1. Maple Sugar Madness
    MARCH
    Maple Sugar Madness
    Sunday March 15, 1-4pm Welles-Shipman-Ward House 972 Main St (Route 17) South Glastonbury $5 Admission Fee, Free for Members and Children Under 10
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  2. Colonial Cooking and Playtime for Children
    APRIL
    Colonial Cooking and Playtime for Children
    Tuesday, April 14, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Welles-Shipman-Ward House, South Glastonbury Children aged 8-14 are welcome to join us for a hearth cooking class. We will prepare and enjoy a simple meal together. Later, students will play colonial games and play with a variety of colonial toys. Reservations required. $20
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  3. May Events
    MAY
    May Events
    Membership Meeting May 3rd, 7pm First Congregational Church Main St., Glastonbury Sunday May 17th A Step Back in Time 1-4pm, WSW House 972 Main St. (Route 17) South Glastonbury Join us to see the springtime activities and chores that consumed the colonists’ days. View colonial tools and try your hand at ropemaking. Native American technology will also be de,most rated. Glastonbury Partners in Planting will be preparing the kitchen garden and visitors of all ages are encouraged to join us. Visit the colonial herb garden that will be filled with herbs and medicine for the family. Craft activities for children. Admission $5. Free for for members and visitors under 10. Sunday May 31. 4:00pm Dinner Lecture at the Museum featuring Glastonbury’s Abby Smith original 18xx impassioned speech on a wagon outside Town Hall and her appeal for women’s rights. Reservations required and admission charged. Admission includes a delicious catered dinner.
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  4. June Events
    14 JUN
    June Events
    Sunday, June 7, 1-4pm, Militia Day Welles-Shipman-Ward House All men between the ages of 16 and 60 are summoned to drill in preparation for attack! Witness the militia prepare and fire their arms and cannon. Learn from the Doctor about battlefield medicine. House and barn tours, cooking demonstration. Admission: $5 Sunday, June 14, 2-4pm “Pink Tea” (Museum) At the turn of the 20th century, women could not vote and many organized to get suffrage. However, since this was not a popular idea for many (especially husbands) women needed to meet covertly to discuss issues and strategies. Join us for a lovely formal afternoon tea and hear the suffragist issues of the day. Reservations required. $25.
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