It's going to be a scary fun time at the Museum of the American Printing House as they encourage soaring imagination at the craft table. Using tactile materials, their staff will guide participants of all ages and abilities as they make a scary or silly Halloween mask or headdress. The workshop is free to the public but space is limited. Free to the public but registration is required. Saturday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 899-2365 by October 22 to register.
APH is the world's largest company devoted solely to researching, developing, and manufacturing products for people who are blind or visually impaired. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest organization of its kind in the United States. Under the 1879 federal Act to Promote the Education of the Blind, APH is the official supplier of educational materials for visually impaired students in the U.S. who are working at less than college level.
APH manufactures textbooks and magazines in braille, large print, recorded, and computer disc formats. APH also manufactures hundreds of educational, recreational, and daily living products.
The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind is open for drop-in visitors Monday- Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visitors may write their names in braille, see the book of Psalms from Helen Keller's Bible, play a computer game designed for children who are blind, watch the Discovery Channel video "Denver the Guide Dog," and enjoy other activities in the award-winning museum. Factory/ Museum tours are offered Monday – Thursday at 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Visit www.aph.org/musuem for more information.