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Programming

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Speaker Series 

Our speaker series takes place once a month during the school year featuring a wide variety of topics, including local authors, speakers from other history organizations, and more.  Check out our Upcoming Events and Traveling Exhibits page to learn about scheduled presentations. 

Is there a history or natural history topic connected to Dunn County you'd like to hear about, or a speaker you can recommend for our speaker series? Contact us at 715-232-8685 or dchs@dunnhistory.org.

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Make It! Lessons 

Make It! Lessons are 30- to 45-minute STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) activities in Fulton’s Workshop to challenge families and friends to learn, marvel and make together! We'll provide the necessary materials and a volunteer will be on hand to help with the STEAM activity. In some cases, a small materials fee is associated.   


Materials and instructions for activities will change monthly.

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Dunn County Finders 

A finder is someone who looks for and finds interesting objects, then seeks to learn and write down the story behind them. In the process you’ll become a historian and scientist — discovering, questioning, learning and sharing your finds! Learn more in our brochure:

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BioBlitz! 

Help record the wildlife of Wakanda Park for future generations in our annual BioBlitz -- a fun, intensive, short study of biodiversity in a specific location. We'll look for birds, mammals wildflowers, reptiles, butterflies, beetles, mushrooms... all the nature we can find! People of all ages and skill levels are welcome. This event is held in the spring. 

Our BioBlitz kit is available for rent for teachers and education groups. Call 715-232-8685 for details.

 

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Menomonie Blue Caps 

The Menomonie Blue Caps is a  vintage base ball club that serves as a community outreach for the Historical Society. Their matches educate the community about the origins of our national pastime as they play by the 1860 rules of the game. You can learn more about the Blue Caps here.