National Press Club

Press Club celebrates Milne's birthday with special Kids Night, visit from Winnie the Pooh

January 24, 2018 | By Mesfin Mekonen | mmekonen@press.org

Winnie the Pooh supervises the serving of a Christopher Robbin cake at a Jan. 18 National Press Club Kids Night to celebrate A.A. Milne’s birthday.

Winnie the Pooh supervises the serving of a Christopher Robbin cake at a Jan. 18 National Press Club Kids Night to celebrate A.A. Milne’s birthday.

Photo/Image: Cheriss May

National Press Club members and their children enjoyed food, cake and an appearance by Winnie the Pooh at the Reliable Source to celebrate author A. A. Milne’s birthday on Jan. 18.

The restaurant hosted a Kids Night honoring Pooh Bear with a buffet fit for the Hundred Acre Wood. Memorable Pooh and friends cartoons were displayed on the Reliable Source's two plasma screens.

Alan Alexander Milne was born Jan. 18, 1882, in London. He died Jan. 31, 1956, in Sussex, England.