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Bring your strollers and littlest ones for a fun-filled story time and art activity at The Mennello Museum of American Art. Associate Curator of Education Katherine Navarro will share a children’s book followed by a visual arts activity. Great for ages 2-5.

To RSVP for your party, please register here: https://forms.gle/FkVzPNrUp6mhT67p6

July 16, The Secret Footprints by Julia Alvarez

The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez. Although the ciguapas fear humans, Guapa, a bold and brave ciguapa, can't help but be curious--especially about a boy she sees on the nights when she goes on the land to hunt for food. When she gets too close to his family and is discovered, she learns that some humans are kind. Even though she escapes unharmed and promises never to get too close to a human again, Guapa still sneaks over to the boy's house some evenings, where she finds a warm pastelito in the pocket of his jacket on the clothesline.

Tickets:
Toddler Tuesday is included in regular admission ticket prices for adults, students, and seniors. Mennello Museum Members and children under the age of 6 get in for free.
Purchase your museum admission in advance for Toddler Tuesday: store.mennellomuseum.org

Learn more about membership: www.mennellomuseum.org/support

See all of our upcoming events: www.mennellomuseum.org/events

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