Thursday, May 17, 2007

WEEKEND PICK: Grand Opening of The Wild Place!

The Children's Museum in Easton will unveil "The Wild Place," its new outdoor adventure area this weekend. Little explorers will find a dinosaur garden filled with fossils, an African Garden where Rising feels at home, and a butterfly and bird observation area. Also don't miss, this weekend:
• A chance to meet Mother Nature in person!
• Official ribbon cutting (both days) at 12:30 p.m.
• Cut the cake and enjoy "nature inspired" snacks at 2 p.m.
• Check out the fossil display
• Make nature crafts
• Enjoy a visit from the staff at the Natural Resource Trust of Easton
• Check out the recycling activities offered by Waste Management, who is also sponsoring the weekend's grand opening festivities
• See special performances at 1 and 3 p.m. featuring Fumito Nunoya, renowned Japanese marimbist on Saturday and Andrea Lovett, enchanting storyteller on Sunday
All activities are FREE with admission, no pre-registration is neccessary. Come on down and help celebrate the museum's newest addition, The Wild Place!

The Children's Museum in Easton is an educational, cultural, and social learning center for children and families with a primary focus on children ages 1-8. It is located in a historic Old Fire Station in North Easton, Massachusetts. Admission is $6 per person. Museum is open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

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