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      August 21, 2019

      Wednesday   9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

      450 Sargent Drive
      New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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      Teacher Appreciation event

      At IKEA New Haven, we consider teachers part of the family. All teachers are invited to make it official - join IKEA FAMILY and visit our store Wednesday, August 21st for an event just for you. The fun starts at 9:30 am with giveaways to the first 100 teachers to show school ID. For the rest of the event, our store is your campus for prizes, workshops and activities where you’ll learn the IKEA definition of homework: ways to improve your life at home and school.

      The Swedish word for teacher is lärare and thank you is tack. So we say, “Tack lärare!”

      Event curriculum:

      9:30am - 4pm: Enter our Chinese raffle to win tickets for a night out!*

      9:30am: Doorbuster giveaway to the first 100 teachers to come to the store.*

      10am - 10:30am: Classroom Fitness -- Learn to stretch to alleviate stress while standing up or sitting at a desk! Join Shana Schneider, a local fitness guru and founder of the Fitstyle Your Life approach to fitness, as she takes you through a few simple stretches you can do in a classroom, an office or at home. Free giveaway for all workshop attendees while supplies last.

      10:30am - 11am: "Daily 5" Workshop Wonders -- Learn how a few IKEA products can provide storage and organizational solutions to enhance your classroom!

      11:30am - 12pm: Plant a Succulent -- Add some green life to your new digs! In this Make & Take craft workshop, we'll bring out your inner artist by having you decorate your own plant pot and repot it with a succulent plant! Please note: This workshop is capped at 20 people. Attendees will be by first come, first serve until cap is reached.

      1pm - 1:30pm: Art on Display -- Proudly display artwork from your students with the help of a few special IKEA products!

      1pm - 4pm Fika Taking a daily fika is practically a national institution in Sweden. Called a "coffee and cake break", fika is a short time-out to take mid-morning or afternoon on your own, with friends or workmates.

      2pm - 2:30pm: RASKOG Utility Cart Workshop -- Organize your classroom and create a mobile solution that moves with your needs.

      3pm - 3:30pm: Spin-the-Wheel -- Give our prize wheel a spin to win something fun!*

      *Valid Teacher ID required for participation in Giveaway, Raffle & Spin-the-Wheel.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Sales & Retail

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