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Mitchell Museum offers DIY crafts this Winter break

the Mitchell Museum offers Native American-inspired craft sessions for children during the winter school break.

It's an expansion of the museum's regular weekend craft sessions.

The craft program, for children accompanied by an adult, is free with regular museum admission.

In addition to regular weekend crafts sessions — Saturdays, 11 to noon and Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — on Dec. 23, 26, 30 and Jan. 2, the entire family can make and take home simple versions of traditional Native American items including Concho belts, Bolo ties,God’s eyes and beaded key chains.

Kid’s craft activities are recommended for children ages 5 and up, but there is no minimum age requirement. No preregistration is necessary.

More information is available online. The museum is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, students and children and Free for Mitchell Museum members and Tribal members. The museum is closed on Mondays and on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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