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Blackwell Museum plans reintroduction event Oct. 15

October 3, 2014

Photo of an exhibit in the BlackwellNIU’s Blackwell History of Education Museum will host a reception to reacquaint the campus and DeKalb community with the museum’s mission and goals and to recruit volunteer docents for the museum’s one-room schoolhouse

The event will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the NIU College of Education’s Learning Center in Gabel Hall. Light refreshments will be served.

This reception will be the first of several to be offered throughout the coming year in order to begin recruiting volunteer docents to conduct educational programs at the Blackwell’s Milan Township District 83 One Room Schoolhouse.

To register for the reception, contact Rich Casey at (815) 753-8360 or [email protected] by Tuesday, Oct. 14. Parking permits are available but must be requested no later than Oct. 9.; include a mailing address when requesting for a parking permit.