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September 17 is ‘Curiosity Day’ at Noah Webster House in West Hartford

Curious George. Submitted image

‘Curiosity Day’ with Curious George will include free events for families and children at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society.

Curious George. Submitted image

Curious George. Submitted image

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Explore your curiosity with everyone’s favorite little monkey, Curious George! Saturday, Sept. 17 is Curiosity Day 2016, a day in honor of authors Margaret & H.A. Rey’s lovable creation.

In the spirit of literacy, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is hosting free fun Curious George themed kid’s activities. At 1, 2, and 3 p.m., there will be a Curious George story time, followed by fun crafts, a snack, and Curious George videos on a big movie screen!

Free Curious George books will be available to 100 families. Books will be handed out at each time slot, first come, first served; one book per family, courtesy of Reach Out & Read Connecticut and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Greater Hartford Arts Council.

Curiosity Day is free and open to the public; no registration required. The event will take place at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 from 1 – 4 p.m. The museum is located at 227 South Main St., West Hartford, CT 06107. Street parking is available.

The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is a not-for-profit museum and cultural destination where citizens can learn to understand and appreciate the past. The museum preserves the birthplace of Noah Webster, the founding father, educator, author and lexicographer who taught generations of Americans what it means to be American. This National Historic Landmark is also a repository for the history of West Hartford, the community that molded Noah Webster’s future and is still thriving over 250 years later. The historic house and exhibit spaces are open daily 1 until 4 p.m. For information on the museum’s extensive school and public programs, please visit www.noahwebsterhouse.org or call (860) 521-5362.

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