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August 31, 2023 in Newsletter

September Newsletter 2023

Great Extravaganza: Gala in the Galaxy Saturday, September 23rd Join us on our interstellar journey through an unforgettable night of fun and philanthropy! Get ready to bid on unique and…
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July 31, 2023 in Newsletter

August Newsletter 2023

Back to School Membership Sale August 1st - August 11th Back to school means a lot of learning, but also a lot of fun! From August 1st to August 11th,…
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June 28, 2023 in Uncategorized

July Newsletter 2023

Rays Day at Great Ex July 16th, 2023 | 12pm - 2pm It's time to #RaysUp! Raymond and DJ Kitty from the Tampa Bay Rays are coming to visit Morris…
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May 26, 2023 in Uncategorized

June Newsletter 2023

Messplorations: Mess Making Made Fun June 17th, 2023 | 9:30am - 2pm Join us for a day of messy fun at Great Explorations’ Messplorations! This special event will feature a…
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April 26, 2023 in Newsletter

May Newsletter 2023

A Night at the Brewseum 2023 May 11th, 2023 | 6-9pm A Night at the Brewseum is back at the museum and better than ever! Join us on Thursday, May…
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March 31, 2023 in Newsletter

April Newsletter 2023

Monthly Reciprocal Month of April We have a member only benefit this month! For the entire month of April, Great Explorations members will receive free admission to The Florida Aquarium. For more info…
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February 28, 2023 in Newsletter

March 2023 Newsletter

Monthly Reciprocal Month of March We have a member only benefit this month! For the entire month of March, Great Explorations members will receive 50% off admission to the Sarasota…
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January 26, 2023 in Newsletter

February 2023 Newsletter

Monthly Reciprocal Month of February We have a member only benefit this month! For the entire month of February, Great Explorations members will receive free admission to the Holocaust Museum.…
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December 31, 2022 in Newsletter, Uncategorized

January 2023 Newsletter

Winter Wonderland (Member-Only Event) January 14th | 5:30pm-7:30pm Join us for this special member-only event, Winter Wonderland! Kids can build a snowman, play a game of penguin bowling, create some…
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November 30, 2022 in Newsletter

December 2022 Newsletter

Morris Goes to Enchant! December 7th | 6pm-8pm Morris the Explorasaurus is going to Enchant on Dec 7th, and you're invited to join him! He will be exploring the magic…
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October 31, 2022 in Newsletter

November 2022 Newsletter

New Exhibit Alert! The Smile Spot | November 18th | 10am We’ve partnered with Klement Family Dental to create a brand-new exhibit in the Tampa Bay area for children to explore. This…
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October 27, 2022 in Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter

Plushie Pals Sleepover Party October 7th and 8th Your child’s favorite stuffed animal friend is invited to a sleepover party at the museum this week! Drop off your child’s plushie…
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October 27, 2022 in Newsletter

September 2022 Newsletter

The Enchanted Extravaganza Each year, hundreds of community members join together to support Great Explorations Children’s Museum’s mission through a gala, our Great Extravaganza! This year's mystical, fun-filled event, will…
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July 29, 2022 in Newsletter

August 2022 Newsletter

Space Exploration Day Journey through the universe with us while we explore the night sky! In our planetarium, kids will travel through a world of knowledge that includes astronomy, geology,…
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June 30, 2022 in Newsletter

July 2022 Newsletter

Morris Workshop - Celebrating Independence Day with Art July 2nd | 1pm On Saturday July 2nd at 1pm Major Mack, from the Veterans Arts Center of Tampa Bay “Force for…
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May 31, 2022 in Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

Exploring the Rainbow - A Member-Only Event Member-only Event | June 12th | 5pm–7pm   Come explore the colors of the rainbow with us! This member-only event does have limited availability and…
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April 28, 2022 in Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

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…
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April 8, 2022 in Announcement

