Ashland's ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum turns five today, and it's planning a party.

Ashland's ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum turns five today, and it's planning a party.

The celebration is set from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. For the birthday celebration, which continues Sunday, admission is free.

In addition to offering access to its regular exhibits, the museum is offering face painting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and wandering performer Joe Mishkin will be making the rounds from 1 to 4 p.m. Birthday cake and free ice cream bars will be served at 2 p.m. The museum also plans crafts and Orbitron and Segway rides.

Did we mention free admission and ice cream?

Details: scienceworksmuseum.org or 482-6767.