Deere Pavilion to host Learn & Play Day July 20


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Posted Online: July 09, 2013, 10:40 am
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Press release submitted byLaura Platt

Families, children and visitors are invited to attend a very special Learn & Play Day event on Saturday, July 20 at the John Deere Pavilion, 1400 River Drive, Moline from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn & Play Day attendees will have the chance to interact on a farm made just for kids, enjoy demonstrations from a real life blacksmith and play with baby goats, pigs and mini-donkeys from Miller Petting Zoo.

Additional activities will include a pedal tractor pull and construction education sandbox for the kids, as well as booths set up with information and entertainment for adults!

This will surely be an event not to miss! The John Deere Pavilion encourages kids to Dream Big, by offering a big, fun way for them to experience the technology of the future, while appreciating the values of the past.



















 



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