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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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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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