Summer Celebration


WSIU Public Broadcasting & Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Present

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Saturday, June 12 • 1 – 3 PM

Rain Date: Sunday, June 13  •  1 – 3 PM

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

2600 Richview Road, Mt. Vernon, IL

Self-guided nature discovery walk exploring all five senses using PBS KIDS Elinor Wonders Why science notebooks

Puppet-making inspired by the newest PBS KIDS program Donkey Hodie

Puppet parade for all at 2pm


Create Monarch butterfly art and learn about their habitat with
The Beloved Puppetistas

Interactive exhibition to spark children’s

Children’s books and other giveaways

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PBS Family Day Sponsors

The PBS KIDS Summer Celebration will adhere to IDPH COVID safety guidelines, requiring physical distancing and use of masks. PBS KIDS walk-around costume characters will not be present at our Summer Celebration, but you can find and take photos with standees of favorite PBS KIDS characters located throughout the sculpture park. Individuals with disabilities are welcomed. Call 618/453-5738 or 618/453-4344 to request accommodations. Contact WSIU at 618/453-4344 for questions.