February 6, 2015

Discovery Place KIDS–Rockingham Turns 2!

Celebrate with FREE Admission on Saturday, February 21, 2015

ROCKINGHAM – Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham is celebrating its second birthday, and we have a gift for you — FREE admission! The Museum will offer FREE admission from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 21 so all guests can enjoy an adventure in play, featuring lots of birthday party fun.

Join our Creative Play Professionals for fun, hands-on activities and shows all throughout the day. Watch your favorite circus animals in action in the Circus of the Stars puppet show (10:45 a.m. & 2:45 p.m.). Boogie and shake with us at the Sandhills Stage as we dance and sing to songs that will get you up and moving during our Big Fun dance party (11:45 a.m. & 4:45 p.m.). At 3:45 p.m. Museum educators will offer live science in our explosive volcanic Science Show in the Lab and a special birthday Story Time at 1:45 p.m.

Members of Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham will also get to enjoy an exclusive birthday breakfast at 9:00 a.m. before the Museum opens to the public. Little guests will get to try screen printing, decorate birthday crowns and party masks and dance with Can-Can. There will be giveaways from local businesses, birthday cake and light breakfast foods while supplies last. Plus, you can enter to win a drawing for a FREE Membership renewal! Capacity is limited and advance online registration is required. Current Members can register online at discoveryplacekids.org or call 910.997.5266.

About Discovery Place KIDS

Discovery Place KIDS is an innovative model in regional children’s museums developed by Discovery Place, Inc., the parent company of Discovery Place and Charlotte Nature Museum. Discovery Place KIDS is built on the theme of “I CAN” and offers unique opportunities for learning through play for children and their parents or caregivers. For more information about Discovery Place KIDS, call 910.997.5266 or visit discoveryplaceKIDS.org. Connect with Discovery Place KIDS–Rockingham on Twitter at @DPKRockingham.

About Discovery Place

One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place provides ever-changing, entertaining facilities that engage people in the active exploration of science and nature. The Museum brings relevant, contemporary science to life through groundbreaking exhibitions, interactive educational programming and hands-on activities. Nearly a half-million people from all over the United States engage with Discovery Place and its IMAX® Dome Theatre each year. For more information about Discovery Place, call 704.372.6261, visit discoveryplace.org or connect with Discovery Place on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

Discovery Place Inc. owns and operates Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum and Discovery Place KIDS and is supported, in part, with funding from the Arts & Science Council.

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