Louisiana Children's Museum

CHAIRish the Children is August 27!

For the past 17 years, CHAIRish the Children has supported the programs and exhibits of the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Join Chairwomen Melissa Montgomery and Mara Haseltine for a fun and festive evening featuring gourmet cuisine and spirits, exciting silent and live auctions, lively entertainment and more!

Click here to purchase tickets and preview auction items!

*Please note that, effective April 1, 2016, we are required to charge Louisiana sales tax on admission, Membership, and group visits in accordance with LA House Bill 62-63.

 

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Over the summer, the Museum is open seven days a week until 5:00 p.m.

Our hours are as follows: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5: 00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival open through September 11!

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Parent Resource: “7 Ways to Talk to Children and Youth about the Shootings in Orlando”

By Robin Gurwitch, PhD

Once again our nation is coping with a violent tragedy. In the aftermath of the Orlando terrorist attack, we find ourselves distressed, grief-stricken, and even angry that such a horrible thing could happen.  Children and teens may find the event even more challenging.  Here are some suggestions on talking with your children about what happened.

Click here to read the rest of the article from PsychologyBenefits.org.

 

September: Community Safety Month

Sponsored by Cox Communications

Here at LCM, we know that safety lays the groundwork for play and learning. Thanks to the generous support of Cox Communications, LCM will bring safety to the community throughout the month of September with activities that are both fun and informative!

Community Safety Day – Saturday, September 24

Join LCM Staff and Alison “Safety Mom” Jacobson for a day of learning at the Museum. The Safety Mom will give special presentations throughout the day on topics such as hidden hazards in the home, online safety, how to use technology to make your home safer, and more! No matter the topic, Safety Mom is always on the lookout for the issues facing children. Stick around for a Q&A after each presentation!

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Click here to learn more about Safety Mom!

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