Springfield Museums Press Releases
School Vacation Fun
General Museum News
February 6, 2007
The Springfield Museums have planned a week of prehistoric fun during February school vacation. "Dinosaur Daze" activities will be offered from February 19 through 23 and are free with museum admission unless noted.
Scheduled performances: Two shows daily, noon & 2:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts auditorium.
Monday, Feb. 19 – "AbraKIDabra," a magic show by Mike Bent.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 – "Why Did the Dinosaur Cross the Road?" by two funny paleontologists from Juggle Joy Educational Entertainment.
Wednesday, Feb. 21 – "Having Fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs" by Paulette Morin.
Thursday, Feb. 22 – "Pattysaurus and Other Tales" by storyteller Diane Edgecomb.
Friday, Feb. 23 - "Dinoman Dinosaurs" by Dinoman and his inflatable friends.
Visit the special exhibit of robotic dinosaurs, Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield Science Museum ($3 special exhibit fee).
Enjoy hands-on Family Science Adventures activities, noon-3:45 p.m., Springfield Science Museum.
Visit the "Dinosaur Lounge" and watch a dinosaur documentary, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield Science Museum.
Make dinosaur crafts, 11:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.
See "The Mystery of the Disappearing Dinosaurs" in the planetarium, 2 p.m., Springfield Science Museum (additional fee).
Pan for fossils in the Museum Mining Company sluice, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield Science Museum (additional fee).