The orientation planned by the Louisiana Area Historical Museum isn’t just for returning volunteers

The orientation planned by the Louisiana Area Historical Museum isn’t just for returning volunteers.

The museum is encouraging anyone who would like to put in a couple of hours once in a while, help with displays or contribute in other ways to attend the event, scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the museum at 304 Georgia.

Regular hours this summer starting May 28 are 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome.

The free summer programs are: May 29: “My Hands, the Art of Making Plaster Handprints” with Eileen and Chuck Hoffman; June 5: “Mammals” presentation by Karen Armstrong of the Missouri Department of Conservation; June 12: “Fun With Science” by Frank and Donna Salter; June 19: “President Lincoln” by Greg and Edna Dolbeare. Children, parents and grandparents are welcome to com enjoy these fun programs.

To find out more about volunteering, please call Museum President Judy Schmidt at 573-754-5697 or Vice President Brent Engel at 573-754-2022.