MHSM Family Program: Meet ‘Kaiser’
Sunday, May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The Medford Historical Society & Museum presents a special Sunday afternoon program for kids and families to see and learn about the museum’s stuffed carrier pigeon, “Kaiser.” The program will share information about carrier pigeons — how they were trained, how they carried information, and how they were an important part of the communication internet in the past. Presenters will introduce the pigeon named “Kaiser” who served in World War I and explain how he came to Medford, where he became a local celebrity.
The program will be specially designed for children and families. The information will be geared toward a young audience from preschool through elementary school (plus any others who are interested). It will include a craft project with craft paper and supplies that lets kids make their own paper carrier pigeon with flappable wings and attach a handwritten message for their bird to carry. Snacks and bird-shaped cookies will be provided.