Calendar

So much fun, so close to home! Unless otherwise noted, special events typically end by 4 p.m. and are included with general museum admission fees.

February

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Sunday, February 14

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 15

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, February 16

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, February 17

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, February 18

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, February 19

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 20

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, February 21

Become part of the race team and burn up the track at The Strong during school break. Make a racing medallion, design and decorate a race car drawing, and enjoy other race-themed activities in conjunction with the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 22
10:30 and 11:30 a.m

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Build, Drive, Go. Dig into construction-themed stories about trucks, buildings, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 27
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and delight in performances from Aquinas Institute’s production of Seussical the Musical at 2 p.m. each day. Participate in a variety of Dr. Seuss-inspired games including Truffala Tree limbo and Go Fish. Enjoy story readings of favorite Dr. Seuss books, such as Hop on Pop and Dr. Seuss’s ABC, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Try tongue twisters, make a Truffula Tree craft, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, February 27

Play your way through more than 80 years of pinball history at Pinball Playfields, a new permanent exhibit on the museum’s first floor, adjacent to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Trace the evolution of the pinball playfield—the surface where the ball ricochets through a maze of lights and obstacles to rack up points—from countertop games of the 1930s to the sophisticated electronic versions that remain popular today. View other unique artifacts, including playfield prototypes, original sketches by pinball-machine designers, and more from The Strong’s collections. Please note: Playable machines in Pinball Playfields require purchased tokens. Money collected from the sale of tokens helps maintain these original artifacts.

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Sunday, February 28
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and delight in performances from Aquinas Institute’s production of Seussical the Musical at 2 p.m. each day. Participate in a variety of Dr. Seuss-inspired games including Truffala Tree limbo and Go Fish. Enjoy story readings of favorite Dr. Seuss books, such as Hop on Pop and Dr. Seuss’s ABC, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Try tongue twisters, make a Truffula Tree craft, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 29
10:30 and 11:30 a.m

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Build, Drive, Go. Dig into construction-themed stories about trucks, buildings, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

March

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Saturday, March 5
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, The Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Enjoy sprightly dance tunes and soaring melodies from Nonesuch Early Music Ensemble. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do. Enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, and visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift, and more. On Saturday only, enjoy Rochester Lyric Opera’s production of Little Red’s Most Unusual Day, a one-act opera for the whole family, at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. The humorous tale tells the story of Little Red, Granny, the Wolf, and Little Red’s mother when one big misunderstanding leads to one very unusual day. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, March 6
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, The Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Enjoy sprightly dance tunes and soaring melodies from Nonesuch Early Music Ensemble. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do. Enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, and visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift, and more. On Saturday only, enjoy Rochester Lyric Opera’s production of Little Red’s Most Unusual Day, a one-act opera for the whole family, at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. The humorous tale tells the story of Little Red, Granny, the Wolf, and Little Red’s mother when one big misunderstanding leads to one very unusual day. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 7
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Month: Fun with Fairy Tales. Be whisked away to faraway places with fairy-tale-themed imaginative play, stories, and activities. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, March 8

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after. Recommended for pre-K through grade 3. Tickets must be purchased online museumofplay.org/education/homeschool-students and are non-refundable. Space is limited so interested families are encouraged to register early.

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Wednesday, March 9

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after. Recommended for pre-K through grade 3. Tickets must be purchased online museumofplay.org/education/homeschool-students and are non-refundable. Space is limited so interested families are encouraged to register early.

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Thursday, March 10

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after. Recommended for pre-K through grade 3. Tickets must be purchased online museumofplay.org/education/homeschool-students and are non-refundable. Space is limited so interested families are encouraged to register early.

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Saturday, March 12
1-4 p.m.

