Wednesday, October 3, 2007

News from Port Discover

“An Apple A Day” Program Focuses on Healthy Eating At Port Discover’s Toddler Time, October 18

Elizabeth City, NC — Port Discover marks October as National Child Health Month with “An Apple A Day” Toddler Time program on Thursday, October 18. Healthy eating will be the focus of the program and children will learn about the food groups and why each is important. Activities will include apple printing and tasting some different types of apples.

The one-hour program for two and three-year-olds will begin at 9:30 am; the program for four-and-five-year-olds begins at 11:00 am. Cost for the program is $5.00 per family and reservations are required. Parents or guardians must accompany the child. Reservations can be made by calling 252-338-6117.

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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