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Music & Movement – 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM Head to the CMA stage to celebrate Black History Month through music and movement! For centuries, African Americans have contributed to the sounds and rhythms of the most popular American musical trends. Our CMA Imaginators will honor these contributions by taking guests back in time to […]

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Music & Movement – 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM Head to the CMA stage to celebrate Black History Month through music and movement! For centuries, African Americans have contributed to the sounds and rhythms of the most popular American musical trends. Our CMA Imaginators will honor these contributions by taking guests back in time to […]

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Storytime – 12:00 PM Light the Candles: A Hanukkah Lift the Flap book by Joan Holub – Hanukkah is here! There are so many fun things to do-light candles in the menorah, open presents, eat latkes and chocolate coins, play the dreidel game, and more. With the turn of each page, another candle is added to the […]

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Las Posadas is a nine-day religious celebration celebrated primarily in Mexico and by Mexican-Americans in Southwest United States. Celebrated in the evenings, families participate in nightly Christmas processions that re-create the Holy Pilgrimage of Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus on their way to Bethlehem. Storytime – 1:00 PM Un, Dos, Tres, Posada! By Virginia Kroll […]

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On January 19th 2006, a rocket lifted the New Horizons probe from the surface of the Earth, never again to return. At the time of this writing, the early afternoon of July 14th 2015, the probe has completed its flyby of Pluto. For some NASA scientists, today is the most important day out of the […]

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In honor of the Fourth of July, this week we challenged ourselves to create a full meal based on three different colors: Red, White and Blue. It turns out that the internet is chock-full of patriotic-themed recipes. Because we have a dedicated staff (who like to eat!) we whittled down the sixty-gajillion available color-themed ideas we found into […]

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Most of the fairy tales which Americans grew up reading are of European vintage, and a healthy majority of them were compiled by the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, who popularized such classics as “The Little Mermaid,” “The Snow Queen,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “The Steadfast […]

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Hello everyone! Professor Labcoat here. It’s National Maker Week, and today I’d like to show you how to learn about electrical circuits using play dough! We use electricity to power all kinds of things every day. Electricity is what we call it when charged particles are pushed around, and we can make, or “generate”, electricity […]

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It’s summer, and one of the great things about summer in Atlanta is the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. We’re happy to once again be a partner, and a host for their kickoff event. The fun starts at 10am this Saturday morning, and we’ll have readings and crafts all day long! Plus, a special reading by […]

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Earlier this week, in The New York Times, David Kohn wrote about children and learning, and although he didn’t use the exact phrase that we do here, “The power of play,” it still resonates throughout his story. Children learn through hands-on exploration. They need to set their own pace, and they need to be given […]

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