The Historical Society will host children’s programs

WAUSAU — The Marathon County Historical Society will host Story Time in the Garden and its annual Children’s Story Day in August.

Story time in the garden

The Marathon County Historical Society’s “Storytime in the Garden” series returns the second Thursday of every month at 1 p.m., rain or shine. The next program is August 11 and will include storytelling, a craft, games and a look at the Railroad Club‘s model train layout. The books will be the “very hungry caterpillar” and the “apple doll”. The final story hour of the summer will take place on September 8.

Children’s History Day

On August 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, Marathon County Historical Society‘s Children’s History Day brings children ages 8-10 to the Woodson History Center and Yawkey House Museum to view a model train, participate go on a scavenger hunt, do a craft, enjoy a snack and more. Pre-registration is required. Limit of 25 children. The cost of the event is $10 per child and $5 for each additional child. Contact the Marathon County Historical Society at 715-842-5750 to reserve your spot.

Story time in the garden

1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, August 11 and September 8.

Yawkey House Garden, 403 McIndoe Street, Wausau

Children’s History Day

9 a.m. to noon August 18

Woodson History Center, 410 Mcindoe Street, Wausau

Yawkey House Museum, 403 Mcindoe Street, Wausau

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