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NEW PROGRAM!

History Detectives: The Lost Colony of Roanoke
November 29, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

There are many mysteries that have remained unsolved for hundreds of years. The 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.

Teen Lecture Series

These lectures are for middle school and high school students. We will cover one topic and enter into open discussion when the lecture is completed. Snack will be included. Cost will be $3 per child.
Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or call her at 215-679-3103 to register for the event.

Harvest Traditions
October 18, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

We will be discussing 18th century harvest practices and traditions. It was an important time of year that prepared people for the long, cold months of winter.

Major Scientific Discoveries and Their Impact
November 15, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Early scientific discoveries completely changed how we live our lives now. We will be discussing some of the most significant innovations and their lasting influence.

American Girl Tea & History


Sunday, September 16, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Molly McIntire(1944)


Sunday, October 21, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Josefina Montoya (1824)


Sunday, November 25, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Luciana (Girl of the Year - 2018)

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. Beginning this year, we will be charging a fee. It will be $3.00 per child. The accompanying adult will be free.

Parent's Night Out!

Thursday, October 25, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Adults, come join us again this fall for a chance to have a date night or to run some errands! There will be plenty of crafts, games and activities. The cost will be $5 per child. Dinner will be included.
Please register for the event by contacting Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or call her at 215-679-3103.

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