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06/02/17

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Robbin Davis
Pioneer Woman Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-765-6108
rdavis@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/pioneerwoman

Pioneer Family Fun Days at Pioneer Woman Museum

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Pioneer Family Fun Days, a program for families, will begin Saturday, June 10, at the Pioneer Woman Museum. As the summer progresses, there will be a total of seven Saturdays that families can enjoy indoor and outdoor activities. These events are scheduled for June 10, 17 and 24 and July 8, 15, 22 and 29. Program themes include vintage cartoons and popcorn, Frontier Life, quilts, Pioneer School, Nature Day, Native games and lore and the annual Happy Trails event on July 29. “Happy Trails has come to mean a lot to us. It is our end of the summer salute and this year should be a blast. Family teams will load their wagons and race to the finish. We have a whole list of activities and a few surprises in store for this year.” Said Museum Director Robbin Davis.

“This is our fourth year to offer summer programs for families and we think this may be our best year yet,” continued Davis. “Every week there will bring new hands-on and interactive programs specifically designed to engage the entire family and we think that our local families will enjoy the opportunity to play together.”

The cost is minimal, with families of up to five people joining the fun for only $5. The activities are designed so that participants can come and go from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each week’s activities are preplanned and more information can be found at www.facebook.com/PioneerWomanMuseum. Most activities are appropriate for ages 6 and up, and everyone is welcome.

For more information about any of the programs and events hosted by the Pioneer Woman Museum, contact the museum at 580-765-6108, piown@okhistory.org or visit its Facebook page.

The Pioneer Woman Museum, a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society, is located at 701 Monument Road in Ponca City. 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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