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3/21/2018 Member News
Spring Membership Sale, Memory Mondays, Happy, Healthy Kids, and More!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: March. 1, 2018
Contact: Sydney Merrell
Marketing Manager
(727) 821–8992 ext. 236
smerrell@greatex.org



Spring Membership Sale
Mar. 31- Apr. 15, 2018


Our Basic and Great Membership packages will be offered at a discount for a limited time during our spring sale. Membership renewals and gift certificates are available at this discounted rate. Gift certificates make great gifts as they can be purchased at a reduced rate and redeemed at a later date!


Museum Closed
Apr. 1, 2018

Great Explorations will be closed on April 1st for the Spring holiday.

Memory Mondays
Apr. 2, 2018
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


On the first Monday of the month, Great Explorations will host a FREE program for adults with memory loss. Participants will take part in programs focusing on art, music, and movement and stress reduction and will enjoy quality time with others. This monthly event is sponsored by AARP and presented in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. Additional support is provided by Harmony Home Health.

In April, join us for a Spring sing, Spring weather-inspired movement activities, rain art, and a visit from some very special four-legged friends. For more information, contact Lael Arango at larango@greatex.org. Reservations are encouraged, but not required. RSVP:https://aarp.cvent.com/MemoryMondaysFirst2018


Terrific Tots
Wednesday’s and Friday’s from Apr. 5-27
9:30-10 a.m.


Terrific Tots is a FREE members-only program that offers a unique bonding experience for children aged 1-3 and their caregivers! Explore art, music and language with your little one in this fun and safe environment. In the beginning of each class we’ll join in sing-a-longs that encourage movement and parent involvement. For questions, please visit www.greatex.org or call 727.821.8992 x226



Great Connections
Apr. 8, 2018
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Connect with your family, with other families and with resources in the community.
Great Connections is a monthly program just for children with special needs and their families. The second Sunday of the month, Great Explorations will modify lights and sounds, and will provide a “cool down” room for families who need to take a break.
Cost: $5 per person, free for Great Ex members!

Parents’ Night Out
Apr. 13, 2018
6 to 10 p.m.


Drop off your children (ages 4 -10) for a night of fun at the museum while you take some time for dinner, shopping or just a night for yourself!?Children will play in the museum, explore our popular Longo's Cove, watch exciting science shows and enjoy a G or light PG- rated movie. Pizza, snacks and juice are included. Advanced registration is required.?http://greatex.org/programs/parents-night-out/


Happy, Healthy Kids
Apr. 14, 2018
10 to 2 p.m.


Join Great Explorations and our friends from John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for a day of Happy, Healthy fun! Guests can create salad collages, fruit and veggie works of art, and enjoy a Publix shopping healthy foods scavenger hunt. Community partners from John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital will be available to discuss nutrition and brain health. All activities are included in membership/admission.


Earth Day
Apr. 22, 2018
12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Spend Earth Day at Great Ex learning how you can help our beautiful planet live for years to come! Guests will experiment in our oil spill lab, participate in a Beth’s Beach clean-up, and plant seeds to watch flourish at home! Special guest Gulfport Food Forest will be onsite with activities, tips and activities for a sustainable future. All activities will take place on a rotating basis from 12-3:30pm. All activities are included in membership/admission. For questions, please contact Alison Hunt, Gallery Manager ahunt@greatex.org or call 727.821.8992 x225


About Great Explorations Children’s Museum

Great Explorations Children’s Museum has served the children and families of the Tampa Bay area since 1987. Designed for children 10 and under, the 23,000 square foot museum is filled with exhibits and activities to stimulate learning through creativity, play and exploration. This AAM–Accredited children’s museum also offers a national award winning preschool, camps, field trips and community outreach programs.

Location: 1925 4th Street North, St. Petersburg Florida 33704

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday 12 - 4:30 p.m.

Admission: Museum admission is free for children under 1 year, $10 for ages 1 to 54 years and $9 for ages 55 and up. Admission is always free for museum members.

Call 727–821–8992 or visit www.greatex.org.


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