Children & Adult Programs

Sure we have great exhibits at the Weather Discovery Center, but we also offer fun and educational programming! From pre-school to teen to adult, our yearly schedule has something for all ages.



Winter Wonders
Friday & Saturday, Dec. 27-28, 1-4 p.m.

Two days, two winter topics to explore. On Friday learn “Why is it Cold?” On Saturday, discover “Snowstorms!”

Each day includes activities, crafts,and interactive learning, plus free time on the exhibits and a snack. Cost is $10 for one day, $18 for both days.

Pre-registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcomed. 814-938-1000 or

Snow Day Saturday
Sat., January 18, 1-3 p.m.
Cost is $7.00 per person

It’s a day full of SNOW much fun! Including:

  • Snow relay races
  • Snowball games
  • Make your own snow!
  • Snow crafts
  • Build your own snowman interactive game
  • Snowball snack and hot chocolate
  • Our annual famous snowball fight

Cost is $7 per person and includes free time on the exhibits. Pre-registration is appreciated but walk-ins will be welcome!

814-938-1000 or

Groundhog Day Festivities
Friday, Jan. 31 – Sunday, Feb. 2
Friday: 10-4, Saturday: 10-6,
Sunday: 8-4

$7 regular admission, includes activities. Children 2 years and under free.

Make your visit to Punxsutawney for Groundhog Day complete with a stop at the Weather Discovery Center! Explore our interactive exhibits, challenge yourself with our scavenger hunt, and make a groundhog mask or a groundhog finger puppet!

Meteorologist Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony
Saturday, Feb. 1, 12 noon
$7 regular admission, children 2 years and under free

Our annual induction into our Hall of Fame of a meteorologist or scientist who has made significant contributions to the science and broadcasting of weather.  See the ceremony, meet the inductee and see Punxsutawney Phil! Groundhog cookies and punch after the ceremony.

Glow in the Dark Day
Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. – noon
$9 per person

It’s all about the glow during this fun-filled program! We’ll explore glowing ghost eggs, make glow-in-the-dark fingernail polish, make glow in the dark bouncy balls and more! A snack and free time on the exhibits included. Preregistration is helpful, but walk-ins are welcome.

Learn About Light
Saturday, Feb. 29
$10 per person – Limit 12

Light. What is it? Where does it come from? Can it affect our weather? Learn the answers to these questions and more through activities and crafts. Plus, you’ll make your own kaleidoscope! Registration is necessary for this program by Mon., Feb. 24. Limit is 12 children. Best for ages 5-12. 814-938-1000 or



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