Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 108th Birthday Party with Read Across America at Miami Children’s Museum 3/2/12

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’108th Birthday Party With Read Across America at Miami Children’s Museum
Friday, March 2nd
Miami Children’s Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway
Watson Island in Miami.
(305)373-KIDS (5437).

On March 2, 2012 Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) will celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss to honor his persisting contributions as a part of Read Across America. During the celebration the Museum will be open FREE to the public from 2 p.m.-8 p.m. so that all children and families can play, learn, imagine, and create together. Hang on to your hats and watch out for the Cat as the Museum commemorates one of the world’s greatest children’s book authors.

The Grinch, Things One & Two, The Cat in the Hat, and Dr. Seuss himself will entertain guests, along with celebrity story readers (including Dave Barry and Adam Kuperstein) and much more! Seussical fun awaits all with a slew of themed games, art projects, screenings of your favorite Seuss videos and live performances of MCM’s Green Eggs and Ham as well as the Cat in the Hat. Come sign Dr. Seuss’s birthday card and I’m sure there will be cake too!

Experience the world of Dr. Seuss as it comes alive on his 108th birthday Friday, March 2nd at Miami Children’s Museum’s Watson Island location. Thanks to the generous support from The Children’s Trust admission is FREE for all guests. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.

The Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits; programs and classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. They have 14 interactive galleries as well as housing many exciting and fun traveling exhibits.

Founded in 1983, Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play together, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 14 galleries, classrooms, parent/teacher resource center, 200-seat auditorium and outdoor exhibits, including a new playground. The museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant; Kid Smart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. To learn more about the museum, please visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.

Miami Children’s Museum receives both private and public funding. MCM is sponsored in part by the City of Miami; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.

Caption for photo: Dr. Seuss himself greets kids at Miami Children’s Museum Read Across America Day!