Storybook Science at Discovery Center Museum Aug. 1

Staff Report

Once upon a time” becomes here and now during Storybook Science from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford.

You be the hero, princess, villain or beast. Choose a character from stories or movies, or invent one of your own. Attend in costume and enjoy games, art, crafts and demonstrations. Make a wand, crown, dragon and spider; build a raft like Tom Sawyer; knock down the Big Bad Wolf; take part in a fairytale trivia game. You can even sample some fairytale food!

All activities are included with museum admission: $8 adults; $8 children; free to museum members and children age 1 and younger.

Discovery Center is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily. The museum can be reached at (815) 963-6769 or

Posted July 29, 2014