LEWISTOWN, IL – The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is hosting a series of Volunteer Workdays on Tuesdays and Saturdays in April and May from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to assist with seasonal cleanup of the grounds, and other projects. Work may include flower bed cleanup, invasive species removal, and wildflower plantings.
Volunteers may sign up for one day, two days, or the entire series of workdays. Dates are as follows: April 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, and May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29.
Participants should dress appropriately for working in the outdoors, and may need to provide their own snacks, drinks and lunch, and possibly some of their own garden tools and gear, depending on the project.
Call 309-547-3721 for more information, or to sign up.
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 8:30 a.m. to 5 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.