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Looking for something fun and special to do? Check out our Special Events!

Mar
16
Sat
Free Admission Saturday
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

To kick off the Week of Giving in Punxsutawney (March 18-22), we are hosting Free Admission Saturday!
From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. that day, there is no admission charge to enter the Weather Discovery Center and enjoy all we have to offer. Please come visit if you’ve never been here before or if it’s been quite some time since you’ve been in. Then consider a contribution to help us continue our mission to educate about the science and folklore of weather!

 

Mar
22
Fri
Creative Garden School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
17
Wed
Cyber School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Apr
18
Thu
Kane School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Skywarn Basic Weather Spotter Training
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of severe weather spotting and how to report it to the National Weather Service. This free class is presented by a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Pittsburgh.  Pre-registration is required to 814-938-1000 or marlene@weatherdiscovery.org. Walk-ins will be accepted that night if there is room.

Apr
26
Fri
Redbank Valley School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Apr
27
Sat
Punxsutawney Phil’s Weather Extravaganza for Girl Scouts @ Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center and Gobblers Knob
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

It’s a day full of learning and fun for Girl Scouts of all ages! During Punxsutawney Phil’s Weather Extravaganza, Scouts will visit the Weather Discovery Center and make a SWAP, go on a walking tour of some of the Phantastic Phils, have lunch and a program with Punxsutawney Phil at Gobblers Knob, and take a walk along the Gobblers Knob trail to learn about the tradition of Groundhog Day. The cost per Scout is $23 and includes lunch, a mid-morning snack, the SWAP, a fun patch, and a souvenir. Parents and siblings are welcome to attend as well at $15 per person (does not include the fun patch and souvenir.) Registration is by April 12 at https://www.gswpa.org

Apr
29
Mon
SSCD School Visit
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
May
2
Thu
SSCD School Visit
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
May
10
Fri
Cambria Elementary School Tour @ Weather Discovery Center
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
16
Thu
West Branch School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
17
Fri
West Branch School Tour @ Weather Discovery Center
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
23
Thu
Fox Township School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
29
Wed
Mo-Valley School Visit @ Weather Discovery Center
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
22
Sat
Sloppy Science Day
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Children- $10, Non-participating adults – $6

It’s a sloppy, messy, goopy day full of science, learning and most of all – fun! What you’ll do: Sensory Dig – dig in our pool full of chocolate pudding to see what your fingers can find!

Fizzy Science – watch our geyser erupt from a bottle and learn the science behind it.

Extreme Bubbles – make the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen!

Elephant Toothpaste – Elephants need to brush too – learn how to make their toothpaste.

Plus lots more! Check back periodically as we update our Sloppy Science Day activities and information.

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