What: A longtime friend of Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum, Kevin Hays, passed away just before his 36th birthday after a long battle with colorectal cancer, more on his story here. Kevin was an active member of the community who also really loved LEGO sets.
In honor of Kevin’s sense of play and community, Explore & More is hosting a LEGO drive to benefit local children in need this holiday season. Kevin’s wife and his three young children will donate the first LEGO set and put in the first pieces of the new LEGO sets at the museum. The public is invited to donate new, unused LEGO sets and to add pieces to the LEGO set inside the museum, throughout the holiday season.
Furthermore, the museum will offer information about colorectal cancer awareness, to carry on Kevin’s mission of raising awareness to help save lives.
When: Friday, November 12th at 12 noon
Where: Explore & More, 130 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202 – in the Tinkering Tank
About Explore & More:
Explore & More’s invites families to play into possibilities. Creating best-in-class PLAY experiences where all children, families, and the community can explore, learn and develop together. A world where play unlocks the limitless potential in all of us. After 20+ years in East Aurora, the museum moved to its new home at Canalside in 2019, expanding to 4 floors and over 40,000 square feet of play. Visit exploreandmore.org and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.