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Subject: Press Release: Family Fun Day in the Museum Gardens
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Date: April 28, 2004
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds, Media Specialist ~ (909) 798-5048
Nancy Kirkwood, MYC Educator ~ (909) 307-2669 ext. 271 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
Event Date: Saturday May 1, 2004
Event Place: Redlands, CA
Family Fun Day in the Museum Gardens
Enjoy "Springtime in the Garden" at the San Bernardino
County Museum on Saturday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Museum
Youth Club will sponsor activities especially designed for families
with children 3 to 12 years old. See walking sticks, leaf insects,
and other garden creatures up close and personal. Learn the ins-and-outs
of metamorphosis while making a mobile. Play some garden games.
Make a design with real leaves and other plant materials, and
see it become a "sun print" to take home. The metamorphosis
mobile and sun print activities are $1.00 each, with museum admission.
Games and bug experiences are free with museum admission.
Museum visitors will also enjoy the museum's permanent galleries
and see several special exhibits: "Beauty for the Hand and
Eye," featuring Guatemalan textile techniques; "UnEarthed!
fossils in the museum collections;" "Outdoor Adventures
in San Bernardino County," a display of photographs from
the museum archives; and "Native American Traditions: Hopi
Katsinas," an exhibit of Katsina (Kachina) dolls from the
museum collections sponsored in part by the San Manuel Band of
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit
from Interstate 10 in Redlands. General admission is $6 (adult),
$5 (student or senior), and $4 (child 5-12). Children under 5
and members of the Museum Association are admitted free. Parking
is free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. The museum's
Garden Café will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch,
snacks, and beverages. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org
or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
Kamelyta Plimley, Marketing Assistant
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374
Tel (909) 798-9829 Fax (909) 748-7763