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Wednesday December 20, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through April 30, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Wednesday December 20, 2017
WINTER WONDERLAND WITH BIRDS & VISIT WITH A LIVE OWL @ 11:00 a.m. Winter is the perfect time to enjoy birds in your yard or in the woods. Members of the Daviess County Audubon Society will lead a fun session about birds who may be visiting your backyard feeder. Patrons will make a bird feeder, using sunflower butter, to take home and everyone will meet live birds of prey from the Nuture to Nature Rehabilitation Center! Thank you to our Winter Break 2017 sponsor, Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union!  
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Wednesday December 20, 2017
H.O.P. (Health Owensboro Program) VISITS THE WORLD OF DRIED FRUITS!
Join us for a H.O.P. program about dried fruits and how our ancestors stored food during the winter months. We’ll gather around the Portable Demo Kitchen explore a bit of history while learning about the vitamins and nutrition of various dried fruits. Everyone can try some different dried fruit snacks and take home activity and recipe cards! This program is supported by Owensboro Health and the Junior League of Owensboro.  
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery