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So much fun, so close to home! Unless otherwise noted, special events typically end by 4 p.m. and are included with general museum admission fees.

December

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Monday, December 22

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, December 23

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, December 24

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, December 24
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Thursday, December 25
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Friday, December 26

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, December 27

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, December 28

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, December 29

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, December 30

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, December 31

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, December 31

January

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Thursday, January 1

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, January 1
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Friday, January 2

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, January 3

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, January 4

Explore the LEGO Castle Adventure® exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders. Train like a knight in the jousting field, construct a virtual castle wall using 3-D computer technology, and admire royal furnishings including a decorative suit of armor—made entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Get creative and construct your own paper brick to take home. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, January 5
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Frosty Fun. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, January 5

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Tuesday, January 6

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Wednesday, January 7

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Thursday, January 8

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Friday, January 9

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Saturday, January 10

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Saturday, January 10
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Get ready for some explosive fun with Sprice, a Rube Goldberg machine builder from Michigan and quarterfinalist from season eight of America’s Got Talent. Be amazed as he creates an enormous chain-reaction structure featuring a variety of materials and detonates them at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Then construct your own chain-reaction creation using everyday objects. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, January 11

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Sunday, January 11
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Get ready for some explosive fun with Sprice, a Rube Goldberg machine builder from Michigan and quarterfinalist from season eight of America’s Got Talent. Be amazed as he creates an enormous chain-reaction structure featuring a variety of materials and detonates them at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Then construct your own chain-reaction creation using everyday objects. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, January 12
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Fun with Storytelling. Create your own puppet for storytelling and take part in imaginative play using props and costumes. Hear favorite stories including Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed and retell them by acting them out

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Monday, January 12

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Tuesday, January 13

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Wednesday, January 14

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Thursday, January 15

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Thursday, January 15
1 to 3 p.m.

Stop by and see a monster truck, meet a professional monster truck driver, more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, January 16

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Taking inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit now on view at The Strong, think creatively and build an original toy-brick creation from your imagination. Submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $50 museum shop gift card. All submissions must be original. No kits, please.

For entry rules and details, visit the Best of the Brick contest page.

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Monday, January 19
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and enjoy the interactive show “Championing Equality through the Power of Creativity” by Alfred University’s Art Force Five at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. See how creativity can help with problem-solving and encourage fairness and earn an Art Force badge. Leave a symbol of peace by creating a paper dove to hang in the museum. View a special comic book display by Art Force Five that illustrates America’s journey toward civil rights. This unique display includes more than 25 significant comic books, and tackles questions such as “Was Superman created to fight bullies?” and “Was Marvel’s Black Panther part of the Black Panther party?” Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, January 21
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Participants will explore the wonder of living things as they observe and sketch plants and animals, act out the life cycle of a butterfly, meet real scientists, visit The Strong’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, and more. Homeschool Day is intended for children ages four through eight. Advanced registration is required. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but participants may come and go at anytime during that timeframe.

The cost is $10 per child and one adult will be admitted free with each registered child. Children ages 3 and under, who are siblings of a registered homeschooled child, are free. Children ages 4 through 13, who are siblings of a registered homeschooled child, cost $10. If space allows, additional tickets for adults and children ages 14 and older can be purchased for $13.50 at the admissions desk the day of the event. 

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Saturday, January 24
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Swim with mermaids, but keep an eye out for the Creature from the Black Lagoon! Meet the Pout-Pout Fish and enjoy story readings of The Pout-Pout Fish and Pout-Pout Fish and the Big, Big Dark. Groove to the sounds of steel drums by members of Alfred St. John’s Trinidad and Tobago Steel band, meet real underwater explorers and shipwreck hunters from Shipwreck World, and search for shells at the Kinetic Sand indoor beach. Create a life-sized drawing of yourself as a fanciful mermaid or sea creature; and make a delightful paper jellyfish, crab, or sea turtle to take home. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for the Kinetic Sand beach generously provided by Spin Master.

