CHILDREN'S Programs

The Lori Brock Discover Center offers programming for children on Saturdays in February - May and September - December.

For more information call 661-437-3330.

 

Project Play with MyGym

Thursday, February 7 (1o:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The ultimate mommy and me day! Join us as the Kern County Museum, Bakersfield Moms Group, and MyGym partner for a day full of fun for you and your little. Participate in MyGym’s mini class, craft, coffee, and meet members of the Bakersfield Moms Group. Join the Facebook group Bakersfield Moms and get $2 off your adult admission.  

Living History Day

Saturday, February 9 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

See history come alive. Enjoy tours of some of our popular exhibits and learn about the rich history of Kern County. Included with general admission to the museum.

WeDo Robotics with the RoboGirls

Saturday, February 23 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Build WeDo robots with the RoboGirls! For ages 5 and older. Please arrive at 1pm to get the full experience. Included with general admission to the museum.  

Living History Day

Saturday, March 9 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

See history come alive. Enjoy tours of some of our popular exhibits and learn about the rich history of Kern County. Included with general admission to the museum.

Project Play with MyGym

Thursday, March 21 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The ultimate mommy and me day! Join us as the Kern County Museum, Bakersfield Moms Group, and MyGym partner for a day full of fun for you and your little. Participate in MyGym’s mini class, craft, coffee, and meet members of the Bakersfield Moms Group. Join the Facebook group Bakersfield Moms and get $2 off your adult admission.

Pollination Creation

Saturday, March 23 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Let’s learn and create pollination! Join us for a beautiful afternoon outdoors creating a pollination craft to take home. Included with general admission to the museum.

WeDo Robotics with the RoboGirls

Saturday, March 30 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Build WeDo robots with the RoboGirls! For ages 5 and older. Please arrive at 1pm to get the full experience. Included with general admission to the museum.  

Get Messy Event

Saturday, April 6 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Bakersfield Kids Directory is hosting the Annual Bakersfield Kids Gets Messy at the Kern County Museum. This event is for families and kids of ALL ages to come and participate in a wonderful hands-on experience to see what’s going on this summer and year round in Bakersfield. For more information, visit their website.

Easter Fun

Saturday, April 20 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Enjoy an Easter and spring themed day with crafts and games! Included with general admission to the museum.

Project Play with MyGym

Thursday, April 25 (10:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

The ultimate mommy and me day! Join us as the Kern County Museum, Bakersfield Moms Group, and MyGym partner for a day full of fun for you and your little. Participate in MyGym’s mini class, craft, coffee, and meet members of the Bakersfield Moms Group. Join the Facebook group Bakersfield Moms and get $2 off your adult admission.

Living History Day

Saturday, April 27 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

See history come alive. Enjoy tours of some of our popular exhibits and learn about the rich history of Kern County. Included with general admission to the museum.

May the Fourth be with You with the RoboGirls

Saturday, May 4 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

It’s Star Wars day at the Museum with activities and crafts. Included with general admission to the museum.

Project Play

Thursday, May 16 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Calling all Bakersfield moms! Gather at the Kern County Museum in the Lori Brock Discovery Center for a mommy and me social. Join the Facebook group Bakersfield Moms and get $2 off your adult admission. The kids can enjoy a craft while you moms enjoy some coffee over good conversation with fellow moms.

KidsFest Event

Saturday, May 18 (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

KidsFest is a fun-filled day for babies, toddlers, children, tweens and families to play and learn about all the important aspects of raising happy, healthy kids. Families can spend time together and make lasting memories, all while enjoying activities, shopping, and entertainment. Visit with over 100 vendor booths — including summer camps, schools, dentists, toy stores, and clothing stores — sample food and drink, play on the bounce houses, and much, much more. Enjoy face painting, mobile video games, meet with costume characters, balloon animals, magicians and ongoing entertainment throughout the day. For more information, visit their website.