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Check Out Our Glow In The Dark Day Event! - Feb. 10, 2017
Have fun creating art with glow-in-the-dark paint, make neon slime, and more! Click here for details...

SKYWARN® Class By NOAA Offered At No Charge To Public - Feb. 10, 2017
Become a certified severe weather spotter for your community. Spotters provide essential information for all types of weather hazards. SKYWARN® spotters identify and report severe weather events to the National Weather Service. Registration is required. Click here for info...

Earn Scouting Merit Badges in March: Weather Safety or Weather Preparedness - Feb. 10, 2017
Two new scouting programs are scheduled for March. Earn your Merit Badges for Emergency Preparedness on March 4 or Weather Safety on March 24. Registration is required. Click here for info...

Explore Our Freezin'! Event - We Bring The Outdoors Inside - Feb. 10, 2017
Three hours of fun will include making homemade snow, painting with ice cubes, a close-up look at snowflakes, and much more and even a wintertime snack. Click here for info...

Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shawdow, Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter - Feb. 10, 2017
Watch Phil make his prediction from Gobbler's Knob. Click here for details...

2017 Weather Discovery Hall of Fame Ceremony Held On February 1 - Feb. 10, 2016
Janice Dean, "The Weather Machine" of Fox News Channel, visits Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center, Gobbler's Knob, and joins our Meteorologist Hall of Fame. Click here to watch...

Meet The Newest Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog Winners For 2017 - Feb. 10, 2016
Cole Miller and Emalyn Conrad became Groundhog royalty on Saturday, January 28th as they were named the Weather Discovery Centers's special ambassadors. Click here to meet them...

Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog Contest Begins - Submit Your Entries and Votes - Dec. 28, 2016
Could your child become Groundhog royalty? The 14th annual contest begins - send your photos and entries by January 13! Click here for details...

Groundhog Day Events Schedule Plus an In-Person Book Signing by Janice Dean - Dec. 28, 2016
We've got a bunch of exciting events planned for Groundhog Day this year. Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog will be crowned, meet our newest Hall of Fame inductee, make a Groundhog Snow Stick and meet Janice Dean as she reads from her new book "Freddy The Frogcaster." Click here for details...

Winter Wonders Event Explores Winter In Different Parts Of The World - Nov. 30, 2016
Learn all about winter in deffernt parts of the world. Join us on December 27, 28 and 29 as the Weather Discovery Center explores winter in Asia, South America and Africa! Click here for event details...

Let Out Some Energy During Our Fit 'N Fun Day December 17 - Dec. 1, 2016
Don't sit around inside when you can get interactive with games, exercise and activities on our exhibits - and we'll even make healthy snacks! Click here for event details...

Take a SnowDay Saturday For Some Winter Fun and Games - Dec. 1, 2016
On January 17, 2017, join us for some snow day fun this winter with an exciting morning or afternoon of games, activities, cookies and hot chocolate. Plus, free time on all of the Weather Discovery Center exhibits! Click here for event details...

Exciting Weather and War Exhibit Opens Nov. 3 at Weather Discovery Center - Sept. 21, 2016
An historic new exhibit that looks at weather's intersting and significant influence over war operations and military uniforms will debut at the PWDC and run through December 16. Join us at the opening reception at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 3! Click here for event details...

Latest Scouting News For 2016-2017 Season - September 21, 2016
From merit badge and Journey requirements to troop meetings and fun days, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center offers a variety of programs for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Juniors, Daisies and Cadets! Click here for event details...

Beekeeping Exploration Event Starts September 12 - August 23, 2016
Join us at the Weather Discovery Center from September 12 - 24 as we look closely into the fascinating life of bees and the importance these incredible insects play in our lives and the foods we eat. You can even meet a real beekeeper and learn the process of keeping bees! Click here for event details...


Join Us For Weathercize Saturday on October 22 - August 23, 2016
Don’t just sit around - come in for healthy activities and fun! We’ll do “Weathercize," play games, make a healthy snack, and have fun on the exhibits! Everything is included for the basic admission price. Click here for event details...


Earn The Boy Scout Weather Merit Badge or The Girl Scout Junior Enegize Award
- August 23, 2016
From 9 a.m. – Noon on Sept. 10 Boy Scouts of all ages will complete the requirements needed to earn the Weather Merit Badge. A snack and free time on the exhibits is included. Girl Scouts can earn their Energize Award on October 15. Click here for event details...

August Afternoon Events Begin August 8
- August 3, 2016
August is heating up with exciting weather activities all month long. Join us for extra fun weather experiments, crafts, snacks and fun on the exhibits! Click here for event details..


Celebrate The Legend of "Wojack Weekend" In Punxsutawney Sept. 10
- August 13, 2016
Go back in time to celebrate the Native American legend of the "Wojack" and its earliest ties to Punxsutawnely. Stop by for a weekend full of exciting events! Click here for all the details....


Meet Punxsutawney Phil Wed., July 6 at The Weather discovery Center
- June 3, 2016
Meet the world's most famous furry prognosticator in our lobby on July 1 for pictures and fun. He'll be here with autographed photos and a member of the Inner Circle to answer your questions! Click here for all the details.....

Summer Weather Camp Is Back This July! - May 26, 2016
July is packed with fun and learning as we bring back our popular Summer Weather Camp activities every Tuesday and Thursday from July 12-28. This year includes sessions on floods, hurricanes and lightning! Click here for all the details.....


Science Gets Fun - And Messy - During This Hands-On Learning Event - April 18, 2016
Kids will have a blast getting their hands dirty during this afternoon of learning, painting, creating and experimenting! Click here for all the details......

Beautiful Birdhouse Voting Begins June 4 - April 18, 2016
Stop by our lobby and cast your vote for the most creative birdhouse plus get a chance to buy your favorite! Click here for all the details......

2015 Weather Discovery Center Annual Report Published - April 1, 2016
Due to the dedication and talents of our staff, our volunteers, and the Board of Directors, 2015 was an exciting year of new programs and events! Click here to read the report......

Beautiful Birdhouse Contest Begins - March 9, 2016
Our popular contest is back again this Spring. Win cash and prizes for the best creation! Click here for complete details and entry form.....


Wild Weather Fun Event Starts April 9 - February 29, 2016
Get blown away learning about nature's most wicked weather inlcluding tornadoes, hurricanes and more! Click here to learn more.....

Girl Scouts' Special Event: Punxsutawney Phil's Extravaganza - February 29, 2016
A special day learning about the history of Groundhog Day, with a visit to Gobblers Knob and a tour of the town - plus get a badge, snacks and souvenirs! Click here to learn more.....

"How Does Your Garden Grow?" Series Starts Soon - February 19, 2016
Kids learn all about growing their very own garden and how weather affects it! Click here for info.....


Scouts Can Camp With Us at World-Famous Gobblers Knob
- February 8, 2016
All scouts can have fun and earn their badges during this exciting event! Click here to learn more.....

2016 Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog Crowned - January 30, 2016
Meet our newest Weather Discovery Center special ambassadors. Click here to learn more.....

New Weather Emergency Exhibit Debuts Along With Interactive SmartBoard - January 31, 2016
Exciting new things are happening at the Weather Discovery Center! Click here to learn more.....

Could Your Child Become Groundhog Royalty? - December 8, 2015
The 13th annual contest begins - send your photos and entries by January 16! Click here for details......

Homer Center Elementary Visits Weather Discovery Center - October 26, 2015
And enjoyed an exciting day of fun and weather science activities at the PWDC! Click here for photos......


It's Back! Weather Discovery Center Penguin Ticket Fundraiser - October 7, 2015
Get your Penguins Tickets here during our annual fundraiser! Click here for event details.....


Join Us For Super Science Saturdays In December - October 10, 2015
An exciting day of fun and weather science activities awaits you in our classroom on Super Science Saturdays! Click here for event details...


Winter Wonders Explores The Science of Cold This December - October 10, 2015
Three topics will explain the wonder of the winter season on December 28, 29 and 30. Each program includes activities, a snack and free time on the exhibits! Click here for event details...


Take A Snow Day Saturday With Us For Some Frigid Fun - October 10, 2015
Visit us for an exciting afternoon of games, activities, cookies and hot chocolate on January 16, 2015! Click here for event details...


Earn The Boy Scout Weather Safety Badge at The Weather Discovery Center - September 15, 2015
Join us on Saturday, October 17 from 9am - noon for educational activities, snacks and fun on the exhibits! Click here for event details...

August Afternoon Events Begin July 6 - August 3, 2015
August is heating up with exciting weather activities all month long. Join us for weather experiments, crafts, snacks and fun on the exhibits! Click here for event details...


Beautiful Birdhouse Winners Announced - August 3, 2015
We had an amazing variety of creative entries this year and it was hard to pick a limited number of winners. See who made the list and a few of the beautiful birdhouses! Click here for the list of winners...


New Fall Programs for Girl Scouts Announced - August 3, 2015
Be sure to check out three of our newest programs happening this fall and join us at the Weather Discovery Center to work toward earning your awards! Click here for program details and dates...


Our "Signs of Fall" Event Looks At The Autumnal Equinox - August 3, 2015
The autumnal equinox occurs on September 23rd but we'll be learning all about it on Saturday September 19th. Join us for a fun and educational look at the science of the seasons! Click here for event details...


Join Us For Our Halloween Spooktacular's 2 Thrilling Events - August 3, 2015
Visit our ghoulish lobby for spooky snacks, thrilling surprises, supernatural storytelling and costume fun as we celebrate Halloween all day! Click here for event details...


2015 Help Us Vote For The Most Beautiful Birdhouse
- May 27, 2015
We're celebrating spring with a Beautiful Birdhouse Contest! Entries have been received and birdhouses will be on display from June 6th and we need your help to vote for the best one in our People's Choice category! Stop in to cast your vote through July 1. Open to Kids and Adults. Click here for details....


Popular Weather Discover Summer Camp Events Begin July 7
- May 28, 2015
July is packed with fun and learning as we bring back our popular Summer Weather Camp activities every Tuesday and Thursday from July 7-23. Check out 3 new learning events: Groovy Gardens, Super Stars, and Rockin' Rainbows! Click here for event details...


Join Us "For The Birds" Event June 13 - May 28, 2015
Stop by on Saturday June 13th and be part of our "For The Birds" fun from 9am-Noon. We'll even make a birdhouse! Click here for event details....

Celebrate Summer Solstice Weekend With Us June 19-20
- May 28, 2015
We're celebrating the true start of summer with a weekend of fun! Stop by on June 19th or 20th and participate in carnival games, chalk drawing, games, prizes, free lemonade and more! Click here for event details....

Meet Punxsutawney Phil July 1 at The Weather Discovery Center
- May 28, 2015
Meet the world's most famous furry prognosticator in our lobby on July 1 for pictures and fun. He'll be here with autographed photos and a member of the Inner Circle to answer your questions! Click here for event details....

2015 Beautiful Birdhouse Contest Begins - April 1, 2015
We're celebrating spring with a Beautiful Birdhouse Contest! Enter your whimsical, quirky, beautiful, or crazy birdhouse or birdfeeder for a chance to win cash and to have your birdhouse (or birdfeeder) on display at the Weather Discovery Center! Open to Kids and Adults. Click here for rules and details....

2014 Punxsutawney Annual Report Published
- March 10, 2015
Due to the dedication and talents of our staff, our volunteers, and the Board of Directors, 2014 was an exciting and successful year! Click here to read the report....

Our Sping Fling Event Celebrates New Season with Fun and Games
- February 25, 2015
Spring will be just 6 days away and in honor of the Vernal Equinox, we're looking forward to marking the event with some weather-science related fun and games! Stop by from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 14! Click here for the details....

We're Bringing The Outdoors Inside for An Evening of Indoor Camping - February 14, 2015
Calling all kids! Escape the cold outside and bring your sleeping bag and pillow for a great evening of indoor camping fun! Click here to see all the fun things we're doing....

New Programs for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts at Weather Discovery Center - February 14, 2015
From merit badge and Journey requirements to troop meetings and fun days, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center offers a variety of programs for Boy and Girl Scouts! Click here to see the details....

Meet Punxsutawney Royalty - 2015 Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog Named - January 31, 2015
Jayden Vasbinder and Gabriella Kendra were named the Weather Discovery Centers's special ambassadors, Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog, for 2015 in a special ceremony in our lobby. Click here to meet them....

Dr. Richard Alley Named Weather Discovery Center 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee - January 30, 2015
Dr. Alley will accept his honor at an induction ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1 as he becomes the newest member of our Hall of Fame wall. Click here to read more about Dr. Alley....

Groundhog Day Fun Starts Saturday Jan. 31 at The Weather Discovery Center - January 14, 2015
Join us all weekend through Feb. 2 for Groundhog Day fun and festivities as we crown the new Mr. & Miss Little Groundhog and induct the newest member into our Weather Forecaster Hall of Fame. Click here for all the details....

Enter a Child or Student Into The Mr. or Ms. Groundhog Contest - January 5, 2015
Open to all Punxsutawney area Kindergarten students, send a photo of your child (no larger than 5”x 7”) by January 17 to enter. Winners will be crowned January 31st. Click here for all the details...

Take a Snow Day with Us For Fun, Games and Snacks on Sat. Jan. 17 - January 4, 2015
Stop in from 10am- noon OR 1pm - 3 pm and have some winter fun with activities including the Penguin Shuffle, a Snowball Fight, Snowball Relay and Wii Snow Games. Click here for the details.

Join Us For Some Winter Fun With Our New FREEZIN' Activities - December 4, 2014
This December and January, we invite you to learn all about the cold with our new FREEZIN' activities area! Explore how animals survive the winter, learn about ice and snow and more. Click here for the details

Last Chance - Weather Discovery Tickets Are Almost Gone! - December 11, 2014
Don't miss yours! For the fifth year, the Weather Discovery Center is selling Penguin Hockey Tickets as a fundraiser. One last game at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center still available. Click here for the details..

PWDC Welcomes Cobblestone Hotel & Suites To Punxsutawney - October 3, 2014
The newest addition to Punxsutawney is Cobblestone Hotel & Suites, a great place to spend the night during your trip to the Home of Punxsutawney Phil! Click here for the details...

Weather Discovery Center to Offer Weather Photography Class - October 1, 2014
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is holding “Introduction to Photographing the Weather” on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. – noon. Click here for the details...

PA Historical & Museum Commission Awards Funds to PWDC - Oct. 3, 2014
Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center received funding through the Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Click here for the details...

Girl Scout Program to be offered on November 8 - October 1, 2014
Girl Scouts from the region in grades 2 and 3 are invited to the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center on November 8 for the Wonders of Water Program. Click here for the details...

Weather Discovery Tickets Holds Penguins Ticket Fundraiser - Sept 22, 2014
It's back! For the fifth year, the Weather Discovery Center is selling Penguin Hockey Tickets as a fundraiser. Three games at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center are available. Click here for the details...

Hands On Weather Exhibit Debuts at Weather Discovery Center - August 18, 2014
A colorful new exhibit is capturing the attention of children at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center. Hands On Weather—or HOW—Packs are backpacks that contain everything a child needs to do self-guided activities relating to a weather topic. Click here for the details...

Join Us For As We Explore The Moon September-October - August 15, 2014
Children and adults who are fascinated by the moon will want to visit the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center in September and October for exhibits and programming called “All About the Moon" - Events kick off on Sept. 13 with AccuWeather astronomy blogger Mark Paquette's presentation about the moon. Click here for the details...

Our Summer Weather Camp Wrap Up - August 5, 2014
Our first ever summer weather camp has ended and it was a blast! The children learned about tornadoes, solar energy and what the weather was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Mark your calendars for next summer's camp. Click here to see photos from this year...

Join Us For August Afternoons and Create a FREE Souvenir - July 28, 2014
Stop in all August long for our fun and educational "August Afternoons" event. From noon until 4 p.m. every day in August (regular open days: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat.) visitors can create their own weather-related souvenir that they can take home to remember their Weather Discovery Center visit. Click here for the details...

Meet Punxsutawney Phil July 2 at The Weather Discovey Center - June 20, 2014
Join us at the Weather Discovery Center to meet the one and only Punxsutawney Phil - world-famous weather prognosticator! He'll be joined by a member of the official Groundhog Club Inner Circle who will be happy answer questions about everything Groundhog Day and pose for your photos. Click here for the details...

See The Beautiful Birdhouse Exhibit & Vote For Your Favorite - June 23, 2014
The Weather Discovery Center in Punxsutawney will debut its Beautiful Birdhouse Exhibit on Monday, June 30.  The exhibit is comprised of the entries into the center’s Beautiful Birdhouse Contest. Entries were accepted through June 21. A special Kids' "For The Birds" Workshop will be held on June 28 from 10-noon. For $7, kids can build their own birdhouse! Click here for the details...

Celebrate Summer Solstice Weekend Here on June 20 and 21 - June 10, 2014
We're celebrating the true start of summer with a weekend of fun! Stop by on June 20th or 21st and participate in a variety of fun weather-related activities like our Weather Wheel of Fortune Game where you could win cool prizes! Click here for the details...

Summer Camp Events Begin June 28 at Weather Discovery Center - May 23, 2014
Summer camps will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays the weeks of July 7, 14 and 21st
and there will be a morning (9 a.m. - noon) and afternoon (1 - 4 p.m.) session each of
those days. These programs are ideal for elementary and middle school ages. Special pricing for 3 different events. Includes Jurassic Weather, Solarific and Terrifying Twisters teach kids about the weather in an entertaining format! Click here for all the details...

Check Out Our New Live Web Cams For a Close-up Look at PWDC and Punxy - May 23, 2014
See our two live views of Punxsutawney and the Weather Discovery Center. One shows a live shot of our Weather Forecasting Exhibit in the Weather Discovery Center. Check in during our regular hours and you'll probably see a future weather forecaster in action. The other shows a bird's-eye view of Phil's home in Barclay Square. Click here to watch...

Please Consider A Donation During PWDC Summer Fund Drive - May 1, 2014
Your support is needed to help us continue our unique approach to eductaing children about weather science and keeping Punxsutawney a destination all year long. Your donation provides critical revenue to help us maintain our exhibits, offer educational programming for all ages, and provide for the upkeep and care of our historic facility! Click here for more about making a donation...

Weather Discovery Center Annouces Beautiful Birdhouse Contest - April 26, 2014
We're celebrating summer with a Beautiful Birdhouse Contest! Enter your whimsical, quirky, beautiful, or crazy birdhouse or birdfeeder for a chance to win cash and to have your birdhouse (or birdfeeder) on display at the Weather Discovery Center! Click for details...

Weather DIscovery Center Releases Annual Report - April 2, 2014
The PWDC Annual Report recognizes its volunteers and friends as well as providing a look back at the year's newsworthy events and fundraising initiatives. Read more...

Meet The Storm Chasers At The Weather Discovery Center April 26 - April 2, 2014
Join storm chasers Jesse Ferrell (AccuWeather.com) and Ron Shawley as they tell tales of their adventures tracking down storms in Pennsylvania. Part of the Clouds and What They Can Tell Us Exhibit during April. Read more...

New Admission Price Announced For April 1, 2014 - March 26, 2014
On April 1, 2014, Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center’s admission price will increase to $5.00 per person. Children two and under will stay at no charge. This is the first increase in admission since the Discovery Center opened its doors eight years ago in 2006.

