Sunday, May 25, 2008

Upcoming Events at SRAC!

While we are working on a few other events this summer - I wanted to share some of the great events we have planned so far! I have also attached the fliers (click underlined titles to any event to download) for each here and hope that you will share them with any groups you are involved with!

Click here to download a brochure of these events.

May 30th, 2008 6--8 pm - Kids Night Out ! Storyteller Night

Storyteller night will be presented by SRAC member Jack Andrus! Jack will come dressed in Native Indian costume and share interactive Native Indian children stories that all ages will enjoy! Authentic stories! Door prizes! Fun for all ages! Kids $3, Adults $5

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm History’s Mysteries! The Mound Builder Myth, by Deb Twigg

When many of the ancient mounds and earthworks in North America were discovered by white settlers, they believed that they were made by:


The People of Atlantis

The Vikings

Deb Twigg will take you through time and show you many mounds that she has personally visited in her quest to unravel what has become known in the scientific world as the “Mound Builder Myth.”

Doors open at 6pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for SRAC members and children under 18.

June 7th, 2008 1pm - 4pm – SRAC Roundup – BIRDSTONES!

Ralph Rataul, Archaeology Collections Technician, will provide a digital presentation displaying the Museum's varied sample of approximately two-dozen birdstones. In addition, we are calling out to all collectors to bring their birdstones from around the region. Setup for collectors is from noon to 1pm and secure storage is available. Join us for a very rare afternoon of sharing and learning. Admission is $5 Adults, $4 SRAC Members, $3 Children

June 19th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 2008 Wildlife Rehab Series - Barb Cole w/ LIVE Animals!

The SRAC Wildlife Rehab Series will be presented every third Thursday of the month and will include many topics throughout the year to include discussions on owls and other large birds, porcupines, deer, reptiles, bats, water fowl, garden birds and more! Live animals will be present every night! Admission is $3 for children under 18, $5 for adults and $3 for SRAC members.

August 23rd, 2008 1pm - 4pm – SRAC Roundup Beads and Wampum!

Dr. Marshall Becker, Senior Fellow at University of PA and long time researcher on wampum will be the guest speaker and specialist for this topic. We are asking all collectors to round up their beads and wampum and to bring them to SRAC for what we hope will be the largest onsite exhibit for a day! Secure storage is available. Noon4pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for SRAC members and children.

August 30, 2008 5pm8pm : A Double Feature For Newtown Weekend!!

August 29, 30, & 31st is Newtown Battlefield reenactment weekend, and SRAC is hosting a special double feature at SRAC the evening of Saturday the 30th. “Why Sullivan Marched” will be presented by SRAC’s Dick Cowles 5-6pm, and then at 7-8pm, we will host a special showing of the film, "The Battle of Wyoming,” which “Sullivan’s Campaign” responded to. Members of the original cast of the film and the film's producer/director, Bill Bachman will all be on hand. Admission is $12 for adults for both or $5 for 1st and $10 for second show, kids $5 for the whole night, SRAC members $10 for whole night!

Remember that we are always adding events and the best way to keep track of all we are up to - - visit us online at

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