The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., Evanston, has planned three educational programs for Saturday, April 21, to coincide with a local retail merchants association’s fundraising event for area nonprofits.
The Mitchell’s “Community Day” programs, free with regular museum admission, include a “dream catcher” Kids Craft workshop from 11 a.m. to noon, a story time for youngsters in the museum’s teaching lodge from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and a curator’s tour of the museum’s principle temporary exhibit, “Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top 10 Truths,” from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., its regular Saturday hours.
That’s the day the Central Street Business Association and Central Street Neighbor’s Association will hold a semi-annual Community Day to raise money for local nonprofit organizations. When a customer presents an association flyer at a participating merchant, from 10 to 20 percent of the purchase will be donated to the customer’s choice of 11 local organizations, including the Mitchell Museum.
Community Day flyers can be picked up at the Mitchell Museum.
Museum admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children (ages 1- 17), students (with ID), teachers (with ID), and seniors (age 65+). Admission is free for Mitchell Museum members and tribal members.
For information, phone (847) 475-1030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.mitchellmuseum.org.