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Alexis Renee Heath Named MCM Volunteer of the Month for Second Time

Alexis Renee Heath has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for December at the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM), her second time to be recognized for this honor since she began volunteering in October, 2018.

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MCM Partners Celebrate During Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, MCM Partners invite grown-ups to take over the Mississippi Children’s Museum(MCM)! Patrons will be headed seaside at MCM during Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Presents Storytelling Festival

Traditions are passed down through generations with stories, songs, and activities. Bring your children to the Mississippi Children’s Museum to experience the fun of storytelling together on January 19.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Recognized as MSBJ Top Non-Profit and Leader in Finance

Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) received two awards from Mississippi Business Journal (MBJ) this year; Top Non-Profit Award and Leaders in Finance awarded to our Director of Finance and Administration, Sarah Skelton.

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Alexis Renee Heath Named MCM Volunteer of the Month

Alexis Renee Heath has been recognized as an outstanding volunteer at Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) and has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for November.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum to Reveal Innovative New Rigamajig Play System

The Mississippi Children’s Museum will reveal its new Rigamajig play system – granted by Morgan Stanley and the national non-profit KaBOOM! – on December 4.  Participants in the Museum’s after school program will be the first to try the innovative new play set.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Opens Holiday Exhibit, Journey to the North Pole

Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) Journey to the North Pole exhibit opens November 20 to kick-off your holiday fun! Based on cherished holiday traditions, Journey to the North Pole transforms MCM’s Gertrude C. Ford Exhibition Hall into a magical winter wonderland of snowy skies, twinkling starry lights, and climb-on train cars.

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Dianna Parker Named MCM Volunteer of the Month

Dianna Parker has been recognized as an outstanding volunteer at Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) and has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for October.

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Ringing in The New Year at Mississippi Children’s Museum

26Little revelers can make their own outrageous party hat and ring in the new year in style during Mississippi Children’s Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Monday, December 31.

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MS Science Fest Wins Festival of the Year Award!

The Mississippi Science Fest was awarded Small Festival of the Year by the Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) during the recent Governor’s Conference on Tourism.

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Fall 2018 Playbook: Volume 3, Issue 3

In This Issue: Visiting Exhibit: Very Eric Carle, Leaders in Literacy, A Very Busy Fall!

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Park After Dark

Mississippi Children’s Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science invite you to their spook-tacular event for one low admission price!

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