The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum, in Saginaw, is hosting an annual Kids Craft Show and Sale on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students, kindergarten through grade 12, may display and sell their hand-made goods and crafts to MMCM guests. In addition, a panel of distinguished judges will award prizes in three categories: Elementary, grades K – 5th, Middle, grades 6th – 8th and High School, grades 9th – 12th. The award winning items will be purchased by the Museum for sale in the MMCM Gift Shop. This Show and Sale is the perfect opportunity for students to display their hand-made crafts and hobby items and earn spending money from sales to the public. The MMCM will provide multi-media publicity, table space, chairs, free parking and volunteers to assist with set up. Deadline for the application and table fee is Friday, February 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm. Application forms and event details are available at the MMCM, 315 West Genesee Avenue and on the website: www.michildrensmuseum.com.
The Kids Craft Show and Sale will be held in conjunction with the MMCM Family Arts Fiesta. MMCM guests will experience a variety of arts and entertainment activities designed to release your inner artistic flair. Using common recyclable materials, amateur artists will create delightful make-and-take sculptures. Local musicians will entertain throughout the day, and children can practice theatre performance. The Castle Museum’s History on the Move truck will be parked nearby, and special guests will celebrate the region’s artistic talents. Clay pots and flowers will be available for a family spring time project. Face painting, popcorn, games, prizes and so much more are also on the schedule! All activities are included in the regular price of admission, free for MMCM Members.
The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum places priority on play and learn experiences through teamwork, creativity and curiosity for children from birth to 12 years of age. Special rates are available for groups who pre-schedule visits to the MMCM. The MMCM is also an ideal location for field trips, scout troops, birthday parties, family reunions and corporate events. Evening rentals are available. Annual memberships, with reciprocal benefits at 300 children’s museums nationwide, may be purchased by families who enjoy frequent visits. The MMCM website www.michildrensmuseum.com features visitor information, membership options, program schedules and donation opportunities. The MMCM is located at 315 West Genesee Avenue in Saginaw, 989-399-6626.