Location: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Springfield
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2010, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Annual Halloween Event
Admission at the door: $2 per trick-or-treater, $1 for accompanying adults
The Illinois State Museum has joined the genH Coalition and WDBR 103.7 FM Radio to present the 24th annual Where Are the Wild Things?, a fun and educational trick-or-treat event. Your "wild thing" will have a blast learning about nature, the human body, and how to stay safe and active this Halloween through games, hands-on activities, and crafts. Activities will include seeing live insects, exploring a bat cave, learning about healthy hearts, healthy cooking demonstration, photos with a Friendly Witch (additional $2 per photo), and much more.
Every child will receive a grab bag full of toys and prizes and will be eligible to win other fantastic door prizes.This year's grand door prizes will include a boy's and girl's bicycle (donated by Target and Meijer) and a Wii (donated by Best Buy).
Live entertainment in Thorne Deuel Auditorium: 1:00 pm - The Glow-in-the-Dark Show presented by Comedic Juggler Troy Roark 2:00 pm - Magician Eldon Roark 3:00 & 4:00 pm - Salsa with Julio Barrenzuela
Costumes are encouraged. Proceeds from this event support educational programs at the Museum throughout the year. For more information, contact Elizabeth Bazan at email@example.com or (217) 782-5993.
The genH (generation Healthy!) Coalition is a non-profit, grassroots Coalition comprised of health professionals, educators, fitness experts, parents and concerned citizens dedicated to improving the health of every child. The genH Coalition works with school districts, families and community organizations to educate, empower, increase physical activity and improve the nourishment our children receive. genH kids know that Healthy Bodies translate into Healthy Minds, Healthy Behavior, and a Healthy Future!! For more information, visit the genH Coalition website.
Thank you to our Event Sponsors! Please let these businesses know that you appreciate their support of the Illinois State Museum.
Ace Hardware Bergh-White Opticians, Inc. Buraski Builders Dance Arts Studio, Inc. Daton Kaisner, State Farm Agent Estes, Bridgewater & Ogden Frye-Williamson Press, Inc. Koke Mill Medical Associates, Dr. Lorie Bleyer Marine Bank Mel-O-Cream Donuts Intnl., Inc. Dr. P.J. and Grace Luttrell Nanavati O'Connor Mailing Service Selvaggio Steel SpringfieldMoms.org Sutton Siding & Remodeling, Inc. United Community Bank
Thank you to our Door Prize Sponsors! BJ Grand Salon & Spa Baskin Robbins Beckie Dyer Best Buy China Towne "Ceramics Painted by You" Family Video Irene & Steve Boyer Jan White-Brady Knight's Action Park Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society Lincoln Memorial Garden McDonalds-McGraw Enterprises, Inc. Meijer Panera Bread R&M Cyclery Sangamon Auditorium Shop 'n Save Springfield Disc Golf Club Springfield Racquet & Fitness Center Target YMCA, Springfield