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The museum will be open July 4 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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So much fun, so close to home. Don't miss upcoming events, performances, and workshops at the museum!

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Compassion

Join The Strong in celebrating the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and continuing this dream to create world full of compassion.


African drumming and dance with storytelling by Miracles Dance Center.

Watch local young dancers promote compassion and caring through African dance accompanied by professional African drumming.

Paychex Theater – 12:00 p.m.


Nykki Matthews Book Readings

Meet a local author and enjoy a live story reading of her book My Birthday Eve, a story celebrating Black and Brown children in their joy and curiosity.

Paychex Theater – 1:30 p.m.


YMCA’s Dreamseeds Jazz Band

Listen to the musical talents of the local YMCA’s Dreamseeds band, a group of students who are following their love and passion for music. This performance is featured as an installment of the Dr. Vivian A. Palladoro Performing Arts Series.

Paychex Theater – 2:00 p.m.


DIY Peace Dove

Be creative and craft your very own dove to represent peace.

Play Lab – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.



January 15
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visitor Information

Visit a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.