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AETN Day to be held at Mid-America Science Museum Oct. 6

Posted 01 Oct 2018

The Arkansas Educational Television Network has partnered with the Mid-America Science Museum for AETN & PBS KIDS Day Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Families are invited to meet and take photos with Daniel Tiger, as well as participate in a scavenger hunt and other activities and giveaways. Currently on display in the museum is the “How People Make Things” exhibit, inspired by “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which links familiar childhood objects to the process of manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology.

Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Boulevard, Hot Springs, will be open its normal business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $10 for ages 13 and up, $8 for ages 3 to 12, and free for members and children age 2 and under.

Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas's largest hands-on science center and the state’s first Smithsonian affiliate. With more than 100 engaging, hands-on exhibits that explore the wonders of energy, matter, life and perception, the museum seeks to spark curiosity and enhance scientific understanding through inquiry, observational skills and discovery learning.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. Audiences can also watch on several digital platforms, and members with AETN Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the state of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).