October 2013

Wednesday, October 1

Balloons Around the World

Be amazed as local balloon artists, including Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle of Airigami, create a large balloon sculpture to help celebrate the 15th annual Balloons Around the World event. Included with general museum admission fees.

Saturday & Sunday, October 4 & 5

LEGO Castle Adventure Exhibit Opening

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Be a knight, be a princess, or become a noble craftsman using one of the greatest building materials of all time—LEGO bricks! Explore the majestic castle and sit upon the royal throne. Opening weekend only, make LEGO-inspired crafts and enjoy an amazing display of LEGO trains, buildings, and detailed scenes by the LEGO Users of Central New York. Included with general museum admission fees.

Monday, October 6

Storytime Club: Autumn Adventures

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: Autumn Adventures. Included with general museum admission fees.

Monday, October 13

Columbus Day Celebration

Construct a castle using oversized cardboard blocks in conjunction with the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Monday, October 20

Storytime Club: Autumn Adventures

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: Autumn Adventures. Included with general museum admission fees.

Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Calling all witches, princesses, and superheroes! Come dressed in your Halloween costume, dance to Halloween tunes, make a spooky craft, and enjoy performances by Hilby, The Skinny German Juggle Boy. Included with general museum admission fees.

Monday, October 27

Storytime Club: Autumn Adventures

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: Autumn Adventures. Included with general museum admission fees.

Friday, October 31

Toddler Trick-or-Treat Party

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Halloween activities and prizes for the littlest trick-or-treaters. Meet favorite storybook characters, dance to Halloween tunes, and play games from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with general museum admission fees.