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.

September 2014

Siegfried's Birthday Bash
Saturday, 9/27/2014 11:30 AM-4:00 PM
- 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
Celebrate the 50th Birthday of Siegfried the Stegosaurus!

Check out our Stegosaurus Science Discovery programs, see the finished stegosaurus footprint mosaics from the Siegfried Birthday Pop-Ups that were held throughout the summer in Worcester, a program supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Calendar, a state agency.

And enjoy a cupcake after singing Happy Birthday to our favorite dinosaur!
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

October 2014

Girls Night Out: Science Adventure!
Saturday, 10/11/2014 6:30 PM-8:00 AM
- $50 per person
Sleep among the exhibits and enjoy a fun-filled overnight dabbling in science experiments and get up close and personal with some of our resident wildlife!

This program includes guided activities, digital planetarium show and night sky explorations (telescopes if weather permits).

Girl scouts: this is a great way to kick off your Bugs, Home Scientist, Animal Habitats or Night Owl Badge!

Open to scout troops and girls ages 6-16 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.

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.

Powered by the Social Web - Bringing people together through Events, Places, & Common Interests