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Dreaming Big: Laura Bush Book Club with Roda Ahmed

May 15, 2022

Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by NexPoint

On May 15 at 3 p.m. CT, bring your family to this year's Laura Bush Book Club event as we celebrate big dreams and the kids who have them. 

Acclaimed children’s book author Roda Ahmed headlines the Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by NexPoint program with a reading of Mae Among the Stars and a lively, family-friendly discussion on following your dreams. We have activities for kids of all ages to encourage them to dream big.

Featured Activities:

    • Build Your Own Paper Rocket with the Perot Museum
      Join us to build your own paper rocket with Perot Museum of Nature and Science TECH Truck educators. Kids will explore aerodynamics and Newton’s Laws of Motion while making connections to aerospace careers.
    • Explore Meteorology with NBC 5 Meteorologist, Samantha Davies
      Explore the science of meteorology with NBC 5 Meteorologist, Samantha Davies. She will teach curious kids about one of the phenomena they experience every day: the weather.
    • Become Like Mae Among the Stars
      Be a part of the story and dance among the stars with our custom photo opportunity.
    • Arts and Crafts Keepsakes
      Various arts and crafts coloring activities will be available for all ages to create their own Mae Among the Stars keepsakes.

Mae Among the Stars tells the story of Mae Jemison, whose curiosity and determination as a child led to her becoming the first Black woman to travel into space.

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