Shiloh Museum Summer Camps
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
118 W. Johnson Ave.
Springdale, AR 72764
Openings are still available for the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's summer camps for children. Campers will explore the decades of the 1900s through the 1940s. Camp is based on the shaded grounds of the museum. Snacks are provided for both camps; lunch is provided for campers attending Session II.
Session I, for ages 7-10, takes place June 18--22 from 9--11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 for museum members; $40 for nonmembers.
Session II, for ages 11-14, takes place July 9-13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $45 for museum members; $55 for nonmembers.
Space is limited for both camps; preregistration and payment is required. A limited number of scholarships are available. For information, call Shiloh Museum education manager Judy Costello at 750-8165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Urban Goat Tending Workshop
Greedy Goats of Northwest Arkansas will hold a workshop on urban goat-tending, Saturday, July 21, at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.
Session One, from 9 to 10 a.m., will focus on the basics of small-scale goat raising, including breeds, anatomy, goat psychology, diet, fencing, housing, and city ordinances.
Session Two, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., will focus on nutrition, health, hygiene, breeding, and milking.
Both sessions will be led by Greedy Goats owners Connie Rieper-Estes and Jason Estes. Cost is $10 per session. Space is limited; preregistration by June 30 is encouraged. To register or for information, call the Shiloh Museum, 750-8165.
Washing Clothes in the Old Days
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will explore the old-time chore of doing laundry by hand in a program for kids and families from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, June 16. The program is part of the museum's Shiloh Saturday series for families.
Kids Fishing Derby
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will host a free fishing derby for kids fro 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, in Murphy Park Pond in Springdale. Kids of all ages are invited to bring a fishing pole and bait and try their luck at catching some of the 200 channel catfish that will be stocked in Murphy Park Pond by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the park pavilion. Participants 16 and over must have a valid Arkansas fishing license. All who register will be eligible for prizes.
Murphy Park Pond is located next to the Springdale Public Library at 405 S. Pleasant St. For more information, call the Shiloh Museum at 750-8165 or visit shilohmuseum.org.
Harmonial Vegetarian Society
Local historian Nancy Feroe will explore the history of an 1850s commune that was located in Benton County during a program entitled, "The Harmonial Vegetarian Society: The Real Story," at noon Wednesday, June 20, in the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.
MEETINGS AT THE MUSEUM
LifeWriters, a group for people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, June 18, in the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. For information, call June Jefferson at 790-2588 or visit shilohmuseum.org.
Wireless Society to Meet
The Ozark Wireless Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23, in the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.
Civil War Roundtable
The Northwest Arkansas Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, in the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.Community on 06/13/2018
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