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Halloween Program

General Museum News

October 16, 2007

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, October 27, with "Hairy Scary Halloween." Activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are free with museum admission unless noted.

Safari Dan
Safari Dan
Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by TD Banknorth.

Live demonstrations:
"Safari Dan" will introduce some creepy critters that live in the Science Museum's live animal center; 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.
Meet some more live animals from the Museum of Science in Boston; 12:30 p.m.
Make slime with Mad Science; 2 p.m. ($1 activity fee)

Ongoing activities:
Take a spooky tour through the Victorian-era George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Have a quick lunch at the Family Fun Snack Bar; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts.
Make a "howl-arious" craft at the Science Museum; 11:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Create a hair-raising art project in the Art Discovery Center at the G.W.V. Smith Art Museum; noon-3:45 p.m.
Learn what owls eat by dissecting an owl pellet; 2:30-3:45 p.m., Science Museum.
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