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Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
—Drop in
Children's Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods; the Science Discovery Museum will be closed for expansion and major renovation
Tonight’s program: Our furry friends from Therapy Dogs International will be visiting us from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It doesn’t matter if you’re already a dog lover or maybe a little shy, stop in and say hello to friendly, certified Therapy Dogs who love to make new friends!
Free with pre-registration

Come join in all the fun during this special free evening especially for families with members on the autism spectrum.

Please note: The Science Discovery Museum will be closed for renovations and expansion until December, 2017. The Children’s Discovery Museum, Discovery Woods, and our new, outdoor, summer Game ON! tent will be open. Discovery Woods closes at dusk.

Dinner, including a gluten free option, will be provided.

Pre-registration required at as space is limited.

You may want to prepare for your visit by viewing or downloading the Story Guide to Discovery Woods and by visiting the Exhibits section of our website.


This Especially for Me program is offered with support of the Autism Alliance of Metrowest.


Funded by Yawkey Foundations, The TJX Companies, DCU for Kids, The Nathaniel and Elizabeth P. Stevens Foundation, The Adelard A. Roy and Valdea Lea Roy Foundation, The Schrafft Charitable Trust, Morgan Stanley Foundation, the Boston Bruins Foundation, BAE Systems, Nypro, and several Massachusetts Local Cultural Councils.