What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

THE MAN BEHIND RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

     Home  >  Articles  > Culture/Entertainment
by Michelle Levine

Related:


In honor of his 200th birthday, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization is hosting an exhibit “Celebrating P.T. Barnum … The Man.” Still familiar to all in connection with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Phineas Taylor Barnum was most notably regarded as the Great American Showman, but he was also a mayor, entrepreneur and developer. Wonderful items are on loan from The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Conn., including authentic memorabilia of Jenny Lind (pictured here) and Tom Thumb. The grand opening of the exhibit is July 12, 12-4pm. It will run through August 23, open 10am-5pm daily. $5 adults; $3 children under 12. Ward Melville Heritage Organization, Main Street, Stony Brook. 631-751-2244. www.wmho.org.


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Culture/Entertainment Articles

Family Theater: 'Dear Edwina' is Back in New York

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Elf: The Musical'
Children's Theater Review: Freckleface Strawberry
Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up
Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Culture/Entertainment Sponsors

Active Kidz Long Island
200 Robbins Lane
Jericho, NY
516- 621-6600
Active Kidz is the place for kids to get healthy w...

Law Offices of Philip J. Mellea
399 Knollwood Rd Ste 111
White Plains, NY
(914) 589-8092
...

New Baby Belly Parent Center
924 N. Broadway
N. Massapequa, NY
516-804-8620
New Baby Belly Parent Center is located in Massape...

Chinese School of Connecticut
203-286-9565
CLAP for Children offers day care and early childh...

German School of Connecticut (The)
Rippowam Middle School, 381 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT
203-548-0438
We put the Fun in learning. With our dedicated pr...
See Our Culture/Entertainment Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE