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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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Tea time at Hands On! a treat for ‘royalty’

Tea time at Hands On! a treat for 'royalty' Posted Feb 14, 2017 at 9:20 PM by Staff Reports on BlueRidgeNow.com Royalty filled Hands On! A Child's Gallery in Hendersonville Tuesday, as a dozen children dressed up as princesses and princes to learn about manners. The...

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Learning is Fun at Hands-On Children’s Museum

Learning is Fun at Hands-On Children’s Museum Posted February 2, 2017 by Shelby Harrell on biltmorebeacon.com HENDERSONVILLE — Families with young children who may be facing the winter blues will find a breath of fresh air at Hands-On! Children’s Museum. The...

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Hands On!, Co-op celebrate years of partnership

  Hands On!, Co-op celebrate years of partnership Posted Jan 29, 2017 at 9:53 AM by blueridgenow.com It has taken the support of many community organizations to sustain Hands On!, the nonprofit children’s museum on Main Street that opened in September 2007. The...

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Hands On wins grant for science programming

      Hands On wins grant for science programming By Bill Moss, Published: January 24, 2017 by hendersonvillelightning.com Hands On: A Child's Gallery, the local children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, won a $4,000 grant from the Duke Energy...

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Get Your Hands On Hendersonville

Make Downtown Discoveries At Hands On! Posted on the828.com by Ken Ulmer   If winter has your kids spending a little too much couch time with their hands on their tablets, Hendersonville’s Hands On! – A Child’s Gallery may be the cure for brain freeze. “We like...

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