Register now for Children’s Museum summer camps; get $15 discount if done by May 1

Summer at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum is filled with explosive fun. Would your child enjoy climbing to the rafters? Throwing things off the second floor? Mixing ingredients to create explosions? If so, make sure to register them for a summer camp at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum, and if you register by May 1, you’ll receive $15 off the registration fee.

The Museum’s Summer Science Camps offer an interactive and fun way for kids to explore different areas of science through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Each camp is loaded with activities and games created with education in mind and geared

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Ellwood House plans tour guide training series

The Ellwood House Museum will offer a training series for those interested in learning how to give tours of the historic mansion.

DeKALB – The Ellwood House Museum will hold a free four-part tour guide training series on April 25-26 and May 2-3 for anyone interested in learning how to give tours of the historic Ellwood mansion.

During the training, museum staff will present information on Ellwood family history, architecture, important themes, and frequently asked questions. In addition to taking a staff-led tour, trainees will also learn strategies for engaging with small audiences and have the opportunity to

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Bike Blessing and Mill Museum open house April 28-29

2018 Bike Blessing

The Fifth Annual Bike Blessing will begin at 1 p.m. April 28 at the Lincoln VFW. Motorcyclists are invited to have their bikes blessed by Pastor Bigfoot at Lincoln’s first official Illinois Bicentennial event.

“We have people coming from all over for this event, including as far away as Texas and Wisconsin,” said Ron Thornton, event organizer and co-founder.

“Salt Creek ABATE is also joining us as an event sponsor this year, and we are glad to have them on-board”.

Sponsors for the 2018 Annual Bike Blessing include event founders Ron and Lois Thornton,

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For a Quick and Easy Visit to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, It’s ‘All Aboard’ Metro-North

Between commuter traffic and parking limitations, reaching the cultural hub of Greenwich, CT, may seem like a daunting task to some, yet the Bruce Museum and the Metro-North Railroad are working together to make the trip more convenient and accessible to all.

The Museum and Metro-North offer a “One-Day Getaway” package that includes discounted rates for both train tickets and admission to the Bruce Museum from any station on the Metro-North Railroad.

“We want people to take the train instead of their car for leisure travel. This isn’t just for commuters, this is for

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Upgrades coming to Las Vegas Stratosphere – Honolulu Star

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    Golden Entertainment has plans to make major changes to the Stratosphere hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

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Golden Entertainment, slot machine owner and operator and owner of PT’s bars, says it will invest $140 million in a large-scale makeover of the Stratosphere

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Town Talk: Harbormaster hosting Essex River info night

Want to know about boating on the Essex River or Chebacco Lake? Here’s a chance to pepper an expert with questions.

On Thursday, April 19, Essex Harbormaster Peter Silva, who doubles as the town’s police chief, will be the lead speaker at Boating Information Night focusing on the two waterways.

It’s billed as “an informal, informative session … for all those who enjoy our local river and lake.”

The session is set for 7 to 8 p.m. on the third floor of the TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Silva said the event is not a boating safety course, but will address things those using watercraft,

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Site not right for Holocaust museum

 

Re March 26 article, “Couple opposes planned museum”: I agree wholeheartedly with Bob and Sheila DiSarro that the Capital District Jewish Holocaust Museum does not belong in a residential neighborhood, nor should it be put next to a Catholic cemetery.

Look, without a doubt the Holocaust was one of the worse cases of man’s inhumanity to man and should never ever be forgotten. This is just not the location for it.

On the other hand, if Niskayuna approves this site, the Catholic Diocese could donate more land and erect a memorial for victims of sexual abuse at the hands of some of

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Fenimore Art Museum to host lecture series

An afternoon series that has been a staple in Cooperstown is now expanding into the evening.

The Fenimore Art Museum’s lecture series “Food for Thought” will now include evening cocktail parties and dinners, according to a media release. The program provides an opportunity to explore the season’s new exhibits and share food with fellow art-lovers while dining. This year, the series will feature 16 programs, including talks on Fenimore’s highlight exhibit, “Thomas Cole and The Garden of Eden.”

The season will begin Wednesday, April 18, with “Edward Weston: Portrait of the Young Man as an Artist,” and will run through Nov. 1.

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Arts organizations carrying red couch for promotion

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