The staff has been busy decking the halls at Port Discovery, and hope you’ll join them for a holiday tradition: Decorating the “gingerbricks” that make up a gingerbread train station with icing, candy and other goodies! Come Saturday, December 3rd join Port Discovery, in partnership with McCormick and Wegmans, to decorate gingerbricks that will help build a train station in celebration of the upcoming Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! exhibit visiting Port Discovery in January. While you’re there, enjoy the monthly Healthy First Saturday event featuring informational tables from UMBC and special activities including a JHU Asthma Study, Fidos for Freedom (meet and greet with special helping dogs trained to assist humans), interactive science games and experiments, and more!


The festive atmosphere continues to December 10th, when there will be more Gingerbrick decorating!  Everyone’s creations will be used to build the train station that will adorn the Port Discovery lobby for the holiday season. Also on December 10th, enjoy facepainting, music and dancing with Pam the Kindersinger, kids yoga, interactive plays, science games and experiments and much more!


For more information on Gingerbrick Decorating, Healthy First Saturday and other upcoming events at Port Discovery, visit http://www.portdiscovery.org/calendar/events

About Port Discovery

As the premier children’s museum in the mid-Atlantic, Port Discovery Children’s Museum educates children and inspires life-long curiosity. The play-to-learn philosophy opens the door for children to discover and explore the world around them and to lead smarter, healthier, more engaged lives. The Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, offers 3 floors of educational, interactive exhibits and programs and is ranked among the Top 10 Children’s Museums in the United States by Fodor’s Travel, Forbes and Parents Magazine. Port Discovery has served over 4.8 million visitors to date. To learn more, visit portdiscovery.org.

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