Geneva celebrates its Swedish heritage with a
festival featuring American and Swedish food including
a craft beer tent, a carnival, Kids' day, "Geneva's
Got Talent" and Sweden Väst, musical entertainment
and the Grand Parade.
Get introduced to Wagner Farm's team of Belgian draft horses, Bob and Sue and learn how to groom, harness and drive them. June 17, July 15.
Kids and families can explore a different theme every Tuesday
and learn something new about our nation's military history. June
3: Combat Communications. See and learn about different
communication equipment from the museum's Education Collection and
use WWII replica radios to communicate. June 10: Smells Like
History. Take a whiff from the scent bottle and try to identify the
smell. June 17: Learn how soldiers' protective helmets have changed
through the years and try them on. June 24: What's New in WWII?
Learn about scary, scandalous and sweet new inventions of the
1940s, then help the scientists create something "silly" to bring
Using the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) guide, Every Child Ready to Read, explore the five main skills children need to have before they reach Kindergarten and what you can do to foster those skills at home. Materials will be provided.
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.
Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse
themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from
around the world. A field guide is
available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the
exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through
a window into the pupa emergence room.
Children can immerse themselves in backstage preparation, perform routines in center ring or manage the behind-the-scenes action of lights and sound. Plus, try making a circus balance toy or dress up like a clown.
A multi-media, interactive, exhibit that allows children to discover how nature is reflected and celebrated in the lives of Japanese children through special seasonal environments and traditional Japanese activities. The exhibit focuses on the regions of Lake Biwa, Sapporo, Kyoto and Fukuoka, offering an in-depth exploration of each region through video, audio and visual media, as well as authentic props and hands-on interactive activities.
Kids will be able
to explore the pet vet office and learn a new respect for creatures
as they nurse sick and injured animals back to health
on the examining and operating tables; examine
x-rays; get play animals clean; determine
what diet is best and make a healthy meal; climb
aboard a large format animal scale; help the lost pets
find their correct homes and clamber through the pet
Exhibit highlights the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera.