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Rollins College Honors Fred Rogers with “A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor” Sculpture

Presented by Rollins College at Rollins College, Winter Park Fl

Oct 29 2021
Rollins College Honors Fred Rogers with “A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor” Sculpture

Rollins College is inviting fans of Mister Rogers to view the newly installed bronze sculpture “A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor” which honors beloved alumnus Fred McFeely Rogers ‘51.

Rollins College is inviting fans of Mister Rogers to view the newly installed bronze sculpture “A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor” which honors beloved alumnus Fred McFeely Rogers ‘51. On Friday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m., visitors to the campus can view the sculpture and meet the artist Paul Day and John Rogers, Fred’s son. Younger visitors can take photos with a display characters from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”
The 360-degree sculpture is located in the Chapel Garden courtyard next to the Annie Russell Theatre, behind the Virginia S. Nelson Rose Garden. Standing over seven feet tall and weighing more than 3,000 pounds, the sculpture depicts Rogers in his iconic sweater and sneakers, surrounded by children, hand puppets from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” lyrics from the series’ theme song and the show’s Neighborhood Trolley.

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Event attendees can use the SunTrust Parking Garage across from campus or public parking.
Questions can be directed to: 407-646-1520.

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Rollins College

1000 Holt. Ave., Winter Park, Fl 32789

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