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“Yes, Virginia” Family Day
User Contributed Published November 6, 2012
Location Info
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC
Phone Number:
Nearby Metro Stops:
Gallery Place-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter

Event date and time: November 24, 2012, 11:00 AM

Phone: 202-292-6650

Official Website

Ticket Information: FREE ADMISSION for every child who brings a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots. Admission free for members. All family day activities are free with paid admission to the Newseum. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.Adults (19 to 64): $21.95; Seniors (65 and older), military and students with valid ID: $17.95; Youth (7 to 18): $12.95; Children (6 and younger): Free

Event Details:

Get into the holiday spirit at the Newseum! Join us for a day of special events and activities for all ages, inspired by Francis P. Church’s 1897 New York Sun editorial assuring 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon that there was, indeed, a Santa Claus.

· Hear a reading of the heartwarming Sun editorial, with a special appearance by you-know-who!

· Learn how kids in 1897 might have sent their letters to Santa and even try telegraphing your own message to the North Pole.

· Make your own snow globe which you can then donate to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

· Breaking news! Record a Santa sighting at our “Be a TV Reporter” experience.

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