Citizenship Family Activity Day

05/11/2024· 10:00 a.m.
154 Park Central Square - History Museum on the Square

$0.00

Civics on the Square presents our first Civics Summer Series event. Families can join us for a fun look at what it means to be an active citizen in your community. We will team up with the League of Women Voters to share hands-on activities that will engage the participants in every part of our democratic process. Activities include elections, flag etiquette, voicing concerns to local leaders, learning about historic documents, and much more! Registration is required for this FREE event. Spots are limited.

Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Morning Session from 10 am – 1 pm. Afternoon Session from 1 – 4 pm. Free museum exploration time 10 am – 5 pm.

Families can register for the morning or afternoon session to participate in a variety of Citizenship activities led by a museum representative and explore the museum.

Please note – this is not a drop-off event. Parents must stay for the duration of the event.

This event is FREE but registration is required. Please register by adding your guest count (including the number of adults and children attending) to the cart below.

Description

Civics on the Square presents our first Civics Summer Series event. Families can join us for a fun look at what it means to be an active citizen in your community. We will team up with the League of Women Voters to share hands-on activities that will engage the participants in every part of our democratic process. Activities include elections, flag etiquette, voicing concerns to local leaders, learning about historic documents, and much more! Registration is required for this FREE event. Spots are limited.

Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Morning Session from 10 am – 1 pm. Afternoon Session from 1 – 4 pm. Free museum exploration time 10 am – 5 pm.

Families can register for the morning or afternoon session to participate in a variety of Citizenship activities led by a museum representative and explore the museum.

Schedule of activities available:

  • Morning Session
    • 10:30 am: Good Citizenship Game—PreK-2nd Grade
    • 11:00 am: Vote in Our Animal Election—K-4th Grade
    • 11:30 am: Make Your Voice Heard—2nd-12th Grade
    • 12:00 am: Flag History & Etiquette—4th-12th Grade
    • 12:30 am: Our Historical Documents—6th-12th Grade
  • Afternoon Session
    • 1:30 pm: Good Citizenship Game—PreK-2nd Grade
      2:00 pm: Vote in Our Animal Election—K-4th Grade
      2:30 pm: Make Your Voice Heard—2nd-12th Grade
      3:00 pm: Flag History & Etiquette—4th-12th Grade
      3:30 pm: Our Historical Documents—6th-12th Grade
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Get Out the Vote with the Southwest Missouri League of Women Voters
  • 10 am – 5 pm: Museum Galleries Open

This event is made possible by the Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation’s Multi-Year Impact Grant for Student Citizenship and support by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

Please note – this is not a drop-off event. Parents must stay for the duration of the event.

Get inspired and connect with your community all summer long! Look out for upcoming Civics Summer Series events:

  • Meet your Springfield Leaders at the Fox Theater – June 8th
  • Community Service Fair on the Square – July 13th
  • Leaving a Legacy: Downtown Walking Tour – Aug 17th

                

Additional information

Register your Family

Morning Session, Afternoon Session