Pueblo Grande Museum events | Sonoran News – Arizona News

Pueblo Grande Museum events | Sonoran News – Arizona News

Artifacts, petroglyphs, and prehistoric canals at PGM

PHOENIX – Join Pueblo Grande Museum in October for a variety of classes and tours with something for all interests, ages, and budgets! Visit pueblogrande.com to learn more about these and upcoming programs. Register for paid class and programs at phoenix.gov/parks/classes-and-programs. Discounts available for Museum Members.

Archaeology for Kids

Saturday, October 7, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Children ages 7 to 12 can become a Junior Archaeologist and discover the science of archaeology by doing a simulated excavation of a Hohokam pit house. Learn how to identify artifacts in the field, and discover how archaeologists use these artifacts to learn more about past cultures. Registration is required by October 5, cost is $15.

Petroglyph Discovery Hike

Saturday, October 14, 9 to 10 a.m.

Bring the whole family for a short one mile Hohokam petroglyph discovery hike at South Mountain for an easy but also petroglyph rich hiking experience. An experienced Museum guide will lead participants on a quick one-mile, one-hour interpretive hike, perfect for all ages and busy schedules. Space is limited. Registration required by October 12, cost is $5.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Thursday, October 19, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Join collections staff for a “behind the scenes” tour of Pueblo Grande Museum. Take an intimate tour of the lab, storage, and archival areas not open to the public. See how museums process, organize, and care for their collections. Cost is $5; Space is limited, register at front desk in Museum Lobby.

Park of Four Waters Tour

Friday, October 27, 10 to 11 a.m.

The Park of Four Waters tour takes you on a…

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