Day of Play on September 21

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 • 585-263-2700 •

August 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Day of Play
at The Strong® Museum
September 21

Get up, get out, and go play during the Day of Play at The Strong museum on Saturday, September 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Skip in a game of hopscotch, swing your hips with a Hula Hoop, try your hand at a jump rope competition, and be inspired to move to the beat during a special dance performance by New York State Ballet.

Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play“As the National Museum of Play, The Strong is a perfect place to host Worldwide Day of Play activities,” says Cathy DeBellis, director of public programs at the museum. “We know that active play is a great way to encourage children to lead healthy lifestyles. By hosting this program, we hope families will work with each other to find time to play together.”

The activities are in conjunction with Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, a program that encourages active play and healthy lifestyles.

All Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play activities are included with general museum admission fees. Programs underwritten by Delta Air Lines, the official airline of The Strong.

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Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $16, under age 2 free, members free. Fees subject to change.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $4 for members, $5 for nonmembers, under age 2 free. Fees subject to change.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.