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Support the Troops: A Weekend Celebration
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 21, 2017
The Children’s Museum honors Armed Forces day through a weekend of fitness and design activities. Learn about the variety of people who serve our country, like members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.
“Freedom” the Bald Eagle
In July 2016, U.S. veteran Jason Galvin saved a bald eagle that was tangled in a tree. The eagle was named “Freedom.” Make an eagle puppet to celebrate U.S. veterans!
Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21, 2017 | 10am & 1pm| 5 & younger | Drop-in
Ribbons of Honor: Making Service Ribbons
Service Ribbons are a very special honor in the U.S. The ribbons represent a person’s accomplishments from their time in the Armed Forces. Learn about these honors and design your very own ribbons to wear in support of our people in the various sectors of the Armed Forces.
Saturday, May 20, 2017| 11am and 12pm| Ages 6 & older | Sign-up*
Sunday, May 21, 2017| 11am, 12, 2, 3, and 4pm| Ages 6 & older | Sign-up*
Get Fit with PopFit Kids
Our country’s troops have to keep fit and stay in shape, and it’s never too early to get started! Get your body moving with PopFit Kids and The Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Balance and Endurance! Build confidence, learn teamwork and feel healthy in this interactive workshop.
Saturday, May 20, 2017| 2 & 3pm | Ages 6 & older | Sign-up*
* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event