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Basketball Hall of Fame, WGBY Kids Fan Day
November 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a day of PBS KIDS fun with live character visits from Curious George, and Clifford the Big Red Dog along with the Springfield Museums’ The Cat in the Hat at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in downtown Springfield!
WHAT IS WGBY KIDS FAN DAY?
It’s like a comic book convention for PBS Kids, with everything from PBS KIDS-themed costumes and activities to live music, children’s books and art. Proceeds benefit educational public television in western New England. Each ticket comes with a free kid-sized iced cream courtesy of Friendly’s. Get Tickets »
Then, have fun at a dozen different PBS Kids show-themed activity stations set up throughout the venue. Each station is hosted by an education-focused community or cultural partner. See a List of Fan Day Activities »
CATCH A PERFORMANCE
Families can tap their toes to a live “Musical Fiesta” with Mister G and the Beyond Borders/Mariposa Project. Meet Mr. G, and pick up a signed copy of his new bilingual book, “Señorita Mariposa.”
Watch an advance screening of the new show, “Xavier and the Secret Museum.” and meet the show’s Illustrator, Chris Eliopoulos.
EXPLORE PICTURE BOOKS
See original drawings from some of the best storytellers in children’s literature. The Odyssey Bookshop and R. Michelson Galleries present children’s literature and illustrations. Plus, meet local children’s writers and illustrators, and visit our pop-up bookstore.
EAT ICE CREAM
Children get a free kid-sized ice cream from Friendly’s with each ticket.