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ExxonMobil Supports Local Education at Hands On!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 8, 2017) Contact:  Heather Boeke, 828-697-8333 or heather@handsonwnc.org   ExxonMobil Supports Local Education at Hands On! $3,500 donation to support STEM educational offerings (Hendersonville, N.C.)  ExxonMobil has donated $3,500 to...

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Summer classes start at Hands On! in Hendersonville

  Summer classes start at Hands On! in Hendersonville Posted on May 29, 2017 by Virginia Daffron on mountainx.com Come play and learn this summer at Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, by joining us for a summer class. Our series of...

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Family Mud Fun Photogallery from Times-News

Family Mud Fun Posted June 2, 2017 at 9:02 pm The annual Family Mud Fun event organized by Hands On! A Child’s Gallery was held Friday at Berkeley Park. The Family Mud Fun included muddy games for kids and adults of all ages. Children enjoyed painting with mud,...

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Mad Mountain Mud Run is this Saturday

Mad Mountain Mud Run is this Saturday Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 5:30 PM by Staff on blueridgenow.com The sixth annual Mad Mountain Mud Run, the muddy obstacle race held in Hendersonville, is scheduled for Saturday. The annual event benefits Hands On!, the...

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Boeke stepping down as Hands On! director

By Bill Moss, Published: May 8, 2017 on hendersonvillelightning.com Heather Boeke, the founder of Hands On!, the downtown children's museum, is stepping down from her post as executive director to become creative and development director. Hands On! — A Child’s Gallery...

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Job Opening for Executive Director at Hands On!

Hands On!- A Child's Gallery is seeking an Executive Director to successfully lead our organization to achieve its mission and the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors, while staying true to the values of the organization. The mission of Hands On! is to...

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Registration open for FAMILY MUD FUN

  April 25, 2017 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Boeke, 697-8333 heather@handsonwnc.org Registration open for FAMILY MUD FUN Hands On!-A Child’s Gallery, the children’s museum on Main Street, is planning a FAMILY MUD FUN event scheduled for Friday, June...

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Hands On! has Screen Free Week offerings

Posted on April 17, 2017 by Able Allen on mountainx.com Join Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, as we celebrate Screen Free Week. Ditch those screens and get in touch with your family & friends! Hands On! has special activities all week...

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Mad Mountain Mud Run returns for 6th year

Posted Mar 29, 2017 on BlueRidgeNow.com by Staff Reports The sixth annual Mad Mountain Mud Run, the muddy obstacle race held in Hendersonville, is scheduled for June 3. The annual event benefits Hands On!, the children’s museum located in downtown Hendersonville. This...

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Play pipe pianos at Hands On!

Play pipe pianos at Hands On!   Posted on March 6, 2017 by Thomas Calder on mountainx.com   Come to Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, to play our pipe pianos. All ages will enjoy discovering how air can make melodic sounds. The...

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Get down and dirty at Mad Mountain Mud Run

Posted February 16, 2017 on Asheville Citizen-Times by Karen Chávez , kchavez@citizen-times.com Get down and dirty at Mad Mountain Mud Run HENDERSONVILLE - It’s still three months away, but it’s not too soon to sign up for the sixth annual Mad Mountain Mud Run,...

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Hands On! A Child’s Gallery greets 250,000th visitor

Hands On! A Child’s Gallery greets 250,000th visitor   Posted Feb 26, 2017 BlueRidgeNow.com By Stephen KindlandTimes-News correspondent Hundreds of children learn while playing at Hands On! every year, but Rebecca Storey, a teacher and mother of 23-month-old...

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Hands On! in 10th year rotates weekly science activities

Posted February 22, 2017 on thetribunepapers.com By Pete Zamplas- Hands On! A Child’s Gallery has a different physics or other fun project each week, in this its 10th year. The interactive education center is at 318 N. Main St. in Hendersonville. It opened there in...

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