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Join us for our fun-filled special event days throughout the year. Each day is full of family entertainment with themed science and art activities taking place throughout the day in addition to our three floors of art and science exhibits.  All special family event day activities are included in the price of admission (which is free for members), exceptions are noted in descriptions.



  Eggstravaganza
Saturday, March 28
11 am – 4 pm
Hop on over to the Clay Center for a day filled with egg-citing family fun! Enjoy egg hunts, egg dyeing, egg relay races, and even a (kind of messy) egg toss. Make your own adorable set of bunny ears and much more. You can also meet our special guest for the day – The Easter Bunny! 
  Eco Afternoon!
Wednesday, April 22 & Friday, April 24
3 – 6:30 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with two afternoons of nature exploration!  Get an up close look at plants and animals at our Discovery Tables, create your own patchwork pot and explore the sights, sounds, smells and textures of our Education Gardens!
  Fairy Tales & Fables
Saturday, May 30
11 am – 4 pm
Celebrate storytelling and meet literary and movie screen favorites including Cinderella, Pocahontas, Alice and the Snow Queen! Enjoy tea cup relays, a swashbuckling scavenger hunt and hear your favorite tales come to life with a character narrated story time. Come dressed as your favorite story character!
  Space Out Saturday
Saturday, June 20
11 am – 4 pm
It's out-of-this-world fun as you explore the cosmos! Walk through the solar system, learn about the planets and Sun, design a rocket and check out our water rocket launches throughout the afternoon. You can also make your own constellations and check out some special science demos as we make comets! Top it all off with a visit to our new Digital Dome for a journey through the universe.





 

 

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