Staten Island Museum: CICADA Family Day
They’re Baaack! Return of the 17-year Cicadas
February 16, 2013 – Spring 2014
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
Why will millions of Cicadas emerge this spring? Can they hurt me? What can this amazing phenomenon teach us? The exhibit will leave you comforted as you become a local expert! Featuring: real bugs, art, films, study, cicada collateral, interviews with locals and more!
CICADA Family Day: Saturday, February 16, 10:00am – 4:00pm
$2 materials fee for participants
Learn about the amazing world of Cicadas before the spring emergence of 17-year cicadas. Activities and treats for the whole family:
10:00am – Jr. Science Club (limited to 25 people)
1:00pm-4:00pm – Gallery Workshops
- Cicada Origami
- Make a Cicada Headgear
- Looking Closely: Microscope & Magnifiers
2:00pm – Cicada Talk: They’re Coming!
1:30pm & 3:00pm -CICADA PRINCESS a charming new stop-animation puppet film
3:30pm - Museum Store’s Cicada Raffle