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Thursday June 1, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Friday June 2, 2017
"World War I and America"
"World War I and America" Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Saturday June 3, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Sunday June 4, 2017
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s new 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 will run from April 1st through November 11, 2017.   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor
Monday June 5, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday June 6, 2017
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN! Enjoy games, hands-on activities and delicious, nutritious foods!
Join us for our first KIDS IN THE KITCHEN program of summer 2017! Children of all ages can learn fun tips about nutrition, exercise and what it means to stay healthy!  Through games and hands-on food preparations, kids and parents can learn easy and nutritious food recipes together! Games and delicious free foods are also offered. KIDS IN THE KITCHEN is presented by Junior League of Owensboro, Inc. Thank you to their amazing volunteers and to Owensboro Health for their support in bringing this program to the families of Owensboro - Daviess County!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Monday June 12, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Monday June 19, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 20th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday June 20, 2017
Kids in the Kitchen - Enjoy games, hands-on activities and delicious, nutritious foods!
Children of all ages can learn fun tips about nutrition, exercise and what it means to stay healthy!  Through games and hands-on food preparations, kids and parents can learn easy and nutritious food recipes together! Games and delicious free foods are also offered. KIDS IN THE KITCHEN is presented by Junior League of Owensboro, Inc. Thank you to their amazing volunteers and to Owensboro Health for their support in bringing this program to the families of Owensboro - Daviess County! 
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Thursday June 22, 2017
Amazing Animals at the Museum! Visit with some very special live animals, including a BIG Tortoise and a Kangaroo!
Hop on down to the museum on June 22nd where you can learn about, and visit with,  a Kangaroo, a Big Tortoise and other amazing live animals from Debbie Taylor's Equestrian Enterprises! Photos welcome!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for K-1 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
Join us for a week of TALL TALES - Hey Diddle Diddle! Dive into the science inside your favorite tall tale! Have you wondered if a cow could really jump over the moon? Can you build a suit to protect Humpty Dumpty during a three-story fall? Explore the world of tall tales from medieval times, when many of these stories originated, to our real lives now! Registration is $175 for the week; OMSH members receive a 10% discount! Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's 3rd Floor DAR Meeting Room
Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for 2-3 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
2nd - 3rd Graders will start the Schools Out Science Camp week with ENGINEERING EXTREMES! They'll take on real-life challenges that explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical and structural enginering. Registration is $175 for the week and OMSH members receive a 10% discount.Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's 3rd Floor Budding Biotech Lab
Monday June 26, 2017
Schools Out Science Camp for 2-3 Graders! A partnership between OMSH and the Ky Science Center!
4th - 5th Graders will spend the Schools Out Science Camp week with their own topic of  MEDICAL MYSTERIES! They'll discover the medical advances that explain certain genetic mutations....such as why a child can have brown eyes if both parents have blue eyes. Can mutations give you super human strength? They'll find out the answers and much more as they uncode the secrets that hide in our genome! Registration is $175 for the week and OMSH members receive a 10% discount.Drop off starts at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and pick up lasts until 5:00 p.m. The camp itself begins at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's SpeedZeum Basement Party Room
Monday June 26, 2017
MUSEUM CLOSED ON MONDAYS
We will re-open on Tuesday, June 27th at 10:00 a.m. 
Time: 10:00AM