Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

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Emeril and Alden Lagasse and the Emeril Lagasse Foundation have worked since 2003 to raise money for the expansion at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.

“Alden and I are very proud to have chaired this capital campaign, to raise the funding for this expansion. It is an honor to see it open today.” – Emeril Lagasse

WINGS Performing Arts Center and Cafe to the Stars

The WINGS program at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center nurtures talent, spirit and leadership in youth through performing arts and community service at Mississippi’s only children’s museum. Over 500 young people ages 4 and up take part in award winning theatre productions each year. Outreach through the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast brings the joy and discipline of performing to children of all backgrounds. Many participants earn scholarships to prestigious university programs. A beneficiary since 2003, the WINGS Performing Arts Center and CafĂ© to the Stars opened in 2009.