Join Biscuit, the EarlyWorks mascot, as he welcomes all his doggie playmates to the Museum. We’re celebrating the Dog Days of Summer! Along with the regular EarlyWorks hands-on activities, visitors will experience an exhibit and special programming that will highlight our love for dogs and the historic legacy of famous canines such as Lassie, Rin Tin Tin and Toto from the Wizard of Oz.
- Enjoy reminiscing at the Pup-Culture Wall.
- Play and read with the dogs in the Dog-Park.
- Make and take crafts in the Canine Craft Area.
- Take a photo with Biscuit, the EarlyWorks Mascot.
- Take the challenge at the Breeds of the World interactive matching game.
- Search and discover more than 60 life-sized stuffed dogs while on our Dog-gone Scavenger Hunt.
- Wash and Groom your dog at the Happy Puppy Salon!
Monday, June 5th through Saturday, June 10th – Mystery Week – Scooby-Doo will be visiting the museum. Come visit and help Scooby solve some mysteries. Play I spy and find hidden items in the Museum.
Monday, June 12th through Saturday, June 17th – Don’t trash it, reuse it! – Make your own paw patrol wrist cuff out of used cardboard rolls. Learn about the work of our own Huntsville recycling group called the “Operation Green Team.” Meet our special guest Rocky, from Paw Patrol.
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Monday, June 19th through Saturday, June 24th – Police Week – Dress up like a police officer, learn about traffic safety, and find out about what police dogs do. Don’t worry, you can meet Chase as he visits the Museum this week.
Monday, June 26th through Saturday, July 1st – Clifford – The Big Red Dog is visiting! Make your own dog collar and Clifford ears. Hear a Clifford story or watch it on the big screen.
Monday, July 3rd through Saturday, July 8th – Down by the Sea – It is all about our fishy friends this week. Zuma, the sea rescue king will be our special guest this week. Kids can fish for Nemo in Biscuit’s Backyard, make a fishy take home craft, and hear a fishy tale.
Monday, July 10th through Saturday, July 15th – Dream It, Build It – Try your hand at building a dog house. We have big blocks of every shape and size! Dress up as a construction worker and “move ground” with our trucks and bulldozers on our construction site mat. Our favorite construction friend “Rubble” will be our special guest.
Monday, July 17th through Saturday, July 22nd – Skye High – Shake it, move it, do the pup pup boogie with Skye as she flips and turns, you are sure to get “dance fever.” Dress up in pink and get your picture taken with Skye. Rounding out the day, you’ll make
a Skye – worthy airplane craft to take home.
Monday, July 24th through Saturday, July 29th – Fire Safety Week – Dress up like a fireman, and learn about fire safety. “Drive” our rescue vehicles on our Rescue Rug, and make an origami Dalmatian take home craft. Special guest Marshall will be there to save the day.
Monday, July 31st through Saturday, August 5th – Biscuit’s Birthday Week! – Biscuit is having a birthday! Come celebrate with us. Everyday, we will have birthday cake, games, and a take home craft! Don’t forget to wish Biscuit a Happy Birthday!