July 2021 Newsletter

By July 1, 2021Newsletter

Members Only Plushie Pals Party – 8/6 & 8/7

Your child’s favorite stuffed animal friend is invited to a sleepover party at the museum next month! Drop off your child’s plushie pal between 3-4:30 pm on Friday 8/6. Throughout the night, you can follow along on Facebook, where we’ll share photos of the Plushie Pals Party fun! Then, on Saturday morning between 9:30-10:30 am, return to the museum for a celebration! Enjoy breakfast as your little one and their stuffed animal friend reunite. This event is free and for members only, however, limited space is available. Registration is required. Click here to RSVP.

Dali Museum Reciprocal

As part of our local reciprocal program, Great Ex members can receive free admission to visit The Dali Museum in July! Please note: This reciprocal is limited to maximum two adults per membership. Advance registration is required at https://thedali.org/great-explorations-member-reservation-form. To learn more about becoming a member of Great Explorations, click here.

Closed on July 4th

Great Explorations will be closed on the 4th of July in honor of the holiday. The museum will reopen on Monday 7/5 for regular operating hours.

Great Connections – 7/11

Great Connections is a sensory-friendly program for children with special needs and their families that takes place on the second Sunday of every month (10am-12pm). Thanks to our sponsors, Guardian Trust and Suncoast Credit Union, Great Connections is now FREE for participating families.

Kid Olympics – 7/23, 7/24 & 7/25

Kick off the 2021 Summer Olympics by playing in the Kid Olympics at Great Ex! Kids can participate in a variety of games and activities, including flamingo ring toss, a hula hoop contest, and more! Included with the cost of admission.

Great Ex and myWalgreens Rewards

We’re participating in the myWalgreens donation program! You can donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Great Explorations Children’s Museum through August 31, 2021. At Walgreens, you’ll earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop and you can choose how much to donate. It’s that easy.

Whether you’d like to contribute $1, $5, or more of your Walgreens Cash rewards you’ll be making a big difference. It really adds up!

*Walgreens Cash rewards can be redeemed as a donation to designated charities as shown in your myWalgreensTM account in app or on Walgreens.com. Once Walgreens Cash rewards are redeemed for a donation, the exchange is not reversible and cannot be canceled once submitted. Donation is not tax deductible, and additional terms and conditions may apply. Walgreens reserves the right to change the charities that are eligible to participate at any time without notice.

Save the Date for the Great Extravaganza – 10/9

To learn more about our annual fundraising event, click here.

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