Historic Bethlehem’s Hunt for History Club Back in 2013 with Sculpting and Chocolate

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Bethlehem, PA- The Hunt for History club is back for its third year! Join the club that’s just for kids on the first Saturday of every month in Historic Bethlehem. 2013 program highlights include an event with glass and rainbows, making paper, and the science of sound and music.

Join us January 5 and “Make 3D Magic,” as we explore Historic Bethlehem’s sculpture collection. “Sculpture,” said Pablo Picasso,” is the art of intelligence.” Learn about famous sculptors – local and worldwide – before creating your own 3-dimensional work of art out of clay, wire, and paper. The event will be held at the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem at 66 W. Church Street.

On February 2, fall in love with the sweetest treat of all, chocolate. During “Will You Be My Valentine,” guests will uncover the bittersweet past of the 2,000 year-old treat and the delicious role it plays in American history and decorative arts. Make your own chocolate treat and decorate a bon-bon holder to give to your special someone, or keep for yourself! The event will be held at the Goundie House at 505 Main Street in Bethlehem.

Hunt for History club runs from 12pm to 4pm. Visitors can stop in anytime; children enjoy free admission. For the full 2013 schedule, visit historicbethlehem.org.

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites launched the Hunt for History club as a way to engage children with local history and their community. The program is made possible through the generous support of the Helen and Maurice Jones Fund.

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history.  Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, America’s first municipal water pumping system, and one of the world’s greatest industrial companies.  Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City.  Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a National Historic Landmark district. For more information please call 610-691-6055 or visit www.historicbethlehem.org.


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