Groundhog Day comes to the Seattle Children’s Museum

January 31, 2013 by  

Groundhog Day at the Seattle Children’s Museum introduces children to a seasonal custom looked forward to by the community each year. It is suggested that on this special day, people can learn whether to expect the coming of spring soon.

Groundhog Day arrives every year on February 2 and signals the coming of spring, but the question always whether spring come soon or whether it will it be a while away yet. As part of this celebration, a groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil is used to predict when the coming of spring will occur. During this event, children between the ages of 10 months and 10 years of age will learn how the groundhog predicts the coming of spring, how the shadow is created by the groundhog, and what types of weather scare this renowned groundhog. During this event, there will be art projects, games, and riddles for the children to enjoy. Parents are invited to attend this event with their children

Flyer printing may have been used to promote this interesting historical event to the parents in this community and the communities around the area. Admission is simply the cost of entering the Museum, which is $7.50 per adult and child, and $6.50 for grandparents. The Groundhog Day Celebration will take place this Saturday, February 2, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Seattle Children’s Museum located at 305 Harrison Street in Seattle, Washington. To learn more, please visit the Seattle Children’s Museum website or call Jennifer Ross at 206-576-2322 during museum hours.

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