Museum to host Children’s Hour

Museum to host  Children’s HourThe Maturango Museum will host its next Children’s Hour program on Friday, Feb. 21, from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Docents will read Alan Lind’s story “Black Bear Club,” which teaches children the real-life experience of bear cubs in their first year.

“What are some of the skills learned as they play in the forest? Important lessons are taught by their mother bear that will help them survive and stay safe,” said a docent.

In addition to stories, the morning will include plenty of action, a special craft plus a picture to color, and the hands-on activities at the Discovery Table.

Programs are offered monthly September through May, and young children and their families are invited to attend.

“The volunteer docents hope to foster a love of books and appreciation of the desert and nearby mountains in which they live,” said a spokesperson.

For a complete schedule, visit the museum, open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 100 E. Las Flores Ave., or

Pictured: Youngsters attend a previous bird-themed story hour. — Courtesy photo

Story First Published: 2020-02-14