Museum to Offer Free Program for Senior Citizens

There is a correction to the Senior Citizen program date for April. The next program in the Museum’s series of senior programs will be April 29th and will focus on plants and herbs. Amanda Nikkel, Humanities Educator, will lead a program about the Museum’s new heritage garden. In the end, Frances Mathis, museum volunteer, will lead a planting activity. The program schedule for the remainder of 2014 will be:

May 27th – May Flowers

June 24th – Celebrate Independence

July 29th – Clothes Pin Crafts

August 26th – Optical Illusions

September 30th – Sand Art

October 28th – Corn Husk Crafts

November 25th – Thanksgiving

December 16th – Christmas Music

This program is free. Space is limited to 15 participants and reservations are required. Please call the museum at 870-793-2121 to reserve your space!

This humanities program is made possible by local support from Independence County and the City of Batesville, as well as by Challenge Grant Endowment funding from the National Endowment of the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Old Independence serves a 12-county area: Baxter, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Marion, Poinsett, Sharp, Stone, White, and Woodruff. Parts of these present-day counties comprised the original Independence County in 1820s Arkansas territory.