Learning Tools for School’s Customs from Around the World

Published in the Arcadia Weekly

Come learn about back to school customs from around the world on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. You will learn about the traditions of countries such as Kazakhstan, where students deliver flowers to the teacher, and India, where students receive presents from their parents. Then create your very own international Back to School kit! A fun and educational program for the whole family.

All programs are free to the public. The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is located at 380 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, immediately behind the Community Center. The hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Closed on Sundays and Mondays and 12-1 daily).

For more information, please call 626.574.5440 or visit the Museum’s website at http://museum.ci.arcadia.ca.us.

About the City of Arcadia

Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Arcadia is an 11.38 square mile community with a population of just over 56,000. Located approximately 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Arcadia is a full-service charter city governed by a five-member City Council, elected at large. Recognized for exceptional education and recreation opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods, Arcadia is also defined as the “Community of Homes” and has twice been designated the “Best City in California in which to Raise Kids” by Business Week Magazine.

Source Beacon Media News