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Kids, make a Mother's Day gift at Dickson Mounds

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[May 04, 2012]  LEWISTOWN -- Dickson Mounds Museum will present "Mother's Day Gift Ideas," a free program for kids 5-14 years old, on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. Participants will spend the afternoon learning about Native American lore and creating great Mother's Day gifts.

This is an opportunity for dad to give mom a few hours to herself. Dads may also want to take advantage of this occasion to browse the gift shop at the museum, which has a selection of jewelry, books, Museum Society artisan goods, and other gifts.

No reservations are required for this free program.

The Illinois State Museum -- Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana, off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information, call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175 or visit the museum's website at or Remember to like Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds on Facebook.

[Text from file received from Dickson Mounds Museum]

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