Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Kids Club November & December

Oct 28th, 2014Press Release from Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

HBMS Kids Club November & December including Dolly & Me and Hunt for History

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Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

We bring history to life through engaging, hands-on activities in Historic Bethlehem at our museums. Discover our collections and exhibits and come to our special programs for children. The Hunt for History Club brings local history to life with games, stories, crafts, and more, while Dolly & Me provides educational fun for our youngest visitors.

Dolly & Me

Thanksgiving – Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

What are you thankful for? Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, where children and their favorite stuffed animal or doll friend will participate in the true meaning of the holiday season by sharing what they are thankful for on our Thanksgiving Tree!  Create your very own tree with everything you are thankful for this season.  Take some branches home with you and leave the rest for the museum to put on display!

Dollhouse Christmas – Saturday, December 27, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Christmas City embraces literacy and the magic of the holiday! Share the wonder of family and the imagination with your doll friend at the Kemerer Museum while you enjoy a wholesome story and visit the dolls in the Once upon a Tree House room! Hear the story of Rosy, her dollhouse, and a fairy guest who comes to visit.  Hear the story read by the museum’s namesake, Annie Kemerer and take a photograph with her!

Hunt for History

Manners Around the World – Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ever wanted to speak a different language?  Drop in to Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts to get a start! Children will have the opportunity to practice words such as please and thank you in a variety of languages, preparing them to enter the global world with good manners.  Then take a scavenger hunt through the museum to find some of the most beloved objects in the collection, where you will then learn the history of the object and how to say the names of the objects in different languages. Free with Pass into History.

Holiday Centerpiece – Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Come to the Kemerer Museum for a fun filled afternoon, where you and your child will create a holiday project using real greens!

Don’t forget to check out the other decorations around the museum, both new and old and take time to play in our Once Upon A Treehouse interactive toy room.

All Dolly & Me and Hunt for History Kids Club programs are free for two kids with one adult Pass Into History admission. Reservations are suggested; please call 610-691-6055 or 1-800-360-TOUR. For more information on these programs or our other events, please visit us at HistoricBethlehem.org.

Historic Bethlehem is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history. Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, to America’s first municipal water pumping system, and to one of the world’s greatest industrial companies. Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City. Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. For more information please call 610-691-6055 or visit www.historicbethlehem.org.



Contact: LoriAnn Wukitsch, Managing Director, 610-882-0450 ext. 16

E-mail: gro.mehelhtebcirotsihnull@hcstikuwl


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