Spring break fun starts at museum

If the children complain there’s nothing to do on spring break, just give Nanaimo Museum a call.

From Monday (March 14) to March 25, the museum is hosting a variety of hands-on activities for students ages eight to 12.

Programs include:

u Brick houses, March 14. Build a cottage using brick and mortar.

u First Nations carving, March 16. Carve an eagle-head letter opener.

u Bird houses, March 18. Build and paint your own bird house.

u Magic lanterns, March 22. Construct a frame and paint slides to make your own moving slide show.

u First Nations art, March 24. Learn about First Nations art and paint a wall plaque.

All programs are $25 each or five for $100. Workshops are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snacks are provided and participants will need to bring a lunch.

Space is limited so please book early by contacting Bobbi, program coordinator, at 250-753-1821 or visit the museum website, www.nanaimomuseum.ca, for more details.

Nanaimo Museum is in the Vancouver Island Conference Centre at 100 Museum Way.