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The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary this Thursday


San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Courtesy photo

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will host its 20th anniversary gala this Thursday with a free, family-friendly virtual event, including an auction and a performance by Hullabaloo.

The celebration, which will take place from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., will celebrate North County’s only hands-on educational children’s museum.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum has worked diligently to support its community at large, in San Diego County and beyond, despite its current temporary closure, by offering virtual programs and resources. additional educational. The museum hosts daily STREAM-focused activities, live storytelling hours on social media, and virtual camps for children and families facing the extraordinary challenges of distance learning.

“Since the museum’s temporary closure that began in mid-March, our ‘Activities at Home’ video playlist, featuring hands-on educational activities, has attracted over 20,000 followers on Facebook, and our live stories have attracted viewers from across San Diego County, across the United States, and even other countries, “said Kimberlie Dunham, chair of the museum’s board of trustees.” We are committed to creating these educational opportunities that all children can access and enjoy; now more than ever, we need the support of our community to do so.

Proceeds from this year’s event and auction will support the continued development of rewarding online educational resources for children and families as part of the Museum’s Access for All initiative, which is at the heart of the Museum. The Museum’s commitment to serving its mission and meeting the needs of its community for new and innovative in these unprecedented times.

Learn more about sdcdm.org/virtualgala.







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