Explorers Cove Sponsorship Opportunity

Explorers Cove is the focal point of the museum where creativity comes to life!   Opportunity:  Great Explorations is excited to partner with you to strengthen St. Petersburg’s place to learn…
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March 31, 2022 in Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

great Connections Spring Fling This is a FREE event for families with special needs! Come to the museum and take part in a scavenger hunt! Get a professional picture taken…
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February 25, 2022 in Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

Your little artists will get to explore multiple forms of art in this evening of creativity. From splatter paint to musical instruments, your family will have every opportunity to make…
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February 9, 2022 in Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

February Morris Workshop First Aid Basics Please join us in welcoming Jennifer Boyd, Founder and medical provider from House Calls for Kids, who will be leading a workshop on First Aid basics…
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January 10, 2022 in Newsletter

January Newsletter

January Morris Workshop The Wonderful World of Water Join us on Saturday, January 22nd, with Connie Nye of Sweet Water Education Events Training! She'll teach you and your family all…
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December 2, 2021 in Newsletter

December 2021

A Very Merry Market Your One-Stop Holiday Shop! Wednesday, Dec. 8th 5-8pm Shop local this holiday season at the 8th annual Very Merry Market, presented by Great Explorations Children's Museum…
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November 1, 2021 in Newsletter

November Newsletter

November Morris Workshop Beescaping and Ecosystems Join us in giving a huge welcome to an author whose book we stock in our Gift Shop, Jill Jacobs!  Jill and her husband…
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August 8, 2019 in Newsletter

August 2019 Newsletter

Reciprocal Month with Marie Selby Botanical Gardens  August 1 – 31  August is here and again we are thrilled to partner with Marie Selby Botanical Gardens to provide this wonderful benefit to members of Great Explorations. …
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June 29, 2019 in Newsletter

July 2019 Newsletter

The BEACH is back at the all-new Sandy Shack!  The BEACH is back and better than ever at Great Explorations Children’s Museum.  We are thrilled to announce that the brand new Beth’s…
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June 28, 2019 in Announcement

Lobby Renovation

Sunken Gardens will begin a renovation project for our shared main lobby scheduled to begin July 1st and lasting for approximately 8 weeks.  Great Explorations Children’s Museum will be open…
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June 21, 2019 in Announcement

The BEACH is back!

The BEACH is back and better than ever at Great Explorations Children's Museum.  We are thrilled to announce that the brand new Beth's Beach at the Sandy Shack is open…
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June 5, 2019 in Newsletter

June 2019 Newsletter

Reciprocal Month with The Dali Museum June 1 - 30 June is here and again we are thrilled to partner with The Dali Museum to provide this incredible benefit to…
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May 16, 2019 in Newsletter

May Newsletter (5-16-19)

Membership Sale  May 5th – 17th   Family memberships to Great Explorations are on sale from May 5th – 17th!  Basic Memberships are only $75 (regularly $100) and Great Memberships are…
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May 3, 2019 in Newsletter

May 2019 Newsletter

Membership Sale  May 5th – 17th   Family memberships to Great Explorations are on sale from May 5th – 17th!  Basic Memberships are only $75 (regularly $100) and Great Memberships are…
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March 2, 2018 in Guest article

Tax Reform

Guest article written by: Betty Isler (Tax Managing Director) and Alicia Brown (Tax Manager) Over the past year tax reform has been a hot topic in the news due to…
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December 18, 2017 in Uncategorized

We’re Expanding!

We’re officially half-way to our $2 million goal for our capital campaign, The Great Expansion, to renovate our current space. The Great Expansion will include construction of a new mezzanine, an upper level multi-purpose room,…
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November 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

Very Merry Market

Shop local this holiday season! Great Explorations Children's Museum and Sunken Gardens bring you the 4th annual A Very Merry Market, a free shopping event on Dec. 6th from 4-8…
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September 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

30 Years of Play

In 1986, the Junior League of St. Petersburg and Hands On! Inc. established Great Explorations, the first science center and children’s museum in Tampa Bay. Their vision was to provide…
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