Students at ACU's Child Development Center
Learn Traditions of the Season

for immediate release Nov. 25, 1997

WHO: Children ages 3-5 enrolled in Abilene Christian University's Child Development Center.

WHAT: The children have been harvesting pecans from trees in the center's backyard. They each took a bag home last weekend to shell, and they are making pecan pies with them today. While the pies are cooking, they will crush cranberries to make paint for Indian vests.

WHEN: Today from 1-4 p.m. (mixing pies around 1:30 p.m., eating around 3-3:30 p.m., crushing cranberries during the hour the pies are in the oven)

WHERE: 1342 Ave. E.

WHY: To learn traditions of the season.

CONTACT: Kristi Thaxton at 677-0184.

DETAILS: The educational center is a non-profit institution in which ACU students majoring in family studies and early childhood education receive hands-on experience working with children.

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Last update: January 22, 1998