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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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Hendersonville kids celebrate New Year at Noon at Hands On!

Hendersonville kids celebrate New Year at Noon at Hands On! Posted by WLOS by Jennifer Saylor on Saturday, December 31st 2016 HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Long before the stroke of midnight, some children in Hendersonville got to experience the excitement of ringing...

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Never Stop Learning: Program teaches kids about Hanukkah

Program teaches kids about Hanukkah by Tammy Watford Tuesday, December 27th 2016 HENDERSONVOLLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A local program, Dreidels and Hanukkah, helped students better understand a different culture. Kids at the Hands On! Children's Museum made dreidels in honor...

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Hands On! to teach children about voting

Hands On! to teach children about voting   Posted on October 24, clinic 2016 by Clara Murray on mountainx.com Come visit Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, to experience “hands on” voting for all ages. Practice the voting process by...

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Hands On! Children’s Museum announces new exhibit

      Hands On! Children’s Museum announces new exhibit   Posted on September 22, 2016 by Dan Hesse on mountainx.com/ Hands On!, the children’s museum in Downtown Hendersonville, is pleased to announce the opening of MAKERSPACE, made possible by...

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Hands On! Nature Walk at the Oklawaha Greenway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Sept 16, 2016) Contact:  Kay Campbell, 828-697-8333 or kay@handsonwnc.org HANDS ON! NATURE WALK (Hendersonville, N.C.) Calling all Nature Nuts! Join Hands On! educators as they lead a nature walk on the new extension of the Oklawaha Greenway...

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Kids make crafty critters at a local museum

BY ZACHARY DOWNES THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH 2016 WLOS — HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- Children got to create their own crafty critters at a local children's museum on Thursday for 'Critter Craft'. Kids got to create puppies with toilet paper tubes at Hands On in Hendersonville....

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ExxonMobil Supports Local Education at Hands On!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 25, 2016) Contact: Heather Boeke, 828-697-8333 or heather@handsonwnc.org ExxonMobil Supports Local Education at Hands On! $2,750 donation to support STEM educational offerings (Hendersonville, N.C.) ExxonMobil has donated $2,750 to support...

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