Dr. Seuss's Birthday is March 2nd and to celebrate there are a few events happening nationwide!
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Target: Dr. Seuss's Birthday In-Store Event
Head to your local Target between 10AM and 11:30AM for Target's in-store event celebrating Dr. Seuss's Birthday. What Pet Should I Get? will be read in store at the top of every half-hour between 10 and 11:30AM. The website states there will be giveaways, fun activities and more. To see which Target near you is participating, go to Target.com
Barnes and Noble: Children's Storytime
March 2nd's Children Storytime is Dr. Seuss themed. Happening at Barnes and Nobles nationwide, "Dr. Seuss's Birthday Storytime" begins at 11AM. Their website states the Storytime will include a reading, games, and activities all in celebration of Dr. Seuss. The event also includes a coupon for their Cafe for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4. See which location near you in participating in this event at Barnesandnoble.com
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
If you find your self in Springfield, Massachusetts or nearby, the best possible place to spend Dr. Seuss's birthday may just be the very museum dedicated to his works! Open March 2nd from 10AM to 5PM, the museum boasts an action-packed day filled with celebrations. Check out the list of activities:
Meet Bestselling Author, Tish Rabe (10:30AM - 2:30PM)
Meet The Cat in the Hat & Friends (11AM to 1PM & 2PM to 4PM)
Meet & greet with Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 & Thing 2, the Grinch & the Lorax!
Wunderle's One Man Circus (11AM to 2:45PM)
Karaoke & Dance Party (11AM to 3PM)
Bust a move and belt a tune!
Building Seussville,(11AM to 4PM)
Using recycled materials such as paper towel tubes, boxes and cups, guests will create Whoville like cities or castles such as those seen in Oh! The Places You'll Go!
We All Need Trees (11AM to 4PM)
Learn which products are made from trees and talk about ways the items can be conserved.
One Fold, Two Fold (11AM to 4PM)
Make an origami fish to take home!
Mount Crumpit Derby (11AM to 4PM)
Build a mini-sleigh and see who can get the Grinch to Whoville the fastest!
Dr. Seuss Cakes & Decorations (11AM to 4PM)
See real cakes throughout the museums.
Digital Dr. Seuss (11AM to 4PM)
Read and explore short stories from Dr. Seuss on the museum's tablets.
Dr. Seuss Photo Booth (11AM to 4PM)
Use props and take fun photos!
Seuss Trivia (11AM to 4PM)
Spin the wheel, answer questions and win prizes!
If I Ran the Zoo (12PM to 3PM)
Get up close and personal with birds, mammals and reptiles!
Tickets for entrance into the museum are timed. For more information head over to the museum's website.
Universal's Island of Adventure: Seuss Landing
Spending time in Florida on March 2nd? While it does not yet appear there are any special goings on specifically for Dr. Seuss's birthday, you can still explore all things Seuss at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida.
Seuss Landing offers the following:
The Cat in the Hat Ride
Go for a ride through this beloved story!
Not your typical carousel!
The High in the Sky Seuss Trolly Train Ride!
Soar over Seuss Landing
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Ride
Gently glide around a fountain that just might spit at you!
Meet beloved Seuss characters
The Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, Thing 1 & Thing 2, and the Grinch!
Oh! The Stories You'll Hear!
Daily live show featuring our favorite Seuss characters!
Buy Seuss souvenirs at All the Books You Can Read, The Mulberry Street Store & Honk Honkers
For park hours, more information and to purchase ticket, go to Universal's Islands of Adventure official website.