Weekday Summer Activities

Imagination Place presents daily weekday activities during the summer. Bring your children and enjoy the fun! All of these activities / programs are FREE with regular admission and FREE for Hardin Center members. They take place at 11 am and 2 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The schedule of activities is below. Don’t forget to visit the IP Blog to see all of our other activities and programs.


June 19: Book Lady “Gertrude McFuzz”

June 20: “Chalk It Up” art in the courtyard

June 21: Nature Sun Catcher

June 22: Kandinsky Day

June 23: National Flamingo Day- paper plate flamingos

June 26: The Book Lady presents “The Big Brag”

June 27: National Pineapple Day- pineapple thumbprint art

June 28: Penguin art

June 29: Coffee Filter Butterfly

June 30: Fun Friday: Art and Science of Chocolate



July 3: The Book Lady presents “Go Dog Go!”

July 4: Fireworks Painting Craft

July 5: Panda Craft

July 6: Handprint Tulips Craft

July 7: Big Blue Blocks Obstacle Course Challenge

July 10: The Book Lady Presents “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters”

July 11: Jellyfish Craft

July 12: Trolls Magnet Craft/Dance Party

July 13: Make Your Own Book Mark Craft/Born Learning Trail Promo

July 14: Fun Friday: Science of Ice-cream

July 15: The Book Lady Presents “Corduroy”

July 16:  Fairy Tale STEAM activity

July 19:  Spirograph Art

July 20: Minute to Win It Game Challenges

July 21: Shark Week Craft

July 24: The Book Lady Presents “A Bad Case of the Stripes”

July 25: Glow in the Dark Party

July 26: Hula Hoop Fun

July 27: Paint/Tie Dye Your Own T-shirts

July 28: Still Life Paintings with Kool-Aid



August 1:     Puppet Theatre / Create a Puppet

August 2:     Peanuts/Snoopy Craft

August 3:     National Watermelon Day Craft

August 4:     Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 7:     The Book Lady Presents…

August 8:     Olympic Gold Medal Craft

August 9:     Create Your Own Alien

August 10:   STEAM Fun Noodle Art

August 11:   Fun Friday: Art and Science of Chocolate

August 14:   The Book Lady Presents…

August 15:   National Relaxation Day: Kids’ Yoga

August 16:   “Joke’s on You”

August 17:   IP BINGO

August 18:   Honey Bee Awareness Discussion and Art Project

August 21:   The Book Lady Presents…

August 22:   Shadow Art

August 23:   Lego Build

August 24:   Scavenger Hunt

August 25:   Fun Friday: Pinch Pots / Curious Clay

August 28:   The Book Lady Presents…

August 29:   Salt STEAM Activity

August 30:   A Day with the Doctor: Doc McStuffins Visits!

August 31:   Handprint Painting