Thursday, August 10, 2017, 01:00pm - 03:00pm
The Luzerne County Historical Society is continuing a series of kids craft programs this summer at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Planned for Thursdays, August 10 and 24, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., each afternoon will allow children to learn a local history lesson and create a craft that connects to the museum’s exhibitions and collections. Each child will go home with a keepsake of their time at the museum.
The third Kids Craft program in the series explores the art landscapes and will take place on Thursday, August 10, 2017. from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join LCHS Director of Operations and Programs Mark Riccetti, Jr. and Museum Assistant Allyson Earl on a tour through the Museum’s “Points of View: Luzerne County Landscapes”” exhibition. The children will be able to create a construction paper landscape inspired by the pieces in the exhibition.
Reservations are required for this program. Tickets are $5 per child for non-member children and FREE for children of LCHS members. Price includes the beaded craft and beverages. No lunch will be served. Tickets may be purchased by calling 570-823-6244 ext. 3 or by emailing reservations@luzernehistor>y.org.
The Luzerne County Museum is located at the rear of 69 South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, PA (behind the Osterhout Library). The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free for members; $5 for non-members and $3 for children. Exhibitions currently on view at the museum include: “Points of View: Luzerne County Landscapes,” “Native Americans in the Wyoming Valley,” which is ongoing, and “Agnes at 45”.
Founded in 1858, the Luzerne County Historical Society is Pennsylvania’s oldest county historical society. LCHS preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at the Bishop Library and the Museum in Wilkes-Barre, the Denison House in Forty Fort and the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming. For more information, visit our website, www.luzernehistory.org. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/luzernehistory/.
Location LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, WIlkes-Barre, PA 18701