In The Community

Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to partner and support local organizations throughout our community. Our team enjoys the opportunities to put down the camera and to join in the fun. Participating in events across the Tampa Bay area is one of our favorite parts of what we do.

Things to Do & Upcoming Events

ST. PETERSBURG SCIENCE FESTIVAL

  • Friday, October 15th- Saturday, October 16th
  • VIRTUAL

Join Spectrum Bay News 9 and explore the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) during the St. Petersburg Science Festival

  • Friday, October 15th is the special Sneak Peek Day where students from across Tampa Bay will be able to experience STEAM through a series of fun and interactive demonstrations live online. Spectrum Bay News 9 Meteorologist Nick Merianos will be live with a special Project Weather presentation. Additionally, students will be able to engage with exhibitors with live Q&A sessions.
  • Saturday, October 16th is free and open to the public for anyone who wants to participate. Spectrum Bay News 9 Chief Meteorologist Mike Clay will be your virtual emcee during this exciting live program with special links to hands-on activities and more. The Saturday Public Festival is held in conjunction with MarineQuest, the annual open house of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.  MarineQuest is also going virtual.

And, stay tuned for a mini Science Festival live in the spring. More details to come!

 

SPECTRUM BAY NEWS 9 PROJECT WEATHER SCHOOL

Looking for a fun experiment to try?  Check out our Spectrum Bay News 9 Project Weather School  page. Spectrum Bay News 9 created Project Weather School as an enjoyable way to connect with children and to help them stay up to date on their lessons.  Our team of weather experts provide an interactive learning opportunity in an engaging  format.

You can find those videos on the Project Weather page of BayNews9.com or on the Spectrum News app.

 

GLAZER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

The museum is open by reservation.  Museum members enjoy free admission.  To reserve as a member, log into the website before purchasing to enjoy member rates.  The museum will not accept cash payments, and non-member guests should purhase tickets in advance.  Check the museum website for a complete list of guidelines for this safe reopening.

Sunshine Sundays have started from 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.  Explore the museum with lights and sounds turned down.  A limited number of reservations are being accepted.  All guests over 2 years old must wear a mask.

 

GREAT EXPLORATIONS CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

New hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:30a.m. - 4:00p.m. and Sunday 12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.  Guests must wear masks per the Pinellas County ordinance.  Reservations are not required.  Capacity is limited to encourage social distancing.

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