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Utica Children's Museum announces Winter Break activities

Utica Children’s Museum announces Winter Break activities

The Utica Children’s Museum, 311 Main St., is revving up for a big week while the kids are off from school for February Break.

The museum will be open two additional days and will feature fun themes each day. The museum also has two new features for visitors to explore: an Imagination Playground block system where children can build using large cubes, bricks, cogs, curves and cylinders; and two Magis Spun Chairs that are fun for kidd and adults alike.

Admission is $8, $6 for ages 2-17, free for children under age 2.

Activities are included in the cost of admission and will be available while supplies last.

 February Break hours are: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.

-4:30 p.m.

, and Sunday noon-5 p.m.

Tuesday: Treasure Hunt Day

Pirate Treasure Hunt around the Museum Parrot Puppet Craft in Art Room

Wildlife Wednesday

Live show by Wood Creek Reptiles at 11:15 a.m.

and 1:45 p.m.

and by the Utica Peregrine Falcon Project from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Thursday: Weather Day

WUTR Chief meteorologist Colleen Hurley will be on site to read a weather book and help kids make an anemometer from 11 a.m.

-1 p.m.

Friday: Utica Day

Utica Police Dept. and Fire Dept.

on site with cars and trucks

Meet Mayor Palmieri 11am-12pm

Utica Bingo and Skyline coloring

Complimentary tomato pie from Daniele’s

Cardboard City on the 3rd floor

Saranac soft drink tasting noon-2 p.m.

Science Saturday

From 10 a.m.

– 2 p.m.

, celebrate National Engineers Week and explore different forms of engineering with the Future Engineers group from MVCC: civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and more.

Sunday: Circus Day

Activities from noon-3 p.

m.: cotton candy and popcorn, face painting and tattoos, games, crafts and more.

The week is sponsored by Berkshire Bank along with sponsors for each day including JAY-K Lumber, Francis Eye Laser Center, Northland Communications, WUTR, Sangertown Square and Bank of Utica.