Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. June 12 - July 31
No program on July 3
Beat the heat and enjoy special hands-on activities, crafts, games and prizes. Once again, the Tempe History Museum’s popular summer program will provide fun for the whole family.
Each Wednesday focuses on a unique theme, so families can visit again and again. Kids who come more than four times through the season will be put into a drawing for cool prizes.
Admission is free. Groups of 10 or more and day care groups need to make a reservation in advance. Call 480 350-5100 for a reservation. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
June 12: Ancient Artifacts
Prehistoric Hohokam artifacts and archaeology related activities provided by the Archaeological Research Institute at ASU
June 19: Wonderful Weavings
Beautiful and elaborate weavings from Southeast Asia provided by the Museum of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution and Social Change at ASU.
June 26: Plants and Plant Fossils
Samples of plants and plant fossils provided by the Herbarium at ASU.
July 10: Wild About Bugs
Insects from the entomology collection at ASU
July 17: Out of This World
Cool photos, space rocks and other stuff from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Facility, Mars Space Flight Facility, Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies, Center for Meteorite Studies
July 31: What Can I Collect?
Members of the community will bring in their own private collections to showcase and discuss with the visitors.
Keith Johnson leads Wild Wednesday kids on African drums
Kids enjoy listening to stories