Date Night Drop-Off

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Parents, need a Friday night out? Let the Virginia Discovery Museum watch the kids while you enjoy some much-deserved time to yourselves! On the third Friday each month, VDM offers Date Night Drop-Offs, which include themed activities, a pizza dinner from Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, plenty of playtime in the Museum galleries, and a dance party. Themes change for each drop-off, so check back regularly to see what’s upcoming!


Program Details  |  Upcoming Drop-Offs  |  Contact Us



Frequency

Every Third Friday
5:30-8:30 p.m.
(Year-Round)

Early Pickup: Scheduled Activities Conclude by 8 p.m.

Ages

Children 3-10
Low Staff-to-Child Ratio
(1:5 Maximum)

Participants Must Be Fully Independent in the Bathroom

Registration

$30 Per Child
Annual Member Benefit:
15% Discount (?)

Includes Pizza Dinner & All Craft/Activity Supplies


Upcoming Drop-Offs

Shrink Science

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Sep. 18

Let’s get little! We’ll explore the science of shrinking using shrinky dinks and learn about osmosis with the help of gummy bears.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 20 Children.

Mini Monsters

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Oct. 16

Do the monster mash! We’ll brew up some spooky STEAM fun as we concoct our own kooky creatures and things that go bump in the night.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 20 Children.

Fall Frenzy

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Nov. 13

As the leaves change and fall from the trees, we’ll celebrate the season by using found fall materials to construct our own autumn globes.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 20 Children.

Ice Night

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Dec. 18

Brrr! Pack a parka as we explore ice and meet the creatures who live in frigid climates.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 20 Children.


Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie at (434) 977-1025 x105 or frankie@vadm.org to learn more about the Museum’s Date Night Drop-Offs.