Moon landing party is a ‘blast’ from the past

By on July 18, 2012

Local girls and their dolls took a break from the heat last week and helped to celebrate the first moon landing at the Adamstown Area Library. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)

The Adamstown Area Library hosted an American Girl Moon Landing and ’60s Party on July 12 for girls ages 7 to 12. The theme was inspired by American Girl’s stories that celebrate girls through history and today.

The library hosts American Girl events several times a year. It is one of the most popular events and usually fill to capacity well in advance. July 12’s party featured crafts and games inspried by the first moon landing on July 20, 1969. Girls brought their American Girl dolls and celebrated together.

American Girls began in 1986 with historically inspired characters and stories, today including historically and modern-themed books, dolls and a magazine.

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