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Make a gift for grandparents at Discovery Center

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a gift for grandparents at Discovery Center


ROCKFORD, IL –Grandparents can be a huge part of any child’s life. On Saturday, September 9, Discovery Center Museum will be helping children celebrate their grandparents by providing a variety of special projects children can create as gifts to commemorate National Grandparents Day (Sunday, September 10).


10:00 am – Noon

Children can design a Grandparents Day card in our Art Studio with help from Mary Kay Morrison, author of Legacy of Laughter: A Grandparent Guide & Playbook.


10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Children can create flower handprint bouquets, bracelets, and even “build their own grandparent” in the Art Studio! Children can also create a custom picture frame in our Makerspace.


All projects are free with museum admission. Museum admission is $10/person and free to Members and children ages 1 and younger.


About Discovery Center Museum

Discovery Center Museum is an interactive children’s museum providing hands-on math, science and art experiences for all ages with over 250 hand-on exhibits, planetarium, special area for children under five, and an outdoor science park. Discovery Center Museum is the nation’s 5th Best Museum for Families according to USA TODAY/, and one of 12 museums included in’s article, The 12 Best Children’s Museums in the U.S. The Museum is located inside Riverfront Museum Park, 711 North Main Street, Rockford, Ill.  General admission to the Museum is:  $10 adults, $10 children (ages 2 to 17) and free to Museum members and children age 1 and younger. Discovery Center is open Tuesdays – Sundays from 9:30 am -4:30 pm. For additional information, call (815) 963-6769 or log onto our website at



September 9
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Discovery Center
(815) 963-6769
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Discovery Center
711 N. Main St.
Rockford, 61103 United States
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(815) 963-6769
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