Drop-In and Discover!

Drop-In and Discover presents the opportunity for children and their caregivers to learn and explore together. These workshops are included with admission on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted). 

MARCH: WATCH THEM GROW
March 4
Kids on the Move: Keep children happy and healthy by making fitness fun. In this presentation by Anytime Fitness, children will learn the building blocks of good health.

March 11
Seeds of Life: Gardening with your children nurtures a lifetime of love and respect for nature. Learn how to start seeds and care for them indoors.

March 18
Insect Mania: Enjoy Attack of the Bloodsuckers and then learn how bugs and insects are different from each other and how they are observed, classified, and live in their habitat.

March 25
Mikey-Mike’s ZooYoga: Get physical and have fun! You will learn about jungle creatures, yoga fitness, and creative expression as you pose and act like a wild animal. Learn more here.

APRIL: Bugs & Butterflies
April 1
Bug Play: Explore the movement of bloodsucking bugs likes fleas and leeches through games that will have you laughing all afternoon.

April 8
Boodsucker Bingo: How much do you know about bloodsuckers? Put your knowledge to the test when you play Bloodsucker Bingo!

April 15
Butterfly Bungalow Building: At 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. bring a shoebox and build your butterfly bungalow! This is where your butterfly will live once it emerges from its cocoon until the Butterfly Release on Saturday, April 22.

April 29
Mikey-Mike’s ZooYoga: Get physical and have fun! You will learn about jungle creatures, yoga fitness, and creative expression as you pose and act like a wild animal. Learn more here.


MAY
: The Great Outdoors
May 6
Garden Art: Recycle and create a work of art for your garden. Learn how to turn an ordinary water bottle into a wind spiral for your garden.

May 13
Bicycle Safety: Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and ride your bike. Our Trike Track will be open for a special afternoon session as you learn proper bicycle safety. Presented by Palm Desert Cyclery.

May 20
Sunflower Power: Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. Sunflowers love the sunshine and are easy to grow and tend. Create your own newspaper planter and take home a sunflower for your home.

May 27
Mikey-Mike’s ZooYoga: Get physical and have fun! You will learn about jungle creatures, yoga fitness, and creative expression as you pose and act like a wild animal. Learn more here.

JUNE: The Coachella Valley
June 3
Where I Live: Find out where in the world you are! Create a flip-book filled with drawings about your place in the world going from local to global.

June 10
Salton Sea: The Salton Sea is the largest body of water in California and has a higher salt content than the ocean. Learn all about this fascinating location and make your own salt painting.

June 17
Taste of the Coachella Valley: Learn all about your sense of taste and then discover the unique flavors of the Coachella Valley as you try dates and cactus.

June 24
Mikey-Mike’s ZooYoga: Get physical and have fun! You will learn about jungle creatures, yoga fitness, and creative expression as you pose and act like a wild animal. Learn more here.