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Family Programs

Easter Make & Take Activity

Get ready for your Easter celebration by making a special paper bonnet and creating other decorations that will add color to any celebration. You will also have the opportunity to visit the museum’s temporary ‘Easter Bonnets on Parade’ display. Stop by anytime between 12:30-3:30pm to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration at the door is welcome. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association. Suitable for ages 3 and up with an adult. There is no charge for this program.

Saturday, March 3, 12:30-3:30pm
Sunday, March 4, 12:30-3:30pm

Art & Fashion Showcase

Get a rare glimpse of treasures from the Little White School Museum’s textile and art collections. Museum staffers will select original works by local artists as well as fashion treasures from the museum’s extensive textile collection to create a unique museum experience. Textiles planned for exhibit include items from wedding and formal dresses, men’s working clothing, vintage children’s clothing, and accessories. Paintings, sculpture, and work in other media along with art by early photographers will also be featured. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association. There is no charge for this event.

Saturday-Sunday, March 17-25, 10:00am-5:00pm

Spring Book Festival

Put a spring into your step and hop over to the Little White School Museum for a spring book celebration. Stories, crafts, games and special characters await your arrival. Stop in anytime between 1:00pm and 4:00pm to partake in the festivities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration the day of the program is welcome. Presented in partnership with the Oswego Public Library District. Suitable for ages 3-11 with an adult. There is no charge for this program.

Wednesday March 28, 1:00-4:00pm

Mother’s Day Make & Take Activity

Honor your mom with a special bouquet of hand-made paper flowers made by you! Since flowers have long been a Mother’s Day tradition, this is a wonderful opportunity to create different types of paper flowers to give to that special person. Stop by anytime between 12:30-3:30pm to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration at the door is welcome. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association. Suitable for ages 3 and up with an adult. There is no charge for this program.

Saturday, May 5, 12:30-3:30pm
Sunday, May 6, 12:30-3:30pm

Scavenger Snap – Spring Surprises                                      

Show us the world through your lens! This is a self-guided scavenger hunt for photographers of all ages, levels and abilities. You will receive a list of subjects to photograph by the deadline. Turn in your photos for judging and have them showcased in a gallery. Win awards in different categories based upon your creativity and vision. Scavenger hunt lists and additional directions will be sent via email before the hunt begins May 1. Gallery showing and awards will be held May 27. All participants must pre-register for this snappy spring event!

Hunt Begins May 1 – Gallery Show Sunday, May 27, 12:00-5:00pm