bank for their support of this event!



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    >Lego Junior Creators Club -- Join Snapology at the museum on Nov. 7, 21, and Dec. 5!. Kids aged 2-6 are invited to participate in various creative play activities with Lego bricks and other building materials, designed to promote creative, social, and expressive skills.
    Cost is $15 per child for one class, or $25 for two classes -- and includes admission to the Heritage Discovery Center for an adult and a child! Visit Johnstown.snapology.com to learn more, and click "enroll now" to register! You can also call 844-SNAPCLASS.
     

     




  • Dec. 28-30 -- Snapology Camp -- (Heritage Discovery Center)a winter Snapology camp for kids in first through third grades! Kids will participate in various creative play activities with Lego bricks and other building materials, designed to promote creative, social, and expressive skills. Cost is $25 for one day, or $60 for all three -- and includes admission to the Heritage Discovery Center for an adult and a child! Visit Johnstown.snapology.com to learn more, and click "enroll now" to register! You can also call 844-SNAPCLASS. 

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    Weekday programming at the Johnstown Children's Museum

  • No School Fun Days -- This new event will be scheduled when school districts in our area have in-services, holidays, or other days where the kids are out of school! We'll offer crafts, movement, activities and all kinds of educational fun. Free with museum admission or JAHA membership.
  • All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while they are attending any special event or regularly-scheduled program at the Johnstown Children's Museum. Thank you!



    Act 48 Workshops for Educators

     

     



    • The Johnstown Children's Museum premieres a new train table -- We're delighted to have this new free play area for our young visitors, thanks to the efforts of Dr. Sarah Rutledge of Mt. Aloysius College. (Also, Dr. Rutledge's education students often volunteer in our education department programming). The train table is located near the Mix-Master Studio and dress-up area. All aboard!