Tuesday, March 8, 2011

March 2011: Learn How “An Apple A Day” Can be Helpful at Port Discover’s Toddler Time

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117, jessica@portdiscover.org
Learn How “An Apple A Day” Can be Helpful at Port Discover’s Toddler Time, Thursday, March 17th

Elizabeth City, NC — To commemorate March being National Nutrition Month, preschoolers will learn about the true benefits of “An Apple A Day” at Port Discover’s Toddler Time program, on Thursday, March 17 at 10:00 am. Children will get to create a fun placemat for their dinner table.

“An Apple A Day” is a part of Port Discover's Kinetic Kids programs made possible by the Albemarle Hospital Foundation. Toddler Time is a special science program just for preschoolers, ages 3 – 5. Cost for the program is $5 per family and reservations are required. Parents or guardians must accompany the child.

Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The science center’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. To register for this program please call 252-338-6117 or email portdiscover@portdiscover.org. Find out more about Port Discover at www.portdiscover.org.

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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