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Read about the program offered by Moscow’s museums, parks and libraries in the article.

Moscow parks, museums and libraries have prepared a varied weekly program for their young guests. Children will enjoy fascinating stories about space, lessons in archeology and painting, as well as exercises in the fresh air.

Dreaming of space

On April 12, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics Day. On this day in 1961, the first manned flight into space took place. In honor of this event, parks and libraries have prepared a festive program for children and adults. So, in the park “North Tushino” opens a photo exhibition “Our Gagarin”, prepared in cooperation with the Museum of Cosmonautics. Visitors to the open-air exposition will learn about the pre-flight training sessions and how the Vostok spacecraft was tested and launched. In addition, you can see the pictures taken during the ceremonial welcome of the first cosmonaut of the planet. The exhibition will run from 6 to 15 April.

On April 8, the library № 172 will host an online master class “Alien” on creating a voluminous postcard on a space theme. It will be shown at 12:00 on the page of the reading room in the social network “In contact with”.

Another interactive master class for the Day of Cosmonautics was prepared in the library number 179. There, on April 10, they will teach how to make rockets out of paper using the origami technique. The lesson will be presented at 12:00 on the reading room page in “In contact with”.

It will be possible to learn interesting facts about the heroes, as well as find out how our country explored space and with whom it competed in this race, thanks to the documentary film “Cosmonauts”. Guests are expected in the video club “Krugozor” on April 10. Beginning at 15:00.

We study archeology

Those who are interested in the world of archaeological excavations will love the thematic activities of the capital’s parks and museums. For example, in a museum-reserve Kolomenskoye On April 6, the exhibition “Villages and villages around Kolomenskoye” will open. There will be presented part of the finds from the “Archeology” fund, which were discovered over the course of several years on the territory of “Kolomenskoye” and the former neighboring villages and villages. Before visiting the exhibition, you must purchase a ticket.

On April 10 and 11, a master class “Introduction to Archeology” will take place in the Mitino Landscape Park. Young participants will learn what archeology is, get acquainted with the basic techniques, as well as conduct educational excavations and analysis of the found material in a specially equipped room of the archaeological center of the landscape park. Beginning at 12:00. You can buy a ticket here.

We are doing sports

For those who want to warm up, we have prepared an online workout and exercise in the fresh air. So, on April 5, coach Nikita Orlov will hold a virtual running lesson for beginners. It will be available at 14:00 on the pages of Sokolniki Park in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with” and Facebook.

And Tagansky Park offers to do morning exercises in honor of World Health Day. The free workout includes exercises designed to warm up muscles and joints and does not require special training. It will take place on April 7 at 10:00 am. You can register on the website

Draw flowers

Young artists will not be left indifferent by the master box office prepared by Sokolniki Park. Children will be taught to draw the first spring flowers – crocuses. The virtual lesson will be conducted by the artist Olga Valeeva. The recording will be available on April 6 at 14:00 on the pages of the park in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with”and Facebook.

In addition, you can join the Babushkinsky Park’s master class on watercolor painting. Participants will create a sketch of a daffodil. These graceful flowers are also among the first to appear on Moscow flower beds. The lesson will be held on April 7 at 12:00 on the pages of the park in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with”and Facebook.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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