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Sunday, January 25
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Swim with mermaids, but keep an eye out for the Creature from the Black Lagoon! Meet the Pout-Pout Fish and enjoy story readings of The Pout-Pout Fish and Pout-Pout Fish and the Big, Big Dark. Groove to the sounds of steel drums by members of Alfred St. John’s Trinidad and Tobago Steel band, meet real underwater explorers and shipwreck hunters from Shipwreck World, and search for shells at the Kinetic Sand indoor beach. Create a life-sized drawing of yourself as a fanciful mermaid or sea creature; and make a delightful paper jellyfish, crab, or sea turtle to take home. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for the Kinetic Sand beach generously provided by Spin Master.

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Monday, January 26
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Frosty Fun. Included with general museum admission fees.

February

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Monday, February 2
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Love Is in the Air. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 7
Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Be amazed as Rochester’s premier comedic magician Bill Gormont performs astounding illusions and fantastical sleight-of-hand feats. Learn tricks of the trade—such as a vanishing coin and disappearing pencil—in the Magic Lab. Put on a magic show in the Kid to Kid theater, create a personalized magic wand and other magical props, and make and take home your own bag of tricks. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, February 8
Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Be amazed as Rochester’s premier comedic magician Bill Gormont performs astounding illusions and fantastical sleight-of-hand feats. Learn tricks of the trade—such as a vanishing coin and disappearing pencil—in the Magic Lab. Put on a magic show in the Kid to Kid theater, create a personalized magic wand and other magical props, and make and take home your own bag of tricks. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 9
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Playing with Math.

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Saturday, February 14
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Travel from coast to coast learning about historical sites, iconic tourist destinations, and popular recreation and sports venues through unique hands-on activities, challenging puzzles and games, and a blend of classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions. Discover unique customs and activities specific to each region of the United States. Learn about the 50 states with themed puzzles, games, and books. Mark your dream vacation destination on a map, play a game of Rochester trivia, and create a paper craft featuring two well known Rochester icons–white hots and lilacs. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 14

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, February 15
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Travel from coast to coast learning about historical sites, iconic tourist destinations, and popular recreation and sports venues through unique hands-on activities, challenging puzzles and games, and a blend of classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions. Discover unique customs and activities specific to each region of the United States. Learn about the 50 states with themed puzzles, games, and books. Mark your dream vacation destination on a map, play a game of Rochester trivia, and create a paper craft featuring two well known Rochester icons–white hots and lilacs. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, February 15

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 16

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 16
1 to 2 p.m.

 Meet a player from the Rochester Americans and the team mascot from 1 to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, February 17

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, February 18

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, February 19

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, February 20

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 21

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, February 22

Jump into the game and explore history of the United States through dozens of interactive stations and classic and special edition Trivial Pursuit® questions at the Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit. Play a game of Rochester trivia and guess the identity of local landmarks, people, and more. Craft a paper white hot and lilac, Rochester's famous food and flower. Then add a miniature magic carpet to a giant map to show which U.S. cities you would love to visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 23
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Love Is in the Air. Included with general museum admission fees.

March

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Monday, March 2
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, March 7
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, The Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and travel through the Sherwood Forest to practice your Nerf “archery” skills. Visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do, enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, and visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift. On Saturday only, Rochester Lyric Opera will present the “The Tales of Custard the Dragon,” an opera performance for the whole family at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, March 8
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, The Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and travel through the Sherwood Forest to practice your Nerf “archery” skills. Visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do, enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, and visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift. On Saturday only, Rochester Lyric Opera will present the “The Tales of Custard the Dragon,” an opera performance for the whole family at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 9
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Fairy Tale Fun.

