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Spring 2014

Kids 1st Day
Friday, March 7th, 2014 10 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for a free family day at the Museum. Kids crafts, demonstrations, and self-guided gallery tours. Event brought to you by Investing in Children. For details on other participating sites, visit:

March Break
March 10-14, 2014 10 am – 4:30 pm
We’ve extended our hours for March Break! We’re open Monday to Friday this week for families to explore MOA. Self-guided gallery tour, scavenger hunt, tour the Lawson site and reconstructed longhouse, visit the new Winter Archaeology exhibit with artifacts from the Fugitive Slave Chapel and Pop Up activities. These activities will be posted daily to our Facebook and Twitter page and can include crafts or outdoor fun! Regular admission rates apply.

March Break Camp: MOA Olympics
March 10-14, 2014 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Learn about the history of the Games, make Olympic crafts, and of course, take part in some team sports! Camp for kids ages 5-9.
Sign up for single days ($35) or the full week ($135). More details:

Spring Moccasin Making Workshop
** This workshop has been cancelled as of April 2nd.
Please contact the Museum if you are interested in future workshops.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 9 am – 4:30 pm
Make your own pair of custom moccasins from genuine hide and cozy fleece. Don’t miss this unique hands-on experience!
$70 for womens size 9.5 and under, $75 for womens size 10+, and $75 for mens moccasins. Includes a $15 non-refundable deposit.
Advanced registration required. Limited to 10 participants.
You will have to supply your own fleece, bring a sharp pair of scissors, a tracing of your feet, and a bagged lunch.

London Chapter Ontario Archaeology Society Speaker Series
Every 2nd Thursday from September – April in the Museum theatre at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm.  All are welcome!
Next meeting: April 10, 2014 at 8 pm. Common Themes/Uncommon Histories: Lake Woodland Earthworks in the Lower Great Lakes. Dr. Christopher Watts will speak about his recent archaeological research at the enigmatic Cedar Creek Earthworks near Lake Erie.
FYI: The 47th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association will be held in London, ON May 14th – 18th at the downtown Hilton. For details, visit

Sweat Lodge/ Purification Ceremonies
The Museum is the host site for the Sweat Lodge/Purification Ceremony, occurring every full moon. For details, send an email to the coordinator, or call the Museum to request contact information.
Next ceremonies:  April 15, May 14, June 13, July 12, August 10, at sunset.
There will be additional “Change of Seasons” ceremonies TBD.

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