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Akron Children's Museum hosts 'Hands-On Halloween' event

Halloween is right around the corner!

AKRON, Ohio — Editor's note: Video at the top of this story was originally published in an unrelated Halloween article on Oct. 21, 2021.

The Akron Children’s Museum is hosting a hands-on Halloween event for kids next Saturday, Oct. 30.

During the day, children will have the chance to fill up a passport given to them while visiting multiple interactive Halloween-themed craft stations. Stations available will include cookie designing, painting a Halloween scene, music, interactive play sessions, a photoshoot with "Dracula’s Daughter" and building cardboard cars for the indoor drive-in theater.

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This event will also feature things for adults as well, including a Halloween canvas painting experience and the chance to knock out some early holiday shopping in the Monster Shop.

“ACM’s goal is to be the community’s go-to place for fun, learning, exploration, and memory-making,” said Traci Buckner, Executive Director of the Children’s Museum. “We welcome all families who want to be part of this magical day!  We are excited to offer multiple time slots throughout the day to provide safe distancing for all to enjoy.”

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As part of this event, the Akron Children’s Museum is also going to be holding a Pajama Drive. All of the pajamas collected are going to be given to children at Summit County Children Services Winter Wonderland Drive Thru for Foster and Kinship Homes.

Tickets to the event cost $12 for kids and $7 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at akronchildren.org/Halloween. The event begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 5:30 p.m.

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