Saturdays at 1:00 runs OCT 12–DEC 21
Lethbridge – Herb gardens, a Tea Party, making Pemmican, journals and snow globes are planned this fall alongside other history-based projects at the Galt Museum & Archives’ Saturdays at 1:00 weekly program for families with children ages 3-12 — made possible by continuing support of the Green Acres Kiwanis Club of Lethbridge. Admission to the program also includes access to the exhibits in the Discovery Hall.
OCT 12 Herb Garden Learn about how climate impacted our agricultural history as you plant some herbs to enjoy indoors this winter.
OCT 19 Kaleidoscopes Learn about this historic toy as you make your own to take home.
OCT 26 Felt Balls Learn the history of one of the world’s oldest textiles while making your own pretty and fun felt balls to hang on a keychain or pendant.
NOV 02 Tea Party Join us for a tea party as we learn old fashioned manners and what tea parties would have been like in early Lethbridge.
NOV 09 Old Fashioned Communication: Morse Code & Postcards Learn how messages were sent and received in the past and create a postcard to send a message to someone special.
NOV 16 Pemmican Join Blanche Bruised Head to learn about this nutritious traditional food and try your hand at making some of your own to eat.
NOV 23 Hand Made Journals Make a beautiful journal to write in while learning about the historical importance of preserving memories.
NOV 30 Advent Calendars Learn about the history of advent calendars and make your own to use at home.
DEC 07 Snow Globes Make a decorative snow globe as you learn the origins of this popular ornament.
DEC 14 Family Trees Learn about genealogy as you make a beautiful family tree to hang at home.
DEC 21 Candles Make a hand-dipped candle to light up the winter nights while learning how candles were made in the past and how they are used by different cultures.
Saturdays at 1:00 is offered weekly from October 12 through December 21 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm; registration is not required. Rates are $3 per week for youth 7 and up, $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $15 for families. Admission is free for children 6 and under and for annual pass holders. Annual family and grandparents passes are available at the Museum Store for $30. For details visit www.galtmuseum.com, call 403.320-3954, or email email@example.com.