Family Fun Tuesdays - Natural History Native Grasses

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Family Fun Tuesdays – Natural History Native Grasses

Tue, June 11, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location

Deadwood, SD 57732 + Google Map
Event Category:

Family Fun Tuesdays

Hosted by Deadwood History, Inc.

For all ages * FREE * 2:15PM to 3:30PM

Programs will follow the Shootouts in Deadwood Outlaw Square

JUNE 4: Cowboy Sing-Along – Enjoy a Cowboy Sing-Along with one of the Deadwood Alive reenactors.

JUNE 11: Natural History Native Grasses – Explore grasses native to the Black Hills and plant grass seeds in a container that children can take home.

JUNE 18: Hidden in the Midden – Learn what an archaeologist does and dig through a midden (an old garbage pile) to unearth a variety of artifacts that will help solve puzzling questions.

JUNE 25: Hides, Horns, and Hooves – Kids will dig into and old trunk that has a variety of hides, horns, and antlers that can be touched and examined.

JULY 2: Old West Bingo – Deadwood’s spin on traditional Bingo with a western theme and prizes.

JULY 9: Build a Guzzler – Discover the significance of water in our local wildlife habitat and how humans can contribute to conservation efforts.

JULY 16: Photos from the Past – Join local archive and photography professionals Tia Stenson-Cunningham and Richard Carlson as they demonstrate a photographic process dating back to 1842 by creating images on light-sensitive paper and processed using water.

JULY 30: Plesiosaur Day – 95 million years ago dinosaurs and marine reptiles ruled the earth. Learn about the one-of-a-kind plesiosaur and then see it for yourself at the Adams Museum.

AUGUST 13: Hidden in the Midden – Learn what an archaeologist does and dig through a midden (an old garbage pile) to unearth a variety of artifacts that will help solve puzzling questions.

For more information visit DeadwoodHistory.com or call 605-722-4800

This event is sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission, Adams-Mastrovich Family Foundation, Deadwood History, Inc., Deadwood Parking Fund, and the Lead-Deadwood Community Foundation.