At Dickson Mounds Museum’s Tot Time on Thursday, June 6 at 9:30 a.m., the program will be “Fish” presented by staff from the Illinois River Biological Station.

LEWISTOWN-At Dickson Mounds Museum’s Tot Time on Thursday, June 6 at 9:30 a.m., the program will be “Fish” presented by staff from the Illinois River Biological Station. They will show a variety of live fish from the Illinois River. Participants may also enjoy viewing the station’s fish population survey boat and learning about some of the station’s latest research. In addition, there will be fun crafts for participating children to take home.

 

Admission to Tot Time is free and registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served. Groups of eight or more should call Dickson Mounds in advance to ensure the availability of supplies. The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m., with the program portion lasting approximately 30 minutes, followed by crafts, snacks and time to explore the museum.

 

The 2019 Tot Time program series is sponsored by Spoon River Electric’s Operation Round-up grant, Canton Chamber of Commerce, Havana National Bank, Lewistown American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Bishop Post #1, Lewistown VFW Post 5001 Auxiliary, Rusty Melhouse of Edward Jones and Jeff and Linda Sisson of Havana. The Tot Time program series continuously seeks sponsors. Please contact Curator of Education Christa Christensen at 309-547-3721 for more information.

 

The Illinois State Museum—Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175 or visit the museum’s web site at http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/welcome-dickson-mounds.