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06/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/13/2021 14:43

2021 Summer Programs & Tours

News Release Date:
June 13, 2021

Contact:Antoine Helou, 734-243-7136

River Raisin National Battlefield Park News Release
River Raisin National Battlefield Park's 2021 Interpretative Summer Program Schedule Monroe, Michigan

River Raisin National Battlefield Park would like to announce the interpretative program schedule for the summer of 2021.

On Mondays through Fridays, interactive walking tours of the battlefield grounds will be held at 12:00pm and 3:00pm.

On Saturdays and Sundays, walking tours will be held at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 4:00pm.

Programming for the weekend also includes Family Story Time and Craft Making classes:

Family Story Time Schedule:
June 13th 1:00pm-2:00pm: A Beaver's Tale by Gerry Wykes
June 27th 1:00pm-2:00pm: A to Z, An Animal Alphabet of Art by Brandy Gerber
July 11th 1:00pm-2:00pm: Spider Spins A Story; Legend of the Loom by Robert Annesley July 25th 1:00pm-2:00pm: Spider Spins A Story; How the Half Boys Came to Be by Robert Annesly
August 8th 1:00pm-2:00pm: The Legend of Sleeping Bear by Kathy-Jo-Wargin
August 22nd 1-00pm-2:00pm: The Legend of the Beaver's Tail by Stephanie Shaw

Craft Making Courses Schedule:
June 19th 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Bees Wax Candle Stick Making
July 3rd 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Reconstruction of American General William Hull's Military Road July 17th 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Corn Husk Dolls
July 31st 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Grape Vine Circles
August 14th: 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Voyageur Canoes
August 28th: 1:00pm & 3:00pm: Tin Punch Lanterns

All programs will be held at River Raisin National Battlefield Park's new Education Center at 333 North Dixie Highway Monroe, MI 48162 and are free to the public to enjoy.

Additional programs by seasonal staff will be offered throughout the summer as well and their dates and times will be announced as the summer progresses.