Friday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Tea and Talk
For Ages 8 – 18
The McFaddin-Ward House Education Department cordially invites homeschoolers and their adults to attend a St. Patrick’s Day Tea and Talk. Guests will learn how tea became a staple of high society and also learn proper Victorian and Edwardian etiquette at a tea party. A sampling of treats and tea options are available for all attendees. Victorian or Edwardian attire is recommended, including hats and gloves. Period dress is not required for participation. There is no fee for this event. Space is limited. therefore, reservations are required.
Please complete the Google form, linked here, to hold your place or contact the museum’s education department at 409-832-1906
Friday, April 28
Earth Day Workshop
For Ages 8-12
This workshop celebrates Earth Day by exploring the history of the day, environmental science topics, and hands-on activities. It’s a great way to learn more about the natural world in the beautiful gardens of the McFaddin-Ward House.
Registration Opens April 1
Friday, May 12
Communicating Change: Technology’s Connection to Civic Engagement.
Workshop attendees connect how access to communication technology affects civic engagement. Through an immersive virtual tour and accompanying activities, children learn how the McFaddin women organized for the war effort after President Roosevelt declared war on Japan in December of 1941. Attendees will then explore the various tools and methods of organizing with contemporary communication technology.
Registration Opens April 12