• May 2022 Newsletter

    By April 28, 2022Newsletter

    Morris’ Birthday Bash

    Morris is celebrating his birthday and you’re invited! Join us for a fun-filled day of games, activities, presents, and most importantly, cake! Morris has some of his favorite activities planned for his birthday like, pin the tail on the dinosaur, the Morris marching band parade, and more!

    Don’t miss Morris’ Birthday Bash happening from 10am–2pm on Saturday, May 21st, at Great Explorations Children’s Museum! It’s going to be DINOMITE!

    Get all the details here!

    Sign up for Summer Camp

    Summer camp days are filled with experiments, art, field trips, and guest presentations from the local experts in the fields we explore! Space is limited and there are still a few spots open. Register here: https://greatex.org/camps/

    Great Connections

    CALLING ALL SUPERMOMS! This month, we’d be focusing on Mother’s Day and superheros (which is basically the same thing). Join us on May 8th from 10am–noon for Great Connections!

    On the second Sunday of every month, Great Explorations Children’s Museum will close to the general public from 10 am-12 pm and open for families with special needs to come and enjoy Great Connections, a sensory-friendly event.

    Stay up to date on this monthly event by joining the Facebook group here.

    Win the Big Green Egg!*

    Vision Ace Hardware has generously donated the BIG Green Egg with some added Egg Mates and accessories for our BIG raffle at A Night at the Brewseum! ($1,200 value)

    *The winner will be selected at random at A Night at the Brewseum on May 14th, 2022. You do not need to be present to win. Prize is not available for shipping. Magnificent dinosaur not included.

    Purchase your raffle tickets here!

    Admiral Farragut Academy 

    Steeped in history, with alumni in the White House, on the surface of the moon, professional athletes, and in key leadership positions around the world, Admiral Farragut Academy is an international prep school and boarding school offering elite college prep academics and global leadership development. They accept students entering Kindergarten-12th grade.  This waterfront campus is located right here in St. Pete.

    Get all the details on this prestigious prep school here. 

    Morris Workshop – Budding Detectives

    Get ready to become a detective and think like a forensic scientist! On May 14th, upper elementary students will learn about detective skills such as making observations, piecing together clues of a mystery, and problem-solving. Activities include understanding our own fingerprints and how the environment around us influences our everyday life as a detective. This is a free workshop but space is limited, so book your spot now!

    Become a part of the St. Pete Midtown Community Youth Garden!

    The youth garden is located on the corner of 15th Ave South and 22nd Street South. This program is for middle school-aged children ages 12-15. To be eligible you must live in the following zip codes: 33711, 33712, 33705.
    Get more info and sign up here:
    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCYG2022

    Memorial Weekend Membership Sale

    Great Explorations has a membership sale coming up! All memberships will be discounted at $25 off from May 27–May 30th, 2022. Set a calendar reminder and visit the link below on Memorial weekend to receive the discounted membership!

    greatex.org/memberships

    Gallery Theme Day – Space & Flight

    Join us for a full day of space and flight activities! Children will explore the skies with both space and flight! Activities include airplanes, balloons, galaxies, planets, and interactive play.

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