Space Fest Letter * Space Fest Sponsor Form * Space Fest / HOMS Flyer * Invitation Card * View WUTR Promo

NOTE: The Children's Museum special "Space Fest" 5:00-8:00pm on Friday night, Oct. 18th ($25 adults & $5. children); 9:30am to noon on Saturday Oct. 19th - last admission 11am - ($10 adults, $6 children) provided support for the children & families we serve with 100's of interactive exhibits on our 4 floors and great future plans of a STEM Center w/Planetarium! We also will be holding our "Holiday on Main Street" Saturday, Nov. 30th. We get $0 operations funding from City, County, State. Fed govt, United Way, or OC Tourism, so your support for our success is critically important. We have an amazing proactive board & great leaders who run the operations as unpaid volunteers. Please spread the word and help us out. Sponsors in are posted here. You can purchase tickets from Board members, in the museum, or on our secure shopping cart. As a non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) organization, donations are tax exempt. Our Growth * Our Sponsors * Our Dir. Brown's Bio - PLEASE SUPPORT US BY COMING TO THESE EVENTS & SEEING ALL WE HAVE TO OFFER!


Space Fest Visitors enjoying! + Mitch Ford & Bd Mbr Dave Gordon viewing camera w/Exh. Mngr. Earl

Assemblyman Brindisi presents CM Citation * Earl w/Bd Mbrs DanO, GloriaV; Bd Mbrs JohnS, BradB, MaryC, JoeR


CM Space Fest Pix + Citation from Assemblyman Brindisi & Videod 'live' by WUTR & WKTV

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Left: People who care: Hamilton HAVOC girls, Dave Gordon & Chris Gordon washing museum windows! View Video of all sides of the political spectrum working together for the community! Right: Cornell's R2G students at Baggs Sq Assoc. mtg at CM; Our Oct. "Space Fest" was the beginning of raising funds to build a STEM Center w/Planetarium & Offices & Loft Apts.! Please Support Us as we grow!

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L: Lunar Rock, NASA scrap metal * R: NASA Photo exhibit (all will be 'live' at our Oct. "Space Fest"

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L: Tray of food Astronauts eat in Space on Shuttle missions, on display at our museum's Oct. "Space Fest"; C; NASA's Pop-Up Champ Car on display at our Children's Museum Oct. "Space Fest"; R: Mars Curiosity Rover toy - one of many raffle ticket drawings!

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Our Oct. "Space Fest" will help fund plans to build a new building in back of our museum on our property - which will house a STEM Center w/Planetarium on one side & Offices & Loft Apts. on the other side! Please Support Us as we help grow Baggs Sq Assoc. for the STEM learning for children of all ages!


L.-R. Jr. Bd Mbr Sammy demonstrates putting together rockets * Sustainable Solar/Wind Energy, Mars Rovers


Above L.-R. Bill Sheerin & Earl Lewis w/GE Elfun's :new Coal Train; Rotary eClub exhibit & awards

The Children's Museum Board of Directors, LED Play Dance Floor, and Sustainable Energy: Mars, NASA exhibit
LED PlayDance Fl CM Bd of Directors; Sustainable Energy exhibit: Mars Rover, Solar Energy, etc. Setup by Mr. Sammy (Jr. Bd Mbr), Marlene Brown (Exec Dir) & Mr. Earl (exhibits mngr)

.....2013 SPONSORS: Platinum Evening sponsor/ Decorated Tree + tickets - Community Foundation; Gold Evening sponsor/ Decorated Tree + tickets - WUTR/CNY Homepage; Silver sponsor/ Decorated Tree +tickets -Bank of Utica; Bronze sponsor/ Decorated Tree +tickets -Mary Cardinale & Shaklee Healthy Kids Hut-; Bronze sponsor/ Decorated Tree +tickets Dr. Mark Domser DDS & Celia; The Hartford; Copper sponsor Tree +tickets Vin Gilroy, Jr., CPA; Copper sponsor Tree +tickets; Burns Agency; Copper sponsor Tree +tickets Wilcor Int'l; Sponsor Friend +tickets Business Machines; Sponsor Friend +tickets Mazzullo Carpeting;

Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology presents NYSERDA smart energy students Saturday Science & STEM workshop activities plus our Annual Children's Museum Science & Technology Fair


