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Event celebrates Columbus

by jmaloni
Sat, Oct 9th 2010 11:00 am
The History Center of Niagara County is offering a Columbus Day program for children from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport..

This year's theme will be navigation at the time of Columbus. Activities will include finding and assembling the parts of a ship, learning to make sailors' knots, singing sea shanties while "hoisting the sails," studying and making a constellation chart, and building and racing a small wooden boat with sails. A snack will be served.

"Sailors" ages 7 to 12 are invited to attend. Admission is $10 per child and accompanying adults are free.

For reservations and more information, call 434-7433 or e-mail [email protected].

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