‘Cider,’ a resident of The New Children’s Museum in West Hartford, will appear on Groundhog Day and make his prediction for an early spring or six more weeks of winter.
On Feb. 2, The New Children’s Museum will host a Groundhog Day Celebration with wildlife sanctuary resident Cider the Groundhog.
From 8 to 10 a.m., families will get to meet Cider and find out his prediction for the months ahead. A light breakfast will be served and visitors will help feed Cider his own breakfast as he gets ready for his big day. Families can participate in activities and crafts and will learn how Cider, a wildlife rescue, came to live at the Museum.
Stop by on your way to school and work or make the Groundhog Day Celebration a part of your Museum visit, open until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2. This event comes included with the cost of daily admission or Museum membership.
Admission to The New Children’s Museum is $13.75 for children aged 2-12 years, $14.75 for adults, and is free for children under the age of 2 years.
The New Children’s Museum is positioned as a premier education center for children in preschool through middle school. Home to over 100 live animals, the Museum features hands-on exhibits, out-of-this-world digital planetarium shows, and programs for young children and families.
The New Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center are the region’s premiere destinations for exploration. The New Children’s Museum and Preschool are located at 950 Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford and Roaring Brook Nature Center is located at 70 Gracey Rd. in Canton. More information is available at www.TheChildrensMuseumCT.org.