Monday, December 21, 2020
For Immediate Release
Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate the joy of reading! Hear classic children’s stories read aloud and go on literary adventures at Carol D. Simmons Storytime Club at The Strong museum on select Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Print your Storytime Club passport online and bring it to the museum to be punched during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. Learn how to sign up for a library card, check out books from the museum’s exhibits, and explore the imaginative world of stories in the Reading Adventureland exhibit. The Storytime Club fall schedule follows:
Mondays, January, 4, 11 & 25—Winter Fun. Enjoy tales of snowy adventures and outdoor play.
Mondays, February, 1, 8 & 22—Things that Go. Hit the road or take to the sky for stories about cars, planes, and trains.
Mondays, March 1, 8, 15 & 22—Silly Stories. Gather around for stories sure to make you laugh and tie your tongue in knots.
All Carol D. Simmons Storytime Club programs are included with general museum admission fees. Storytime Club is named in honor of Carol D. Simmons, a former children’s librarian in the Pittsford Central School District. The gift is made possible through the generous support of Harvey D. Simmons in loving memory of his wife. airline of The Strong.
Museum Hours: The museum’s December hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday & Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. All guests, including members, must have a ticket to enter the museum. Learn more at museumofplay.org/play-safe.
General Admission Fees: Age 2 and older $16, under age 2 free, members free. Fees subject to change. (Note: Fees will be $18 beginning January 1, 2021.)
Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden Hours: The garden’s fall hours are 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Last entry is at 2:15 p.m.
Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $4 for members, $5 for non-members, under age 2 free. Fees subject to change.
Parking: Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the museum’s parking garage for free now through the end of July. Parking is $5 for non-members. Members can use one of their six annual parking validations during their visit. Once all validations are used, members may park in the garage for $5. More details at museumofplay.org/visit/directions-and-parking.