Fun with Fungus for Kids at Dickson Mounds on May 26

Release Date: 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, May 26, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be ‘Fun with Fungus.’  Participants may enjoy learning about fungi's role in our lives and ecosystem.  A variety of native fungi will be on display to highlight their specific traits.  The program will include several hands-on activities and crafts to take home.

Kid’s Day programs at Dickson Mounds are geared toward children ages 5 and up, and children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is not required.  Admission is free; donations are appreciated. 

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

Contact Email: 

christa.foster@illinois.gov

Contact Phone: 

(309)547-3721

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