El día de los niños, El día de los libros/Children’s Day, Book Day

By |April 27th, 2019|

The whole family is invited to celebrate El día de los niños, El día de los libros/Children’s Day, Book Day at the Springfield Public Library on Saturday April 27, 2019 from 1:00-4:00pm. All youth who attend can receive a free book! There will be many fun crafts, games and activities for children to do as […]


By |February 23rd, 2019|

Giant reptiles once roamed the land and swam the sea, but did you know they also flew through the skies? Come celebrate these ancient feathered animals and explore their relationships to modern birds. The whole family will enjoy games, activities, crafts, and performances—all included with regular museum admission!

Admission is half-price for families presenting Oregon Trail […]

LEGO® Valentine’s Day Make and Take

By |February 9th, 2019|

Join us on Saturday, February 9 where our expert staff will help you make this adorable custom-designed LEGO® Valentine’s Treasure Chest. Decorate it with flowers, and the box is yours to keep! Keep it for yourself, or it makes a great gift for your valentine sweetheart! Advanced registration required. See the link for tickets and […]

DINOSAURS TAKE FLIGHT: The Art of Archaeopteryx Grand Opening Weekend

By |January 19th, 2019|

Join us for a weekend-long dinosaur party! Explore the new exhibit, create your own dino-craft and dig into dinosaur science at our family-friendly activity tables.

Included with regular admission. Oregon Trail card holders are admitted at a reduced rate through the Museums for All program. Free for members and UO ID card holders. Not a current […]

LEGO® Penguin Make-and-Take

By |January 12th, 2019|

Brrr it’s getting cold outside! Join us at Bricks & Minifigs Eugene where our expert staff will help you build this adorable, custom LEGO® penguin! You can choose the eyes (open or closed), and of course the penguin is yours to keep. Just $7 each. Advanced reservations are required.

Little Wonders: Science for Preschoolers

By |January 11th, 2019|

You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event! This month’s theme is ASTOUNDING ARCHITECTURE! Does your child like to build, design, and tinker? Join us at the museum for story time and activities to bring out our inner engineers and architects.

Admission is free for […]

LEGO® Group Build

By |January 3rd, 2019|

Become part of a team and build a LEGO creation together as a group. No reservation required. All ages. FREE.

LEGO® Ninjago® Spinner Battles

By |January 2nd, 2019|

Build a LEGO minifigure, grab a Ninjago Spinner, and see if you can knock down your opponent! Participants will keep the minifigure and the Ninjago Spinner. Reservations required. $10. Call (541) 225-4981. This is a drop-off event for children ages 6+. Under 6 also welcome with parent.

Summer Civics Fest

By |July 28th, 2018|

Democracy doesn’t start when you turn 18! Elementary- and middle-school age kids are invited to a fun afternoon that will answer questions like “Why are there three branches of government, “What does the Constitution say?” and “Who represents me in Congress?” There will be games, button-making, scavenger hunts, treats, and local elected officials on hand […]

Oodles of Doodles – Getting Creative With Toddlers

By |January 30th, 2018|

Art and creativity are an essential component to the human experience. While we may not all be master painters or seasoned pianists, we all have outlets for our creative endeavors. For some of us, it’s organizing clutter or designing floral arrangements—or maybe, it’s simply getting down and dirty with some finger paints with your toddler.

Getting […]