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May 1, 2014

Woonsocket


Five great reasons to visit the

Museum of Work & Culture on Sunday May 4th!

Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

Five great reasons to visit the

Museum of Work & Culture on Sunday May 4th!

  •          Smithsonian Travelling Exhibition: The Way We Worked in the Museum Gallery
  •          Beekeeping: learn about the history and practice of beekeeping from apiculturist Normand E. Peloquin of Celestial Offerings Apiary
  •          Wool Spinning: give drop spindling a try with experienced wool spinners Dave and Iris Westcott
  •          Gardening: Get your green thumb ready with Master Gardener Roseanne Sherry’s container garden how-to
  •         JELL-O Fun: meet food historian Dr. Elyssa Tardif and enjoy her presentation on 1950s and 60s gelatin recipes (with free samples!)

 A Salute to Spring is an all-day celebration featuring musical performance, live demonstrations and refreshments from Wright’s Dairy Farm! Join us on May 4th at the Museum from 1:30pm to 5:00pm for the end of our annual appeal and raffle. We would love to see you there! Visit www.rihs.org or call (401) 769-9675 for details and to buy your tickets!

 Special thanks to our generous sponsors: The Brickle Group, Conway Tours, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, Rhode Island Monthly ,TransCanada ,Bourget & Associates, Inc., Soucy Insurance Agency, Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, Wrights Dairy Farm, Dr. Julien and Mrs. Pauline Ayotte, Mrs. Trudy Lamoureux, Li’L General Convenience Stores and Marcum LLP