2017 Centennial Programs and Events


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2017 Talks, Workshops & Food

Sat., June 10              Save your Stones                       9am-3pm
Participants will learn the importance of cemetery preservation, understand deterioration mechanisms, implement basic resetting techniques and known proper cleaning techniques. Morning class at the museum and a hands-on workshop in the afternoon at Floral Hill Cemetery. The class size is limited, there is a registration fee, lunch is included.

June 28 & Aug. 2       1917 Book Club                           6-7:30pm
Discover more about life in 1917 when we look at Wisconsin author, Edna Ferber’s Fanny Herself. This book is an intensely personal chronicle of a young girl growing up Jewish in Wisconsin. Book and refreshments provided. Please register by June 13. Club size is limited.

Wed., Sept. 13            A Visit from the "First Lady"       6-7pm
Learn more about the 1st Lady in office when the museum was founded in 1917. Professional Reenactor Jessica Michna portrays Edith Wilson, wife to President Woodrow Wilson. Light refreshments provided, reservations requested

Thurs., Oct. 26          Preserve Your Photos                   6-7pm
Join Scott Cross, Archivist at the Oshkosh Public Museum, to learn more about preserving your family photographs.

Vintage Film image Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!
Saturday, August 12  
Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!     
Not-so-Vintage Movie starts at 3pm                          
     
We step out of our vintage movie schedule and bring you a special showing of Night at the Museum in honor of our 100th Birthday! Come to the Grand Cinema Theater early to sign up for prizes and collect your Fill the Museum game piece! Tickets are only $2 each. 

Saturday, October 14 and December 9  
Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!     
Movies start at 7pm
 (except the Aug. 12 movie which starts at 3pm)                          
     Join us for classic Hollywood movies at the historic Grand Cinema Theater! Tickets are only $2 each. Movies will be announced
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2017 Ongoing Events

Fill the Museum Scratch Game  Jan.-Aug.
Grab a game board and try to find the eight game pieces to fill your museum! Board and pieces available at the museum and various locations around town. Instant winners, prizes for filling your museum and a GRAND Prize drawing!
Where can you find game pieces?
At the museum and all museum events
Ask for one at Bult's Bake Shop, Familiar Grounds, PC and Cell Solutions, and at the New London Pool
Bonus pieces when you attend the New London Parks & Rec Adult Fitness Promo Night of Zumba on June 20 and 22

Museum Around Town
Keep an eye out as the museum pops up around town. Including a Summer ice cream social, parade appearances, store-front museum displays, and more!