(Elizabeth City, NC) The Education Department at the Museum of the Albemarle is adding new programming especially for grandparents and their grandchildren. The first of these programs will be The Grandparent Files held on Sunday, January 9, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. During this program grandparents will learn from our Collections Department techniques to properly care for the special mementos collected as their grandchildren grow. Grandchildren present will be able to make special memories that may be included in the grandparent files. Registration and a small supply fee are required for this program. Registration is requested by January 3, 2011 Paid program supply fees are $5.00 per child for non-members; FOMOA members: $3.00 per child; FOMOA grandparent members $2.00 per child.
The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252) 335-1453. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums within the NC. Department of Cultural Resources, the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information is available 24/7 at www.ncculture.com