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Jelly bean fun at Boyhood Home

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – National Jelly Bean Day will be celebrated with free activities Monday at the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home.

Events will start at 4 p.m. in the park next to the home, at 816 S. Hennepin Ave. Visitors can guess how many jelly beans are in a 9-inch glass jar at the home’s visitor center. Guesses also can be submitted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 4 p.m. Monday until the winner is announced at 6 p.m. The beans will go to whoever is the closest to the actual amount, over or under.

Other activities include making jelly bean mosaics, coloring, trivia questions, and games, Prizes will be awarded. In case of rain, activities will move to the visitors center.

Call 815-288-5176 to learn more.

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