Discovery Center Reopens In
Time For Hummingbird Festival
April 05, 2007
Ketchikan, Alaska - The lights are back on and the Southeast
Alaska Discovery Center is open once again to visitors. The Center
will be open 10 am - 4 pm both Saturday, April 7th and Sunday,
April 8th, 2007 just in time for the first weekend of the Alaska
During April the Southeast
Alaska Discovery Center will be open 10 am - 4 pm Thursday through
Sunday and admission is free. With the majority of the work completed,
the Center is open to support events for the Alaska Hummingbird
enjoying the sweets provided by a Ketchikan feeder April 2006...
File Photo by Ketchikan Photographer Jim Lewis
The first events will be held in the Learning Center and is specifically
designed for kids. Come build Recycled Hummingbird Feeders between
1:00 pm -3:00 pm on Saturday. Kids will learn what attracts hummingbirds
to feeders while making there very own decorative feeder. Participants
are asked to bring a clean plastic or glass bottle for this program.
Hummingbird artwork created by students from Ketchikan High School
will also be featured this weekend at the Discovery Center.
- May 2006'
File Photo by Ketchikan Photographer Paul Perry
There are a wide variety of programs for this year's Alaska Hummingbird
Festival; a calendar of Hummingbird Festival events is available
at the Discovery Center.
The Discovery Center was closed
to the public in February for an ongoing lighting replacement
project. The project improved the overall lighting in the Center
and to address electrical hazards.
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