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Springfield Museums, Fall in Love with Reading

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Come one, come all. We’re celebrating Springfield’s favorite author this fall! Enjoy a day of Dr. Seuss-inspired activities for the whole family. Free with museum admission!

Today’s Highlights

Book Fair with Olive Tree Books-n-Voices, 11 am-2 pm
In partnership with Olive Tree Books-n-Voices, a Black, woman-owned bookstore right here in Springfield. (Blake Court, First Floor, D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts)

Story Hour with The Cat in the Hat, 12:45 pm-1:15 pm
Join the Cat in the Hat during a special reading of The Cat in the Hat. (Science Workshop, Second Floor, Springfield Science Museum)

Character Meet-and-Greets

The Cat in the Hat, 11 am-1 pm & 2 pm-4 pm
(Science Workshop, Second Floor, Springfield Science Museum)

Thing 1 and Thing 2, 11 am-1 pm & 2 pm-4 pm
(Plaster Cast Gallery, First Floor, GWV Smith Art Museum)

Ongoing Activities

Alphabet Soup, 11 am-3 pm
Pick a word and then search through a giant bowl of alphabet ‘soup’ as fast as you can to find the letters to spell it! (Quadrangle Green; Rain Location: Loggia, GWV Smith Art Museum)

Leaf Bookmarks, 11 am-3 pm
Learn the science behind changing leaves, then make your own leafy bookmark. (Quadrangle Green; Rain Location: Loggia, GWV Smith Art Museum)

Pumpkin Possibilities, 11 am-3 pm
Learn about the biotic potential of pumpkins and other plants! (Quadrangle Green; Rain Location: Loggia, GWV Smith Art Museum)

My Name Book, 11 am-3 pm
What’s in a name? Use the letters of your own name to make a book you can illustrate. (Quadrangle Green; Rain Location: American Painting Salon, Second Floor, GWV Smith Art Museum)

Fuzzy Reading Glasses, 12-4 pm
Make a pair of goofy glasses with pipe cleaners, then read a funny poem. (Art Discovery Center, Second Floor, GWV Smith Art Museum)

Note: Activities, locations, and times subject to change. Please pick up a daily schedule in the Welcome Center for the most up to date information.

Fall in Love with Reading

Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://springfieldmuseums.org/program/fall-love-reading/

Venue

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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Phone:
(413) 263-6800
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