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Springfield Slam: Springfield Museums

October 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am5:00 pm

Meet Thing 1 and Thing 2, 11 am-2 pm
Greet this mischievous pair from some of Dr. Seuss’ most iconic books! Get a high five or a hug and of course a photo with this wacky pair.

Meet a Hall of Fame Player, 1 pm
Q&A session with Teresa Edwards, a four-time Olympic Gold Medalist who was named one of the greatest female athletes of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated.Teresa was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. Followed by an autograph session at 2 pm.

Main Street Play, 11 am-3 pm
What businesses do your grandparents remember seeing in their city or town? Which businesses are still there today? How have community helpers changed over time? You can pretend to work at Friendly’s or Big Y, dress up as a fire fighter or police officer, pretend to assemble a motorcycle or engine, or sit down and enjoy some Hasbro games.

Basketball Printmaking, 11 am-3 pm
Printmaking is a form of art made since ancient times. Put a modern twist of this classic technique by making prints with basketballs! What textures, designs, and styles can you come up with?

Basketball Hoop Challenge, 11 am-3 pm
Practice your throwing techniques and compete against a friend or family member on an arcade-style basketball game. Up to four players at a time.

Free with museum admission!

Activities at the Basketball Hall of Fame


October 14, 2018
11:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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