Discover the secret ingredients that put the oohs and ahhs in fireworks during this family fun event! Enjoy live science demos, launch a rocket, paint a fireworks display, and make a red white and blue masterpiece! Get ready for the evening celebration with a make-and-take noise-maker and a light-up hat. Dress to get wet: if the weather is nice, we'll have an old-fashioned water balloon toss.
Directions: Discovery Center Museum - 711 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.