LEWISTOWN, Ill. – Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a new program – Kid’s Day: Fun and Games– on Saturday, March 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Those attending will enjoy an afternoon playing and learning about a variety of ancient through 20th century games. Sports and games have been part of human society for thousands of years. Participating in sports and games can lead to happier, healthier and more productive lives.
Participants may make their own game to take home. This program may fulfill some scouting badge requirements. Kids Day programs are for children ages 5 years old and up with an adult. Admission is free and donations are appreciated.
The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.