Halloween at WCM
Thursday, October 31, 2019
10 am – 4 pm
Admission: $7.50; $6.50 Seniors; $3 with EBT car & valid ID; FREE for members & active military personnel
Join us Thursday, October 31st in full costume and get creative with a creepy-critter themed day. Our Makerspace will host a spider habitat! Spiders may just seem creepy, but they are also master engineers. Join us this Halloween Thursday and learn more about these remarkable animals, their silk, and geometrical webs. You will have a chance to marvel in their work and create your very own web. No two spider webs in nature are the same…how crazy will yours be?
10:30 – 11 am
A special twist on our weekly Museum minis class, toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us in costume for half an hour of special Halloween songs and pop-up books, creepy-crawly dance moves and movement activities, and plenty of spooky fun!
Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10 am and are limited to the first 10 children on a first come, first serve basis.
What’s that Sssssound?
12:30 – 1:15 pm
Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches may be look like creepy crawlies, but they are actually one of the world’s most incredible insects! Join us to meet our very own cockroach crew. You will get an up-close look at these invertebrates and learn about their exoskeletons, habitats, and more. Don’t worry, these guys are all hiss and no sting!