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Growing in the Gardens - April Programs – “Countdown to Earth Day”

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 45 Macculloch Ave Morristown NJ 07960  See map
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum continues to present its hands-on program for preschool-age children this April. “Growing in the Garden” meets twice a month, to visit the garden at Macculloch Hall and explore environmental topics through a story, walk in the garden and art projects.


On Tuesday, April 16 “Countdown to Earth Day,” learn how kids can help the Earth and make every day Earth day.  Benjamin Franklin said “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.”  Children will learn about the Earth’s water supply through a story and craft.  While visiting the garden at 19th century Macculloch Hall, children will compare how we use water today in our homes, to how people used water in their homes in the past.


The “Growing in the Garden” programs take place from 1:15pm – 2pm. There are a limited number of spaces, pre- registration is required.  The cost of the program is $8 per (child and caregiver) for Museum members and $12 per pair for non-members. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 16 or email cwinslow@maccullochhall.org to pre-register.


For details on the education programs or any of the other programs offered by Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, or to purchase a membership which offers a variety of benefits including discounts on programs, please visit maccullochhall.org


Macculloch Hall Historical Museum preserves the history of the Macculloch-Miller families, the Morris area community, and the legacy of its founder W. Parsons Todd through its historic site, collections, exhibits, and educational and cultural programs. The Museum is open for house and exhibit tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. The last tour leaves at 3pm. Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members and children under 5 are free. The gardens are open (free of charge) during Museum hours. Please check our website for any holiday closings. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 10, visit our website www.maccullochhall.org or find us on Facebook.  Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960.  Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is a nonprofit educational affiliate of the W. Parsons Todd Foundation.


 


Image attached Macculloch Hall Historical Museum_Museum Educator_courtesy of Stan Freeny

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