Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Turkeys and Changing Leaves the focus of Port Discover's Toddler Time

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844,
Port Discover’s Toddler Time Presents Thanksgiving Think About Its, November 20

Elizabeth City, NC — Thanksgiving Think-About-Its is the theme of Port Discover’s Toddler Time, Thursday, November 20. Preschoolers will discover why leaves change color in the fall, how pumpkins can come in all sorts of colors, and learn why turkeys have such funny tail feathers. The children will create and take home their own autumn leaf turkey. The program begins at 10:00 am.

A fee of $5.00 per family and reservations are required. Program is for 3 – 5 year-olds and parents or guardians must accompany the child.

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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