Free Event at Victor Valley Museum Recognizes Town of Apple Valley on Sept. 17

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By Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)– A free after-hours program at the Victor Valley Museum on Thursday, September 17, 2015 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. will recognize the contributions of the Town of Apple Valley to the museum’s programming and operations.

Among the activities will be hands-on crafts for kids and families, an interactive geology presentation, “Gem Rocks,” and self-guided tours of the museum galleries. Admission and all activities and programs are free during this two-hour period.

“Programs at the Victor Valley Museum that engage families and at the same time support educational goals and STEM concepts are among those that are made possible by the support of the Town of Apple Valley,” said Leonard Hernandez, San Bernardino County Deputy Executive Officer and interim museum director. “The active involvement of High Desert communities is very important to the future development of the Victor Valley Museum.”

This special event at the Victor Valley Museum and the County Museum’s other exciting events and exhibits reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.

The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum located at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student). Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are free. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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