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September 22, 2011 12:43 PM | Tagged as Erin's Pavilion, HDR, Kidzeum Fundraiser, Kidzeum of Health and Science, Raising Funds, Southwind Park, Trivia Night, Upcoming Event

HDR Engineering is hosting a Trivia Night to tease the brain while raising money for Kidzeum! Join us for an evening sure to bend the mind, bring some laughs, and fund a facility for the whole community. Bring nine friends and family members, or come alone and we'll put you at a winning table!

  • Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Intriguing Questions
  • Good fun for a great cause!

Click here to view the poster for more information.  We'll see you there!

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Kidzeum on WUIS
August 15, 2011 12:01 PM | Tagged as interview, Kidzeum of Health and Science, Vital for Our Youth Capital Campaign, WUIS

Kidzeum's Executive Director, Farah Salim, was recently interviewed by Rachel Otwell of WUIS.  Click here to listen to the report and/or see a written transcript from the podcast.

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Shop 'til You Drop at Schnucks
June 17, 2011 5:48 PM | Tagged as Fundraiser, Kidzeum, Kidzeum of Health and Science, Upcoming Events

Even with the rising prices of gas, you don't have to cramp your cookout style or backyard bash this summer - just enter to win a raffle to cross off all your grocery store list AND help Kidzeum!  Sprint through Schnucks for either 3-minutes (First Prize) or 1-minute (Second Prize) and get practically everything on your grocery list!

Springfield & Central Illinois Trades & Labor Council, AFL-CIO is hosting a Supermarket Shopping Spree in partnership with Schnucks to benefit Kidzeum. Chances are just $10 each and can be purchased at both Springfield Schnucks locations (customer service desks).

On June 28, two winners will be drawn to participate in a 3-minute shopping spree on the Shopping Spree Date held on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the Schnucks on Sangamon Avenue.  Proceeds benefit Kidzeum of Health and Science.

Click here for a sample Shopping Spree ticket.

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Totally Tubular Murder Mystery Gala!
March 25, 2011 12:09 PM | Tagged as Erin's Pavilion, Fundraiser, Fundraising Event, Kidzeum, Kidzeum of Health and Science, Murder Mystery Gala, Southwind Park, Upcoming Event

Ticket sales are now closed for the 2nd Annual Murder Mystery Gala sponsored by Allied Waste!  Thank you to all who purchased seats to witness a crime in action for charity!  We'll post photos from the event to share with everyone!

Erin's Pavilion, Southwind Park

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

7:00 p.m. Show Begins

Tickets include 3-course dinner prepared by Secret Recipes catering (choose between delicious Flounder or succulent Prime Rib), professionally-performed show, and contribution to your favorite cause! 

Join the Kidzeum of Health and Science for a totally radical event!  Plan to attend the 80's-themed 2nd Annual Murder Mystery Gala, and watch a murder take place at a rock concert!  Participate in the interactive murder mystery show performed by professional Chicago-based actors who lead attendees through a live game of Clue to guess whodunnit and with which of the three Murder Weapons!

80's Costumes HIGHLY encouraged!  Attendees can participate in a 50/50 raffle drawing for correctly guessing the Murder Suspect and Murder Weapon!

Murder Weapon Sponsors:

  • Hammer by Creasey Construction
  • Briefcase by Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C.
  • Strobe Light by Star Talent Events

Entertainment Sponsored by Saputo's Restaurant

Catering by Secret Recipes

Featuring Community Celebrity Guest Actors: 

  • Kim Leistner
  • Trey Paul
  • Sara Wojcicki

Amazing Silent Auction featuring a trip to Disney World, California wine excursions, local dine & play packages, and so much more!

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February 21, 2011 9:29 PM | Tagged as Edwin Watts Southwind Park, Kidzeum of Health and Science, Springfield Illinois

Welcome to Kidzeum of Health and Science!

A place to create memorable experiences of learning & discovery through play for children of ALL abilities.

The Kidzeum of Health and Science is a 15,000-square-foot children's museum being built in Edwin Watts Southwind Park in Springfield, Illinois. This unique educational and entertainment facility has a mission to serve as a place of learning and discovery through play for children of ALL abilities.  Kidzeum is committed to nurturing health and wellness, promoting science education and to developing environmental and global awareness through innovative programs and exhibits.

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