A New Series About Cloud Science Comes To Weather Dicovery Center - February 23, 2014
Beginning March 15 and continuing into April, we’ll explore the different types of clouds and what type of weather is associated with them. Two Saturday programs - Cloudy with a Chance of Fun - will be held on March 15 and 22 from 10am-noon to explore everything clouds. Read more..

Groundhog Day Weekend Brings Visitors To Punxsy - February 3, 2014
Punxsutawney had one of its highest turnouts ever for friends and weather enthusiasts making the annual trek to hear Punxsutawney Phil's 128th prognostication. Read more...

PWDC Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee for Groundhog Day - January 29, 2014
A special event will be held at the Weather Discovery Center lobby with special guests from the Weather Channel as Tim Samaras, Weather Researcher and Storm Chaser, is posthumously honored. Read more..

Weather Lore-Fact or Fiction? - January 4, 2014
Is it true that a ring around the moon means rain is near? How does Punxsutawney Phil predict the length of winter? On Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. - noon, learn the science behind the folklore and which of the old sayings hold some truth, plus have free time on the exhibits and meet special guest Punxsutawney Phil. Click for details...

Entries Now Being Accepted for Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog 2014 - January 2, 2014
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is once again sponsoring the annual Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog contest. Kindergarten students in the Punxsutawney area are eligible. Winners are chosen by popular vote with voting to begin on January 13. The winners will be crowned at 10 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 1 at the Weather Discovery Center. Click for details...

Sneak Peek at Our Groundhog Day Celebration at PWDC - Starts Jan. 31 - December 5, 2013
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is planning a full weekend of special events in honor of Phil's annual prgnostication. Early spring ot not, it's going to be a celebration that shouldn't be missed! Click for the latest news...

December Is Snow Month at Weather Discovery Center - December 2, 2013
Snow Month begins Dec. 7 and runs through Jan. 4 and features snow like you may have never seen it before, says Marlene Lellock, executive director of the Weather Discovery Center. Click for details...

Pittsburgh Penguins Tickets Sale Kicks Off PWDC Fundraiser - October 17, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, the Weather Discovery Center is selling Penguin Hockey Tickets as a fundraiser. Two games at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center are available: Penguins versus New Jersey Devils on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and Penguins versus Washington Capitals on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. Click for details...

Winner of Weather Discovery Center Monthly Survey Announced - October 17, 2013
To learn what you like most about the Weather Discovery Center, visitors to the Center are asked to complete a short survey at the completion of their visit. We pick a winner every month and, for September, the winner is...Read more...

Free For Fall Saturdays Start September 21 - September 18, 2013
Experience all of the interactive exhibits and learn about the science and folklore of weather prediction - all for FREE starting this fall... Click for details...

Winner of Weather Discovery Center Monthly Survey Announced - September 4, 2013
To learn what you like most about the Weather Discovery Center, visitors to the Center are asked to complete a short survey at the completion of their visit. We pick a winner every month and, for August, the winner is... Read more...

Weather Discovery Center Welcomes New DIrector - February 2, 2013
Amanda Hornack joins the Weather Discovery Center as its new director of education and programming, and those who know her best will tell you that she always wears a cheery smile. See more...

Punxsutawney Phil Delivers Forecast For Early Spring in 2013 - February 2, 2013
Through the newly renovated entrance of famed Gobbler's Knob, thousands of Phil's followers gathered early in the morning of February 2 to hear if the prescient groundhog saw a swift end to winter's grip. See more...

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore Visits Punxsy on Groundhog Day - February 2, 2013
Jim Cantore joined us in Punxsutawney on Groundhog Day in the Weather Discovery Center lobby for a special announcement and ceremony held in his honor. See more...

The Weather Channel's Jen Carfagno Has Some Fun at The PWDC - February 2, 2013
Who says learning has to be boring? Jen Carfagno discovers that, at Punxy's unique weather science center, you can have fun and learn something new. See more...

