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.