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Zing Zumm Children's Museum Events

Welcome to Zing Zumm Children’s Museum, where we host a wide range of exciting and educational children’s museum events throughout the year. From themed workshops and interactive performances to special guest appearances, our events are designed to spark curiosity and inspire young minds. Join us for unforgettable experiences that blend play, learning, and exploration. Stay updated on our upcoming children’s museum events and be sure not to miss out on the fun!

February Free Day of Play

February 23rd, 2024 9am-5pm EST

A FREE. DAY. OF. PLAY. Our friends at Metronet have generously offered to cover admission for ALL of our guests ALL DAY on Friday, February 23rd. From 9am-5pm, your admission is completely covered. Come start your weekend with us playing, imagining, creating, exploring, and learning!

March Free Day of Play

March 22nd, 2024 9am-5pm EST

A FREE. DAY. OF. PLAY. Our friends at Iron Forged Fitness have generously offered to cover admission for ALL of our guests ALL DAY on Friday, March 22nd. From 9am-5pm, your admission is completely covered. Come start your weekend with us playing, imagining, creating, exploring, and learning!

Egg Hunt!

March 23rd, 2024 9am-10am EST

Join us for our annual Egg Hunt! Encouraged for our little friends 6 and under. No pre-registration is required. Free with admission. Stay and play after you're done hunting! This is a bring your own basket event.

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April Free Day of Play

April 12th, 2024 9am-5pm EST

A special Free Day of Play this month thanks to our friends Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBS NC). This special day is in honor of the Week of Young Child and celebrating Family Friday. Join us, Health Blue, FEP, One Place, Onslow County Libraries, and more to celebrate the young children in our community!

April Free Day of Play

April 27th, 2024 9am-5pm EST

Join us for our Free Day of Play and NCSciFest Inno Create Day! This day is 100% free and sponsored by MSKA and NC Sci Fest. From 9am - 5pm come play, innovate, create, explore, learn, imagine, and have FUN. Programming will occur every hour, on the hour, so you can't miss it! All programs are all ages - so join the fun and celebrate NCSciFest 2024 with us!

May Free Day of Play

May 24th, 2024 9am-5pm EST

A FREE. DAY. OF. PLAY. Our friends at the Military Spouse Kickball Association (MSKA) have generously offered to cover admission for ALL of our guests ALL DAY on Friday, May 24th. From 9am-5pm, your admission is completely covered. Come start your weekend with us playing, imagining, creating, exploring, and learning!

June Free Day of Play

June 29th, 2024 9am-5pm EST

A FREE. DAY. OF. PLAY. Our friends at the Military Spouse Kickball Association (MSKA) have generously offered to cover admission for ALL of our guests ALL DAY on Saturday, June 29th. From 9am-5pm, your admission is completely covered. Come start your weekend with us playing, imagining, creating, exploring, and learning!

Interactive Storytime

Every Tuesday 11am EST

Interactive Storytime is every Tuesday at 11am and is a great chance for children to absorb early language and literacy skills while they are moving! We bring stories to life and extend creative thinking through engaging activities  and active group imaginative play. Interactive Storytime is FREE with your admission and registration is not required.

Check out what we've got planned by visiting our calendar.

Art Exploration

Every Wednesday 11am-12pm EST

Every Wednesday from 11am-12pm our Creation Station is set up with everything you need to get creative, crafty, and messy with your family! Art Exploration is all about engaging in different age-appropriate mediums of art: watercolors, collages, drawing, painting, using unique tools or textures to create. Children are able to explore and develop unique individual creative expression skills while focusing on the overall exploration process of the art experience rather than the final product.  This event is FREE with admission. Registration is not required.

Move With Me Thursdays

Every Thursday 11am EST

New Year, New Movement - Come explore movement EVERY Thursday @ 11am!

Our Move With Me Program offers children opportunities to gain confidence, coordination, improves memory skills, gross motor skills, encourages social building skills, body awareness, balance, and so much more!

Toddler Time

Every Friday 11am EST

Every Friday at 11am we host a weekly Toddler Time. Toddler Time is a wonderful opportunity for little hands to practice their fine motor skills, experiment with sensory activities, get their wiggles out, socialize and more while parents and adults are able to socialize in a supportive environment.  Toddler time is FREE with admission, and registration is not required.

STEAMwork Pop-Up Programming

Every Tuesday-Friday Mornings & Afternoons

Starting Summer 2023 we will be hosting our BRAND NEW programming in pop-up sessions! Every Tuesday-Friday mornings and afternoons (times may vary) come join us as we engage in different hands-on STEM activities that are perfect for the entire family. STEAMwork is FREE with admission, and registration is not required.