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Hands on History: Free Workshop for Kids

The Santa Monica History Museum is presenting a free Hands on History workshop Saturday, August 20 at 11 a.m. for children and their families.

The theme of the workshop will be Pacific Ocean Park.

“In operation from 1958 to 1967 Pacific Ocean Park inspires many fond memories among Santa Monica Bay area locals,” event organizers said. “Designed as a competitor to Disneyland, Pacific Ocean Park featured fantastical under-water and space-age inspired rides and attractions.”

After a lesson in the galleries, attendees will use paper tearing art techniques to make their own representations of seaside entertainment.

Hands on History is offered by the Santa Monica History Museum on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Each session includes a history lesson and a correlated craft or activity. Each workshop is designed to be engaging rolex replica watches and educational for elementary age (5 – 11 years) children. For more information head call 310.395.2290.  www.santamonicahistory.org 

Santa Monica History Museum is located at 1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, 90401. 

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