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Get Ready for the Track! Family Fun Day at the Museum

“Get Ready for the Track!” Family Fun Day: A special program geared toward families and children featuring a variety of racing-related educational activities for young visitors. The day’s activities include: Meet Vicki Dodd, author of “A Moose in My Stable” coloring book and “A Moose in The Starting Gate” and Longshot, the Moose mascot!; Coloring sheets and coloring station; Make your own Noodle Horse; Try on real jockey silks; Go on a Museum-wide Scavenger hunt with the opportunity to explore the Museum galleries to find special objects to receive a souvenir sticker; HorsePlay! Gallery: Ride an equipony, a mechanical horse that imitates riding, groom a life-sized stuffed horse, explore the many different shoes a thoroughbred may wear and investigate objects related to the many careers associated with horse racing; Guided exploration of the Foal Patrol website, the Museum’s interactive project featuring a collection of live cameras following mares and their newborn foals. View the website with iPads on our large-screen TVs and learn all about the fun and educational aspects of Foal Patrol and our partner, Godolphin Kids. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free.