Tuesday, March 19, 2013

'Family Program at the New Haven Museum' and city turns 375

NEW HAVEN - The city has a very big birthday coming up (think 375) on April 24 and in honor of it, the New Haven Museum will present “Dig New Haven!”, a "drop-in family program" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 7, according to a statement.
"Children and families will participate in an 'archaeological dig' at the Museum, searching for items that represent 375 years of New Haven history, such as arrowheads, oyster shells, Sargent keys and more," the statement said. "The Museum will reward children and families who successfully complete scavenger hunt with a small prize."
Admission is free and open to the public, the statement said..
Donations are welcomed. For more information, contact the Museum at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or education@newhavenmuseum.org.
The program is best for children older than 5, the statement said.. The Museum is also open to the public free of charge from 1 to 4 pm on April 7.
"The New Haven Museum, founded in 1862 as the New Haven Colony Historical Society, is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue. The Museum is currently celebrating 150 years of collecting, preserving and interpreting the history and heritage of Greater New Haven. Through its collections, exhibitions, programs and outreach, the Museum brings 375 years of New Haven history to life"

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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