On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 9:00 am & 4:00 pm, the Delta Children’s Museum will present Bits ‘N Pieces giant Puppet Theater featuring its spectacular 9 ft tall puppets in the original musical “Rip Van Winkle” at E. E. Bass Auditorium.  The admission fee is $5 per child with teachers and aids admitted free.  Washington Ivring’s great sportin’ adventure tale finds Rip Van Winkle and his huntin’ dog Wolfie get lost in the woods in the dark of the moon.  When Rip accepts Henry’s challenge to a magical bowling match he learns you have to work hard to make your dreams come true.  Giant Puppets, live actors, animated sets and original music are perfect for young audiences. The study guide available features K-5 Core Curriculum goals.  For a preview of the program, please visit www.puppetworld.com  The 50 minute program is age appropriate for Pre-K thru 2nd grade. 

On Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 9:00 & 11:00 am, the Delta Children’s Museum will present the “Wizard of Oz” by Birmingham Children’s Theatre at 9:00 and 11:00 am in E. E. Bass Auditorium.  The admission fee is $5 per child with teachers and aids admitted free.  A fun and colorful musical take on the classic novel by L. Frank Baum, this musical will transported you into the magical Land of Oz  where Dorothy and her beloved friends must defeat the wicked witch, find the wizard and get Dorothy safely home.  Throughout their journey they meet a magical cast of characters, learn the power of friendship and the real meaning of home.  Teachers may explore character building and fostering positive relationships at school and at home.  For a preview of the program, please visit www.bct123.org .  The 45 minute show is age appropriate K thru 5th grade.

On Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 9:00 & 11:00 am, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “Berenstain Bears LIVE,” a production by the Brad Simon Organization and Matt Murphy Productions at E. E. Bass Auditorium.  The admission fee is $5 per child with teachers and aids admitted free.  Adapted from three of the books in the classic children’s  series by Stan and Jan Berestain, this Musical brings everyone’s favorite bear family to life in a thrilling theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents and grandparents will treasure for years to come.  Currently engaged in a critically-acclaimed, sold out off-Broadway run in New York City, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! Is hitting the road down to Greenville.  Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister, Bear, Papa Bear, and Mama Bear sing and dance in this colorful musical filled with fun for the whole family.  For a preview of the program, visit www.mspuppetry.com  The 55 minute program is age appropriate for Pre-K thru 3rd grade.

On Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 9:00 & 11:00 am, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “Choosy Suzy’s Bully Prevention Show” by Great Shows for Kids in Sykes Hall at Washington School.  The admission fee is $5 per child with teachers and aids admitted free.  Bullies are a “pain in the brain” and every child needs to know what to do when confronted by one.  “Choosy Suzy” reassures kids that they’re not alone and it’s not their fault if a bully decides to pick on them.  She blends hip humor, magic and music with serious, practical suggestions for coping with bullies and helps kids discover the secrets for becoming “Bully-Proof.”  Based on the best selling book “Stick Up For Yourself” by Gershen Kaufman,PhD., Choosy Suzy’s Bully Prevention Show helps reduce bullying behaviors while building confidence, increasing cooperation and promoting kinds words.  This means happier, safer children both in school and on buses.  For a preview video of the program, visit www.GreatShowsForKids.com   The 55 minute show is age appropriate K thru 8th.