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Bubble party on the Quadrangle Green; Meet the Cat in the Hat

Summer Spectacular Activities

July 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

All activities are FREE with museum admission unless otherwise noted.

Today’s Highlights

Meet the Cat in the Hat, 11 am-2 pm
Get a high five or a hug, and get your photo taken with Dr. Seuss’s most iconic character!

Bubble Parties on the Quad, 11 am-2 pm
Join the fun, exciting, and interactive party! Dance to kid-friendly music and songs they know and like. Dance the limbo, with hula hoops, bubbles, and more.

Museum Members Only: Behind the Scenes at the Live Animal Center, 11 am
Join our aquarist for an exclusive tour of the Live Animal Center to learn about the special diets of the critters in our care and watch as some of them are fed.

Ongoing Activities

Cat’s Corner, 10 am-4 pm
Our Dr. Seuss-themed drop-in space on the Lower Level of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Stop in to read some of Ted Geisel’s original stories along with lots of other picture books, plus take part in facilitated art and literacy activities.

STEM Hands-on Gallery Games, 11 am-3 pm

Art Discovery Center, noon-4 pm
Trace Chinese characters, try on costumes, play gallery games, peek under lift-up panels on the Wall of Symbols to discover the meaning behind Asian motifs, put on a puppet show, and make an art project. Today’s project: Scratch Art Trains, inspired by Thomas & Friends.

Summer Spectacular is sponsored by Charles H. Hall Foundation, a Bank of America Trustee.


July 10, 2019
10:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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