Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation is offering two fun programs at Ushers Ferry during winter break. Work & Fun in 1910 is on Friday, December 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children ages 8-12 are invited to try living like a pioneer. They will learn to heat their homes and cook on a wood stove, make their own toys and perform necessary chores such as hauling wood and water, churning butter, and making quilts. This workshop will challenge them to make their own fun using their imaginations. The fee is $13/person for residents and $14/person for non-residents. Register for program #314501-01.
The second opportunity, American Girl Winter Holiday Party, is on Monday, December 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Girls ages 8-12 will learn about the different holiday traditions of the American Girls by playing games, baking holiday foods and engaging in historical pastimes. The fee is $18/person for residents and $22/person for non-residents. Register for program #314706-01.