WOLFEBORO — The Libby Museum is offering "Kidventures" and "Lil' Sprouts" during July.
Kidventures is a brand new history and science based program for ages 7-13 offered at the museum this summer by teacher, Sheryll Ross, from 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday. If you missed the first program where 9 young scientists entered Victorian times to see old inventions and then created their own, don't miss any more. Cost is $15/class. Class size is limited to 12. Participants should bring a snack.
On July 16 young people will explore Dr. Libby's collection of specimens, then choose one to create for their own puppet, using many kinds of materials. Peter Pijoan from Wolfeboro Television will also be there to do a puppet sho.
On July 23 Spend a day as an Abenaki Indian. Help rebuild our Abenaki house from last year, meet a costumed Abenaki woman who will tell stories, share a craft, cook some food and make younh people feel like they are in her times of the 1700's of Wolfeboro.
July 30 Go back to the beginnings of Wolfeboro and meet the Royal Governor, John Wentworth. Hear him tell stories about colonial life in the 1700's, learn what he carries in his trunk, cook some food from his time, and make a small trunk of your own
Lil' Sprouts is an established and popular Tuesday and Wednesday program from 10 a.m. to noon for ages 5-7 . The theme this summer is "It's the Little Things that Count." Price is $15 aclass, both days $25. Taught by Susan Berry, this program is not to be missed. Bring a snack and dress for messy fun.
July 14, 15 "Beautiful Bees." Hear wonderful literature, hands-on learning, crafts and more.
July 21, 22 "Butterflies" Get involved through stories, creative activities, and more.
July 28, 29 "Hummingbirds" . Become an expert through many hands-on activities.
To register or for more information, call the museum at 569-1035, drop by the museum, or go to the website at www.wolfeboronh.us and look for the Libby link where you can print a registration form. All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Libby Museum.