Friday, September 4, 2009

Sunday, September 27: Birthday Party at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Hi Readers,
baystateparent just received this event. Have you checked out this museum yet? It moved locations last year. Have Fun! Carrie

Children’s Museum Birthday Celebration Features Live Entertainment, Cake & Ice Cream

(Dover, NH / September 3, 2009) – The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will celebrate its 26th birthday on Sunday, September 27 with an afternoon of activities and treats, including birthday cake and ice cream for all, special live entertainment and party games.

The Children’s Museum Annual Birthday Celebration runs from noon – 5 pm, and the schedule includes:

12-5 pm: “Touch A Truck” Ambulance Awareness – Climb aboard and explore a real ambulance with the professionals from McGregor Memorial EMS

1 pm: Author visit - John Stadler, author of The Cats of Mrs. Calamari and other children’s books, will meet young fans and show how a book is created from start to finish

2:30 pm: Puppet Show - Lesley Smith and the Theatre of Life Puppets will present an eco-themed puppet show featuring Sammy Snail

Ongoing activities during the celebration will include face painting and party games, and each child can make and decorate a special birthday crown to wear home.

Delicious refreshments will be available throughout the day. Guests are invited to enjoy a slice of birthday cake generously provided by Harvey’s Bakery and ice cream generously supplied by River Bend Variety. Both businesses are neighbors of the museum in downtown Dover and have provided lots of help and support to the museum during its first year in the Garrison City.

The Children’s Museum was founded in 1983 in Portsmouth and moved to its current larger location in Dover in July 2008.

All birthday party festivities are included in the regular price of admission: $8 for children and adults, $7 for seniors, and free for museum members and children under age one. Children's Museum of New Hampshire; 6 Washington Street, Dover NH 03820; 603-742-2002;

About the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is located at 6 Washington Street in Dover and offers two levels of hands-on, custom-created exhibits for children ages 1-12. Children can explore a wide range of subjects, from dinosaurs, music and aeronautics to world cultures, art and natural history. Open year-round, the museum hosts a variety of live performances, workshops, classes and special events for families. For more information, please call the museum at (603) 742-2002 or visit

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