Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Presents Little Homer Story Hour for Children

chicago hellenic museum little homerThe National Hellenic Museum in Chicago presents an amazing opportunity for youngsters to learn about Greek Mythology and participate in craft projects.

Every Saturday from June 4 through August 20 at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Classroom of the museum, parents and children will find an amazing Greek experience of culture and history.

The program includes bilingual story time where children act out a Greek myth and participate in crafts.

The entrance fee is $5.00 for adults, and children 2 to 12-years-old will be admitted for free.

The program will feature a different myth every week. Here’s a look at the fun in store for you and your family when you visit Little Homer Story Hour:

June: The Labors of Hercules
June 4: The stories of: the Nemean Lion, the Hydra, the Hind of Artemis
June 10: The stories of: the Erymanthian Boar, the Augean Stables, the Stymphalian Birds
June 18: The stories of: the Cretan Bull, the Horses of Diomede, the Belt of Hippolte
June 25: The stories of: Geryon’s Cattle, the Apples of the Hesperides

July: The Story of The Iliad, The Trojan Horse
July 2: Paris’s Deal with Aphrodite
July 9: Helen: The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships
July 16: The Wall of Troy/Inventing the Trojan Horse
July 23: Invasion with the Trojan Horse/Fall of Troy
July 30: Odysseus and the Sirens

August: Greek Myths and Monsters
August 6: Odysseus and Scylla
August 13: Persephone and the Seasons
August 20: The Story of Arachne

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