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25th anniversary celebration for the Children’s Museum is Saturday

At least once a week, Susan Escamillo makes the 45-mile drive from Wellington to bring her grandchildren to the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City. “It’s fantastic,” she said. “It gives the kids something to do other than watch TV or play video games.” Since its incorporation in 1988, the museum’s mission has been to give children that outlet. “It’s someplace kids can go where they’re not always told, ‘no, no, no,’” explained Lu Olsen, executive director of the Children’s Museum. “They can play. They can touch things. They get a chance to explore their world.” The museum’s …

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