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Holiday Happenings

General Museum News

November 8, 2006

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. with Holiday Happenings. Activities are free with museum admission unless noted. Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by TD Banknorth.

Bruce and Marylou in <i>Midwinter Magic</i>.
Bruce and Marylou in Midwinter Magic.

1:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts - Midwinter Magic, a musical fantasy by the Gerwick Puppets about two children's wintry dream on the solstice. Over 30 whimsical puppets of all sizes and shapes interpret the music.

Ongoing activities:

11 a.m.-3:45 p.m., G.W.V. Smith Art Museum
– Make a mitten magnet, color nutcrackers, and make other seasonal crafts.

11:15 a.m-3:15 p.m. (hourly), Connecticut Valley Historical Museum – Listen to readings of the Dr. Seuss classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

11:30 a.m-3:30 p.m., G.W.V. Smith Art Museum – Make a holiday wreath for your door.

Noon-2 p.m., Science Museum – Have your picture taken with the Grinch ($2 per photo).

1:45-3:45 p.m., Science Museum</b. – Make a snowflake in Family Science Adventures.
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