Summer brings a wide range of Ephraim Historical Foundation programs. As in years past, events include Sunday SingAlongs, History Speaks, and Child’s Play, as well as a new program, The Great History Caper.
Sunday SingAlongs bring families and friends together in the Ephraim Village Hall (9996 Water St.) for an hour of music and song. SingAlongs are held at 7:30 pm each Sunday, now through Aug. 9.
The 2015 History Speaks programs include topics of both local and state significance. This free lecture series is held each Tuesday in July at 7:30 pm in the Ephraim Village Hall. Dates and topics are: July 7 – Niagara Escarpment and Geology with Roger Kuhns; July 14 – “Growing Up In Ephraim” with George Larson; July 21 – Commercial Fishing Industry with Dennis Hickey; and July 28 – Civil War Service of the Menominee, Oneida, and Stockbridge-Munsee Tribes with Russ Horton.
With a craft, story, and snack, Child’s Play offers a fun and educational program for children ages 3 and up. Space is limited for this free program, and registration is recommended online at ephraim.org or by calling 920.854.9688. Child’s Play is held in collaboration with the Door County Library, Ephraim Branch. The program runs from 10 – 11:15 am each Thursday in July at the Anderson Barn Museum (3060 Anderson Lane). This year’s themes include: July 2 – Celebrating Independence; July 9 – Native Americans; July 16 – All Things Door County; July 23 – Outstanding Women; and July 30 – Hunting for Treasure.
New in 2015, The Great History Caper children’s program will feature treasure maps, puzzles, and a day of activities at the EHF Museums. The program is scheduled for Aug. 3, from 11 am to 3 pm. The Great History Caper will begin at the Iverson House Museum (9966 Moravia St.) and end at the Anderson Barn Museum (3060 Anderson Lane). This program is for children ages 7 – 12. The cost is $18 per child. Space is limited and registration is recommended online at ephraim.org or by calling 920.854.9688.