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PBS39’s Explorer Day-2016

Location: PBS39
2501 East Coliseum Blvd.,
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

PBS39’s Third Annual Explorer Day will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 4 from 10:00am to 2:00pm on the grounds of PBS39 located at 2501 East Coliseum Blvd.  Admission to this event is free.

This annual fun fest at northeast Indiana’s public television station features a variety of activities for children and families, from story time sessions, science experiments, music, games and more. Interactive entertainment, including sing-alongs and ukulele lessons from local childrens’ band The Atomic Sharks will be returning for families to enjoy. A mascot parade scheduled for 10:30am, led by PBS39’s own mascot, Ryder, will be featured. Area food trucks from Bravas and Whip & Chill will also be on site to provide refreshment for kids and their families. Local first responders, featuring a display and interaction with the Fort Wayne Fire Department will also be on hand.

We encourage families to bring a donation item for our Explorer Day clothing drive! Your new and very gently used clothing items will go directly to the Fort Wayne Community Schools Clothing Bank

Admission to this special event is free, as is parking. Parking will be available in the former Verizon Building parking lot located at the intersection of Trier Road and East Coliseum Boulevard, in addition to limited event parking on the Coliseum Boulevard side of PBS39.

This annual celebration of families and learning would not be possible without sponsorship and underwriting from PNC Bank, NIPSCO, and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union.


Other event supporters include Pizza Hut of Fort Wayne; The Fort Wayne Autism Center; Brightpoint; North Coast Organics; Sylvan Learning Center; Smile Works Youth Dentistry; Child’s Play Autism Center, Erin’s House for Grieving Children, Maple Ridge Academy, Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana/Michiana, SAFY3 Rivers Co-op Natural Grocery/Deli; ResCare Youth Services; Boy Scouts of America/Anthony Wayne Council; Martin Luther King Montessori School; The Children’s Autism Center; IPFW Community Arts Academy and Shepard Swim School.