Gala on the theme “Jungle Safari” for the benefit of the Children’s Museum
The Treasure Coast Children’s Museum is hosting its “Glitter & Glam Gala” to raise funds for its educational exhibits and scholarship programs.
The museum has three wings with 30 interactive exhibits. They include a full grocery store, a shooting cannon on a huge pirate ship, and a giant “Operation” game.
The Jensen Beach Museum encourages hands-on educational play that takes a step back from technology.
“We encourage our visitors to just enjoy their moments and moments with their children,” said General Manager Tammy Calabria.
The gala will support new exhibits, mobile programs that bring the exhibits to classrooms, and scholarships to get children through doors.
“We welcome students to schools who may not necessarily be able to go to the museum. We pay for their transportation to come to the museum. We go to class for free and that also supports some great new exhibits and new facilities. ,” she said.
Calabria said there are various programs that help children experience the exhibits, including children with sensory issues. The goal is to serve all children.
“We have new exhibits on the horizon, and we have exhibits where we are renovating spaces. We always try to be relevant and new, but with limited technology, so we really want to go back to that simplicity of play.” she said.
Calabria has said it puts all its heart into the success of the museum.
“It’s a passion for me for sure. I’m still so excited every day to come to work. I live this. If you like what you do, it doesn’t feel like work. I live this every day. days. It makes me so happy, “she said.
Ashleigh Walters of WPTV NewsChannel 5 will serve as emcee for the museum’s upcoming Glitter & Glam Gala, which funds exhibits, classroom learning opportunities and scholarships.
The gala will take place on Saturday, November 6 at the Harbor Ridge Yacht and Country Club on the theme of “jungle safari”.
Click here to purchase tickets or make a donation by calling 772-225-7575 ext. 203.
Scripps content only 2021