2019 Summer Spark Events Listed by Branch

Summer Spark kicks off on June 1, 2019 and runs through August 31

Find a full-text listing of 2019 Summer Spark performances below, organized by location. Learn more about Summer Spark at sppl.org/summer.


  • Thursday, June 20, 10:30 a.m. – Dodge Nature Center: Raptors
  • Thursday, July 18,10:30 a.m. – Circus Manduhai
  • Thursday, August 15,10:30 a.m. – Brodini Comedy Magic Show

  • Wednesday, June 12, 3 p.m. – Cock-A-Doodle Zoo
  • Wednesday, June 19, 3 p.m. – Hooperina
  • Wednesday, June 26, 3 p.m. – America’s Fun Science
  • Wednesday, July 10, 3 p.m. – Bruce the Bug Guy
  • Wednesday, July 17, 3 p.m. – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

  • Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 a.m. – Circus Manduhai
  • Wednesday, July 31, 10:30 a.m. - Hunter Marionettes
  • Wednesday, August 7, 10:30 a.m. – The Bazillions
  • Wednesday, August 14,10:30 a.m. – Dreamland Arts: Children Stories from India
  • Wednesday, August 21, 10:30 a.m. – Julie Boada: On the Day You Were Born

  • Thursday, June 11, 10:30 a.m. – Hooperina
  • Saturday, June 22, 3:00 p.m. – Hunter Marionettes
  • Thursday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. – Siama’s Congo Music
  • Saturday, July 20, 3 p.m. – Circus Manduhai
  • Saturday, August 17, 3 p.m. – Brodini Comedy Magic Show

  • Thursday, July 11, 10:30 a.m. – Circus Manduhai
  • Thursday, July 18, 10:30 a.m. – Hooperina
  • Thursday, July 25, 10:30 a.m. –  (RAD) Zoo
  • Thursday, August 1, 10:30 a.m. – The Bazillions
  • Thursday, August 8, 10:30 a.m. – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

  • Tuesday, July 30, 3 p.m. – Brodini Comedy Magic Show
  • Tuesday, August 6, 3 p.m. – America’s Fun Science
  • Tuesday, August 13, 3 p.m. – The Bazillions

  • Tuesday, July 30 @ 11 a.m. –  Schiffelly Puppets
  • Tuesday, August 6 @ 11 a.m. – Cock-A-Doodle Zoo
  • Tuesday, August 13 @ 11 a.m. –  Dreamland Arts: An Elephant Up a Tree

  • Monday, June 24, 2 p.m. – America's Fun Science
  • Monday,  July 22, 2 p.m. –  Siama’s Congo Music
  • Monday,  August 5, 2 p.m. –  Cock-A-Doodle Zoo

  • Tuesday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. – (RAD) Zoo
  • Tuesday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. – Cock-A-Doodle Zoo
  • Tuesday, July 23, 10:30 a.m. – The Bazillions

  • Sunday, June 2, 2 p.m. – America’s Fun Science
  • Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. – Brodini Comedy Magic Show
  • Sunday, August 11, 2 p.m. – (RAD) Zoo

  • Tuesday, June 18, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. –  Dreamland Arts - Children Stories from India
  • Tuesday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – Dodge Nature Center: Raptors
  • Tuesday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle, and Jam
  • Tuesday, July 16, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – Roe Family Singers
  • Tuesday, July 23, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – Hunter Marionettes

  • Friday, June 14, 10:30 a.m. – Circus Manduhai
  • Friday, June 21, 10:30 a.m. – Hooperina
  • Friday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. – (RAD) Zoo

  • Monday, June 17, 2 p.m. – Hooperina
  • Monday, June 24, 2 p.m. – Dodge Nature Center - Raptors
  • Monday, July 1, 2 p.m. – America’s Fun Science
  • Monday, July 8, 2 p.m. – Schiffelly Puppets
  • Monday, July 15, 2 p.m. – Brodini Comedy Magic Show