Wildflower Program for Tots at Dickson Mounds Museum

Release Date: 

Monday, April 17, 2017

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time program will be ‘Wildflowers.’ Tots and their adults may enjoy learning about Illinois wildflowers as they explore the Museum’s grounds.  Tots will make and take home a craft that will help them plant their own wildflower seeds.  Participants should dress for the outdoors and to “play” in the dirt.   

Admission is free and registration is not required.  Light refreshments will be served.  Groups of eight or more should call the Dickson Mounds Museum in advance to ensure the availability of supplies.  The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. with the program portion lasting approximately thirty minutes followed by crafts, snacks, and time to explore the Museum.  The 2017 Tot Time program series is sponsored by Doug Dennis of Manito, Havana National Bank and G-M Mechanical of Canton.   If you are interested in becoming a program sponsor, please contact Curator of Education Christa Foster at 309-547-3721.

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.

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

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