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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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SUMMER SCIENCE IN THE PARK – Let’s Take Flight!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 20, 2016) Contact:  Heather Boeke, 828-697-8333 or heather@handsonwnc.org SUMMER SCIENCE IN THE PARK - Let's Take Flight Hendersonville, N.C.--  Hands On! is pleased to offer "Summer Science in the Park - LET'S TAKE FLIGHT!,"  sponsored by...

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Hands On! museum receives $10,000 in grants

BY KELLY DOTY FRIDAY, JULY 1ST 2016 WLOS — HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- A popular children's museum has received funding for renovations. Hands On! was awarded two grants of $10,000. The money came from the Community Foundation of Henderson County and the Cannon...

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Hands On! Receives Grants for Portion of New Roof

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 1, 2016) Contact:  Heather Boeke, 828-697- 8333 or heather@handsonwnc.org Hands On! Receives Grants for Portion of New Roof Hendersonville, N.C.--  Hands On! – A Child’s Gallery, the children’s museum located on Main Street, has been...

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5th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run

Erica Allison, Pardee Hospital-- We had so much fun sponsoring the 5th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run on Saturday, June 4th at Berkeley Park. The 3+ mile, mad & muddy, crazy & filthy race, which benefited Hendersonville’s only children’s museum, Hands On!-A...

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Never Stop Learning: Hands On! Children’s Museum

By Tammy Watford, WLOS HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- Dogs visited the Hands On! Children's Museum to teach kids about pet care. Dogs like Lass and her brother Flapjack are currently in the care of the Blue Ridge Humane Society in Hendersonville. Reesy used to be in the care...

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Mud run planned for Hendersonville’s Berkeley Park

April 29, 2016 on MountainX.com Finish Line Festival at the 5th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run Hendersonville, NC –April 26, 2016 Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about a mud run or just want to enjoy the muddy...

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Rigamajig challenges kids’ inner engineers

April 27, 2017 on BlueRidgeNow.com Kay Campbell, education coordinator with Hands On!, works with Parker Shinault, 6, at the Rigamajig exhibit at Hands On! on Main Street Hendersonville Tuesday. Click here for full...

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Hands On! Presents: Fun with Bots!

Hands On! is part of the NC Science Festival activities showcasing science and technology through “hands on” activities engaging the community and inspiring future generations. Join us Friday, April 22, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Bruce Drysdale Elementary School 271 Bearcat...

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WLOS joined Hands On! to get bubbly

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Kids at Hands On! Gallery in Hendersonville got a little bubbly before the new year. Kids learned how to make two and three-dimensional shapes out of toothpicks and raisins. The toothpicks represent line segments and raisins represent...

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