Above L.-R.: 'Earthly Hdqrtrs' of Rotary eClub NY1 Award/Exhibit & some of the Founders of CM 50 years ago + NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin w/Marlene & Earl at JPL Lab in CA attending a 2-day STEM Program, then watching NASA Rover Curiosity land on Mars! (Leland was in our museum in 2004); Dr. James Garvin, NASA's Chief Scientist, formerly Lead for Mars Rover Explorations photo taken at end of a 2 day Planetary/ Engineering workshop, + tour of NASA’s Goddard Space Center in Maryland, to which Utica Children's Museum Exec Director M. Brown & Exhibits Manager E. Lewis were invited to attend. Dr. Garvin was in our museum in 2004 with then Congressman Sherry Boehlert to present us with Mars Rover exhibit we still display

The Children's Museum Board of Directors, LED Play Dance Floor, and Sustainable Energy: Mars, NASA exhibit
LED PlayDance Fl; CM Bd of Directors; Sustainable Energy exhibit: Mars Rover, Solar Energy, etc. Setup by Mr. Sammy (Jr. Bd Mbr), Marlene Brown (Exec Dir) & Mr. Earl (exhibits mngr); Unveiling Children's Museum STEM Corner: Museum Exec. Director Marlene Brown, NYS Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri, OC Legislator Dave Gordon (also a CM Bd member)

The building was built in 1892 as a dry goods company, The museum began in 1963 (originally located in various Utica buildings) & the Board bought the building in 1979, renovated it, and moved in with exhibits on 1st & 1/2 of the 2nd floors. Today, there are four floors open with 100's of exhibits - most interactive! Our future plans are to build a new building - in back of our museum building on our property - which will house a STEM Center w/Planetarium on one side & Offices & Loft Apts. on the other side!- please Support Us!

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi visits The Children's Museum of Histoory, Science & Technology in Utica NY has 4 floors with 100's of interactiveexhibits for kids of all ages .
Assemblyman Brindisi & Congressman Hanna visits museum! Stem Center coming- View video
Congressman Hanna
, Assemblywoman Tenney & Assemblyman Brindisi Support letters.

2012 Children’s Museum Gala/Festival Corporate Sponsors/Auction Items: 2012 SPONSORS not in yet: Evening sponsor/Medium Decorated Tree McDonald's; Tin. Centerpiece/Wreath - NBT, P.J. Green, Oxford Medical imaging; Pacemaker Steel; JetNet. Donors: Melva Max; Duff Matt; Alice P. O'Shea; Dr. Murray Nusbaum; Maria Ernest; Kids Oneida.

Decorated Holiday Trees for Sale- Themes: "The Next Frontier", “Nautical Christmas”, “Flowers of the Night”, “Peace on Earth”, "Sporty Holiday”, "Mighty Fine Holiday”, “Happy Meal Tree”, “Sterling Silver Holiday”, “Berry Merry Holiday”, “Kids of the World”, “Car Christmas”, “ American Christmas“, "Ornamental Holiday", " Feathery Holiday", "Holiday Celebration"/

Sat., Nov. 17th, 2012 Children's Museum 49tr Anniversary Gala - Festival of Trees & Lights!

 

Board: Dan Olivadoti, HR/Compliance-Special Metals; Brad Brown, Sr VP Gemini Group; Gloria Vescera, K-Music; Mary Cardinale PhD, Utica College [UC] Prof/Shaklee; Celia Domser, MVCC Director STEM Prog; Dave Gordon, Corp. Mgr, J C Penny/Oneida Co Legislator; Joe Ribaudo PhD, Asst. Physics Prof, UC; Bill Sheerin, GE Sr. Engineering; Jim LaPaglia, VP Morgan Stanley Wealth Mngt; ; John Stephenson, GE Elfun's: CM's CPA: Vin Gilroy. Jr.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013- Halloween Boo Bash (9:30am-12:00pm)
Saturday, November 17th, 2012
- in museum (9:15am-12:15pm) - Family Festival Trees/Lights (9:30a-12:15p)
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - CM Holiday on Main Street (9:15a-12:15p) w/Special entertainment!
Among the many activities, Santa & Mrs. Claus will be there to hear children's wishes both Saturday's!


 


Right: Celia Domser, CM Bd Mbr, w/two MVCC Engineering Students


Left: : CM Exhibits Mgr Earl Lewis, w/MVCC Engineering Students

CM Board Members & Vols getting deocrations out for Nov. 16th Gala

CM Board Members attend Landmark Society Dinner where CM was honored with the 2012 Presdervation Award.






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Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science, and Technology 5th Day Gala celebrating our 41st Anniversary,

A panoramic view of just a few of the exploration marvels in the Children's Museum
5th Day celebration of The Children's Museum of Utica, NY 41st Anniversary celebration, and Great Friends to Kids Award ceremony

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