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2016 Halloween Fun for Children

Spooky Science Lab, Ravenous Raptors, Owl Craft

The Vanderbilt has planned some Halloween fun next month for children – from pre-school through fifth grade. These fun, creative workshops are offered by educators in the Vanderbilt Education Center. The Museum is located at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y.

Owl-craft workshop creations
Owl-craft workshop creations

Story and Owl Craft 

Children ages 3 and 4, with an adult

Monday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Fee: $20, and $18 for members

Listen to a story, look for owls and other raptors in the Vanderbilt Museum bird collection, and make an egg carton owl “sculpture.”

Ravenous Raptors

Kindergarten – Grade 3

Monday, October 10, and Wednesday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Fee: $20, and $18 for member

Explore the collections, learn about raptors and vultures, and make a pinecone owl.

Mr. Vanderbilt’s Spooky Science Lab

Grades 2 – 5

Friday, October 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Fee: $20, and $18 for members

Join us for some creepy fun! We‛ll turn off the lights for a scavenger hunt in the Museum collections galleries, and will create jars that can be used in any spooky Halloween display.

Advance registration is required for all workshops. Please call (631) 854-5539 to register.

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