Events

Lunch on the Lawn: Solstice Celebration

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20

Celebrate the longest day of the year with an extended Lunch on the Lawn and hands-on activities, food and music. Free. Food available for purchase.

Blink: Monument Building
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kids and adults take inspiration from Stonehenge and build their own structure honoring the sun. Blink engages children ages 5 and younger through open-ended play, storytelling, art and science.

Botanical Elixirs
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Discover which plants thrive during Alaska’s long Alaska summers and learn about their healing properties through folklore and storytelling. Explore the process of making tinctures and essences. Alaska Botanical Gardens and spirit medium and lightweaver Vicki Butler of Red Hawk Oils and Crystals share expertise.

Power and Energy of Crystals
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Learn how crystals form along with ideas about the energetic and metaphysical properties of specific stones. Museum staff and spirit medium and lightweaver Vicki Butler of Red Hawk Oils and Crystals share expertise.

Solar Energy
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Explore the power of the sun to energize the natural and built environment.

Blink: Creative Play

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20

Note: Blink shifts to a summer schedule, occurring once monthly on June 20, July 18, and Aug. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during Lunch on the Lawn. Weekly Blink programming will return in the fall.

Engage young children through open-ended play and hands-on activities in storytelling, art and science. Best for ages 5 and younger. Free.