Children's Events at the Joseph Priestley House

Just for Kids

April 22, 2023 to September 23, 2023

Joseph Priestley House

  • 472 Priestley Avenue
  • Northumberland, PA 17857
  • 570-473-9474
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Special Events for Children at the Joseph Priestley House Museum

Earth Day with the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art
April 22, 1-3pm
Ages 8-13
Create your own nature journal.

Herb and Native Plant Faire
May 20, 9am-4pm
Ages 10-13
Horticulture Activities

Acting Workshop
July 15 & 22, 2-4pm
Free for Middle School Students
Led by Laurie McCants, cofounder of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
Choose a historical figure, research their life, write a script and re-enact them thrillingly.

History Camp
July 26-28, 9am-12pm
Grades 1-6
Theme: The Life and Times of Joseph Priestley
Speakers, crafts, games and snacks

Oxygen Day Garden Party
August 6, 12-4pm
Special children's garden activities

Scout Day
Sept. 13, 1-4pm
All Girl and Boy Scouts receive FREE admission

Book Give Away
The Friends of the Joseph Priestley House Museum received a grant form a local foundation to distribute children's books on science and history subjects to children attending many of our special events.

Please visit for more information and to register for these events.

Contact Murrie Zlotziver, Operations Manager at 570-473-9474 or [email protected].









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