The butterfly garden is closed today. 

The Happiest Hour

Save the date!
Wednesday, August 23
5:30–9:30 p.m.
The Strong, One Manhattan Square
Age 21 and older

Thank you to everyone who made the April Happiest Hour a success!

More than 1,000 adults came out for a fun-filled evening of games and to play with a purpose. Proceeds from the Happiest Hour support The Strong’s overall educational mission and museum access programs that provide admission for thousands of financially disadvantaged children and foster families each year.Play with a purpose at the Happiest Hour, a fundraiser to support The Strong. The Happiest Hour is The Strong’s after-hours event for adults only.

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The Happiest Hour is presented by The Strong Play Makers Leadership Council, a volunteer group of young professionals. All proceeds from this event support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

April's Happiest Hour was presented by Mary Valentine, a long-time friend of The Strong, and was made possible by these generous supporters:

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The Happiest Hour is a fundraiser to benefit The Strong and takes place after hours. Admission to this event is not covered by museum membership. Happiest Hour guests must be 21 years of age or older and provide valid photo ID prior to entry. Bar is cash only; an ATM is on site. Free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis. To purchase tickets over the phone, please call 585-263-2700.