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Henson Day

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Happy Henson Day

In honor of Jim Henson, a proud alumnus of the University of Maryland, who was born on this day, take part in the annual celebration of Jim's life and legacy by doing any or all of the following:

  • Spend time doing something artistic or creative by yourself or with friends
  • Wear something green, wacky or an outfit inspired by a Henson creation
  • Take a picture or video with your friends at the Jim Henson and Kermit bench outside of Stamp; use #HappyHensonDay
  • Do something positive/kind/nice and help make the world a little bit better
  • And, please take a moment to pass along your own positive vibes to encourage, inspire, and uplift anyone you know who would appreciate learning about and participating in Henson Day

This year, The Hall CP in UMD's Discovery District is also hosting family-friendly festivities. Registration is required at


The Hall CP

4656 Hotel Drive

College Park, MD 20742

Get Directions with Google Maps

Join The Hall CP on Saturday, September 24th for the UMD VS. MICHIGAN Away Game Watch Party and Jim Henson Day!

Family-friendly! Free to attend, must register online:!

Games, contests, giveaways! Wear your best Sesame Street attire!

Jim Henson-inspired drinks and food available for purchase!

Doors open at 10am, the game goes on at noon!


For disability accommodations, please contact Sammy Popat at

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