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Henry F. Hauser Museum

(520) 439-2306||www.sierravistaaz.gov

October 2018

Rockin’ Retro Toys

October 1 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 1:00 pm
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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It’s a Blast from the Past! Enjoy the upcoming holiday season with us and discover what’s been hiding in our storage units and your neighbors’ homes. Toys! Not just any old toys, but rockin’ retro toys from 1900 to the 1960s.

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November 2018

Amazing Arizona – WaterWays Series Begins

November 6 @ 1:00 pm
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Arizona's Steamboat Era - Who Knew There Was One? Steamboat transportation had a little-known but substantial influence on the opening of the Arizona Territory in the latter half of the 19th century. For decades river steamboats performed enormous services in development of the west. Why did the U.S. Army pioneer “river navigation” in Arizona? Find out how shallow rivers could actually support paddle wheel traffic or could they? Join cartographer and geographer, Glenn Minuth, as he shares many of the other perplexing…

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Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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Water| Ways Glaze a Piece

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Pottery Studio @ Sierra Vista, 3020 E. Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Become Part of our Companion Exhibit! We’re inviting the first 12 kids (ages 10 - 17) and 12 adults to participate in a "Glaze-a-Piece" pottery activity for display in our museum during the duration of the Water|Ways exhibit. Come and create your own water inspired design on a plate or mug. 10:30 am -12:30 p.m.           Adult Class 1:30-3:30 p.m.                      Kids Class (Ages 10-17) Space is limited. Register Today! To reserve your space call (520) 439-2307 or…

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Awesome Objects for Adults

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2018

Sierra Vista Public Library Meeting Room, 2600 East Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, 85635
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Join Museum Curator, Nancy Krieski, for a hands-on participatory one hour program exploring the awesome power of objects. An everyday object is just an object unless it was used by a prominent person or part of an important historical event. Each month, objects from the museum's collection will serve as the inspiration for storytelling, shared experiences, a little local history, and fun! Awesome Objects will meet the third Monday of each month through December 2018. Participants are invited to bring…

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December 2018

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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Awesome Objects for Adults

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2018

Sierra Vista Public Library Meeting Room, 2600 East Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, 85635
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Free

Join Museum Curator, Nancy Krieski, for a hands-on participatory one hour program exploring the awesome power of objects. An everyday object is just an object unless it was used by a prominent person or part of an important historical event. Each month, objects from the museum's collection will serve as the inspiration for storytelling, shared experiences, a little local history, and fun! Awesome Objects will meet the third Monday of each month through December 2018. Participants are invited to bring…

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Museum Closures

December 24, 2018 - January 11, 2019
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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The Museum and Gift Shop will be closed December 24 - January 11 for deinstallation of Rockin' Retro Toys and the installation of our exciting Smithsonian Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit, Water/Ways and local companion exhibit, Changing Landscapes, which will open Saturday, January 12. We apologize for the inconvenience. It will be well worth the wait!

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January 2019

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

January 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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Stacks After Dark – Water Panel Discussion

January 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E Tacoma Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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A Conversation About Water Resources, Use, and Management in the Upper San Pedro River Valley. Join moderator, George Van Otten, Professor Emeritus of Geography and Public Planning, Northern Arizona, for a conversation about water resources, use, and management in the Upper San Pedro River Valley. Panel members include County Supervisor Pat Call, Friends of the San Pedro River member, Tricia Gerrodette; Community member and former vice president of Bella Vista Water/Ranches, Judy Gignac; and local rancher and member of the…

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Watercolor Magic Hoops for Kids

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 10:00am

Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

Children ages 7-13 will use their imaginations to create a water scene depicting an aspect of water found in the San Pedro Valley. Using markers and colored pencils, participants will draw their water scene on fabric or choose from available templated prints. Magic happens when a watercolor solution is added. Each masterpiece is then framed in an embroidery hoop. Participants in the January class have the option to display their creation in the museum as part of our companion exhibit!…

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San Pedro River Tour

January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy 90
Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 United States
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Friends of the San Pedro River and hydrogeologist Victoria Hermosilla in partnership with the City of Sierra Vista's Henry F. Hauser Museum are offering a free guided hike along the San Pedro River.  The tour covers a range of educational topics such as riparian ecology, river hydrology, groundwater science, native and migratory birds, and water policy.  Join us at the San Pedro House shortly before 9 a.m. for this discussion-focused hike, all while enjoying the scenic beauty of the San…

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Hydrology and Water Resources 101

January 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

As we move into the 21st century, our water resources and management will need to become more adaptive under the pressures of population growth and less predictable weather patterns. This interactive and discussion-based presentation, with hydrogeologist Victoria Hermosilla, covers the water cycle, surface water and groundwater basics with considerations of water usage as it relates water & energy and water & food. Victoria will also provide access to groundwater models and other informational displays.

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February 2019

Slow the H2O – Rain Chains Workshop for Kids & Adults

February 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Help us create unique and artistic rain chains to channel water from the Ethel Berger Center roof  into the vegetation. The adult class will construct one chain and the kids workshop will make two. We'll be using various metal items such as spoons, forks, funnels, and bells, and we'll add some beads for color! After each creation is made, we'll do a short "Hanging Ceremony." Once you've learned the basics, you can create your own at home from your own…

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Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

February 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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A History & Overview of Water Treatment at the City’s Environmental Operations Park Presentation and Tour

February 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

Wastewater treatment isn’t something most people like to think about, but it is vital to protect public health.  Did you know that buildings from the City’s first wastewater treatment facility are still standing in Sierra Vista’s historic West End?  Did you know that the City once used treated effluent to grow alfalfa?  What does the City do with its effluent today?  From the West End, to harvesting alfalfa, to the single-most important recharge project in our region, come hear about…

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Watercolor Magic Hoops for Kids

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 23, 2019 at 10:00am

Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Children ages 7-13 will use their imaginations to create a water scene depicting an aspect of water found in the San Pedro Valley. Using markers and colored pencils, participants will draw their water scene on fabric or choose from available templated prints. Magic happens when a watercolor solution is added. Each masterpiece is then framed in an embroidery hoop. Participants in the January class have the option to display their creation in the museum as part of our companion exhibit!…

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March 2019

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

March 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
+ Google Map
Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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April 2019

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

April 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 3, 2019

Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
+ Google Map
Free

Interested in Researching Your Family History and don't know where to begin? Attend the monthly meeting of the Sierra Vista Genealogy "Genie" Club hosted by the Henry F. Hauser Museum. The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club, formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009. The purpose of the club is to foster genealogical research. This…

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