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First Friday Night

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First Fridays are FUN!

First Friday Night, 5-9pm

March 2, Nutrition Month

Celebrate healthy choices! Explore native plants, look at foods up close, and learn new ways to fuel up your body.

April 6, Robots, Robots, Robots!
Visit our robot petting zoo, explore nano-technology, learn how robots communicate, and create your own bot!

Activity Sponsor - February, March & April

United Healthcare Community Plan, Brian Johnson

First Friday Nights are Supported By:

Sensory Friendly Room graciously supported by the Agostinho Rodrigues Trust

Young Makers Initiative cooperatively supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Thrive Washington, US Bank, and the Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation

Free & Reduced Programs generously supported by the Robert E. and Adele Boydston Foundation.
More About This Fun Event

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What about parking?

Parking is available in the museum's lot north of the building and is free after 5 p.m. The metered spots on the surrounding streets are also free after 5 p.m. You can avoid parking hassles by taking Intercity Transit. The museum is only two blocks away from the downtown transit center.

Are strollers allowed in the museum?

Yes, however you will be required to leave it in the lobby stroller parking during your visit.
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First Friday Night is one of our most popular programs. We serve up to 1,500 children and their families in a single night.

Want to learn more about Hands On's Free & Reduced Admission Programs? Click here.

Are you or your business interested in sponsoring this program? Call our Development team at (360) 956-0818 ext. 0 or email development(at)hocm.org