Decorating Christmas tree
ornaments, making holiday stamp magnets and creating holiday gifts with real
postage stamps from around the world are just some of the fun activities for
children and adults at this year’s Holiday Family Day on Saturday, December 7
from noon to 4:00 at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History on the
Regis College campus in Weston.
Visitors will also be able to do the Santa Claus
stamp hunt, create their own holiday stamp design, see displays of Christmas
stamps from the USA and worldwide, make their own Christmas envelopes and cards
to send holiday greetings to friends (the Museum pays the postage), help make a
Christmas tree stamp mosaic, make a Christmas stamp collection to take home and create gift bags and tags decorated with
Children can also write their letters to Santa Claus and
post them free in a special North Pole mailbox. A unique North Pole
cancellation will be added to all letters and Santa has promised the Museum he
will write back.
Admission is: Adults are $8, Seniors are $5, Children ages 5
to 16 are $3.
Tips about how to start a stamp collection will also
be offered and each child will receive a free packet of stamps to take
home. Free refreshments will be served.
The museum’s gift shop will also be open and is stocked
with great holiday stamp related gifts.
The shop is also an official US post office and will be selling current
US stamps including the recent holiday postage.
Nickelodeon has picked the Spellman as one of the three
best museums for children in the Metrowest area.
For more information contact the museum at
781-768-8367, www.spellman.org or email@example.com