Special Communities See Inside Imagine Nation’s Heart

July 23, 2015

The Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, with the generous support of foundations such as the Barnes Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, and others, has many programs available at free or reduced rates that enable families to attend programs they otherwise might not be able to afford.

For example, Imagine Nation is a “Blue Star” museum, which offers free admission to all active duty service members and veterans. Through the “Pinwheel Pass” program, families may access free admission passes from the Bristol Boys & Girls Club, Parent & Child Center at Bristol Hospital, St. Vincent de Paul Shelter, and many other non-profit organizations around town. “We want to open the facility to as many families as we can, so that everyone can experience the joys of learning,” says Doreen Stickney, Museum Administrator. “We do our best to make some free programs available for families each month, so there is an ongoing source of inspiration available to all in the Bristol community.”

On the second Sunday of each month, Imagine Nation hosts “Sensory Sunday” between 10:00 and 11:00 am especially for children with special needs and their families. In addition to the multisensory interactive exhibits, which invite children to touch, discover, and create, for this special program the museum is modified into a sensory-friendly environment with lowered lighting and sound. Admission to Sensory Sunday is offered at a reduced rate.

 

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Events for week of October 16, 2017

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Tue 17th

Where Did I Come From? Researching Immigrant Ancestors

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library

Senior Behavioral Health Education Night for Healthcare Professionals

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Hospital – Hughes Auditorium
Wed 18th

Seasonal Flu Clinic

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Book Bites: The Stars Are Fire

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 19th

Coffeehouse Concert: Seat of Our Pants

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Public Library
Fri 20th

Daddy Daughter Costume Dance

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Sat 21st

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
Sun 22nd

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
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