American Tobacco Launches Series for Kids

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Explore, Create, MoveAmerican Tobacco in Durham recently started a new series of programs for kids called “Explore … Create … Move.”‘

The four-part series started Sunday, May 1, 2011, at American Tobacco’s Bay 7. Each event features an expert leader and a theme that will attract a wide variety of kids.  The first event, called Brickz 4 Kidz explored engineering and architecture through Legos.

“We’d like to be a destination for everyone, and the new series fits perfectly with our FOX 50 Family Fest and Great American Tobacco Duck Race every fall,” said Michael Goodmon, vice president of realty for Capitol Broadcasting Company, which owns the campus..

Each event requires registration and a $5 entry fee. Click here for all the details and how to register. Here’s the remaining schedule:

  • Sunday, May 15, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Explore! Rhythm, Puppets and Reuse. Cathy Kielar and ventriloquist puppet Harriet the Hare plus drum-making (ages 3-7).
  • Sunday, May 22, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Rhythm Hand Drumming. Explore hand drumming techniques on African instruments (ages 8-12).
  • Sunday, June 12, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Crazy Cool … Creative Quilting. Learn and do with the gurus from the Durham-Orange Quilters Guild (ages 6 and up).

American Tobacco also is gearing up for its spring and summer season of free movies and music. The schedule runs from Friday through Sept. 30 and includes a special Father’s Day event. Click here for more details.

Thanks to & By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall for this capcom story.


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