Words & Wheels Summer Series - author reading & music for Alien of Astronomy

Aug 10 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am

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About this event
Date: Saturday August 10th | 10:00am-11:00am Description: Join us for our last Words & Wheels Summer Series event at the Museum of American Speed! Award-winning children’s book author and musician Tevin Hansen will present songs and crafts for his Junkyard Adventures book Alien of Astronomy. Following an author reading from Alien of Astronomy, we will be building futuristic race cars out of LEGOs and racing them down the Museum’s 25-foot-long LEGO car ramp! Make sure to bring your Junkyard Adventures Passport booklet and get a stamp! For each event you attend in our Words & Wheels summer series, your passport will be stamped for a chance to win a prize! Admission (reduced for special event): $5/person (5 & under Free) About the Author/Musician: Tevin Hansen has written or illustrated more than 20 books for children, from picture books to middle grade adventures. A songwriter, musician and skateboarder, Hansen’s performances engage and entertain all ages. www.TevinHansen.com About Junkyard Adventures This exciting new beginning chapter book series from award-winning Nebraska author Tevin Hansen is sure to delight readers who enjoy the Magic Tree House series. Each story is fast-paced, filled with adventure, and mixed seamlessly with educational subjects. Siblings Eli and Grace can’t wait to visit Uncle Larry’s Antique Store and Junkyard, where everything has a price and nothing is as it seems. While their dad is shopping, Uncle Larry tells the kids a story that turns into a real adventure where they meet an unusual friend. www.JunkyardAdventures.com About the Museum of American Speed Founded in 1992 by “Speedy” Bill and Joyce Smith in Lincoln, the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and displaying physical items significant in racing and automotive history. The museum is a federally recognized 501c3 private foundation and currently encompasses more than 150,000 sq. ft. over three levels. The museum is open in the summer Monday-Friday: 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m-1 p.m. Learn more at www.museumofamericanspeed.com About Handersen Publishing Handersen Publishing is a family-owned, independent press in Lincoln focused on creating engaging books for young readers. To learn about author events or to see their catalog of picture, early reader, and middle grade books, follow on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube or visit www.HandersenPublishing.com.
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Museum of American Speed
599 Oak Creek Dr. ​PARKING: The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed shares a parking lot with Speedway Motors, you can park anywhere on campus. If you are in need of handicap parking, please park on either side of the street near the entrance of the museum.
Lincoln , NE 68528
United States
Phone: 402-323-3166