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Join Discovery Gateway for a 40th Bee-Day Bash Fundraiser on October 6

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum’s 40th Bee-Day Bash Fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 6 from 6:30-9 p.m. The theme of Celebrating 40 Years of Learning Through Play applauds the historic milestones of the museum while painting a picture of a bold new future benefitting all of Utah’s children. Tickets are available at and cost $40 for adults, $20 for children or $175 for a family up to six people.

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, supported by community donations, and entirely dedicated to educating and inspiring children to imagine what they can become. All proceeds from the Bee-Day Bash support Discovery Gateway’s educational programs and exhibits that have served more than four million visitors since its move to the current Gateway location in 2006. Guests are urged to dress in party casual attire and stay and play at Discovery Gateway to help raise funds for the museum’s world-class programs and exhibits.

“Please join us for this celebration of 40 Years of Learning Through Play. We look forward to continuing to provide the museum’s educational experiences that inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover, and connect with their world to make a difference for generations to come,” said Executive Director Laurie Hopkins.

The evening will be filled with delicious refreshments, a wide array of auction items, and opportunity drawings to include a Family Wagon filled with games, movies, books, and gift cards, as well as a Disneyland trip for four.

Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction item experiences such as a Topgolf Extravaganza featuring a 12-person event with food, fun, and games, and a Moab Adventure with accommodations for three nights for up to six people at Rim Village condominium.

Discovery Gateway will present the annual Community Bee Award to honor an outstanding community member whose work connects with the museum’s mission and improves the lives of children.

Discovery Gateway’s 40th Bee-Day Bash is generously sponsored by Black Turtle, Ernst & Young, Workers Compensation Fund, America FirstCredit Union, My529, Snell and Wilmer, Mountain West Small Business Finance, Tina Bagley, Carla Lloyd, Jenney Wilder, Harmons, Fillings & Emulsions, Mark Miller Subaru, Sugar House Distillery, and Lux Catering.

About Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum:

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is located in downtown Salt Lake City at 444 West 100 South and is a contemporary discovery center offering 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. The engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits invite the whole family to create, learn, and play together. It is the mission of Discovery Gateway to inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover, and connect with their world to make a difference. Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donations are tax deductible. For information, please call (801) 456-5437, or visit us at


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