Springfield Museums Events February

School Vacation: Sights and Sounds of the Rainforest

School Vacation: Sights and Sounds of the Rainforest

February 17th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

General Museum Event

Most activities are free with museum admission, unless noted.

SPECIAL EXHIBITION

Rainforest Adventure, 10 am-5 pm
A multi-sensory exploration of one of our planet’s most precious resources. Through a variety of interactive experiences and hands on displays, you’ll learn about the amazing diversity of life in rainforests and the many challenges they face today. On view through May 11. $5 special exhibition fee for all visitors ages 3 and up.

LIVE PERFORMANCES

Animals of the Tropical Forest, 11 am-1 pm
Live animal demnstration by Teaching Creatures.

The Wild about Rainforest Balloon Magic Show, 1 pm
Jungle Jim combines balloon artistry, magic, comedy and improv to create an amazing experience! The children are given a series of safari adventure challenges, which are interactive performance pieces that will help them train to be safari adventurers. Jungle Jim uses over 100 balloons in this performance. Seating is limited.

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Art Activities, 11 am-3 pm    
Hands-on themed crafts in the Science Museum.    

Family Science Adventures, 11 am-2 pm
Look for the Roving Scientist. You never know where they might be and what kind of demonstration they have in store for you!

Art Discovery Center, Noon-3:45 pm
Try on costumes, make an art project, and get inspired by colorful, hand-painted murals.

Planetarium Shows, 11:15, noon, 1 & 2 pm
Explore in the cosmos in the Seymour Planetarium. Additional fee. Learn more >>

School Vacation Week activities and Rainforest Adventure sponsored by United Bank.

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