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Cat in the Hat visits the Ft. Smith Convention Center May 5

Posted on 30 Apr 2012


Funding thanks to Mercy Clinic Children's Services 

AETN has partnered with Mercy Clinic Children's Services to bring the star of “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That” to Ft. Smith, Saturday, May 5. Families are invited to meet Cat at the Ft. Smith Convention Center, 800 Rogers Avenue, Exhibit Hall C from 9 a.m. to noon. Visitors can enjoy photographs with the Cat, screenings of “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That,” story time with Dr. Suess books, face painting and more. Be sure to bring your camera! Admission is free.

The first 250 children will receive a gift bag from AETN Foundation and Mercy Clinic Children’s Services. This event is free and open to the public.

TUNE IN: “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That” airs on AETN weekdays at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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  • Sending a big Thank you to AETN & Mercy for bringing The Cat in the Hat to Fort Smith! My children loved it! - Leslie W.
  • Where can I go to view the pictures? - Natasha
  • Photos from our events can be seen on the AETN Flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/aetntv - AETN

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