2014 Illinois State Museum FREE Summer Film Fest

FilmFestival200x120_FLATBob Steffan Summer Film Fest at the Illinois State Museum

Corner of Spring and Edwards,  just south of the State Capitol, Springfield IL


Visit our website: http://www.museum.state.il.us/

This program is recommended for children ages 3-8 and is great for day care classes, summer camp groups, and families. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. For more information, or to schedule a group of 10 or more, contact Elizabeth Bazan at ebazan@museum.state.il.us or (217) 782-5993

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the months of June and July at 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. in the Thorne Deuel Auditorium.

FREE and open to the public.

June 3/4 – Growing Up Wild: It’s a Hoot – Explore the world of raptors, from the fastest animal, the falcon, to eagles and owls.

June 10/11 – The Magic School Bus Flexes its Muscles – Join Ms. Frizzle and the gang for an exciting exploration through the Ralphiebot Robot to learn about bones, joints, and muscles.

June 17/18– Backyard Safari: Dinosaurs – Join Celia and her friends as they search for clues to the mysteries of dinosaurs.

June 24/25 – The Magic School Bus: Taking Flight – Wanda and the rest of the class discover how wings and moving air cause flight as they are shrunk inside Tim’s model airplane.

July 1/2 – Reading Rainbow: Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones – Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even a couple of mammals lay eggs. Learn about eggs and the animals that lay them in this “eggcellent” Reading Rainbow episode.

July 8/9 – Growing Up Wild: Frontier Friends – Bison and prairie dogs, marmots, and mountain goats—they’re animals living in some unfriendly places.

July 15/16 – The Magic School Bus: Wet All Over – Take a rainy ride on the Magic School Bus through the life cycle of a water drop.

July 22/23 – Backyard Safari: Home Sweet Home – Learn how animals live, what their homes look like, and how they build them.

July 29/30 – The Magic School Bus: Gets Lost in Space – Arnold’s know-it-all cousin drives Ms. Frizzle’s class crazy when she joins them on a field trip in space.



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