Not sure what to do with that jack-o-lantern with the face
that's starting to cave in? Bring your kids and your gloomy gourd
(the pumpkin, that is…) to the Discovery Center Museum, where
you'll all create a catapult and then set the orange guy aloft.
Beyond the enjoyment of seeing their pumpkin turn to pulp, the
kids will take in lessons about the physics of the museum's giant
trebuchet and the botany behind spices that make pumpkins so yummy
to eat.With all the high-flying fun, they won't even realize
Free with admission. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 6. 711 N. Main St., Rockford.
(815) 963-6769, discoverycentermuseum.org.
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