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Henry F. Hauser Museum

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

January 2019

Sierra Vista Water|Ways Exhibit

January 12 @ 12:00 am - February 25 @ 12:00 am
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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The Smithsonian Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit Water|Ways is on display at the Henry F. Hauser Museum and Ethel H. Berger Center! Together with the locally produced companion exhibit Changing Landscapes, Water|Ways will be displayed at the museum and EBC through February 25, and there are even some additional local displays in the Sierra Vista Public Library. The display includes interactive elements, a scavenger hunt for kids, and jaw-dropping displays that share how water influences our environment, culture, and history right here…

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San Pedro River Tour

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy 90
Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 United States
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Free

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 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

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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Water Stories Storytime @ the Library

February 5 @ 10:20 am - 10:55 am
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One event on February 6, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 8, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

The Henry F. Hauser Museum has partnered with our Sierra Vista City library in celebrating the many faces of water; from rivers and waterfalls to ice and steam. Join children's librarian, Erica Merritt, for a fun and educational week. For more information call (520) 458-4225. 10:20-11:10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5               Baby Storytime Wednesday, February 6         Preschool Storytime Friday, February 8                  Toddler Storytime 6:30-7:15…

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Water Stories Storytime @ the Library

February 6 @ 10:20 am - 10:55 am
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One event on February 6, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 8, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

The Henry F. Hauser Museum has partnered with our Sierra Vista City library in celebrating the many faces of water; from rivers and waterfalls to ice and steam. Join children's librarian, Erica Merritt, for a fun and educational week. For more information call (520) 458-4225. 10:20-11:10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5               Baby Storytime Wednesday, February 6         Preschool Storytime Friday, February 8                  Toddler Storytime 6:30-7:15…

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Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

February 6 @ 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 Stories Storytime @ the Library

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

The Henry F. Hauser Museum has partnered with our Sierra Vista City library in celebrating the many faces of water; from rivers and waterfalls to ice and steam. Join children's librarian, Erica Merritt, for a fun and educational week. For more information call (520) 458-4225. 10:20-11:10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5               Baby Storytime Wednesday, February 6         Preschool Storytime Friday, February 8                  Toddler Storytime 6:30-7:15…

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Water Stories Storytime @ the Library

February 8 @ 10:20 am - 10:55 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 6, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 8, 2019 at 10:20am

One event on February 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

The Henry F. Hauser Museum has partnered with our Sierra Vista City library in celebrating the many faces of water; from rivers and waterfalls to ice and steam. Join children's librarian, Erica Merritt, for a fun and educational week. For more information call (520) 458-4225. 10:20-11:10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5               Baby Storytime Wednesday, February 6         Preschool Storytime Friday, February 8                  Toddler Storytime 6:30-7:15…

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Make and Take: Squirt Gun Art for Families and Teens

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

Stop by the museum, take a peek at the Smithsonian Exhibit and create a one of a kind design using squirt guns and paint! No registration required. Simply show up!

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

February 16 @ 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 @ 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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Sierra Vista Water/Ways Youth Arts Festival

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cochise College, 901 N Colombo Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

The Henry F. Hauser Museum is pleased to partner with the annual Youth Arts Festival this year in celebrating the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit!  This family-friendly event serves grades K-8 students through dynamic “make and take” activities and live performances centered around the theme of water.  This collaboration between the Sierra Vista Arts & Humanities Commission and the Cochise College Art Department invites local artists and talents to run stations including Art, Craft, Writing, Theater, Music, Dance and more, where local…

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March 2019

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

March 6 @ 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
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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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Be Water Wise! exhibit grand opening

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

Join Wetty the Water Drop and us as we continue our journey of water from Water/Ways to Water Wise! We've partnered with the University of Arizona's WaterWise program in bringing you this educational and entertaining exhibit and display of unique posters in conjunction with the WaterWise Annual Student Poster Contest. Water Wise has been in existence for twenty-five years, educating young people and adults in water conservation strategies and fostering awareness of this precious resource. 1:00 p.m.       …

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April 2019

Sierra Vista Genealogy “Genie” Club

April 3 @ 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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Spring Quilt Documentation Event

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 United States
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Free

Would you like your quilt to be part of the National Quilt Index? The Quilt Index aims to be a central resource incorporating a wide variety of sources and information on quilts, quilt makers and quilt making. The website features images and information on thousands of quilts from documentation projects, museums, libraries, and private collections in the United States and internationally. Our local quilt guild has been expertly trained and looks forward to adding your quilt to the growing number…

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June 2019

Water Wise Rain Harvesting Workshop

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Keep the Rain on Your Side! Rick Weisberg of Oasis Water Harvesting and MaryAnn Capehart of Water Wise explain the best practices of rain harvesting and show many examples in this presentation.

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July 2019

Rain Harvesting Tour Sierra Vista

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Free

Join Water Wise as we caravan through Sierra Vista area, visiting home owners who have graciously opened their homes to demonstrate harvesting rain from roofs into water storage containers and/or rain basins at their wonderful properties. Register to attend by calling (520) 458-8278 ext 2141. Tour begins at the Henry F. Hauser Museum, Sierra Vista.

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DIY Rain Water Testing Discover What’s In Your collected rain water

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Henry F. Hauser Museum, 2950 E Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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$10

Shana Sandhaus, MS of the UA Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science will show you how to run tests on your collected rain water for arsenic and the presence of fecal coliform bacteria. Participants need to register and pick up sterile containers to collect their samples in advance of the workshop. Cost $10. This event is part of the Water Ways exhibit at the Henry F Hauser Museum.

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