Reading outdoors at summer Story Times!

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Story Time in the Garden

Does your family enjoy reading together outdoors? Preschool and early elementary-age children are invited to Story Time in the Garden on the second Thursday afternoons of the summer months.

These special summer Story Times will be held at 1:30 pm on June 13, July 11 and August 8, , in the Gardens at the Yawkey House Museum, 403 McIndoe Street, Wausau. In case of rain on a given day, the Story Time will move indoors to the Woodson History Center across McIndoe Street.

Staff and volunteers from the Marathon County Historical Society will take turns reading from vintage picture books and leading traditional children’s outdoor games, surrounded by the beauty of nature in our welcoming Yawkey House Gardens. The Yawkey House is the historic home of Cyrus and Alice Yawkey and their beloved daughter, Leigh, and they all enjoyed the Garden when they lived here.

Story Times are offered free of charge and intended for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents or other caregivers. Siblings of other ages are welcome.

Registration is not required. For more information, please call the Marathon County Historical Society at 715-842-5750.