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2016 AIA/SunWatch Lecture Series: Archaeology in the Eastern United States
Mark your calendar for the 2016 SunWatch Lecture Series: Archaeology in the Eastern United States
Lectures are every third Saturday from January - April. Lectures are held in the Prairie View room and begin at 10:30 a.m. Admission to these special lectures is FREE to the public.
Spring Scout Day
Saturday, April 23, 2016
All Girl and Boy Scouts, Campfire Boys and Girls, and members of Y Adventure Programs are invited to attend a special morning at SunWatch set aside especially for them.
Held twice each year, Scout Days offer a variety of activities with different stations set up in the Village and Museum, including discussion of the "Green Corn Ceremony" and the center post alignments, playing games, participating in archery demonstrations, making a craft, using pump drills, and taking part in a museum wide scavenger hunt.
Advance registration is required for the event. Fee: $6.00 per person. Call 937–268–8199 for more information.
The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans 28th Annual Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Gates open at 11:00 a.m.; Grand entry at 12 noon and 6:00 p.m. Saturday, and 12 noon Sunday
During the Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow, the serene setting at SunWatch transforms with the beat of drums and the sounds and rhythm of American Indian music. For American Indians, Pow Wow is a special time to reflect upon a rich heritage and come into the Pow Wow circle with honor and respect for one another and the drum.
The event features both men’s and women’s dances, including the men’s grass dance and the women’s shawl and jingle dance, performed wearing full regalia. In addition, traditional American Indian arts, crafts and food will be available from vendors.
Admission: $8.00/Adults, $6.00/Seniors (60+) and Children (6-16), Free/Age 5 & under. Weekend passes are available for $15/Adults, $9.00/Seniors (60+) and Children (6-16), Free/Age 5 & under.
Presented by: The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans
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