Second Saturdays R 4 Kids

 

The educational series Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums offers special events throughout the year. Kids through age 12 learn about history and participate in fun activities. 

Events have included conducting electrical experiments ;ed by Imagination Station, learning to paint with Artistry Uncorked and experiencing life in a Civil War camp with reenactors.

Some months, the event features a scavenger hunt available throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Participants can stop by and do the hunt any time during the day. Each scavenger hunt has a theme, and kids get a prize for completing it. 

Members at the family level or higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted to Second Saturdays R 4 Kids for free.

The schedule and pricing for each event is as follows: 

Dec. 9, 2017 - There will be a scavenger hunt available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Participants can stop by any time during those hours to do the scavenger hunt and can also tour the museum. Cost is $1 for kids and $7.50 for adults. This includes admission to the museum. 

Jan. 13, 2018 - Kids can learn to make ice cream during Second Saturdays R 4 Kids from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 13. This program will coincide with the special exhibit “‘Ice for Everybody: Lake Erie and America’s Ice Harvesting Industry.’” The ice harvesting industry made having ice cream at home possible. Kids will learn about the exhibit and ice harvesting and learn to make ice cream. Cost is $1 for kids. There is no charge for adults to bring kids to this program. Kids and grandkids of Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher are admitted for free. Reservations are required and can be made here or by contacting Education Coordinator Maggie Wilson at 419-332-2081, ext. 246, or mwilson@rbhayes.org. The reservation deadline is Jan. 11. Title sponsor is Impact Credit Union. Event sponsor is Century Die.

Feb. 10, 2018 - Details to be announced. Title sponsor is Impact Credit Union.

March 10, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

April 14, 2018 - Details to be announced. 

May 12, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

June 9, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

July 14, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

Aug. 11, 2018 - Details to be announced.

Sept. 15, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

Oct. 13, 2018 - Details to be announced.

Nov. 10, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

Dec. 8, 2018 - A scavenger hunt will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum. Kids receive a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Cost – admission to the museum is included – is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums members at the family level and higher and their children and grandchildren are admitted for free.

For information, Education Coordinator Maggie Wilson at 419-332-2081or mwilson@rbhayes.org. 

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