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That’s a Wrap on “The Road to Hope.”

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Yesterday, our production of “The Road to Hope: An Elephant’s Story” wrapped up with a sold-out show. After more than a dozen performances, Theatre Director Reba Short and her troupe of student actors and stage staff took a well-deserved bow. I had the pleasure of seeing the performance myself just this past Friday, and I [...]


Crystal, Gem, and Fossil Fun

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Last week a group of 6 to 8 year old eager-eyed rock sleuths came together for the Children’s Museum & Theatre’s first ever Crystal, Gem and Fossil camp. Having personally collected rocks (amateurly) for 25 years (my first were pebbles from my Massachusetts backyard!) I was thrilled to lead a week of activities all about [...]

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Open-Ended Programming in our All-Weather Playscape.

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After a successful opening in March 2014, The Playscape remains a daily favorite destination among visitors of varying ages. Its towering indoor playground structures and blue blocks of many shapes and sizes provide for multiple open-ended play scenarios as well as guided programs. Open-ended play is exactly as it sounds: the concept is open; there [...]


Golden Tickets Make Our Theatre Season Extra Sweet

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There’s a secret in our new chocolate bars…! As we launch into our new theatre season with our very own original production of The Road to Hope: An Elephant’s Story (running July 16th through 27th), we are also pleased to announce an exciting opportunity wrapped within our brand new chocolate bars. Our theatre season includes [...]


The Buzz About Our New Bees

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Please check out this cool gallery of images taken yesterday by our Director of Exhibits Chris Sullivan, as our brand new beehive was being installed. The bees were moved to their new temporary home in the Ranger Station on our second floor. Some facts about the bees and our hive: Davida Sky is our master [...]