Around the Tiers: Discovery Center's birthday

By Conor Mooney

Around the Tiers: Discovery Center's birthday

March 5, 2014 Updated Mar 5, 2014 at 7:26 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) A big anniversary is on its way to the Discovery Center. How can you be a part of it? A couple of special guests showed up to talk about it. One of whom may be familiar.

The Discovery Center is celebrating its 30th Birthday, Saturday, March 8 at 60 Morgan Road in Binghamton.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The events are listed below.

Special Events and Activities:
• 11:00 - 3:00 - Meet Yertle the Turtle and friends from Animal Adventure in our Kids Commons
• 11:00 - 3:00 - Birthday Surprise Raffle – Take a chance on a surprise birthday present! Tickets available in the lobby. Prizes awarded at 3:00pm. Need not be present to win!
• 11:30 - 1:30 - Seussical Food sales in our Somersaults Café
• 12:00 noon - Turtle Races with Franklin and Ray – Yertle’s friends in the Kids Commons
• 1:00 – “All Things Seussical” presented by S.T.A.R. (Southern Tier Actors Read) with a special 30th Birthday Presentation of “I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today” in the Ahearn Playhouse Theater
• 1:30 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY to THE DISCOVERY CENTER! Singing of Happy Birthday and cake cutting in the Ahearn Playhouse Theater following the show

Seussical Crafts and Activities 11:00 – 3:00

• Cat in the Hat Photo Op – located in the Cody Gallery
• Oobleck and Blue Goo – located in Studio 60
• One Fish, Two Fish craft and game – located in Kids Commons
• Horton Hears a Who video – located in Books and Beyond
• Dr. Seuss Floor Hunts I and II – directions located in Lobby
• Thing 1 and Thing 2 Puppets – located in Widgets and Gadgets
• Lorax Mustache-located in EcoKids
• Cat in the Hat and Horton Headbands – located in NYSEG area
• Horton Hatches an Egg craft - located in the new Action News (Conscious Discipline Helpful Tips for Parents info)
• 11:00 – 12:30 -Dr. Seuss Games – Cat in the Hat, Ping Pong Fish Bowls, Fox in Socks Matching, Bingo, Apple Balance in the Ahearn Playhouse Theater
• 2:00 – 3:00 Dance Party

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