The first Free Pizza and Play Night from The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum was appreciated by many. They have decided to host a second one. Local families of federal employees affected by the current government shutdown are invited to a 2nd night of free pizza and play on Wednesday, January 16 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The first event, held on Thursday, January 10 was well received. "Attendees at our event last week were very happy to see fellow employees, and meet others who are also in their same situation,” said Lara Litchfield-Kimber, Executive Director of the museum. "We had some older children attend also. We had some STEM activities set up for them to do. Everyone had fun."
Participants of the museum’s first free night for federal employees are encouraged attend again. New families are welcome for a night of food and fellowship. A buffet dinner will be provided, including pizza generously donated by Chef Joel Trocino of Amici’s Restaurant, 35 Main Street, Poughkeepsie.
Free admission to the event is for two adults (one of whom must be a federal employee) and their children living in same household. Couples, singles and seniors without children are also welcome to attend this event and join in for dinner, conversation and play. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Tickets may be reserved online at: http://bit.ly/MHCMFederalFreeNight or by calling the museum during business hours at (845) 471-0589.
The Museum is located in the heart of the historic waterfront in Poughkeepsie, nestled between two city parks, just steps away from the Poughkeepsie Metro-North Train Station and fabulous restaurants.