The Nine Network’s Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at The Magic House

The Cat in the Hat Invites Everyone to the Celebration on March 2 and 3

St. Louis, MO—February 14, 2013—The marvelously mischievous feline known as the Cat in the Hat purrs into town for The Nine Network’s Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at The Magic House on March 2 and 3. The weekend party celebrates the 109th birthday of beloved author Dr. Seuss and is part of the National Education Association’s nationwide Read Across America weekend. 

The party, hosted by the Nine Network and The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood Rd., takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, and from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3.

Party goers are welcome to bring cameras to take photos with the Cat in the Hat. The Magic House will have a selection of props to pose with, as well. Children can also watch episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, listen to local performers read from their favorite Dr. Seuss books, do activities and make crafts, like their own Cat in the Hat hat.

Admission to The Magic House is $9.50, but children coming to the party can get in free if they bring a new Dr. Seuss book ($5 minimum value) to donate to children in need. For more information, visit nineNet.org.

The presenting sponsor of The Nine Network’s Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at The Magic House is Mercy Children’s Hospital, and it is supported in part by MOST 529 Plan.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is broadcast Monday–Friday at 7:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. on Nine PBS. On Friday, March 1, Nine PBS will air two, new episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, broadcast back to back beginning at 7:30 a.m.

About the Nine Network of Public Media

The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy, www.nineNet.org and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.

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