Historical society museum offering Father’s Day discount

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In honor of Father’s Day, the Salem Historical Society Museum at 208 S. Broadway Ave. is offering free admission of fathers on June 17 when accompanied by a family member. The museum, in air conditioned comfort, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (the last tour begins at 3:30 p.m.). This year’s featured exhibit is of the rich “Romanian Heritage” of many of our local residents. The Gift/Book Shop, located at 239 S. Lundy Ave. will also be open for Salem souvenirs.

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Boatshop at Strawbery Banke offers Father’s Day boatbuilding program

PORTSMOUTH —The Boatshop at Strawbery Banke, a partnership between Piper Boatworks of Rye and Strawbery Banke Museum, is offering a special Father’s Day edition of their signature HANDS ON BOATS program on Sunday, June 17. Any father-child duo will receive a25 percent discount off the registration fee for the second person. Normally open only to adults, the Boatshop is also welcoming children over age 12 and their father for a full or half day of boatbuilding as part of this special program.

The HANDS ON BOATS program is a chance to learn by doing alongside a

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FIFA World Cup Fans to Get 50% Discount on Museum Tickets in Moscow During Tournament

“Fan IDs will allow the FIFA World Cup guests to have a 50 percent discount while visiting exhibitions organized by the city museums. The fans will also get a 10 percent discount at the cafes in Zaryadye and Gorky Park on match days”, the documents said.

According to the documents, the 2018 FIFA World Cup cultural program includes over 70 events, such as exhibitions, fairs and the FIFA Fan Fest.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held between June 14 and July 15 at 12 stadiums across 11 Russian cities.

Teams are set to play in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Kaliningrad,

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NASA Selects 3 Museums for STEM Promotion Projects

NASA‘s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions has awarded science, technology, engineering and math funds cumulatively valued at $2 million to projects of three educational museums.

The space agency said Wednesday the projects will go on for the next two to three years and are individually valued between $650,000 and $750,000.

Arizona Science Center will administer The Moon and Beyond: An Immersive Game for STEM Learning in Museums and Planetariums. This project seeks to provide a STEM experience based on the physical adventure game Escape Room.

Second, Florida-based museum Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will implement

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Community calendar

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SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Ripley United Methodist Church All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 84 W. Main St. $7. Pancakes, made-to-order omelets and more. Benefits Kingdom Konxion summer kids’ program.

Annual 9th Cavalry Civil War Encampment/Re-enactment in Westfield, McClurg Museum (Moore Park/Routes 394 and 20). No charge. Flag raising ceremony at the Moore Park Soldier’s Monument, drills and demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Craft demonstrations for children, battle re-enactments. Civil War letter reading at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 2 p.m., candlelight tours at 8 p.m. For details, call 326-2977 or email cchs@mcclurgmuseum.org

Be Kind 5K

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Discount Diva: A jam-packed schedule of free family fun this week

There is so much free fun on tap this week, let’s get right to it.

Thunder of Niagara International Air Show. The free air show features jaw-dropping aerial demonstrations, as well as ground displays and vendors. The main events are the formation military jet demonstrations from the United States Air Force Thunderbirds and Canadian Forces Snowbirds, doing aerobatics as close as 36 inches apart.

There is free parking with free shuttles in the: NFTA overflow lot, 2176 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Niagara Falls; Vantage Business Park, 6311 Inducon Corporate Drive, Sanborn; Niagara SPCA Lot, 2134 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls.

It takes

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CT Open House Day Offers Free And Discounted Admissions

The annual Connecticut Open House Day – during which the state’s cultural attractions offer discounted or free admission, free tours, giveaways, special offers and kids’ activities – will be June 9 with more than 180 participants statewide.

Hartford venues offering free admission are the Amistad Center for Art Culture, the Butler-McCook House Garden, the Connecticut Historical Society, the Old State House, the Connecticut State Library and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Discounted admission is offered at Connecticut Science Center and the Isham-Terry House.

 

CT Open House Day Offers Free And Discounted Admissions …

The annual Connecticut Open House Day – during which the state’s cultural attractions offer discounted or free admission, free tours, giveaways, special offers and kids’ activities – will be June 9 with more than 180 participants statewide.

Hartford venues offering free admission are the Amistad Center for Art Culture, the Butler-McCook House Garden, the Connecticut Historical Society, the Old State House, the Connecticut State Library and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Discounted admission is offered at Connecticut Science Center and the Isham-Terry House. The Mark Twain House Museum celebrates with discounted house tours and a free “Tom Sawyer Day”

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People in Business

30-year museum volunteer to receive state history award

LaDean Harmston, of Idaho Falls, received a 2018 Esto Perpetua Award from the Idaho State Historical Society at a ceremony in Boise on Monday.

The award, which takes its name from the state’s motto, meaning “let it be perpetual,” recognizes people and organizations who have made significant contributions to the preservation and promotion of Idaho history, a Museum of Idaho news release said. Harmston, one of 12 Esto Perpetua Award honorees for 2018, has volunteered at the Museum of Idaho in various capacities for 30 years.

Harmston’s work at the Bonneville Museum, as

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Area museums offer discounted, free admisstion to attract low-income families

TORRINGTON – Earlier this year, the KidsPlay Children’s Museum started participating in a program to reduce admission fees for low-income families. Eileen Marriott, the museum’s director, hopes the program helps more children from cash-strapped families enjoy the museum. A study…

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