Science Museum News

Astronomy Day

April 16, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum will celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 21, from noon to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, visitors will have an opportunity to look at sunspots through specially-filtered telescopes set up on the Quadrangle by museum staff and volunteers from the Springfield Stars Club.

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Earth Day Festival

April 3, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum will hold its 17th annual Earth Day celebration with a family festival on the Quadrangle green (indoors if it rains) and a city-wide clean-up of Springfield parks and conservation lands.

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Stars Over Springfield

March 15, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m.

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Ubora Award Nominations

February 21, 2007

The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums is seeking nominations for the 16th annual Ubora Award. The award is presented to an African-American individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the Springfield community and exhibited excellence in the fields of community service, science, education, humanities or the arts. Nominations must be received by March 31, 2007.

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Family Fun Program

January 25, 2007

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, Feb. 10, with a day of dinosaur activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Springfield Science Museum. The event will celebrate the opening of Life Through Time: Dinosaurs & Ice Age Mammals, a display of huge, roaring robotic creatures.

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