October's Kids' Club at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Ava Tesoriero of Chatham works diligently to decorate her masterpiece made from found objects.

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts will host two sessions of the popular after-school program, Kids' Club.

From 3:30-5:00pm, participants will have the opportunity take part in a number of hands-on activities, while exploring the Museum and facets of Early American history. Held on Tuesday, October 6th the session, Reduce-ReUse-Recycle: The Early American 3 R's, will teach club goers about how the Colonials never wasted a thing, reusing their supplies efficiently. Participants will create a unique wastebasket to us at home.

Held on Wednesday, October 21st the session, Boo!, will get children into the Halloween mood. Attendees will make spooky masks. Open to children ages 6-11, Kids' Club is a hands-on, bi-monthly, after-school activities program. Children will learn about different aspects of Colonial American life through interactive lessons and craft activities.

Each month there will be two new sessions to choose from. No two sessions are alike. Children may register for as many sessions as they please.

Pre-registration required, call 973-377-2982 x12 or visit for more information. Admission for Members is $18 for 1 session and $40 for any 3. For Non-members, admission is $20 for 1 session and $50 for any 3.

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is located at 9 Main Street in the heart of downtown Madison, just two blocks from the Madison train station. For information, please call 973-377-2982 x10 or visit our website at 

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