Toddlers have "Fun with Food" at Port Discover on October 16

LuAnne Pendergraft
September 29, 2008Preschoolers will use everyday food items for awesome experiments at Port Discover's Toddler Time, "Fun With Food," on October 16. How can raisins dance and Jell-O bounce? Does an egg sink or float? Children will decorate their own lab coats to take home. The program begins at 10 a.m. A fee of $5 per family and reservations are required. The program is reserved for toddlers age for 3 - 5 with an accompanying parent or guardian. Port Discover is located at 613 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City. Port Discover's hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or www.portdiscover.org. Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public's understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative. For more information, contact LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu