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Valentine's Day Program will Warm Your Heart

General Museum News

January 26, 2006

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. with Young at Heart: Valentine's Day Delight. Activities are free with museum admission. Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by T.D. Banknorth.

Marcus Gale and his puppet friends perform "So Glad It's Valentine's."
Marcus Gale and his puppet friends perform "So Glad It's Valentine's."
Performance:
2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts

"So Glad It's Valentine's" by Marcus Gale, a children's entertainer who sings, hums, plays guitar, jokes around with his puppet friends, conducts kid interviews, and leads the whole family in the "So Glad!" dance. His original, upbeat songs about waking up, playtime, riding in the car, best friends, and the family dog celebrate the simple things in life. Gale is from North Berwick, Maine, and tours nationally singing for children and their families.

Ongoing activities:
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts - Discover LOVE with a Valentine's Day scavenger hunt.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., G.W.V. Smith Art Museum - Make an origami heart.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Science Museum - Hands-on Family Science Adventures.
11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., Science Museum - Learn about your heart with a special presentation by "TAM," the Transparent Anatomical Manikin.
Noon-3:30 p.m., Science Museum - Have your face painted and make Valentine cards.
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