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  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015
    11am - 1pm

    Most people know that recycling helps our planet, but how exactly does the Earth benefit? Come learn the hows and whys of recycling, plus try out some fun ways to reuse your trash! You’ll be amazed by what you can make with cans, cardboard, bottles, and jars.

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2015
    9:00am - 9:00pm

    Celebrate National Train Day at our “12 Hours at Temple” event on May 9, 9am to 9pm.

    The festivities will include family activities, railfan presentations, train watching, and much more. CentraMod will be operating their model train layouts all day in the Moody Depot.

    Full event details can be found at http://www.rrhm.org/12-hours-2015/.

  • Tue
    12
    May
    2015
    5:30 pm - 7 pm

    Join the museum on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 pm for a book discussion. The book club focuses on non-fiction books relating to American history or other historical topics of interest to the group. Membership in the group is free and open to the public. In May, we will be reading Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson.

  • Fri
    05
    Jun
    2015

    Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link will be on display June 5 - August 26. Famous for documenting final years (1955-1960) of steam railroading, O. Winston Link was also a pioneer in the art of night photography. Link’s photos also show life in railroad towns in this critical period. Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link is organized by Thomas H. Garver and produced in collaboration with the Center for Railroad Photography & Art (www.railphoto-art.org).

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2015
    11am - 1pm

    From the invention of the wheel to the birth of the internet, from Edison to Apple, and from penicillin to plastic, inventions have not only changed the world but also the world around us.  Learn about both the inventions and the men and women behind their discoveries that make our daily lives easier and simpler. What might you invent someday?

  • Tue
    09
    Jun
    2015
    5:30 pm - 7 pm

    Join the museum on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 pm for a book discussion. The book club focuses on non-fiction books relating to American history or other historical topics of interest to the group. Membership in the group is free and open to the public. In June, we will be reading King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild.

  • Tue
    07
    Jul
    2015
    5:30 pm - 7 pm

    Join the museum on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 pm for a book discussion. The book club focuses on non-fiction books relating to American history or other historical topics of interest to the group. Membership in the group is free and open to the public. In July, we will be reading Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing.