LEWISBURG, (Pa.)–Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce its 2019 Summer Programs for Kids. Each session will be held from 10:30 a.m. until approximately noon on Tuesday mornings from June 18th through August 13th 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 18 – Beginner’s Weaving, Ages 6 and up
Tae Lingle will show kids how to make their own loom out of cardboard. A small weaving project will also be completed. Limited seating.
June 25 – 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.
July 9 – Bottled Sandscapes, Ages 5 and up
Ever wanted to learn how to make beautiful layered sand art like you see in those decorative bottles at the shore? Susan Colón will show you how to take sand and make it into little works of art! Limited seating.
July 16 – Wool Felting, Ages 10 and up
Collette Frantz will teach students the wet felting process using colored wool roving to make a small coin or objects pouch that they will take home the same day. Limited seating.
July 23 – Rock Painting, Ages 5 and up
They are everywhere – painted rocks. Let’s make our own painted rocks to add to the scenery. Barbara Baker will supply the rocks, or you can bring your own favorite one. We will paint the rocks with your own designs or some of the teacher’s. Dress to paint. Limited seating.
July 30 – Fairy Gardens, Ages 5 and up
Back by popular demand, the fairy folk continue to amaze with their woodsy charm. Susan Colón will show students how to take simple, natural craft items to make a fairy house. If you have some special items that you would like to incorporate into your design, please bring them! Limited seating.
August 6 – Fairy Furniture and Accessories, Ages 5 and up
The fairies need some furnishings for their houses and spaces. Susan Colón will lead the class, using a variety of natural and other items to make furnishings including rugs, furniture, and even pottery for our fairy friends! Limited seating.
August 13 – Folktales
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.
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.