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Saturday, March 14

Enjoy a whimsical journey to a faraway kingdom as Allendale Columbia Middle School students perform selections from their spring musical Shrek The Musical Jr. Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the spotlight in this fun and funny musical based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Included with general museum admission fees

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Monday, March 16
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, March 21
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jump, run, or slide into the museum for a day filled with fitness fun! Improve agility and coordination with oversized sports balls, learn how to turn plastic grocery bags into a jump rope, and perfect your aim in the Sport Zone. Join other museum guests for an indoor snowball fight and get snowboarding tips from experts from Bristol Mountain. Pick up a Passport to Family Wellness booklet and taste healthy snacks from Wegmans. Fit Kids Day is presented in cooperation with the Lets Move! Museum and Gardens initiative. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 23
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, March 28

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Sunday, March 29

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Monday, March 30

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Tuesday, March 31

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

April

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Wednesday, April 1

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Thursday, April 2

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Friday, April 3

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Saturday, April 4

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Sunday, April 5

Turn pipe cleaners of all sizes into caterpillars, dragons, and anything else your imagination can dream up. Create unique artwork using your fingers and an ink pad and fashion paper airplanes to soar through the sky. Check out Klutz craft books including Twisted Critters, Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes, and Klutz: The Most Amazing Thumb Doodles Book in the History of the Civilized World. Included with general museum admission fees. Materials for school–break week generously provided by Klutz®.

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Monday, April 6
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Celebrating Heroes. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 11
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Do-gooders unite for a hero-filled weekend that includes seeing heroic characters, superhero training, and a variety of other superhero-themed activities. Swing in to meet Spider-Man on April 11 and fly over to see Iron Man on April 12. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 12
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Do-gooders unite for a hero-filled weekend that includes seeing heroic characters, superhero training, and a variety of other superhero-themed activities. Swing in to meet Spider-Man on April 11 and fly over to see Iron Man on April 12. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 13
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Animal Pals.

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Monday, April 20
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Celebrating Heroes. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 25
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Imagine, design and construct during a weekend inspired by online virtual communities such as Minecraft and Terraria, popular with school-age children. Come in costume, make a craft, and attend theatrical performances by Allendale Columbia School students. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 26
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Imagine, design and construct during a weekend inspired by online virtual communities such as Minecraft and Terraria, popular with school-age children. Come in costume, make a craft, and attend theatrical performances by Allendale Columbia School students. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 27
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Celebrating Heroes. Included with general museum admission fees.

May

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Monday, May 4
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: In Bloom. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, May 11
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Garden Science.

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Monday, May 18
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: In Bloom. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, May 30
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Step into a scene reminiscent of 19th- and early 20th-century resorts such as Coney Island and Atlantic City, where Americans from across the nation flocked for good old summertime fun. Journey through the evolution of seaside amusements and play a variety of carnival games such as ring toss. Challenge yourself on redemption games such as Skee Ball, Hoop Fever, and more. Win tickets and use them to collect a variety of prizes, including stickers, oversized sun glasses, and stuffed animals. (While several of the games and activities in Boardwalk Arcade can be played freely, some may require purchased tokens. Money collected from the sale of tokens helps maintain these original artifacts.)

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Sunday, May 31
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Step into a scene reminiscent of 19th- and early 20th-century resorts such as Coney Island and Atlantic City, where Americans from across the nation flocked for good old summertime fun. Journey through the evolution of seaside amusements and play a variety of carnival games such as ring toss. Challenge yourself on redemption games such as Skee Ball, Hoop Fever, and more. Win tickets and use them to collect a variety of prizes, including stickers, oversized sun glasses, and stuffed animals. (While several of the games and activities in Boardwalk Arcade can be played freely, some may require purchased tokens. Money collected from the sale of tokens helps maintain these original artifacts.)

June

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Monday, June 1
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Summertime Fun. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, June 8
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees. This month: Let's Move, Let's Play.

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Saturday, June 13
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Explore the mysterious miniature world of fairies, create magical dwellings, meet a woodland fairy, dress up like a pixie, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, June 14
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Explore the mysterious miniature world of fairies, create magical dwellings, meet a woodland fairy, dress up like a pixie, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.