Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Preschool & Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/8/2014 - 12/17/2014 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Join us every week for our special preschool and toddler program. Enjoy a story, meet a live animal, and get creative with a supervised craft activity -- all geared especially for little ones aged 3 and under. These preschool and toddler programs are very popular and space is limited. So, while they are free with admission, tickets are issued at the Ticket & Information Desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that these programs are designed for families.

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Play on the Plaza
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/7/2014 - 10/4/2014
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Play on the Plaza, our outdoor play exhibit, returns to the Sundial Plaza this summer.

Enjoy hands-on science activities, including seasonal favorites, Tube-A-Phone, a hands-on musical sculpture that blends science, art, and music; Bubbles! featuring activity stations for investigating the science behind the suds; and our new Invention Space, where young minds can build and create. Come play with us!

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

October 2014

Budding Scientists: Our Senses - Sight
Thursday, 10/2/2014 10:15 AM-10:45 AM, 11:00 AM-11:30 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Join us on the first Thursday of every month for a different topic. Each Budding Scientists session is limited to 10 child/parent pairs. Pick up tickets for your preferred time slot (10:15 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.) at the Tickets & Information Desk. Experience fun, hands-on (and safe) science experiments designed especially for children ages 4-6 and their adult companions.

This month, Budding Scientists see it all, while discovering how eyes work and how they may play tricks on you!

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org.

Members' Weekend
Saturday, 10/4/2014 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
EcoTarium members receive free admission and free planetarium shows for themselves--and up to four guests--all weekend long!

Enjoy an extra 10% off in the Museum Shop (for a 20% total discount!) and a sweet treat while supplies last. Plus, you will be among the first to experience our newest exhibit "KEVA: Build it Up!" opening during Members' Weekend. This weekend, get involved in exciting individual and team challenges with KEVA planks. On Saturday, build a castle and see how it holds up when other teams use their engineering skills to build projectiles to knock it down!

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org.

Science for Brownies: Bugs!
Saturday, 10/4/2014 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
- $15 per girl; $8 per adult
Collect a caterpillar, scope out a scorpion, and get ready to earn your Bugs badge!

Open to Brownie troops and girls in 2nd and 3rd grade with an adult.

Reserve your spot in this program by October 3.

For more information, e-mail reservations@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2703.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2703.

Great Pumpkin Fest
Saturday, 10/25/2014 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
- Tickets are $15 per person, $12 for EcoTarium members. Children under 2 are free.
Join us for an afternoon and evening of family-friendly Halloween fun, including:

-Creative displays of more than 1,000 carved pumpkins, lit after dark
-Full access to museum and grounds
-Free digital planetarium shows (limited seating)
-Spooktacular science programs
-Pumpkin-carving demonstration
-Trick-or-treating (while supplies last)
-Entertainment and fun for all ages!

Friendly Halloween costumes are encouraged! Bring a flashlight to light your way at night and be sure to dress for the weather. This event takes place rain or shine.

Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event, or in advance online or at the EcoTarium Ticket & Information Desk. Tickets are for one-time use, with no re-admittance during the event. For more information, please call 508-929-2700.

No coupons or discounts may be applied for Great Pumpkin Fest, and there are no refunds. Proceeds benefit the EcoTarium.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

November 2014

Science All Around
Saturday, 11/1/2014 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
- $15 per girl; $8 per adult
Do you see science everywhere? We do!

Come explore with us. During this 90-minute workshop, well dabble in science experiments and youll go home with your Home Scientist Badge!

Open to Brownie troops and girls with an adult.

Reserve your spot in this program by October 24.
For more information, e-mail reservations@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2703.

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