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Monroe County Historical Museum's 2015 Calendar of Events 

The Genealogical Society of Monroe County has their office here at the museum. For additional information on this group, please visit: GSMCMI.org

MARCH

20th: Spring officially begins.

23d: "One Book, One Community" events start. The book is "The American Way of Eating" by Tracie McMillan, and events are free. For more information and updates go to www.monroeccc.edu/onebook

25th: Museum at Monroe County Community College as part of Kick Off for "One Book, One Community" event, 6-8 p.m. Stop by our table.

28th: Maple Syrup Day: 12-4:00 p.m. at the Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Martha Barker Custer Store (River Raisin Territorial Park). In case of flooding, or poor park weather, the program will be at the main Museum, same hours. A local producer will have Monroe county maple syrup for sale!

APRIL

1st: Historical Commission meeting, 7:00 p.m. use back museum entrance

3rd: Museum Closed for holiday. Open Saturday at 11:00 p.m.

4th: Open regular hours 11-5.

5th: Closed for the Easter holiday.

8th: Spring Break: Public Safety at the museum- stop in from 11-2 one day or each day: details TBA and all events are Free to visitors!

9th: Spring Break: Bicycle Safety Day 11-2 Indoor 'bike Tour', activities & hand outs, with a visit from Scott from 'Jack's Bicycles' at 1-2:00 p.m; free coloring books at that time.

10th: Spring Break: Fire Safety Day with the Monroe Township & city of Monroe Fire Departments, including a visit with their fire engine, program and hand-outs. Starts at 11:00 with the fire engine.

16th: "Thirdsday" program: Henry Lievens & Beekeeeping, 7:00 p.m. Mr. Lievens is our County Board Chairman. This will be an introduction to the folklore of the tradition and the practical focus of beginning beekeeping, starting a new hive, and maintaining a colony. Free.

18th: Foodsways of Early Michigan, Navarre-Anderson Trading Post complex, 12-4 p.m. Learn more about assorted foodways with demonstrations and information.

 

MAY Michigan Month- celebrate our great state!

6th: Historical Commission meeting, 7 p.m. use back museum entrance

 

PLEASE NOTE:  All dates and times are subject to change, please call the museum for updated information at (734) 240-7780. For images and up to date activities, go to the museum Facebook page at "Monroe County Historical Museums and Archives" and "like" us! Educators, schedule your tours today- ask about our transportation grants!

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