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December 29, 2021 – Rainbow Puppet Production Sponsored by Optima Health Presents “Open a Book 2022”

Come join us at the Virginia Air & Space Science Center on December 29, 2021, for a visit from Blackbeard the Pirate, a mermaid, and Chessie the Manatee. The puppet show will be open to the public, but members will be allowed to RSVP for VIP seating.

Showtimes: 10:30am, 11:30am, & 12:30pm

Each child will also receive a copy of Rainbow Puppets’ new storybook, “The Amazing Adventures of Chessie the Manatee” or a new chapter book, “You Can Do That? Amazing Jobs and the People Who Do Them.”

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Member comments from our most popular events:

parent and child making a science project

Members Makerspace 

  • Bright idea
  • Well organized, just enough assistance, and easy to follow directions. We felt empowered!
  • The kids had a blast making the scribble robots!
spooky science night event

Spooky Science Night

  • Everyone was so into it!! Amazing! Really! It was great! This was perfect!
  • Great job! Crafts were suitable for a wide age range and fun! My 4-year-old is still talking about dancing in the “smoke”
Milk and Moon Rocks with Santa

Milk and Moon Rocks with Santa

  • Very family-friendly and fun
  • Staff and volunteers are outstanding and great at engaging with the kids!
Paint Under the Stars Paint Night

Paint Under the Stars: Adults Only Paint Night

  • Great member perk that enabled us to have a very relaxing and fun adult-only evening; extra touches (ribbon on brushes, food trays, wine, “Thank You” cards at our seats) made us feel special.
Member night at Norfolk Tides Stadium

Member Night at Norfolk Tides Stadium

  • Thanks for offering this extra benefit. The museum is great this only makes it better