LEWISBURG, (Pa.)–Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce its 2018 Summer Programs for Kids. Each session will be held from 10:30 a.m. until approximately noon on Tuesday mornings from June 19th through August 14th at the museum’s Tour Center, located at 15 North Water Street in Lewisburg. All programs are free, but space is limited so registration is required. If your plans change and you cannot attend a workshop you signed up for, please have the courtesy to call so another child can fill the vacancy in these popular programs. Funding for the programs has been provided for by a grant from the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts.
June 19 – The Great Renaldo
Come one, come all! Step right up and see the show! The Great Renaldo will wow you with his 1950s-style magic show. Open to all ages, with some audience participation.
June 26 – Folktales, with Fiona Powell
Welsh-born Fiona Powell, dressed as a weaver, will delight kids of all ages with folk tales from around the world as she spins at her wheel. Open to all ages.
July 10 – Art Sketching on CDs, with Susan Colón
Students will learn how to take a blast from the past – a compact disc – and turn it into a work of art by just learning some simple techniques and using lots of creativity. Ages 5 and up. Limited seating.
July 17 – Paint Dunking, with Susan Colón
The class will learn a really cool new method, that has some science to it, in which they will get paint to float and then ‘dip’ cups and other glass items into it to create one of a kind, really cool crafts. Ages 5 and up. Limited seating.
July 24 – Explore Drawing, with Barbara Baker
Students will explore ways to draw through the use of three different mediums: graphite pencils, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Open to kids ages 5 through 12 and all skill levels. Limited seating.
July 31 – Mason Jar Lid Sun Catchers, with Susan Colón
The class will be making beautiful light catchers using different techniques and artistry, and it will all begin with a mason jar lid! Ages 5 and up. Limited seating.
August 7 – Fun with Leather, with Susan Colón
Students will be using their creative smarts to make leather earrings, retro bracelets (for guys or girls) and other charming crafts with leather and leather-like products. Ages 5 and up. Limited seating.
August 14 – Songs and Stories About Bugs, with Matthew Dodd
Dressed in costume and using props and backdrops, Mr. Dodd will entertain listeners with songs and stories about all of the creepy-crawlies that nature provides us. Open to all ages.
Packwood House Museum is located at 15 North Water Street in Lewisburg. To register your child for a program, call 570-524-0323. For more information about the museum visit www.packwoodhousemuseum.com.