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Hands On! Takes “Shoots & Roots” to Fletcher

Hands On! Takes “Shoots & Roots” to Fletcher POSTED ON 07/10/2017 by Henderson County Public Schools From the foods we eat to the houses we live in to the air we breathe, everything we do is dependent on plants. However, plants don’t do much talking,...

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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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