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“Ivan the Invacarnival” Kid’s Day Event at Museum of disABILITY History on August 10
The Museum of disABILITY History will host “Ivan the Invacarnival,” a Kid’s Day event on Saturday, August 10, 2013, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo. The event will feature the Ivan the Invacar Book series!
The family-friendly event will include a variety of activities throughout the day, including: reading of the Ivan the Invacar children’s book series, 11 a.m.‐11:45 a.m.; presentation about living with Cerebral Palsy, 11:45 a.m.‐12:15 p.m.; Kids on the Block puppet show, 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m.; and showing of the movie “Dolphin Tale” with free popcorn, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Additionally, kids will have the chance to get their photo taken inside the real Invacar, explore the Museum of disABILITY History and participate in a scavenger hunt and coloring contest with prizes! Plus, free pizza!

A special sale will be offered during the event with 25 percent off all Ivan merchandise, which includes books, stuffed animals and a wooden Invacar toy. Event admission: adults: $5; seniors, students with ID and human service employees: $2.50; children 6‐17: $2 and family package: $12. The event fee includes admission to the Museum of disABILITY History. To register or for more information, call 716-629-3626. Read the press release to find out more.

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Museum of disABILITY History Appoints Douglas Farley as Museum Director
Ten new goals and a passion for history – that is the emphasis for the Museum of disABILITY History’s new director. The Museum of disABILITY History and People Inc. are pleased to announce that Historian Douglas Farley has been appointed to the position of Director of the Museum of disABILITY History. Most recently, Farley was the director for the Erie Canal Discovery Center and director of development for Niagara County Historical Society. Read more about Doug and the goals of the Museum of disABILITY History in the press release…

The Buffalo News: Canal Center director takes disABILITY History post

Niagara Frontier Publications: Museum of disABILITY History appoints Douglas Farley as museum director
Douglas Farley

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Volunteer at the Museum of disABILITY History!
Are you looking for a fun and interesting activity to participate in during your spare time? Do you have a passion for education and history that you would like to share with the community? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then please consider a volunteer position at the Museum of disABILITY History in Buffalo – the only “brick and mortar” museum of its kind in the United States!

The Museum of disABILITY History is seeking volunteers for a variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: working at special events, preparing bulk mailings, working at the front desk and Museum Store and helping with research and collection projects. The best part is: you control your own schedule! You may volunteer as little as once or twice per year or you may prefer working as often as weekly or monthly. The Museum of disABILITY History is located at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo between Eggert Road and Bailey Avenue. If this sounds intriguing to you, call 716-629-3626.

50% Off Sale in the Museum Store
For a limited time, there is a great sale happening at the Museum of disABILITY History! Enjoy the 50 percent off sale on specially marked items, including Braille jewelry, Bamboo Cheese Boards, Nike, oversized umbrellas, golf balls and scented candles! Browse our selection of these and other exclusive gifts at the Museum of disABILITY History Store! The store is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Shop by yourself, bring a friend or even the entire family!

Save the Dates!
Many upcoming events are being planned by the Museum of disABILITY History so be sure to reserve the time on your calendars! Stay tuned for more details! For more information or if you would like to volunteer, call 716-629-3626.
- Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m.-noon: Membership Event and Phone-a-Thon.

- Friday, September 27, 7 p.m.: Char Czabo Perricelli – Photography of JN Adams Development Center.
- Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m.: Person First Presentation Author Michael Wehmeyer will present on his book, “Good Blood, Bad Blood.”

For more information about the Museum of disABILITY History,
call 716.629.3626 or visit www.museumofdisability.org.

3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14226
Museum of disABILITY History Store online: store.museumofdisability.org

1219 North Forest Road | Williamsville, NY 14231 US

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