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Sharline Freeman

Northeast Texas Children's Museum, Facebook

Sharline Freeman, director of the Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce, says the facility attracted 8,000 visitors this past summer, up 600 from the summer before. The museum has started "Healthy Kids from A-Z" at 10 a.m. on Wednesday mornings for pre-school age children, which provides activities designed to help them learn about good health.

NE Texas Children's Museum, Facebook

Sharline Freeman, the director of the Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce, says the Children's Museum is one of the few in Texas, and the only one in a small town.  Others are located in Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.  She says last year, the Children's Museum attracted 30,000 visitors.  Plans are being developed for a new combined agricultural arena and children's museum south of the Texas A&M-Com

Northeast Texas Children's Museum

COMMERCE - Girls will be provided the opportunity to learn about a myriad of topics concerning etiquette, Facebook and meeting friends in a new program called “Girl Talk.”

Submitted by Alton Biggs

COMMERCE - Anticipation is building among regional Bridge players. That is the day of an annual fundraiser at Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.

Thalians donate kitchen to museum

Dec 5, 2011
Sharline Freeman accepts a donation from Trish King while Jalinna Jones and Susan Patton look on.

COMMERCE - Christmas came early to the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum with a $1000 donation from the Thalian Culture Club.