Moen Discovery Center To Host Creatures And Culture Feb. 3

Jan. 25, 2001

WACO, Texas -- The Ollie Mae Moen Discovery Center, part of Baylor University's Strecker Museum Complex, will host its popular family activity Creatures and Culture from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.

Geared for children and parents alike, the event will focus on cultures of the world. Activities will include storytelling with Trueheart Bryan, who will share his knowledge of Native American folk lore, crafts, dress and music. Vivian Rutherford will share African American folk tales at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. while Beuluh Barksdale will show her famous doll collection at

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Additionally Baylor Hispanic students who are members of the university's Ballet Folklorico will perform throughout the day.

Other activities include puppet shows, science experiments and recycling activities. All areas of the museum will be open to visitors.

Creatures and Culture is a family activity that is held at the children's museum once a year, and children must be accompanied by an adult. The Ollie Mae Moen Discovery Center is located at 220 S. Fourth St. The entrance to the building and parking lot are located on Third Street. Admission to Creatures and Culture is free but donations are welcome.

For more information, contact Jill Barrow, director of the Discovery Center, at 757-0922.

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