'Polish St. Patrick's Day' party welcomes new museum members
Jazz, food, libations, and 'hysterical historical' stories await at this membership drive for the Columns Museum



MILFORD — The Pike County Historical Society invites you to its "Polish St. Patrick's Day" celebration, a membership drive and party to be held Sunday, March 10, at the Columns Museum, 608 Broad St., Milford.
Admission is free as a thank you to any new member who joins between now and the party. There will be music, prizes, food, and libations.
The museum director will host a special tour starting at 4 p.m. Register by calling 570-296-8126 or emailing pikemuse@ptd.net.
Director Lori Strelecki has been with the museum for 19 years. In her time she has heard and seen many "hysterical historical" stories about the museum's collections, guests, and volunteers. She will share some of those stories along with little-known facts and fallacies about items in the museum's collection.
The party begins at 5 p.m. in the Foundation Room, where the Mostly Jazz Trio will perform.
Be a part of historyMuseum memberships start at $25 and include unlimited free museum admission for yourself and a guest, use of the museum's research and genealogy libraries, a subscription to its newsletter, and museum shop discounts.
"It also gives you the satisfaction of knowing you are supporting a most important not for profit organization and helping to keep history alive and well in Pike County," Strelecki said. "Even if you don't join, you are welcome to visit us anytime, but on March 10 membership 'ain't nothing but a party.'"
See related article by Lori Strelecki, "What is this place?"
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