7 Things To Do This Week 6/6-6/10/2016

SoCal Families | 7 Things To Do This Week 6/6-6/10/2016

The Inland Empire is home to many Native American tribes, and there are plenty of museums dedicated to displaying artifacts and history of Native Americans. Take this week to teach your children about the customs and history of Native Americans by visiting a local museum.



Calling all parents and caregivers! The Inland Empire Family Fair, a family expo and play date, is coming to Chino Basin Water Conservation District on Saturday, June 18th. There will be vendors, live demos, food trucks, crafts, activities and so much more! Don't miss this premiere event! Click HERE for more information on the event and how to save on admission prices.



6/6, Mojave Museum – Mojave River Valley Museum in Barstow from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. This small museum packs a ton of history. With a goal to preserve and promote the cultural, scientific and historical heritage of Mojave River Valley, you will find displays and exhibits that include history on Native Americans, miners, railroads, pioneers and even the space program.



6/7, Local Museum – Visit the Native American Exhibits at Hemet Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  If you’re looking to learn more about the Native American heritage of Southern California, then look no further than this local museum. There are also other collections on archaeology, transportation and more.



6/8, Native American Museum – Visit Malki Museum in Banning from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As California’s first museum founded by Native Americans, this museum shares its authentic collection of Native American art, artifacts and other historical materials for visitors to enjoy.


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6/9, Native American Museum – Visit Sherman Indian Museum in Riverside from 1-4:30 p.m. The history of this museum lies within its walls and within the Sherman Cemetery.  Learn about this school’s history hands-on through yearbooks, newspapers and other memorabilia, and you will also experience Native American culture through artwork Navajo rugs, beadwork, pottery and more.

6/9, Regional History Museum – Visit Cooper Museum in Upland from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Educating our community with local history and culture of Upland, Ontario, Montclair, Mt. Baldy and Rancho Cucamonga, Cooper Museum also dedicates its walls to the history of the inhabitants of this land many years ago—The Tongya people. The Cooper Museum has an exhibit in the Ruth D and Frank K Nichols Gallery dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Tongva people. Learn more about our visit to the Cooper Museum and their Downtown Upland Walking tour here.



6/10, Native American Exhibit – Visit “Native American of Southern California” at Riverside Metropolitan Museum in Riverside from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is free, however a $3 donation is suggested. This permanent exhibit will share knowledge about the many different Native American tribes who inhabit Southern California. Displays of Native American culture include basketry, clothing, tools and more. 

6/10, Cultural Museum – Visit Agua Caliente Cultural Museum in Palm Springs from 10a.m. to 5p.m. Admission is free. Discover the cultural heritage of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians with hands-on classes, storytelling, exhibitions and more. This experience is one not to be forgotten.


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