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Come one, come all to the 4th Annual Festival of Fire & Ice at Ithaca Children's Garden's! An annual celebration of winter outdoor play, the festival provides time and space for us to remember the winter games we love and to discover new ways to play. Ice sculptures, sledding, hot chocolate, snow fort and den building, bonfires, and so much more! Dress warmly and bring some cash for fiery/icy treats along with your own frozen creations to add to the collaborative fun! Free and open to all. Suggested donation = $10 per family Sponsored by Mama Goose, with funding from Tompkins County Tourism Program, and support from US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Ithaca Children's Garden, Southern Tip of Cass Park, Rte. 89, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-319-4203
Date: 2/6/2016
We celebrate Charles Darwin with fun activities for all ages which investigate and discover relationships among life on planet Earth!
Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-6623
Date: 2/13/2016
Learn about Coral Reefs, New York during the Ice Age or the Devonian 380,000,000 years ago, explore how evolution has changed plants on Earth and how paleontologist learn about life long ago by studying dinosaur fossils. If you are a teacher, now is your chance to do some recon by seeing one of our programs. Teachers get in FREE with VIP pass! Monday Feb 15- 2pm: Ice Age Life Tuesday Feb 16- 2pm: Coral Reefs Wednesday Feb- 17 2pm: Ancient Seas over New York Thursday Feb 18- 2pm: Botany through the Ages Friday Feb 19- 2pm: Dinosaur Science
Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-6623
Date: 2/15/2016 - 2/19/2016
Visit the Museum of the Earth and the Cayuga Nature Center on the first Sundays of January, February, and March for free!
Cayuga Nature Center, 1420 Taughannock Blvd Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-6260
Date: 1/3/2016 - 3/6/2016
This fall, the Museum of the Earth’s temporary exhibit will give visitors a glimpse into the history, art, and science behind one of our nation’s greatest treasures. The Smithsonian permanently transferred several models and dioramas to the Museum of the Earth, including detailed dioramas, prehistoric plant sculptures, and an enormous dinosaur. Visitors will discover the history of each piece and the past life it depicts, what aspects are now considered scientifically inaccurate and why, and the artistic technique used to create each piece.
Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-6623
Date: 10/15/2015 - 5/15/2016
Did you or your kids find a funny looking rock? Curious about a crystal? Well, bring them to the Museum of the Earth, as volunteers will be on hand with special equipment and experts to identify rocks and minerals for Museum visitors.
Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-6623
Date: 1/10/2016 - 12/11/2016
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Bringing the best acts in bluegrass music to Ithaca and the Finger Lakes, January 29-31.

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