Calendar of Events

Books with BRACE 

No Dragons for Tea and Stop, Drop, and Roll (A Book About Fire Safety)

Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Fire Preparation/Response: Stop, Drop, and Roll by Margery Cuyler and No Dragons for Tea by Jean Pendziwol 

Smokey the Bear says, “Only YOU can prevent wildfires!” but we all can prepare for home fires. We’ll read about Jessica Worries and the fire safety rules she worries about and a girl protecting her dragon friend from a house fire. Let’s see how much you know about fire safety! BRACE’s story times are fun and educational for the whole family, so come and enjoy a few stories with us.

Come read with us! Join the UWF Historic Trust and BRACE for a monthly story time in the Pensacola Children’s Museum. Each month we will read a children’s book about disaster readiness and complete a group activity. Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community-based disaster coalition that leads in emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts in Escambia County. As well as training and mobilizing volunteers, the organization collaborates with local, regional and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community through education. This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Books with BRACE: Lightning Safety

Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco and Dinosaur Thunder by Marion Dane Bauer 

Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Thunder is LOUD and lightning is BRIGHT, but a thunderstorm does not have to be scary. Imagining the sound of thunder as a dinosaur roar or preparing a special thunder cake can help relax ourselves while waiting for the storm to pass. Come by and show BRACE creative ways you get through a storm. BRACE’s story times are fun and educational for the whole family, so come and enjoy a few stories with us. 

Come read with us! Join the UWF Historic Trust and BRACE for a monthly story time in the Pensacola Children’s Museum. Each month we will read a children’s book about disaster readiness and complete a group activity. Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community-based disaster coalition that leads in emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts in Escambia County. As well as training and mobilizing volunteers, the organization collaborates with local, regional and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community through education. This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Discovering Luna's World

Incoming 4th graders

July 11-15, 2022

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

$135

Downtown Historic Pensacola Village, Walsh Building, 209 Zaragoza St.

Discover clues and learn about life in early Pensacola with professional historians and archeologists from UWF. Engage in experimental investigations, historical research, hands-on activities, and real archeology and history during site tours. Focusing on a real-life approach to uncovering the past, Discovering Luna’s World draws from all STEAM disciplines to encourage curiosity, creativity, and problem-solving!

Led by Don Tristán de Luna, the first Spanish settlers in Pensacola braved the Gulf of Mexico and trusted their lives to an unknown land and future. A terrible hurricane destroyed Luna’s settlement shortly after the founding. Clues to this lost colonial past surround us today. Join us for a week of discovery!

Register today!

Books with BRACE: Playing in the Rain

Worm Weather by Jean Taft and Rain by Sam Usher 

Saturday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Playing in the rain can be so much fun. Jumping in puddles and getting all muddy can sometimes be more fun than sitting inside playing video games. Bring your special rainboots and coats to have some fun while we read about two families and their adventures on rainy days and discuss when it’s safe to play in the rain. BRACE’s story times are fun and educational for the whole family, so come and enjoy a few stories with us. 

Come read with us! Join the UWF Historic Trust and BRACE for a monthly story time in the Pensacola Children’s Museum. Each month we will read a children’s book about disaster readiness and complete a group activity. Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community-based disaster coalition that leads in emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts in Escambia County. As well as training and mobilizing volunteers, the organization collaborates with local, regional and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community through education. This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Books with BRACE: Helping Others

Bruce’s Big Storm by Ryan T. Higgins and 

Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

It’s inspiring to see people helping others through a storm. For Dominique’s last Books with BRACE event, we’ll read about Bruce reluctantly allowing all of his woodland neighbors into his den and a little boy getting help from others to rebuild his dock. Join us as we learn about some ways we can help others through a storm. BRACE’s story times are fun and educational for the whole family, so come and enjoy a few stories with us.  

Come read with us! Join the UWF Historic Trust and BRACE for a monthly story time in the Pensacola Children’s Museum. Each month we will read a children’s book about disaster readiness and complete a group activity. Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community-based disaster coalition that leads in emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts in Escambia County. As well as training and mobilizing volunteers, the organization collaborates with local, regional and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community through education. This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact wdavis4@uwf.edu.