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Atlanta abundant in weekly activities for toddlers

It’s not hard to find interesting and creative things to do with toddlers most days of the week in metro Atlanta. Check out a few of the many upcoming offerings around town for you and your little ones:

Mondays:

Magic Monday at The Atlanta History Center from 10:30am-11:30 am. The program is aimed at children ages 18 months to five years and is filled with lots of fun and learning.

Cost: Admission is free for adult members; $5.50 for children of members; $6.50 for nonmember adults; and $5.50 for nonmember children. Discounted tickets are available for groups with ten or more. Want to know more? Call 404.814.4110.

Tuesdays:

Target Free Tuesday at Imagine It Children’s Museum, located at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW Atlanta, GA 30313-1827. It’s the second Tuesday of every month. Next one: January 11, 2011 from 1 pm- 7pm. The popular program lets kids experience all the hands-on fun at the museum for free.

Wednesdays:

Imagination Time at Decatur Library, located at 215 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Phone: 404.370.3070.

Remaining dates this month: January 12 and 19, at 11-11:45 am. The stories, rhymes, lots of movement and fun are geared toward 2 and 3 year olds. Free.

Story Time by the River, Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC), located at 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075. Phone: 770-992-2055. Stories and crafts outside on the first Wednesday of the month for three to five year olds. Next one: Feb. 2, 2011.

Cost: Free for CNC members; adults, $8; children, ages 3 - 12, $5.

Thursdays:

  • Toddler Thursdays at the High Museum of Art. Tiny tots can get artsy from 11 am-3pm on Thursdays at the museum, located at 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309.

Cost: Members, free; adults, $18; children under age five, free.

  • Preschool Storytime, Ocee Branch Library, Alpharetta. Thursdays through January 27, 2011, 10:30 a.m. through 11 a.m. Storytime, rhymes, and craft-making for 3 to 5 year olds takes place in the Ocee community meeting room. The library’s address is: 5090 Abbotts Bridge Rd., Alpharetta, GA 30005. Free.

Saturdays:

Preschool storytime, Norcross branch, Gwinnett County Public Library, 10:15 a.m., January 15, 22 and 29.

Don’t live near the libraries listed here, or want more options? ? Check out other activities by clicking on the “events calendar” or “programs” links on the web sites of the following metro Atlanta library systems:

DeKalb County Public Library

Gwinnett County Public Library
Cobb County Public Library System
Conyers-Rockdale Library System
Cherokee County Public Library
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

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