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Event includes child related dental exhibit and activities

– In celebration of Children’s Dental Health Month in February the Paso Robles Children’s Museum will feature dental health themed activities and convert the Toddler Farm into the Tolosa Children’s Dental Center Exhibit.  Kids will be able to hop into a dental chair, check out huge dental models, look at dental x-rays and mark in dental records. This exhibit is the creative work of Children’s Museum staff, and Partnership for the Children of San Luis Obispo County.

“We are so pleased to be working with the children’s museum to create safe and comfortable place for children to explore the dentist’s office, while weaving in some dental education through play and art” says Partnership for the Children’s Board President Dr. Jon Hollister.  “The children’s museum staff have really embraced this theme, and we can’t wait to see what they have come up with. “

In addition to the dental center exhibit on the first floor of the museum there will also be dental themed projects at the Creation Station, art inspired by “What Makes You Smile,” and story time this month will feature books with a dental topic, such as “What if you had animal teeth?”

The Paso Robles Children’s Museum is located at 623 13th St. in the heart of downtown Paso Robles. Hours are Sunday, Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission prices are Adults $7 Children (1-13) $6, Grandparents $5 and family memberships are available. For more information or the schedule of events call (805) 238-7432 or visit the museum’s website.

Partnership for the Children of San Luis Obispo County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting Tolosa Children’s Dental Center, a dental practice specializing in pediatric dentistry for children who are uninsured or on Denti-Cal in San Luis Obispo County, ages infant to adolescent.

The Children’s Museum at the Paso Robles Volunteer Firehouse is a non-profit 501(c) organization that serves children and families in the general public. The museum engages children in a joyful learn-through-play environment to inspire educational curiosity while honoring the heritage of our volunteer firefighters. They provide membership opportunities, birthday parties and school and youth group programming.

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