Thursday, April 7, 2011

April 2011: Port Discover’s Toddler Time presents “Thank You, Earth!”

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,
Help us say “Thank You, Earth!” at Port Discover’s Toddler Time, Thursday, April 21st

Elizabeth City, NC — To celebrate Earth Day, preschoolers will learn the 3 R’s—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—that keep our earth happy while we say “Thank You, Earth!” at Port Discover’s Toddler Time program, on Thursday, April 21 at 10:00 am. Children will make a planter out of recycled materials and enjoy a morning playing in the soil.

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 Find out more about Port Discover at

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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