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“Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More than $96,000 in Bicentennial Grants”,  Mississippi.org, January 20, 2017

https://www.mississippi.org/general/visit-mississippi-and-mississippi-humanities-council-award-more-than-96000-in-bicentennial-grants/

 

“Mississippi’s Budding Young Performers Show Off Technical Skills for SfMS”,  Museums on Main Street Blog, January 13, 2017

https://museumonmainstreet.org/blog-node/mississippis-budding-young-performers-show-technical-skills-sfms

 

“Kids ring in the new year early at Lynn Meadows”,  WLOX, December 31, 2016

http://www.wlox.com/story/34159054/kids-ring-in-the-new-year-early-at-lynn-meadows

 

“Coast children take part in New Years countdown” ,  Sun Herald December 31, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/counties/harrison-county/article123977874.html

 

“From world peace to Disney World, Coast kids make New Year’s resolutions” ,  Sun Herald December 31, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/article123984179.html

 

“New TV studio exhibit opens at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center”,  WDAM, December 22, 2016

http://www.wdam.com/story/34116080/new-tv-studio-exhibit-opens-at-lynn-meadows-discovery-center

 

“Top Places to Visit after Moving to Gulfport, MS”,  NorthAmerican.com blog, December 19, 2016

https://www.northamerican.com/blog/view/all-blogs/2016/12/19/top-places-to-visit-after-moving-to-gulfport-ms

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center opens to autistic children”,  WLOX, December 5, 2016

http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/33918750/lynn-meadows-discovery-center-opens-to-autistic-children

 

“Halloween Fun Continues On The Coast Gulfport”,  WXXV, October 31, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/10/31/halloween-fun-continues-coast-gulfport/

 

“State Secrets: 50 Little-Known Local Destinations” Parents Magazine,  October, 2016

http://www.parents.com/fun/vacation/us-destinations/state-secrets-little-known-local-destinations/

 

“American Girl dolls teach history through Fashion” WLOX,  October 16, 2016

http://www.wlox.com/story/33402413/american-girl-dolls-teach-history-through-fashion

 

“American Fashion Show Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” WXXV,  October 17, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/10/17/american-girl-fashion-show-lynn-meadows-discovery-center/

 

“American Fashion Show this Weekend” WXXV,  October 10, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/10/10/american-fashion-show-weekend/

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center will host Smithsonian traveling exhibit” Sun Herald,  July 30, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/article92705042.html

 

“Free Fridays at Lynn Meadows” WXXV,  July 29, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/07/29/free-fridays-lynn-meadows/

 

“American Girl Model Auditions Saturday” WXXV,  July 20, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/07/20/american-girl-model-auditions-saturday/

 

“All Work, No Play? No Way!”  MyChildrensMuseum.com,  June 9, 2016

http://mychildrensmuseum.com/blog/all-work-no-play-no-way

 

“Lynn Meadows Ribbon Cutting”  WXXV,  June 16, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/06/16/lynn-meadows-ribbon-cutting/

 

“Lynn Meadows Awarded Medal for Museum and Library Service”  Mississippi Public Broadcasting,  June 16, 2016

http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/news/2016/06/16/lynn-meadows-awarded-medal-for-museum-and-library-service/

 

“Gulfport Museum Wins National Award”  Mississippi Public Broadcasting,  June 16, 2016

http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/mississippiedition/mississippi-edition-thursday-june-16th/

 

“Lynn Meadows Receives National Medal”  WXXV,  June 1, 2016

http://www.wxxv25.com/2016/06/01/lynn-meadows-receives-national-medal/

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center honored at White House”  WLOX,  June 1, 2016

http://www.wlox.com/story/32113709/michelle-obama-presents-prestigious-award-to-lynn-meadows-discovery-center

 

“First lady honors museums, libraries at White House”  Sun Herald,  June 1, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/politics-government/article81198317.html

 

“Lynn Meadows turns 18 with funs, games and celebrations”  WLOX,  May 15, 2016

http://www.wlox.com/story/31974756/lynn-meadows-turns-18

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center branching out – outdoors, that is”  The Sun Herald,  April 24, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/counties/harrison-county/article73569002.html

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center deserves spotlight”  The Sun Herald,  April 22, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/opinion/editorials/article73230937.html

 

“Senator Cochran commends Gulfport’s Lynn Meadows Discovery Center on receiving national award ”  YallPolitics.com,  April 20, 2016

http://yallpolitics.com/index.php/yp/post/43741/

 

“Cochran commends Lynn Meadows Discovery Center on prestigious National Award ”  PoliticalNews.me,  April 20, 2016

http://politicalnews.me/?id=38425&keys=CHILDREN-MUSEUM-NATIONAL-MEDAL

 

“Gulfport’s Lynn Meadows Discovery Center wins national award ”  The Sun Herald,  April 19, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/article72600387.html

