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03/20/17

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Contact: Steve Hawkins
Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-0754
shawkins@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/historycenter

Oklahoma History Center's First Saturday Program Features Pioneers in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Education Department of the Oklahoma History Center will host First Saturday Hands-On History on Saturday, April 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the History Center. This program offers hands-on history to school-age children on the first Saturday of every month. The program offers activities that include crafts and living history associated with a particular theme. The theme for the April First Saturday Hands-On History is Pioneers in Oklahoma. Visitors will be introduced to a number of notable Oklahoma pioneers.

First Saturday Hands-On History is offered on the first Saturday of every month, unless otherwise specified, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center. This program is included with paid admission to the History Center and is free to OHS members. For more information on this program or other education programs at the museum, contact the Oklahoma History Center Education Department at education@okhistory.org or 405-522-0791.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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