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News Release 112

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392
                steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2014 Volume 42-14-112 

"Learning@11" joins "Tuesdays@2" programming at Missouri State Museum

Jefferson city, Mo. - The Missouri State Museum will present programs this summer exploring various aspects of Missouri’s cultural and natural history, sponsored by Missouri State Parks. Through August 26, join staff of the Missouri State Museum each Tuesday at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m. for a series of interactive programs.

The “Tuesdays@2” programs this year will focus on children aged 8 - 12 years old. For similar-themed programming for children ages 4-7, the Museum is introducing new summer programming with “Learning@11.” These programs at 11 a.m. explore similar themes to the “Tuesdays@2” but are more activity-based for younger children.

Themes this summer will include archaeology, wild animals, pre-history, the USS Missouri, the 1904 World’s Fair, bats and farms. July programs are as follows:

∙ July 1 11 a.m. Learning@11 “What is in the Earth?”
2 p.m. Tuesdays@2 “Digging up the Past”
∙ July 8 11 a.m. Learning@11 “Wild, Wild Missouri!”
2 p.m. Tuesdays@2 “Trackers!”
∙ July 15 11 a.m. Learning@11 “Primitive Times”
2 p.m. Tuesdays@2 “Primitive Hunting”
∙ July 22 11 a.m. Learning@11 “The Battleship Missouri”
2 p.m. Tuesdays@2 “Don’t Mess with ‘Mighty MO’”
∙ July 29 11 a.m. Learning@11 “Busy Beavers”
2 p.m. Tuesdays@2 “Natures Engineers”

The programs are held in the History Hall classroom in the Museum. The Missouri State Museum, which is part of Missouri State Parks, is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol. For more information, contact the museum at 573-751-2854. For information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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