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The Basketball Hall of Fame is Filled with Fun for All Ages During the April Vacation Week

Museum Offers Special Events For the Whole Family

SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to offer a wide variety of activities and events to entertain the whole family during the school vacation week, April 17-April 23, 2010.  The World’s Finest Sports Museum will be host to special appearances, skills clinics and autograph sessions that offer great fun for the entire family!

The vacation fun begins on Saturday, April 17th at 1:00pm as the Hall of Fame is joined by Boston Celtic Legend Tom “Satch” Sanders when he stops by for an exclusive book signing of his new book, Satch’s Commuter Moments.  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Satch, former Celtics great and eight time NBA champion!

On Monday, April 19th, Boston Celtics television and radio personalities bring their expertise to Springfield.  Come meet Boston Celtic Legend, Cedric Maxwell and Comcast SportsNet Analyst, Donny Marshall on Center Court at 1:00pm as they share their predictions and insight into this season’s NBA Playoff race and sign autographs for visitors.

On Tuesday, April 20th at 1:00pm, Coach David Vasquenza, founder of WINS 4 LIFE will be at the Basketball Hall of Fame.  Join Coach Vasquenza and volunteer to participate in his fun and captivating clinic for all!

On Thursday, April 22nd, UCONN Associate Head Coach Chris Dailey comes by to speak to those in attendance.  Coach Dailey has been an integral part of the record breaking University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team for 25 seasons.  Coach Dailey will share his messages on education, teamwork and motivation beginning at 10:00am.

On Friday, April 23rd, Boston Celtics Mascot, Lucky the Leprechaun will put on a slam dunk show at 1:00pm as he marvels the crowd with his high flying acrobatics, followed by an autograph session.  Don’t forget to bring your cameras!

Finally, be sure to stop in at Max’s Tavern at the Basketball Hall of Fame during your visit to the museum for their April school vacation special!  Show your Hall of Fame admission ticket from Monday, April 19th thru Friday, April 23rd to receive 10% off your lunch or dinner.  Admission ticket and discount must be used on the same day.  Discount does not apply to alcoholic beverages.

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