February 9, 2016

Discovery Place KIDS–Rockingham Turns 3!

Birthday bash will offer FREE Museum admission on Saturday, February 20

Birthday bash will offer FREE Museum admission on Saturday, February 20

ROCKINGHAM – Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham is turning three – yippee! The Museum is throwing its annual birthday bash on Saturday, February 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and guests can enjoy the gift of FREE admission for a day of play and birthday party fun thanks to the generous support of the Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham Community Access endowment fund.

Join the Creative Play Professionals for interactive fun all throughout the day with activities like the science show, party crafts, Story Time, glow-in-the-dark art during the Glow Celebration and a special Big Fun birthday dance party.

10:00 a.m. Museum opens to the public

10:45 a.m. Circus of the Stars puppet show

11:15 a.m. Glow Celebration

11:45 a.m. Big Fun dance party

1:45 p.m. Story Time

2:15 p.m. Glow Celebration

2:45 p.m. Circus of the Stars puppet show

3:45 p.m. Science show

4:45 p.m. Big Fun dance party

5:00 p.m. Museum closes

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 can 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 for the Members Birthday Breakfast is limited and advance online registration is required. Current Members can register online at discoveryplacekids.org or call 910.997.5266.

Don’t let the fun end after the big party! Guests who purchase or renew a Museum Membership during the month of February will receive 10% off their Membership cost. Want to throw your own birthday bash at Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham? Guests who book their own I CAN Party birthday package at the event will receive a 20% discount on a 2016 party.

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. 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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