February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 (Tuesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

January 27 –May 6. Fully interactive, Human Plus offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low- and high-tech tools that extend the abilities of the human body! Visitors can ride a mono-ski in a simulated ski race, control a DJ station using the wheels of a wheelchair, “feel” the music with a special touch panel, engineer solutions to unique design challenges and even discover how someone can control a neuroprosthetic limb with their thoughts! Human Plus also showcases compelling stories from a unique field of engineering that helps people carry out their day-to-day routines, as well as realize their lifelong dreams.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Wild Game Month

Game Month is back! We’re bringing the legendary un-tame spirit of Hunter’s Dinners back to The Fort. We will also unleash daily Game Menus for lunch and dinner through February which belong on the pages of sportsmen’s magazines. If you’re a hunter, grab a beer with your hunting buddies and dig in. If you’re not a hunter, experience something amazing. HUNTER’S DINNERS start at 6 pm ($70 per person, reservations recommended), February 15 & February 26. GAME LUNCH & DINNER MENUS available daily through February.

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame

Open Thursday through Sunday Noon to 4:30 PM. The Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Volleyball, is a not for-profit institution dedicated to honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to this international sport and to fostering the appreciation of the historical development of the game by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

The museum is offering an exciting array of family fun activities during School Vacation Week, February 19-23. Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft, and experience the wonders of flight through hands-on activities including daily hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science Demonstrations, computerized Flight Simulators, and Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday. Feb 22 & 23 FREE FACE PAINTING 1pm to 3pm! - FREE GAME DAY 12pm to 3:45pm! Feb 24 & 25 FREE GAME DAY 12pm to 3:45pm!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

Sigrid Schmalzer and Melanie Chan February 20, 1:00pm. Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean tells its story through the memories of a farm boy who, inspired by Chinese scientist Pu Zhelong, became a scientist himself. This story will immerse young readers in Chinese culture, the natural history of insects, and the use of biological controls in farming. After a story reading with Schmalzer in the Reading Library, guests will join Chan in the Art Studio for a paper-cutting art project.