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Hobby Quest

The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department, in conjunction with Hobby Quest of Western Massachusetts, is pleased to offer children various hands-on workshops. Programs are 1.5 hours long and held at the UNICO Building, located at 1 UNICO Way, in Mittineague Park. Workshops are led by experienced educators.

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What could be more fun than learning tricks that will amaze your friends and family? You’ll love the look on their faces when they can’t figure it out! You’ll perform “the legend of the tooth pick,” “mind reading,” and “mummy mystery” tricks, in addition to many more. This program is not only fun, but many of the tricks reinforce important math concepts. After you master all the tricks, you’ll get to perform them for your family and keep the magic tricks for many more magic shows to come. Abracadabra— will they solve the mysteries, or will you transform into a Magic Mysteries Magician? Learn it! Perform it! Keep it!





Feb. 26,

March 4, 11, 18, 25





$85.00   per child






Get ready to discover the designer in you with Hobby Quest’s Designs and Trends! Learn everything there is to know about sketching, designing, and creating one of a kind wearable pieces to show off to your friends! This session you’ll learn how to create a full outfit including a top and skirt or shorts of your own design! You will know what it means to be one of the top trend setters in school when you show off your fashionable creativity and individual style. You’ll even be able to create an accessory to go with your outfit, like a hair band or belt— all made just by you! Since one of the most important parts of being a fashionista is showing off your designs, we’ll even have a runway show at the end of the session for your family and friends so you can model your chic designs! Get ready world— here comes some new designers! Design it! Create it! Keep it!





April 29,

May 6, 13, 20, 27

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Fee: $95.00  per child




3 Options on How to Register:

Option 1: Register with us- Stop by the Park and Recreation Department with a filled out Hobby Quest Registration Form, birth certificate/proof of residency (for new participants), and form of payment. We'll take care of the rest!

Option 2: Register online- Can't make it to the office? Don't worry! Click on our online registration link to fill out everything online! New user? click here. Proof of household residency (a license or utility bill with current address on it) and proof of age (ID or birth certificate for children) are required for NEW households, so please submit copies to the Park and Recreation Office after your registration and account creation are complete.

Option 3: Mail in your documents- If you'd rather fill out paperwork and send it to us, that works too! Please send in the Hobby Quest Registration Form, copy of a birth certificate/proof of residency (for new participants), and a check made out to Town of West Springfield. Send it to us at:

West Springfield Park and Recreation Department                                                                Municipal Office Building                                                                                                              26 Central St, Suite 19                                                                                                                      West Springfield, MA 01089 


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