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June 2024
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Curator for the Day

June 4 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Curator for the Day

Kids will learn about museum curation and what it takes to put together a museum exhibit. They’ll take what they have learned and create a museum display that will be exhibited at the museum all season long! Grades 3-6 | $7 Register here!

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Kids in the Garden

June 9 @ 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Kids in the Garden: A Musical Family Jubilee Our annual Family Day, but with an exciting twist! Kids in the Garden brings the famed MacPhail Center for Music’s Sing Play Learn program to greater Minnesota for the first time ever. This FREE event features music workshops, crafts, STEAM activities, knot tying, face painting, free museum entry, & MORE!

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Story Time in the Garden

June 10 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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Music in the Gardens: Women on the Moon

June 14 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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The 1960s was one of the most memorable decades of all time in the history of The United States. While men landed on the moon, women artists took their own giant leap into every area of the musical landscape. The ‘60s were inarguably the most prolific decade for female vocalists and musicians in many diverse styles and categories. From pop and folk to rock and roll and rhythm and blues, women launched themselves into the music scene and claimed their space…

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Youth Planting Class

June 18 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Planting Class

Kids will earn their green thumbs in this class, starting off with learning the basics of planting and taking care of plants. They will help create a special “Children’s Garden” within the Legacy Gardens and can return all summer long to see how it grows! Grades 1-5 | $7 Register here!

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Story Time in the Garden

June 24 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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History of Recreational Boating-Part I

June 24 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Our summer speaker series is presented by Lee Wangstad, the History of Recreational Boating, covering the first half of the 20th century. This is part 1 of a 4 part series. Free and open to the public.

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July 2024
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Recycled Boat Building

July 2 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and recycled materials. Then they can test their designs on the water to see if it floats. Grades 2-5 | $7 Register here

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Story Time in the Garden

July 8 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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Music in the Gardens: Pert Near Sandstone

July 12 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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As longtime stewards of the modern string band revival, Pert Near has a songcraft informed by the American folk tradition in a delivery of acoustic instrumentation. The songs themselves tell a different tale, lightly veiled as bluegrass while sneakily appeasing their inner desire for a more modern musical timbre. Gates open at 6:00 and the music starts at 6:30! Adult beverages will be available for sale (cash or credit), along with pop and water. Longtrees will be serving up food…

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