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NY Transit Museum: Free Program on Feb. 10 for Special Needs Kids & Families

By February 9, 2013

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Special needs kids in New York have had a rough winter, given the yellow school bus drivers strike. So it's just wonderful that the New York Transit Museum is opening its doors for a "Special Day for Special Kids"   for a mid-February expedition.   The goal of the February 1oth event to embrace, entertain offer a unique opportunity for special needs families, according to Museum officials.

Feb. 10 Program for Special Needs Families At Transit Museum

  • At 10:15 and 11:15, Norma Grant will lead a family art project using MTA maps and metrocards.
  • 10am-2pm, Paula the Signal Tower Operator, a historical Transit Museum character, will greet visitors on the Museum's platform level.
  • Noon, the M Shanghai String Band will play a concert that is sure to bring out all the dancers in the house. To help prep the children , the non profit group, Extreme Kids & Crew will create a picture-based Social Story demonstrating what to expect and how to behave.

Sunday, February 10. 10am-2pm, at NY Transit Museum. Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Downtown Brooklyn, (718) 694-1823.

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