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New Year Welcomes Family Programs at Benjamin Banneker Park and Museum

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The New Year is almost here, and Baltimore area nature and family activity centers are preparing program schedules. Many like the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum are offering new family and adult programs. Some great surprises are ahead, so keep an ever watchful eye.

Winter Wild Scavenger Hunt
On Saturday, January 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum is offering Winter Wild Scavenger Hunt program, suitable for families with children age 4 and older. Cost is $5.00 per family. Pre-registration is required.

Dress warmly and appropriately for a winter hike to explore the park with all your senses. Following a checklist, you will search for all the scavenger hunt items on it. Afterwards, enjoy a hot cup of spicebush tea.

Build a Banneker Cabin
On Saturday, January 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum is offering Build a Banneker Cabin program, suitable for families with children age 5 and older. Cost is $5.00 per project. Pre-registration is required.

Discover how colonial children may have lived by taking an exploratory tour of Banneker Cabin. Afterwards, using pretzel logs and other treats, create your own Banneker Cabin. Bring a small box to take the project home.

Winter Window Gardens
On Saturday, January 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum is offering Winter Window Gardens program, suitable for families with children age 5 and older. Cost is $3.00 per family. Pre-registration is required.

Although the winter season is here, you can grow a garden right on a sunny windowsill. Learn about colonial herbs and how to create a miniature version.

Learn From Me, Little Fox
On Saturday, January from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum is offering the Learn From Me, Little Fox program, suitable for families with children age 4 and older. Cost is $4.00 per family. Pre-registration is required.

Hear the story about a little fox learning how to be a fox and survive the wilderness. Dress warmly and appropriately for a short hike and games, using the senses to discover what a fox’s life is like.

So welcome the New Year of weekend programs at the Benjamin Banneker Historic Park and Museum.
Further information about the park and museum can be found in the article written by the Baltimore Family Entertainment Examiner entitled, See What’s New at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum.

Happy New Year!

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum
300 Oella Avenue
Oella, MD 21228
(410)887-1081
benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com

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