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August 28, 2013


Walt Whitman Birthplace


Pre-school & younger, Young elementary


Event description: This fun and informative program includes role-playing while teaching social skills, self-esteem and confidence. Children learn dining manners--for example, how to properly hold and cut with a knife and fork.Apple juice will be substituted for the hot tea. Participants also practice table setting and introductions. All make their own name tag and place card. Bring a friend, or your favorite doll, or come join new friends at the party. Dress up if you wish.

Address: 246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington, NY 11746
Phone: 631-427-5240

About Walt Whitman Birthplace

Standard hours: Wednesday-Friday, 1-4pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-4pm
Wheelchair accessible: Partially
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: No
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: No

Established in 1949, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) is Walt Whitman’s voice today, celebrating the poet’s vision of democracy, diversity, and creativity. Today, the site is operated by the WWBA in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP). Our programs and exhibits educate the public on Whitman’s life and times, explore his contribution to our nation’s rich cultural heritage, and inspire young poets and writers.
Parking: Free
Play area: No
Party room: Yes

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