Bay Area Discovery Museum Hosts Family Gala Fundraiser to Support Work in Early Childhood Education

What: The Bay Area Discovery Museum is hosting its first family gala, Make + Believe. The Museum will be transformed into a magical and futuristic fairytale wonderland with fun activities for all ages, from toddlers to teens. The evening will feature:

  • Ferris Wheel
  • Pirate-Led Treasure Hunts
  • Castle Making in the Fab Lab
  • Special Performances
  • Teen Room
  • Tot Spot Open to Kids of All Ages
  • DJ & Dancing
  • Food & Drinks

Who: Attendees will include local celebrities, Bay Area families, philanthropists, as well as Museum board members, trustees, donors and members.

When: Saturday, May 21, 2016. General admission opens at 5:30 p.m. Host Committee members and their guests receive early entry and special programming between 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Free valet parking provided.

Where: Bay Area Discovery Museum, Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road Sausalito, CA 94965.

Media Opportunities: Visuals of children and families enjoying a magical and futuristic fairytale wonderland with pirates, fairies, robots, LED treasure hunts, a Ferris wheel and castle building in the Museum’s brand new, first-of-its-kind Fab Lab. Interviews with Museum leadership and guests.

Why: Proceeds from Make + Believe fund free and reduced Museum admissions and STEM programming for more than 60,000 low-income Bay Area children and families annually.

About the Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum has been at the forefront of early childhood education for 25 years, welcoming millions of children, parents, and teachers to its iconic site at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, CA. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Museum’s mission is to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children. The Bay Area Discovery Museum is the only museum in the United States that combines a research division, a laboratory preschool, and comprehensive programming at the intersection of creativity development and STEM.

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