As far as project partnerships go, MY TOWN might be the most ambitious crossover event since the Avengers movies. Featuring exhibits from MY Museum, First 5 Monterey County, Salinas Public Library, TAMC, CSUMB and Hijos del Sol, this intricate and interactive landscape packs a creative and practical punch. Here, young patrons are encouraged to play pretend in a town of their own making. They’ll learn to navigate with bikes and car costumes, buy and sell toy produce at a miniature farmers market and visit a real pop-up library with 140-plus books. At craft stations and construction zones, they can create with different types of materials. Outside, they’ll explore the geography of Monterey Bay in play areas that evoke coast and farmland. The museum stays open through July 21. Hours are 10am-7pm Thursdays, 10am-5pm Fridays and Saturdays, and 11am-5pm Sundays.

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  • Occurred Friday, July 5th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Occurred Friday, June 7th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Starting Friday, June 14th, 2019, repeated every week on Friday until Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Starting Saturday, June 8th, 2019, repeated every week on Saturday until Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Starting Sunday, June 9th, 2019, repeated every week on Sunday until Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Starting Thursday, June 13th, 2019, repeated every week on Thursday until Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

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