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Making way for a new headline: “Mom Helps the World While Raising Healthy Kids!”

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this week in atlanta!

EXPLORE
Adios Salvador Dalí

What: Do a few rounds of surreal stretching, create headdresses, and check out the exhibit before it closes.
Why: Pen a farewell letter to the moustachioed painter.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Midtown (404-733-4444). Adults, $18; children, $11; under 5, free.

GIGGLE
Randel McGee & Groark

What: A ventriloquist and his guitar-playing dragon friend share the spotlight.
Why: Tykes get a kick out of the sassy sidekick.
When: Tues.-Jan. 16. Tues.-Fri., 10 & 11:30 a.m.; Sat., 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Midtown. Tickets at 404-873-3391 or online at tickets.puppet.org. Adults and children, $16.

REIGN
Three Kings Day

What: Hear a story and learn about the holiday.
Why: Crown-making crafts suit Your Royal Highness.
When: Sat., noon.
Where: Imagine It The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Downtown (404-659-5437). Adults and children, $12.50; under 2, free.

Photo: Courtesy of Smarty Pants

LOCATIONS
Imagine It the Children's Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-659-5437
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-873-3391
1280 Peachtree St NE
@ 16th St
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-733-4400
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