Events for May 2, 2021 thru May 8, 2021

Tropical Escape

Occurs On: May 2, May 3, May 4, May 5, May 6, May 7, May 8
Future Dates:
  • May 9
  • May 10
  • May 11
  • May 12
  • May 13
  • May 14
  • May 15
  • May 16

Escape the winter cold and enjoy a tropical-themed setting, including music and decorations, in The Strong’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, home to hundreds of free flying butterflies and tropical plants.

All Day Event

World Video Game Hall of Fame Virtual Induction Ceremony

Occurs On: May 6

Which games will make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame? Watch the virtual induction ceremony on The Strong's Facebook page at 10:30 a.m.

10 a.m.

World Video Game Hall of Fame Celebration

Occurs On: May 8
Future Dates:
  • May 9

Celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda and the 25th anniversary of Pokémon—two World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees—with themed crafts and activities. Meet Link and Zelda and snap a photo. Assemble your Pokédex and search the museum to see if you can find the Pokémon. Test your slingshot skills in The Legend of Zelda practice range and make a Pikachu headband craft.

All Day Event

Carol D. Simmons Storytime Club

Occurs On: May 3
Future Dates:
  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24

Celebrate the joy of reading! Hear children’s stories read aloud on selected Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and be whisked away on literary adventures as part of the Carol D. Simmons Storytime Club at The Strong museum. Storytime Club Passports are punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book.

10:30 a.m.

Storytime Club is named in honor of Carol D. Simmons, a former children’s librarian in the Pittsford Central School District. The gift is made possible through the generous support of Harvey D. Simmons in loving memory of his wife.