2017 Passport to Adventure

There are only a few weeks left in this year's Passport to Adventure program, which ends 8/31. Children have until Saturday, 9/16 to pick up their seven-site-visit prize at Village Hall and register their site totals for consideration for the Mayor's Medallion award. More than 600 Bartlett children participate annually in this summer program sponsored by the Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association.

Remembering the War to End All Wars
Thursday, 9/28, at 7 p.m.
Bartlett History Museum at Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street

The Doughboys were the men the U.S. sent to fight in France during the "Great War." Nineteen of them were from Bartlett.

To commemorate the centennial anniversary of World War I, Bartlett History Museum presents "Remembering the War to End All Wars." Bartlett's own living history reenactors J. Perkins and Amy Cawley will discuss the experiences of everyday participants in the Great War and artifacts from this conflict will be on display. Perkins and Cawley serve as a volunteer researcher and volunteer docent, respectively, at the First Division Museum at Cantigny.

The program, suitable for high school age and older, begins at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments. Registration is required for this free event. Please call 630-837-0800, ext. 5972 or email emarston@vbartlett.org with the number of attendees and your phone number.

Coming this fall to the Bartlett Depot Museum, "Over There, Over Here, Bartlett and the Great War," an exhibit that will highlight Bartlett's servicemen and homefront efforts during World War I.

 

Free Children's Craft at the Depot Museum
Saturday, 10/7 & Saturday, 11/4 from 9 a.m. to noon
Bartlett Depot Museum, 100 W. Railroad Avenue

Children with their families are invited to come to the Depot Musuem on the first Saturday of every month to make a free craft item. Registration is not necessary but supplies are limited.