Go green! Enjoy tales featuring favorite green characters such as Green Wilma and Huggly, create your own Shrek-inspired ears and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle craft, search the strong to find Kermit the Frog, and more. Don’t forget to show your colorful spirit by wearing green to when you visit. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 14
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss’s birthday with tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, March 19

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, March 20

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 21

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 21
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss’s birthday with tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, March 22

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, March 23

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, March 24

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, March 25

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, March 26

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, March 27

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, March 28

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, March 29

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, March 30

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, March 31

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

April

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Friday, April 1

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, April 1

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 2

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 2

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 3

Fatten up your brain through play. Find favorite Fat Brain toys throughout the museum including ModMobiles, SpinAgain, Twig, HexActly, Squigz, Tobbles, and more.  Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 3

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 4

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 4
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: New Beginnings. Delight in vibrant stories that celebrate the beginning of spring. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Tuesday, April 5

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, April 6

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, April 7

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, April 8

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 9

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 9
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Zoom in for a hero-filled weekend, and be sure to bring your camera! Meet Marvel Comic’s official Spider-Man on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Both days, visit with PBS Kids’ Super Why until 4 p.m. Also all weekend long, celebrate with finalists from The Strong Facebook comic book costume contest. Learn how you can be a hero for our environment by joining forces with Larry the H2O Hero, get a free comic and temporary tattoo, and try out the enviroscape. Talk with members of the Be a Healthy Hero Street Team and discover the secrets to living the 5-2-1-0 lifestyle with great nutrition tips, alternatives to screen time, and physical activities that will get the entire family moving. Receive drawing and writing tips from professional artists, check out original art, and view an engaging display of comic books spanning nearly 50 years created by Alfred University. Drop into the American Comic Book Heroes: The Battle of Good vs. Evil exhibit and climb up the side of a skyscraper, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 10

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 10
noon-4 p.m.

Zoom in for a hero-filled weekend, and be sure to bring your camera! Meet Marvel Comic’s official Iron Man on Sunday from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Both days, visit with PBS Kids’ Super Why until 4 p.m. Also all weekend long, celebrate with finalists from The Strong Facebook comic book costume contest. Learn how you can be a hero for our environment by joining forces with Larry the H2O Hero, get a free comic and temporary tattoo, and try out the enviroscape. Talk with members of the Be a Healthy Hero Street Team and discover the secrets to living the 5-2-1-0 lifestyle with great nutrition tips, alternatives to screen time, and physical activities that will get the entire family moving. Receive drawing and writing tips from professional artists, check out original art, and view an engaging display of comic books spanning nearly 50 years created by Alfred University. Drop into the American Comic Book Heroes: The Battle of Good vs. Evil exhibit and climb up the side of a skyscraper, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 11

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 11
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Month: Things that Go. Fly, ride, or zoom in for a day of movement activities, stories, and imaginative play related to transportation. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Tuesday, April 12

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, April 13

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, April 14

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, April 15

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 16

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 17

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 18

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 18
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: New Beginnings. Delight in vibrant stories that celebrate the beginning of spring. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Tuesday, April 19

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, April 20

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, April 21

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, April 22

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 23

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 24

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, April 24

Last chance to enjoy hands-on experiences with Hot Wheels diecast cars and view authentic race gear in the Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of racing and investigate the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Produced by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. © 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 25

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, April 25
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: New Beginnings. Delight in vibrant stories that celebrate the beginning of spring. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Tuesday, April 26

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Wednesday, April 27

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Thursday, April 28

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, April 29

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, April 30

Throughout April, The Strong will host Best of the Fest, a collection of award-winning, creative, and educational short films selected from the Rochester International Children's Film Festival archives. These shorts are made possible through a collaboration with The Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children and screened at the museum in support of the Month of the Young Child. Included with general museum admission fees.

May

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Monday, May 2
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Pet Tales. Enjoy books about pets of all kinds including dogs, cats, and birds. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Monday, May 9
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Month: Let's Move. Get moving with activities and games that promote healthy play and eating. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, May 16
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Pet Tales. Enjoy books about pets of all kinds including dogs, cats, and birds. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Monday, May 23
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Pet Tales. Enjoy books about pets of all kinds including dogs, cats, and birds. Included with general museum admission fees. 

June

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Monday, June 6
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Playful learning activities designed for 2- to 6-year-olds, one Monday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Month: Garden Science. Explore the wonders of nature through stories and engaging hands-on activities about plants and seeds. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, June 13
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Summertime Fun. Spring into summer with stories about sunshine, nature, and outdoor activities. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Monday, June 20
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Summertime Fun. Spring into summer with stories about sunshine, nature, and outdoor activities. Included with general museum admission fees. 

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Monday, June 27
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Summertime Fun. Spring into summer with stories about sunshine, nature, and outdoor activities. Included with general museum admission fees.