Events

Who Was? A Story Time – Harriet Tubman

Explore Harriet Tubman‘s amazing life helping enslaved people escape to freedom. After the reading, take part in a strategy game.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

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Who Was? A Story Time – George Washington Carver

Come learn about scientist and inventor George Washington Carver and take part in an activity that will give you the chance to test your own inventor skills.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Who Was? A Story Time – Barack Obama

Explore the life of President Barack Obama in this month’s story time! The reading will be followed by a voting activity.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Who Was? A Story Time – Michelle Obama

Learn about former First Lady Michelle Obama in this story time event! In honor of her Get Growing initiative, we’ll be doing a hands-on microgreens activity.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Who Was? A Story Time – Sojourner Truth

In honor of Women’s Equality, day, this month’s story time will explore the life of Sojourner Truth, an anti-slavery and women’s rights activist. After hearing about her inspiring life, children will have the opportunity to make an equality key chain to take home.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Who Was? A Story Time – Venus and Serena Williams

Learn about tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams and make a cute tennis craft to take home!

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by