Press Release

March Family Programming at The Strong

Published February 24, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

ROCHESTER, NY—From unicorns and rainbows, to an “egg-stra” hour for the littlest ones, March programming at The Strong offers plenty of opportunity to get out and play. The March schedule follows:
Unicorns and Rainbows
March 6 & 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Learn about the science of rainbows with the Unicorn Prince and Princess and watch this royal duo conduct experiments that will have rainbows growing, fizzing, and foaming at noon and 1 p.m. daily. Learn how to connect a battery to an LED light with a paper circuit activity that will make your unicorn’s horn glow with the magic of science and engineering. Encounter a unicorn of the sea, Hercules, The Strong’s whitemargin unicornfish, with the museum’s biologist at 11:30 a.m.,12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Plus, make crafts inspired by unicorns and rainbows. Included with general admission fees. 
Teeny Toys Egg Hunt—Egg-stra Hour
March 19, 9 to 10 a.m.

Delight in a special hour designed for toddlers! Grab an egg carton and hunt throughout the museum exhibits to find 12 different colored eggs. Find all 12 colored eggs and receive a prize! Hop over to meet Peter Rabbit. Create your own bunny ear headband. Scurry, twirl, and crawl through the bunny trail. Say hello to live chicks and bunnies, courtesy of CountryMax. Requires additional ticket.
Peter Rabbit Garden Party
March 20–21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hop in to meet the popular mischievous rabbit! Stop for story time and listen to stories about Peter Rabbit. Squeeze through the gate, hop like a bunny, find Mr. MacGregor’s shovel and other garden tools, and more in the garden. Plant your own veggies with the Monroe County Master Gardener program to create your own vegetable garden this spring! Saturday only, watch “Produced in New York” cooking demonstrations by 4-H youth and meet live bunnies. Included with general admission fees.

General Admission Fees: Age 2 and older $18, under age 2 free, members free. Fees subject to change.

Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden Hours: The garden’s fall hours are 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Last entry is at 2:15 p.m.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $4 for members, $5 for non-members, under age 2 free. Fees subject to change.

Parking: Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the museum’s parking garage for free now through the end of July. Parking is $5 for non-members. Members can use one of their six annual parking validations during their visit. Once all validations are used, members may park in the garage for $5. More details at museumofplay.org/visit/directions-and-parking.