Join us for for a family celebration of children's literature and classic fairy tales to commemorate Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center's 15th Anniversary! 

Children and their favorite grown-ups will enjoy a fun-filled day filled with storytelling, dancing, hands-on activities, and more celebrating children's literature. Come dressed as your favorite Storybook Character!

Journey throughout the museum studios for ongoing hands-on experiences inspired by some of our favorite children's literature, including:

-A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, by Philip C. Stead

-Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister and J Alison James 

-The Color of Us, by Karen Katz 

-Beauty and the Beast, classic fairy tale

-Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey 

-Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling

-Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak

-The Three Little Pigs, classic fairy tale

-Swimmy, by Leo Lionni 

-Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin

Workshops/timed events:

10:30am: Harry Potter inspired potions workshop- Slime!

11:00am: Harry Potter inspired potions workshop- Potion Explosion! 

Noon-2pm: Beauty & the Beast inspired Ball

Cafe Specials:

James and the Giant Peach Smoothie

Blueberries for Sal Smoothie

Free admission for the first 50 guests- up to 4 free admissions per family/group.

Generously Sponsored by the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation & the Barnes Foundation.


  • Occurred Saturday, May 18th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 am


Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

1 Pleasant Street
Bristol, 06010

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