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Magic: The Gathering became a member of the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2019; on March 14, The Strong Museum – the home of the National Toy Hall of Fame – will present a workshop on how to play the role playing card game.

Children ages 10 to 15 can enter the magical world of “Magic: The Gathering” at a special workshop with experts from the Rochester store Just Games. From 2 to 5pm visitors will learn how to play the role playing game filled with mythical characters.

The workshop is a ticketed event intended for children with a charge of $15. While an adult is required to be present with their child, there is no fee for the adult. Tickets for the workshop are available online at and are non-refundable.

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On March 20 and 21, meet Belle, Rapunzel, and Snow White when Princess Palooza comes to The Strong. From 11am to 4pm on March 20 and 1pm to 4pm on March 21, meet some of the Disney Princesses while helping frogs hop into a pond, have a tea party with Bell, give Rapunzel a hairstyle fit for a queen, and play with Snow White with her friends in the forest.

Princess Palooza is included in the regular price of admission at The Strong.

Admission to The Strong is free for members and children under the age of two, all others are $16. Admission to the Dancing Wings Butterfyl Garden is an extra charge of $4 for members, $5 for non-members, and free for children under the age of two.

The Strong is open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 5pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 8pm, and Sunday from noon to 5pm.


Photos courtesy of The Strong in Rochester, New York