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Saturday, August 10, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
—Drop in
Tonight’s Program: From merengue to salsa, come dance and play music with Kerry Thompson, a DeafBlind Dancer and the Executive Director for Silent Rhythms, Inc.  At 5:30pm and again at 6:15pm, Kerry will be teaching a dance lesson you and your family will never forget.  Kids and Adults of all ages and abilities welcome! For more about Silent Rhythms, visit www.silentrhythms.org. 
Cost: 
Free with admission

Come join in all the fun and explore the accessible Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods during this special free evening event especially for families with families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODA children. Your family can play, explore, experiment, and imagine together while we are closed to the general public. ASL Interpreters will be on-site to support your visit. Dinner, including a gluten-free option, is provided courtesy of Not Your Average Joe's, Acton. Thank you!

Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. A registration link will go live here about 6 weeks prior to the event.  

Resources available to prepare for your visit include Story Guides (social stories) to the Museum and Discovery Woods, as well a Sensory Guide. These are available both online and at our Admissions Desk. You might also visit the Exhibits section of our website, and review our Tips for Visiting. Please note that Discovery Woods is open year-round, but closes at dusk and will not be open for evening events during the winter months.

This Especially for Me program is offered in conjunction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program of Boston Children’s Hospital.

Funding provided by: Foundation for Metrowest, DCU for Kids, The Sudbury Foundation, Boston Bruins Foundation, The Nathaniel and Elizabeth P. Stevens Foundation, Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, Nypro, Mass Cultural Council, Staples Foundation for Learning, and several Massachusetts Local Cultural Councils.