Tuesday, June 25, 2013
In celebration of a special summer archeology traveling exhibit during the months of June, July and August, The History Museum of Hood River County invites the public to a community picnic and primitive native weapon demonstration on the east museum lawn on June 27 at 5:30 p.m.
Bring your picnic supper and enjoy learning about how early Native Americans used an atlatl — a spear-propelling weapon that predated the bow and arrow.
The museum also hosts the following summer programs and activities:
The History Museum will offer a walking tour of downtown Hood River on Saturday, June 29. Knowledgeable museum staff will help participants explore the architecture, history and cultural importance of many of the city’s well-preserved buildings.
The tour will begin and end at Overlook Park on State Street and lasts about an hour. There is a $5 suggested donation.
For more information contact Carly Squyres at 541-386-6772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
History through Yoga
On July from 9-10 a.m. at the museum, Angela Logan of Root Down Yoga will teach children different yoga postures that tell the story of HR County. Free admission for current members; $5 for nonmembers. Children need to bring their own mats.
For more info contact Carly Squyres at email@example.com or 541-386-6772.
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A damaged rail car from the June 3, 2016 oil train derailment and fire is transported from the crash site via truck on I84. Enlarge