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Virtual Museum Book Club

2nd and 4th Sundays | 1pm | Led by Mari Pavelich  |  Free but registration required

The new book club for adults focuses on themes relevant to the Kenosha Public Museum: Art, Science, Natural History, and American Indians. It meets virtually twice a month. During the first meeting of each month, participants will discuss the first half of the book. The second meeting includes a discussion of the book as a whole, as well as a talk with a special guest.

 

October 11 and October 25:  Out of the Woods by Julia Corbett (includes a virtual discussion with author Julia Corbett on October 25)

Register Here

 

 

Museum Munchkins

Every Wednesday  |  9:30 – 10am  |  *** Munchkins is streamed live on Facebook ***

Get your preschooler excited about science and the world around them. Each week you’ll explore a new theme with stories, songs, and activities using pieces from our collection.

 

 Click here for the KPM Facebook page.        Or watch any time on our YouTube channel.

Click here for hands-on Munchkins activities and more.

 

Munchkins Schedule

OCTOBER:  October 7 – Spiders;  October 14 – Fossil Day;  October 21 – Bats;  October 28 – Aye-ayes

NOVEMBER:  November 4 – Brontosaurus;  November 11 – Sea Urchins;  November 18 – Red Pandas;  November 25 – Turkeys

DECEMBER:  December 2 – Dinicthys;  December 9 – Wolves;  December 16 – Penguins;  December 23 – Caribou;  December 30 – Polar Bears

 

Dinos in the Dark

$10 per person over 2 ($5 FOM)  |  Location: Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Monday, October 19  |  10am Register Here  |  11am Register Here

Friday, October 23  |  6pm Register Here  |  7pm Register Here  |  8pm Register Here  |  9pm Register Here

Monday, October 26  |  10am Register Here  |  11am Register Here

Friday, October 30  |  6pm Register Here  |  7pm Register Here  |  8pm Register Here  |  9pm Register Here

Bring your flashlight and watch the dinosaurs come to life as you discover their unique features and watch their shadows dance on the walls.

Each session is limited to 10 people and all participants are required to wear masks. Advance registration is required – sorry, no walk-ins or transfers permitted.

 

SPARK!

This monthly program is for individuals living with early to mid-stage memory loss and their care partners. Participants are engaged in lively conversations, storytelling and other multi-sensory activities.

All SPARK! programs are currently being offered virtually. Please register for the free program at [email protected] or 262-653-4141. A link to Zoom will be emailed to all registrants the week of the program.

Storytelling and the Civil War

Friday, October 16  |  2-3pm

Soldiers spent long hours by the campfire, thinking of home, and telling stories of their lives. Authors, like Walt Whitman and Herman Melville, wrote about the Civil War. During this program we will hear stories and write our own.