Hands-On History

Tue 12/17/19 10:00 am
Tue 1/7/20 10:00 am
Tue 2/18/20 10:00 am
Tue 3/24/20 10:00 am
Location: 
Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center
105 Seminary Street
Pennsburg, PA 18073
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These programs will allow children to experience the topic of the day in a tangible way. Programs will be occurring once during the day and then again after-school. The cost is $7 per child.

Getting into the Christmas Spirit!
Tuesday, December 17, 10:00 am - noon
Come and learn about the history of gift-giving and card making during this program! We will also be exploring the Putz with a fun game. Snack included.

The Life of a Valley Forge Soldier
Tuesday, January 7, 10:00 am - noon
Soldiers under the command of General Washington spent the cold winter at Valley Forge. Learn about what it was like and how they were able to survive the harsh conditions. Snack included.

Behind the Scenes look at the Presidents!
Tuesday, February 18, 10:00 am - noon
President's Day lands right in the middle of February. Also, two of our presidents were born this month. Come and learn about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln! Snack included.

The Art of Needlepoint!
Tuesday, March 24, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
We will be exploring our needlepoint exhibit and making our own needlepoint to take home! Snack included.

Cost: 
$7 per participant
Registration required

Please register your child by contacting Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or by email, alyssa@schwenkfelder.com.

Age: 
designed for students in elementary and middle school but some exceptions apply