Upcoming Family Days

Special Halloween Family Day - Alien Kites

On Saturday, October 30th, join the Museum’s Education Department for an Alien Halloween Extravaganza. In honor of our current special exhibition, The Science of...Aliens, we will be making alien-themed kites that are flown using kid-power. Be sure to stick around until 1:45 pm to see if our alien-pumpkin can survive a drop from the Museum roof with its UFO parachute!

Kids 17 and under are FREE with a paid adult admission (limit four kids). Does not include special exhibitions.

Building sessions will be at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm and last 45 minutes.

Below is last year’s attempt of a Charlie Brown Pumpkin attached to a da Vinci-style parachute:



November Family Day - Puff Gliders

Join us on Saturday, November 13th, for the last Family Day of the year as we build Puff Gliders out of paper and straws. These simple gliders are easy and fun to make and customize. They take off using your own air power from your lungs.

Programs last 45 minutes and take place at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

Family Days will return in January of 2011.

For future Family Days, please check the Family Day page frequently and sign up for our the Education Department's E-blasts.

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