Celebrating Culture and Community Week with Molly of Denali

Celebrating Culture and Community Week with Molly of Denali

Kids and their families are invited to come celebrate their own culture, explore informational texts, and experience local native stories and traditions through Celebrating Culture and Community Week with Molly of Denali sponsored by TDS.

This week-long event will take place during Native American Heritage Month from November 7 – 12 and will include daily programming in the museum as well as special after-hours events – all with special guest Molly of Denali!

Daily Programming

Every day during Celebrating Culture and Community Week with Molly of Denali, we will have programming in the museum at 10am and 2pm. These programs are included in daily admission. No pre-registration required.

10am – Native American Storyteller

  • With the support of a Wisconsin Humanities Grant, the BFK is partnering with First Nations Outreach to curate a series of storytellers. Through daily storytimes, these local tribal members will share a variety of traditional stories as we explore the many facets of indigenous culture and folklore in our area.

Click the link to read more about the local tribal members who will be visiting the BFK for daily storytimes.

2pm – Activity with Molly of Denali

  • Molly of Denali will join us for a themed activity based off her PBS Kids show every day. 
    • Tuesday: Animal Tracks
    • Wednesday: Molly’s Recipe Book
    • Thursday: Hand Drums
    • Friday: Beading Art
    • Saturday: Dream Catchers
    • Sunday: Molly’s Bird Field Guide

Special After-Hours Events

Molly of Denali will also be joining us throughout the week for special after-hours events at the BFK. Registration is required for all events.

Tuesday, November 7 – PBS Educator Resource Event

  • PBS Screening of Electa Quinney: Mohican Teacher & Mentor – An Event for Educators is an evening designed for formal and informal educators on Tuesday, November 7 from 4:30 – 6:00pm. They will have the opportunity to view the screening of the PBS documentary, Electa Quinney: Mohican Teacher & Mentor, access resources offered by PBS, and learn about engagement opportunities for educators and their students offered at Building for Kids. Childcare is available for school-age children.
  • Click here to register!

Saturday, November 11 – Playdate with Molly of Denali

  • Join us Saturday, November 11 from 5 – 7pm for Molly of Denali’s final night at the BFK. We will celebrate with food, stories, and lots of opportunities to meet Molly! Plus, enjoy exclusive after-hours playtime in the museum.
  • Click here to register!

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