Friday, April 29, 2011

7 May, 2011: Kids invited to Train Day celebration at L.A. Railroad Museum

Santa Clara Signal: Kids invited to Train Day celebration at L.A. Railroad Museum
To celebrate National Train Day, The Jim Henson Company, PBS SoCal, Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum Random House and MEGA Brands will host a train day celebration, Saturday, May 7 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. where you can have an afternoon of train rides, photos with Buddy the Dinosaur, Sing-along's, Random House's Dinosaur Train Reading Corner, MEGA Brands Play Corner with new Dinosaur Train construction sets and other special surprises.

Train Day celebration is to celebrate National Train Day and month-long train celebrations on PBS Kids and

The event will take place at Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum, 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027.

Important: Guests must RSVP to attend the event. We will not be able to accommodate guests who are not on our RSVP list. Also, please note that there will be media at this event and you will be asked to sign a publicity waiver upon your arrival.

To RSVP contact Carol Holdsworth or Michelle Orsi, Three.Sixty Marketing & Communications. Phone (805)252-1848 or (310)418-6430. Email or

About your safety: Safety for all guests attending the Dinosaur Train event at the Los Angeles Live Steamers and Railroad Museum is our top priority. For that reason, only guests who are at least 34” in height and weigh under 350 lbs will be allowed to ride the trains. Train enthusiasts who do not meet these requirements are welcome to attend the event, but will not be permitted to ride the trains. NOTE: The Los Angeles Live Steamers and Railroad Museum is a working railroad so please observe the rules and never leave your child unattended. There is no childcare provided. Adults must ride the trains with their children (maximum 2 children per adult on the trains). Finally, in the case of rain, this event will be postponed. Please contact (323) 802-1606 for postponement updates on the day of the event.

The Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum (LALSRM), a non profit organization, was started by train enthusiasts in 1956 for the purpose of educating people in railroad history and lore and also to further the avocation of live steam, gas-mechanical and electronic railroad technology. The Museum operates 7½" gauge model trains and also boasts a number of historical railroad cars and a stationary steam plant at its location at Griffith Park. The museum is open to the general public on most Sundays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, visit

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