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Mad Science Mania now runs through June 1!

Throughout the year, the Springs Preserve offers a wide variety of events and activities for kids and adults. Visit SpringsPreserve.org or call (702) 822-7700 for more information on any of the events listed below.

Mad Science MANIA

Mad Scientists are roaming the Springs Preserve! Our newest live, interactive show invites you into the lab for weird, wild and wonderful science fun.

Young Einsteins can come back over and over: We have new experiments and explosive antics every month!

Shows take place at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, through June 1.

Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission.

For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

Fly, explore and set in motion 40 life-sized machines and innovations from one of the world's most brilliant minds in Leonardo da Vinci. Each machine is constructed using the materials and craftsmanship available in da Vinci's lifetime and is accompanied by Leonardo's drawing of the design.

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion—exclusively at the Springs Preserve—takes you on a journey through the mind of artist, thinker, inventor, engineer and anatomist Leonardo da Vinci, who designed inventions and foresaw many devices we use commonly today—500 years ago!

The exhibit runs until May 4. Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Día del Niño

Join us at the Springs Preserve to honor children and celebrate childhood with our fifth annual Día del Niño event on Saturday, April 26, from noon until 5 p.m.

Celebrated worldwide at various times throughout the year, notably in countries such as Mexico, Día del Niño is all about the little ones. We'll be offering hours of fun for children of all ages, including clowns and magicians, dancing and singing groups, interactive games, traditional Mexican food and drink, hands-on arts and crafts and much more.

Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. Members receive 50 percent off. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Ohana Festival

The Springs Preserve Ohana Festival is a family-friendly celebration of Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture, held on Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Focusing on educational activities and entertainment for all ages while highlighting the importance of ohana (family), the event will feature performances by local hula halau, beginner hula lessons, live music, lei making, crafts and games for the keiki (kids), and plenty of ono grinds (great food).

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Night at the Museum: WALL-E

Parents can drop off their kids at the Springs Preserve for a safe night of entertainment including a screening of the PG-rated film, "WALL-E" on Saturday, June 21, from 5 to 9 p.m.

The evening will feature various kid-friendly group activities, and snacks and a pizza dinner will be served to all children in attendance.

Admission is $25 per child (ages 5-12 only). Members receive $5 off. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Botanical Gardens Programming

The Botanical Gardens at the Springs Preserve provides a creative, innovative learning environment for visitors to explore native and non-native desert-adapted plant life through interpretive stations, hands-on workshops, guided tours, and more. To see the Botanical Garden's programming schedule, visit the Springs Preserve website.

About the Springs Preserve

The Springs Preserve is the best place to explore the Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking, trails, and live animal shows.

Note: The Farmer's Market at the Springs Preserve is currently on hiatus.

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