 

“Hip-Hop artist wants help from young performers in South Mississippi”  The Sun Herald,  March 30, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/latest-news/article68887292.html

 

“Thirty Museums and Libraries Honored as Finalists for National Medal Award”  Institute of Museum and Library Services,  February 23, 2016

https://www.imls.gov/news-events/news-releases/thirty-museums-and-libraries-honored-finalists-national-medal-award

 

“Construction crews working on Lynn Meadows Discovery Center expansion”  WLOX, February 15, 2016

http://www.wlox.com/story/31226746/construction-crews-working-on-lynn-meadows-discovery-center-expansion

 

“Coast theatres spotlight local performances, players” Sun Herald, February 14, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/entertainment/local-events/article60415151.html

 

“Lions dance as Gulfport children’s museum honors Chinese New Year” Sun Herald, February 13, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/counties/harrison-county/article56325075.html

 

“Kids get their own Mardi Gras fete at Gulfport’s Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” Sun Herald, January 23, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/counties/harrison-county/article56325075.html

 

“Coast theatre groups will appear in state, regional festivals” Sun Herald, January 15, 2016

http://www.sunherald.com/news/article54856710.html

 

“Mrs. Claus visits Coast kids for breakfast at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” Sun Herald, November 28, 2015

http://www.sunherald.com/news/article46952065.html

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center puts safety into practice a Kid Safety Fair” WLOX, November 14, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/30519761/lynn-meadows-discovery-center-puts-safety-into-practice-at-kid-safety-fair

 

“Families make new memories at Lynn Meadows Halloween Festival” WLOX, October 31, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/30401171/families-make-new-memories-at-lynn-meadows-halloween-festival

 

“Expansion project set to begin at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” WLOX, October 23, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/30338306/expansion-project-starts-monday-at-lynn-meadows-discovery-center

 

“Lynn Meadows second annual American Girl Fashion Show begins this weekend” WLOX, October 12, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/30238635/lynn-meadows-second-annual-american-girl-fashion-show-begins-this-weekend

 

“United Way for Jackson & George Counties kicks off 2015 fundraising drive” Sun Herald, September 11, 2015

http://www.sunherald.com/2015/09/11/6409926_united-way-for-jackson-george.html?rh=1

 

“Volunteers needs for Lynn Meadows Clean Up” WLOX, September 8, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/29978412/volunteers-needed-for-lynn-meadows-fall-cleanup

 

“Biloxi-Ocean Springs Museum Pass Adds New Locations” WXXV, August 13, 2015

http://www.wxxv25.com/news/local/story/Biloxi-Ocean-Springs-Museum-Pass-Adds-New/JJKhVy-CjkyKgfxdgRlPkA.cspx

 

“Coast actors bring original stage play to D.C.”  WLOX, August 2, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/29690580/coast-actors-bring-original-stage-play-to-dc

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center’s American Girl Fashion Show” FOX 10 News, July 31, 2015

http://www.fox10tv.com/story/29679973/lynn-meadows-discovery-center-american-girl-fashion-show

 

“Lynn Meadows Wings group receives big check”  WLOX, July 29, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/29666131/lynn-meadows-wings-group-receives-big-check

 

“Finding Family Fun: South Mississippi museums offer world of discovery to visitors”  WLOX, July 23, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/clip/11704048/finding-family-fun-south-mississippi-museums-offer-world-of-discovery-to-visitors?utm_source=site&utm_medium=meganav&utm_campaign=meganav

“Beyond the book: Interactive activity helps parents and children learn together at Lynn Meadows”  WLOX, July 23, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/clip/11704099/beyond-the-book-interactive-activity-helps-parents-and-children-learn-together-at-lynn-meadows

 

“‘Mary Poppins’ to land on stage for WINGS performance”  Sun Herald, July 14, 2015

http://www.sunherald.com/2015/07/14/6321890/mary-poppins-to-land-on-stage.html

 

“Kids rock out at Bear Creek Music Fest”  WLOX, May 2, 2015

http://www.wlox.com/story/28962371/kids-rock-out-at-bear-creek-music-fest

 

“The Spirit Of Mississippi Is Alive With The Sound Of Music”  Rock’n Robin Productions N’Courage Blog, April 28, 2015 http://rocknrobin.tv/the-spirit-of-mississippi-is-alive-with-the-sound-of-music/

 

“GMA anchor Robin Roberts tears up at WINGS performance in Biloxi”  WLOX, April 23, 2015 http://www.wlox.com/story/28886778/gma-anchor-robin-roberts-tears-up-at-wings-performance-in-biloxi

 

“New mural at Lynn Meadows honors Allison Alexander”  WLOX, April 17, 2015 http://www.wlox.com/story/28829894/new-mural-at-lynn-meadows-honors-allison-alexander

