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History Detectives

There are many mysteries that have remained unsolved for hundreds of years. This program will begin with background about the mystery. Throughout the program new discoveries will be made! At the end we will come to our own conclusions on what we think happened.
Please register for the event by contacting Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or call her at 215-679-3103. Cost is $3 per child.

Who was the Author of T'was the Night Before Christmas?
Thursday, December 12, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

The Legend of Mothman
Thursday, January 16, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Was William Shakespeare the True Author of his Works?
Thursday, February 13, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Dancing Plague of 1518
Thursday, March 19, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

American Girl Teatime

Sunday, January 26, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Julie Albright(1974)

Sunday, March 1, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kit Kitteridge(1934)

Enjoy afternoon teatime with your doll and friends. Each tea will feature a character from American Girl®, and we will learn what life was like for the children during her era. We will also discuss a female historical figure from the time period. Both boys and girls are welcome to join us for this get-together. Everyone is encouraged to take a diary home and bring it with them to each tea. Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or alyssa@schwenkfelder.com to register for the event. The cost is $3.00 per child. The accompanying adult will be free.

Escape Room

Time to Save Christmas!
Saturday, December 21, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Children will have to solve the clues and find all the pieces of the puzzles in this Escape Room! They must find the 4 digit code to unlock the prize. Cost is $5 per child. Please register with Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or 215-679-3103.

Recycling Christmas

Saturday, January 25, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
After Christmas there is so much trash with the gift wrapping, why not recycle it to something new! Come bring your own leftover paper or use the paper provided. This event is free to attend. Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or 215-679-3103 to register for the event.

Groundhog Lodge

Grundsau Lodsch fer Yunge
Sunday, February 9, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
(Snow date - February 16)

Please join us for our 11th annual "Grundsau Lodsch fer Yunge." There will be plenty of crafts, activities, and goodies. Come and enjoy this Pennsylvania cultural event while also learning about the PA German dialect! Please register with Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or 215-679-3103. Cost is $7 per child.

Spring Day Camp!

Due to the popularity of our Fall Day Camp, we will be holding a Spring Day Camp! This time we will host the camp in two sessions, one in the morning and then again in the afternoon. More details are to come! The camp schedule is as follows:
April: 7, 14, 21, 28
May: 5, 19, 26

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