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March 31, 2014

Minecraft Mania hits Terre Haute Children’s Museum

Minecraft and learning will collide on Thursday, April 3, when eBash Video Game Center presents Minecraft Mania at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. The classes are being sponsored by Duke Energy.

Join the pros from eBash Video Game Center as they provide an overview of awesome abilities in Minecraft that you may not know were available and show you how these tasks can carry over into subjects like science, design, math and more. Attendees will also get to participate in an interactive Minecraft scavenger hunt to win a variety of prizes.

The one-hour classes, which will be offered at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, in the museum, are designed for Minecraft enthusiasts age 7 to 15. The fee to participate is $10 per child, and participants must bring their own mobile device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition (PE), available through iTunes for iPhone, iPad, iPod or through the Google Play Store on Android phones and tablets.

Registration is required. Registration forms can be downloaded at thchildrensmuseum.com, and participants can mail a check or drop off payment to the Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47807. Online registration also is available at http://minecraftmania.eventbrite.com.

The Children’s Museum, at the corner of Eighth Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute, is a nonprofit institution dedicated to enriching children’s lives through the exploration of science and technology. For more information, call 812-235-5548 or email info@terrehautechildrensmuseum.com. More information about the Museum also is available online at www.thchildrensmuseum.com, facebook.com/terrehautechildrensmuseum, twitter.com/thcmuseum, and pinterest.com/thcm.

Kids who want to learn more about the skills required to make video games are encouraged to check out eBash’s Create & Play Camps. Camps are offered for students ages 10 to I6, and topics include Intro To Video Game Design, Video Games & Graphics, Mobile Phone Game Creation, Web Design & Animation and Video Game Live Broadcasting. For more information about the Create & Play Camps, visit createandplaycamps.com. More information about eBash Video Game Centers is available online at ebash.com.

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