PWDC Mourns Loss of Founding Member and Former Punxsutawney Mayor - February 1, 2013
Sad news accomapnied this year's Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, PA as the town's former mayor and founding member of The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center, John Hallman, passed away on Friday. Read more...

Lil Miss and Mr. Groundhog Winners Presented - February 1, 2013
Eastyn Kopas was crowned Little Miss Groundhog, and Alex Shumaker was named Little Mr. Groundhog at a ceremony on Tuesday, February 1, 2013 at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center.. Read more...

Punxsutawney Area Education Assoc. Donates To PWDC and Local Non-Profits - January, 2013
The Punxsutawney Area Education Association (PAEA) donated money to various non-profit organizations that offer programs for school children in the Punxsutawney Area School District, including the PWDC.
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PA American Water Company Recognizes Work of PWDC for Kids with Donation - December, 2012
Executives from the PA American Water Company and State Representative Stan Smith visit the PWDC in recognition of its work as an educational destination for children. Read more...


Local Senior Donates Project Funds to PWDC
- November, 2012
Proceeds from weekly refreshment sales during the summer's Music in The Park events benefit the Weather Discovery Center, thanks to Alexa Shaffer's effort. Read more..


Verizon Selects Weather Discovery Center for EITC Gift
- August 20, 2012
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center was the recipient of a donation from Verizon, a $2,500 award presented as part of Verizon's participation in the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). Read more..

Night Golf Tournament Held at Punxy Country Club - Benefitting PWDC
- August 11, 2012
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WTAJ Takes a Look Inside Our Weather Discovery Center! - February 2, 2012
Click here to watch...


2012 Hall of Fame Member Ceremony Held at PWDC
- February 2, 2012
This year's Weather Discovery Hall of Fame Inductee, Fred Gadomski, made a visit to the Weather Discovery Center on Groundhog Day for the Hall of Fame ceremony.. Read more...

Phil Predicts Extended Winter Weather - February 2, 2012
Video clip of Groundhog Day and Phil's prediction from Gobbler's Knob. See more..


Lil Miss and Mr. Groundhog Winners Presented
- October 26, 2011
Audrey Jean Johnson was crowned Little Miss Groundhog, and David Kunselman was named Little Mr. Groundhog at a ceremony on Tuesday, February 2, 2012 at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center.. Read more...


Penguins Hockey Raffle Ticket WINNERS announced!
- December 18, 2011
Congratulations to Chris Stamler and Jimi Stockdale for winning two tickets each to the upcoming Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers game. Read more...

Punxy Area Fifth Graders Plant Tulips For Weather Science! - December 8, 2011
Fifth grade students from the Punxsutawney Area Middle School participated in a test garden project at the Weather Center. Read more...

Local Student Donates Proceeds From Summer Senior Project - October 26, 2011
Alissa Vite sold refreshments during the summer's "Music in the Park" series as her Senior Project to benefit the Weather Center. Read more...

Weather Discovery Center Receives Donation From PNC Bank - September 21, 2011
The forecast for the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center looked a little brighter Wednesday when it received a $1,000 donation from PNC Bank. Read more...

Punxsutawney Area Education Assoc. Donates Funds - February 25, 2011
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is one of three local organizations awarded funding and recognition for its educational importance in the community. Read more...

2011 Little Miss & Mr. Groundhog Named at Weather Discovery Center - February 2, 2011
With Punxsutawney Phil’s upcoming forecast looming, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center prepares to again induct two new members into its Meteorologist Hall of Fame. Read more...

Phil Predicts Early Spring From Gobbler's Knob - February 2, 2011
To the relief of the winter-weary, the world's most famous groundhog predicted an early spring Wednesday. Punxsutawney Phil emerged just after dawn on Groundhog Day. Watch...

Meteorologist Hall of Fame Welcomes Two PSU Alums - January 24, 2011
With Punxsutawney Phil’s upcoming forecast looming, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center prepares to again induct two new members into its Meteorologist Hall of Fame. Read more...

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