 

“IN THE SPOTLIGHT | ‘Tarzan, the Musical'”  Sun Herald, February 14, 2015 http://www.sunherald.com/2015/02/14/6071404/in-the-spotlight-tarzan-the-musical.html

 

“Best Science Museums & Planetariums to Visit on Your Family Weekend Getaway” Vacation Idea Magazine, February 3, 2015

http://vacationidea.com/weekend_getaways/best-family-science-museums.html#slide21

 

“Youngsters Tryout for Snow Queen Musical at Lynn Meadows ” WXXV, January 26, 2015

http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/30832/5576574

 

“South Mississippians join British upper crust for ‘Downton Abbey’ premiere ” Sun Herald, January 3, 2015

http://www.sunherald.com/2015/01/01/5996542/celebrate-new-season-of-downton.html

 

“Celebrate the new season of ‘Downton Abbey’ at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ” Sun Herald, January 1, 2015

http://www.sunherald.com/2015/01/01/5996542/celebrate-new-season-of-downton.html

 

“Kids celebrate the new year at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” WXXV, December 31, 2014

http://www.wxxv25.com/news/local/story/Kids-Celebrate-the-New-Year-at-Lynn-Meadows/8Xeml_3460iU143K9_bBJA.cspx

 

“More than 400 South Mississippi kids ring in the new year the stroke of noon” Sun Herald, December 31, 2014

http://www.sunherald.com/2014/12/31/5994746/more-than-400-youngsters-ring.html

 

“Local Scout produces live bird nesting exhibit for Lynn Meadows Discovery Center” Sun Herald, November 12, 2014 http://www.sunherald.com/2014/11/12/5910844/local-scout-produces-live-bird.html

 

“Young girls get history lesson from American Girl Dolls” WLOX, October 19, 2014 http://www.wlox.com/story/26825405/young-girls-get-history-lesson-from-american-girl-dolls

 

“Volunteers to Read at LMDC’s Free Friday event”, WLOX, September 23, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/story/26609598/volunteers-to-read-at-lmdcs-free-friday-event

 

“Lynn Meadows Does Some Deep Cleaning for Fall”, WXXV, September 15, 2014

http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/play/5336245

 

“Lynn Meadows looking for Volunteers for Fall Cleaning,” WLOX, September 8, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/story/26475482/lynn-meadows-looking-for-volunteers-for-fall-cleaning

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is 2014 People’s Choice for Favorite Children’s Recreational Facility,” Sun Herald, September 5, 2014

http://www.sunherald.com/2014/09/04/5780541_lynn-meadows-discovery-center.html?rh=1

 

“Gulf Coast Bucket List: Embrace  your inner child at Lynn Meadows,” Sun Herald, August 30, 2014

http://www.sunherald.com/2014/08/30/5770998/gulf-coast-bucket-list-experiencing.html?sp=/99/160/

 

“Donation funds WINGS Performing Arts at Lynn Meadows,” WLOX, August 15, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/story/26289687/donation-funds-wings-performing-arts-at-lynn-meadows

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center American Girl Fashion Show Model Search,” WXXV, July 28, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKI_gT7_9c4&feature=youtu.be

 

“Cindy DeFrances and Sonja Gillis discuss upcoming summer camps, on the 4 O’Clock Show,” WLOX, June 2, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/category/240214/video-center?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=10225280

 

“Lynn Meadows Discovery Center hosts Bear Creek Music Festival in Gulfport,” Sun Herald, May 3, 2014 http://www.sunherald.com/2014/05/03/5544741/lynn-meadows-discovery-center.html

 

“Play-to-Learn, Bear Cub Club entertains, teaches,” South Mississippi Living, April 2014

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“WINGS Performing Arts’ Rapunzel is a hair-raising adventure for kids,” Sun Herald, March 20, 2014

http://www.sunherald.com/2014/03/20/5432027/wings-performing-arts-rapunzel.html

 

“Cindy DeFrances and Carole Lynn Meadows talk about our annual fundraiser, Boogie Night, on the 4 O’Clock Show,” WLOX, March 5, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/category/240214/video-center?clipId=9914204&autostart=true

 

“Monday is Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss,” WLOX, March 3, 2014

http://www.wlox.com/category/240214/video-center?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9908388

http://www.wlox.com/story/24870415/monday-is-read-across-america-day

 

“Children’s museum puts hands on exhibit in airport,” WLOX, February 17, 2014

 http://www.wlox.com/story/24747064/childrens-museum-puts-hands-on-exhibit-in-airport

 

News From Us

April 2016 – LMDC Recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor

September 2014 – Fall Clean Up Days

May 2014 – LMDC Gets a Permanent Sign

March 2014-Bear Creek Festival Line-up Announced

February 2014-2014 Board of Directors