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Children’s Museum offers parents and kids a “night out” during Creativity Factory Kids' Night Out!

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CreativityFactoryOn Friday, Feb. 6, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and local artist, Becky Hochhalter are teaming up to present Creativity Factory Kids' Night Out – an opportunity for kids to enjoy an evening of fun at the Children’s Museum while their parents enjoy a kid-free night for themselves!

The Creativity Factory programs at the Children’s Museum, which are being introduced thanks to support from Patrick and Janice Board, are designed to combine science, art and lots of hands-on fun. During the program on Feb. 6, which will last from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., children ages  5 and up are invited to join Hochhalter, as she explores the Museum’s February theme, “Fit in February.” Participants will learn about the circulatory system and how their hearts work as they create a Glow-in-the-dark Healthy Heart Mosaic! They’ll even have some time to play in the Museum!

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Buy a Terre Haute Children’s Museum membership, receive year-round family fun and $25 to spend in the Science Store!

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Membership1What’s the best gift that comes with free shipping, won’t break, doesn’t need batteries, and is fun for the whole family while fitting in the palm of your hand? It’s a Terre Haute Children’s Museum membership, and you can use it all year long to inspire lifelong learning!

What’s the only thing that can make this awesome value even better? A special holiday membership offer! Now, through December 31, purchase a Terre Haute Children’s Museum membership, and you will receive $25 to spend in the Old National Bank Science Store, located inside the Museum.

Be the” joy to their world” when you give them free access to our world-class, hands-on children's science and technology museum; discounts on birthday parties, facility rentals, workshops, and special events; and 10% off purchases in the Old National Bank Science Store. In addition, your Terre Haute Children’s Museum membership gives you free admission to more than 300 other museums across the nation through the ASTC Passport Program – places like the Museum of Science and Industry, the Orlando Science Center and the Saint Louis Science Center!

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Eat Well, Play Well opening May 17 at the Terre Haute Children's Museum

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EWPW logo colorWhat is in the food we eat? Are fruits and vegetables important?  Can everyday activities burn calories?  Visitors to the Terre Haute Children's Museum will find the answers to these questions and more by exploring nutrition and fitness in Eat Well, Play Well, an engaging and educational science exhibit opening at the Museum on May 17.

The hands-on exhibit, which is visiting the Museum thanks to the generosity of Terre Haute Regional Hospital, encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices and helping children and adults discover many fun and interesting ways to stay active. Visitors will discover what an appropriate serving size looks like, see firsthand what it takes to burn off calories, test their flexibility and balance, review the latest clinical research and realize that they can reduce their BeFlexibilerisk of disease with healthy choices. As they interact with the exhibit, guests will quickly learn that healthy choices are within their reach.

Eat Well, Play Well will be on display at the Museum through Sept. 7, and at various times during the exhibit's stay, Terre Haute Regional Hospital staff will visit the Museum to present guests with information and activities that will reinforce some of the concepts being taught in the exhibit.

"Terre Haute Regional Hospital is committed to playing an active role in promoting health, wellness and safety, and we are especially passionate about giving kids the tools they need to make healthy choices," said Mary Ann Conroy, Chief Executive Officer at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the Children's Museum to bring Eat Well, Play Well to our community. By giving kids fun, hands-on ways to learn about fitness and nutrition, we can help them develop healthy habits that will carry into adulthood."BalancingAct

The Terre Haute Children's Museum is a nonprofit institution dedicated to enriching our children's lives through the exploration of science and technology. The Museum, 727 Wabash Ave., is located at the corner of 8th Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute. Museum admission is $7 for adults and children age 2 and older. Admission is free for members of the Terre Haute Children's Museum and children under 24 months. Families who participate in qualifying assistance programs can enroll in the Access Pass program, which allows them to visit the Museum for just $1 per family member per visit. To learn more about this program, visit thchildrensmuseum.com/accesspass. For more information, visit www.thchildrensmuseum.com, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call 812-235-5548. You can also like us on Facebook at facebook.com/terrehautechildrensmuseum, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/thcmuseum, and check out our Pinterest page at pinterest.com/thcm.

THRH high res 3in 1Located at 3901 South 7th St. in Terre Haute, Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed community-based hospital. The hospital offers the latest expertise and technology in areas including emergency services, cardiology, outpatient imaging, and surgery. For more information about Terre Haute Regional Hospital, call 812-232-0021 or visit RegionalHospital.com.

 
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