Foundation sponsors First Thursdays program


Naugatuck-Historical-SocietNAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society announced a recent sponsorship by the Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation for the society’s First Thursdays program.

The First Thursday programs, held on the first Thursday of each month, offer additional evening hours and unique experiences each month at the historical society museum on Water Street for families. With the recent partnership with the foundation the society is able to offer expanded programs, opportunities and activities for families, a press release issued by the society states.

First Thursdays program this year will include hands on activities for children, new exhibits, presentations and performances. Future programs include a presentation by Naugatuck High School students on the online Civil War Museum they are building, the life of a Civil War citizen solider by author Karl Bacon and a chance for children to explore the flags of the Civil War in April.

Admission to First Thursdays is free for members, $2 an individual or $5 a family. For more information, call (203) 729-9039.