Children of Japan

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Alice, Commemorative Edition

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2000+ year old Roman Rag Doll
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Friday, September 7, 2012

Strong Museum National Museum of Play September Newsletter; Home of the National Toy Hall of Fame

Keyboard Shortcuts Help Toggle. control+alt+h AOLMail ToolbarMake AOL My Home Page etsag1998 Sign Out Search the Web enhanced by Google Context Sensitive ShortcutsSettingsHelp Search Mail MailSubjectFrom/To----------------Contacts List of Folders Today on AOL New Mail6563New Mail Folder View control+alt+i Old Mail Drafts (12) SentSent Folder View control+alt+o Spam Recently Deleted Saved Chats Contactscontrol+alt+a Calendarcontrol+alt+c My Folders Manage Folders Actions Flag Clear flag Create a Filter Print Message Show Message Status View Message Source --------- Move to: Old Mail Sent Spam Recently Deleted Saved Mail Saved Chats Go to the previous message control+alt+pagedown Go to the next message control+alt+pageup Close message escape Message View News and Events From: National Museum of Play at The Strong To: etsag1998 Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 10:17 am The Stron Museum National Museum of Play The museum will be closed on Friday, September 21.
In this issue: MEET DORA! Dora & Diego—Let's Explore! Opens Trains Weekend The Play Ball Win a Membership
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Museum Blogs Play Stuff Blog Cranking out delicious ice cream is a ball. re:Play Blog Does play grow on trees? Find out. CHEGheads Blog Video game art goes minimalist! Follow Us! Meet Dora at the Opening of the Dora & Diego—Let's Explore! Exhibit Say hola to Dora and enjoy fiesta-like crafts and activities during opening weekend of the new Dora & Diego—Let’s Explore! exhibit on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. Explore the exhibit and swing into an adventure with Dora and Diego and their friends Boots, Map, Backpack, Isa, Tico, and of course Swiper. Join the Pirate Piggies’ crew and pretend to sail the ship, Help Tico gather nuts for a family picnic, play with flowers in Isa's garden, and more! Made possible in Rochester by Local media sponsors Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in cooperation with Nickelodeon, the Dora & Diego—Let’s Explore! exhibit is presented by the WellPoint Foundation. © 2012 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, Dora the Explorer, Go Diego, Go! and all related titles, logos, and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Chug Over for Trains Weekend All aboard! Chug over to the museum for Trains Weekend on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, September 16, from noon to 4 p.m. Marvel at elaborate model train displays by Rochester Model Railroad Club, Genesee-N-Ontario N-gineers, Edgerton Model Railroad Club, Rochester Area S-Gaugers, and Flower City Tinplate Trackers. Make an engineer’s hat and learn about railroad safety from Operation Lifesaver. Little engineers enjoy one free ride on the Strong Express train or Elaine Wilson Carousel. Media sponsor It Is Your Turn to Play! Make plans now to attend The Strong’s fun-filled fundraiser, the Play Ball—for grown-ups only!—Friday, September 21, from 6 to 10 p.m. Enjoy a play-full evening featuring kid-inspired cuisine, adult-approved cocktails, exciting entertainment, live and silent auctions, and all the playtime you like! Tickets are $150 per person, and all proceeds benefit The Strong’s education and outreach programs. To learn more, visit www.theplayball.org. View photos of the 2011 Play Ball. The museum will be closed all day on September 21 in preparation for the Play Ball. Enter Your Photo to Win! During the month of September, submit a photo of your family in the museum's Super Kids Market. Upload your image to the museum's Facebook page for a chance to WIN A FREE Family-level membership. Already a member? You can use the free membership when you renew or give the membership to a friend. Congratulations to July's Fan Photo of the Month winner Lannette Rogers! Lannette captured an image (right) of her daughter playing piano in Elmo's World in the Sesame Street exhibit. For more information, visit the National Museum of Play on Facebook and see Fan Photo of the Month contest rules. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Click to view this email in a browser If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply to this message with "Unsubscribe" in the subject line or simply click on the following link: Unsubscribe -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- National Museum of Play at The Strong One Manhattan Square Rochester, New York 14607 US Read the VerticalResponse marketing policy.

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