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10/06/17

NEWS RELEASE

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

Oklahoma History Center to Host Annual Home School Day

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center will host its ninth annual Home School Day on Monday, October 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Home School Day is designed to offer family learners the chance to participate in a program specifically designed for mixed age groups. Activities run throughout the day, allowing participants to stop by at their leisure. Visitors can explore the museum with the help of gallery guides, follow along with a scavenger hunt, take part in hands-on demonstrations, and enjoy a variety of historical interpreters. Students will find activities and demonstrations throughout the galleries. No registration is required.

Other institutional participants in 2017 Home School Day include: Agrotourism; OK Contemporary; the Mabee-Gerrer Museum; Ag in the Classroom; National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum; Oklahoma Department of Libraries; Oklahoma Railway Museum; Chisholm Trail Heritage Center; Eric Provo; Sam Noble Museum; Science Museum Oklahoma; and the Oklahoma 4-H.

For more information on Home School Day please contact the History Center Education Department at education@okhistory.org or 405-522-0785. This program is sponsored in part by SONIC, America’s Drive-in.

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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