Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Ganondagan August News

The new webpage has been created for the A Seneca Encounter with LaSalle Event that is September 26 & 27. Please check it out for full details on the event.

A new slideshow, the first of the Native American Dance & Music Festival slideshows, has been put up. It features pictures of Cercle Celtique's performance and a personal letter from Jeanette Miller, Executive Director of the Friends of Ganondagan, about this exciting traditional music and dance group. Go to our main Gallery page to find the slideshow.

Look for another slideshow to be up within the next week of the "Native Grasses" Hike that took place on August 16th. It was a wonderful hike and a learning experience for all! The picture to the left is from the hike and is a picture of the native grass big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii).

Each year we hold an event for teachers and other educator's which we call "Educators' Day." The themed event features a full day of activities and talks designed to share with educators information on that year's theme. This year's the event will be titled "Educators' Day 2009: A Living History Event - LaSalle Visits Ganondagan" and will be held Friday September 25, 2009 9am - 4pm. For more details as well as the registration form, please see our events calendar or the email newsletter for the event.

We are still taking reservations for our Rockwell Museum Tour & Day Trip on August 29, 2009 8:30am - 5:30pm. This is a unique opportunity - don't miss it! See the Rockwell Tour page for more details.

Finally, on August 22, 2009 starting at 7pm we will be holding a "Long Ball and Storytelling" Event that will be a wonderful family event. It is an event that is FREE for Friends of Ganondagan Members - show current membership card as proof of membership. General public admission fee $3 adults, $2 children. The event will feature a Long ball game that event goers are welcome to take part in, storytelling, and more. See our event calendar page for more details.