Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

Celebrate Diwali: A Cultural Exploration

Join Kahaaniya for Kids at Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a special celebration of Diwali — the Hindu festival of lights! Gather around the stage for a holiday puppet show incorporating regional dances, or listen to Diwali fables brought to life with traditional music. CMA’s Diwali festivities continue off-stage in the learning studios and at…

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Celebrate Sukkot: A Cultural Exploration

Celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot at Children’s Museum of Atlanta! Join Michael Levine of The Learning Groove as he leads interactive Sukkot songs and stories for the whole family. Children and parents will laugh, sing, dance, shake, wiggle and giggle as we celebrate this joyful holiday! Sukkot activities will continue throughout the day…

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Celebrate Chinese New Year: A Cultural Exploration

Special Guest Performance – 11:30 AM Gather around the CMA Stage for a special guest performance by the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company in celebration of Chinese New Year! Founded in 1991, the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company educates and entertains metro Atlanta and surrounding areas about Chinese history and culture through the art of Chinese dance.…

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Celebrations in Light: Kwanzaa

Storytime – 1:00 PM My First Kwanzaa by Karen Katz – During the seven days of Kwanzaa, we celebrate the importance of family, friends, and community. This warm and lively introduction to a very special holiday will help even the youngest children join in! Author and illustrator Karen Katz’s wonderful series of picture books for the very…

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Celebrations in Light: Hanukkah

Storytime – 1:00 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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Celebrations in Light: Hanukkah

Special Guest Performer: Rabbi Brian Glusman – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM Join Rabbi Glusman from the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta for a fun Hanukkah performance featuring songs and stories! Hanukkah celebrates the fundamental right of religious freedom. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, almost always occurs in December, when the days…

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Celebrations in Light: Hannukah

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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Special Las Posadas Workshop

Create a lantern to light your way in the dark as you celebrate Las Posadas. Drill holes in a coffee can, add LED lights then paint and decorate the can to light your way through the dark! Limited to 10 participants and their caregivers This workshop is not included in the price of admission. $3.00 per…

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Nutcracker Day at the Museum!

Performances at 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM Join us for a magical trip into the Land of the Sweets as the Atlanta Ballet Centre Youth Ensemble performs excerpts from Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker! The Atlanta Ballet Centre Youth Ensemble is made up of Centre for Dance Education students. Each student auditions for the chance to perform…

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Meet the Holidays: Purim

One of our favorite Museum programs is “Meet the Holidays,” in which we learn about and celebrate the traditions of cultures all around the world. “We live in a global community and Atlanta is an extremely multi-cultural city,” explains Pam Duncan, manager of public programming. “Meet the Holidays allows our youngest visitors to learn about…

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