Sunday, November 4th; FREE Public Archaeology Event for Children and Families

Hi everyone!

Sunday, November 4th, Stanford University, History San José, and the Chinese Historicaland Cultural Project will be hosting another Public Archaeology Event that is FREE and open to the general public. This hands-on event is designed to introduce children from age 4 to 12 and their families to archaeology. Children will participate in “mock” excavations and study authentic archaeological artifacts to learn about San Jose’s hidden history. It is a fun and educational event for the entire family!

The event is part of an ongoing series of programs organized by the Market Street Chinatown Archaeology Project, a research and education partnership among the Stanford Archaeology Center, History San José, and the Chinese Historical and Cultural Project. This event is sponsored by the Stanford Archaeology Center, the Department of Anthropology, the Haas Center for Public Service and Asian American Studies at Stanford University, as well as History San José.

Public Archaeology Event
When:  Sunday, November 4th, 2012, 11:00PM to 3:00PM
Where:  History Park at Kelley Park
         1650 Senter Road
         San Jose, CA 95110

In addition to the Public Archaeology Event, there will be live music and a craft activity for children at History San Jose’s History Park on November 4th.

Please, help us spread the word about this event to anyone that might be interested! Should you have any questions about the event or about the Market Street Chinatown Archaeology Project and the work that we do, you are welcome to contact me (mskane@stanford.edu).

We have additional Public Archaeology Events scheduled in the winter, on Sunday, January 27, 2013 and Sunday, February 24, 2013, if you are unable to attend this event. If you would like additional information about these events, please contact me (mskane@stanford.edu).

Thanks for your time and we hope to see you at our event on the 4th!

Megan S. Kane

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