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"Spooktacular" Halloween Fun at the Springfield Museums

General Museum News

October 12, 2012

The Springfield Museums will host “Halloween Spooktacular” on Saturday, October 27, from 10 am to 4 pm. Most activities are free with museum admission.

Weekend Family programs are sponsored by TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation.

Special Presentations

  • Teaching Creatures presents “Animals of the Night” – Learn about the tools that nocturnal creatures use to master their role as the hunter or the hunted under the darkness of night; 10:15 am.
  • Prismatic Magic presents “Halloween Laser Spooktacular” – A zany laser show featuring a mix of current pop music and classic Halloween titles such as “Monster Mash,” “Purple People Eater,” and “Thriller;” 1 pm.

Ongoing Activities

  • Art activities – Mini flashlights and trick-or-treat totes; 10:30 am-1 pm.
  • Family Science Adventures – Interactive demonstrations presented by the Springfield Science Museum’s Roving Scientist; 11 am-2 pm.
  • Art Discovery Center - Decorate a Haunted House, try on costumes, and get inspired by colorful, hand-painted murals; noon-3:45 pm.
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