Lehigh Valley arts news: Canal Museum discounted admission, Museum Day Live

Celebrate park centennial at Canal Museum

The Delaware Lehigh National Heritage Corridor celebrates the National Park Service Centennial this month with discounted admission to the National Canal Museum in Easton on Aug. 25 and discount on registration for the DL Heritage Half Marathon Run and Walk.

Established by Congress in 1988, the DL is one of 49 National Heritage Areas that tell the story of the nation’s evolution and culture. The NPS turns 100 on Aug. 25 and kicks off a second century of stewardship of America’s national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation and historic preservation programs.

Part of the

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Summer Of Savings: Discounted Museums

BOSTON (CBS) – We’re nearing the end of summer, but the savings aren’t over just yet!

To get the kids back into the swing of things when it comes to learning you can visit some of Boston’s best museums. And we’re showing you how to do it for a fraction of the regular cost.


The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest museums in the country and you can get a glimpse at the more than 350,000 pieces of art for free.

Each Wednesday evening the museum opens it doors at no

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Pokemon Go players get discount at the Black Country Living Museum

Pokemon Go players are being offered a discounted entry at the Black Country Living Museum to help ‘catch ‘em all’.

The players of the augmented reality phone game can get £5 off, so they can visit the museum’s 10 Pokestops and a Pokemon Gym.

The museum in Dudley has unexpectedly found itself a hotspot for Pokemon fans. Six loops around the site is enough to hatch an egg, while there’s also a gym at the museum’s chapel.

Snorlax from Pokemon Go

As there’s a canal running through it, there are

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National WWII Museum displaying LIFE magazine artist’s work

Artist Tom Lea spent 66 days aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet during the Guadalcanal campaign of World War II. His assignment was to document the U.S. armed forces from earth, sea, and sky in paintings that would become full-color spreads in 10 issues of LIFE Magazine. Among the scenes he witnessed from the Hornet was the immolation of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp, set afire by a Japanese torpedo attack.

In October 1942, Lea departed the Hornet with instructions to take his sealed package of drawings directly to “Headquarters, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet” and to open it for nobody

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SCLSNJ Museum Pass program expands again | NJ.com

One of Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s most popular programs continues to be the Museum Pass Program, which allows free admission to selected museums and cultural attractions in the tri-state area. This year, SCLSNJ has added two new attractions to the list of passes that are available to SCLSNJ library cardholders; additionally, SCLSNJ has increased the number of passes available to customers for selected destinations.

“We are sure that our customers will take full advantage of these free opportunities
to learn more about art and history, thanks to our two new museum passes,” said Marcela Dunham, SCLSNJ’s system

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2-for-1 margaritas, free museums and other…

Doubles, anyone?

Coupon clippers will not be happy about this news. For the frugal, double coupons has always been the cornerstone for big savings on groceries. King Soopers will end its long-time policy of doubling coupons on Aug. 23. In exchange, the grocery store promises to invest more resources in the world of digital coupons. Bargain hunters will want to stock up on the savings, while they still can, in the days ahead. King Soopers will continue to accept paper coupons — just at face value. Smart shoppers can find some relief as Safeway will — for now — continue to

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Children’s museum receives grant to support discounted field trips …

The Children’s Museum of La Crosse has received a $4,000 grant from Xcel Energy Foundation to support the museum’s “Wee Welcome Field Trip Discount” program for schools/groups with high populations of economically disadvantaged students.

The grant was made through the Arts and Culture focus area for Xcel Energy Foundation’s corporate giving, part of the company’s effort to support nonprofit agencies providing services in towns and cities served by Xcel Energy.

The Children’s Museum of La Crosse is committed to affordable access for all, and fees are reflective of this commitment. Although actual cost per visitor is about $8 per person, with a

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Library Friends offer free, discounted museum passes year-round

Did you know the Friends of the Rutland Library offer passes for free or discounted admission at a variety of attractions around the state? This year, passes are available for Davis Farmland, Massachusetts State Parks, Old Sturbridge Village, Tower Hill Botanic Garden and the Worcester Art Museum. The program is funded in part by the Rutland Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Children’s Museum hosts Welcome Night, offers discounted admission for current, new Cub and Boy Scouts

With fun and discovery at every turn, Scouting provides boys with a foundation they can stand on to embrace opportunity, overcome obstacles and make new discoveries, and on Friday, Aug. 12, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum will provide families with a chance to register for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and also receive free admission to the museum.

On Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Museum will host a “Welcome Night” for the Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council. During the event, each “new Scout,” that registers will receive free Museum admission, and their family members will

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