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2012: Year of the Girl

Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Exhibit and opening reception

The Stearns History Museum announces a new exhibit, "Year of the Girl: Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary," which showcases the history of girls and celebrates

100 years of Girl Scouting. The exhibit is opening Monday, March 12, and will run through December. A public opening reception is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 18.

Through artifacts, photos and text, "Year of the Girl" explores how times have changed and girls have thrived in scouting since it began in 1912. This exhibit features items on loan from the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines Council, as well as some photos and artifacts from the Museum's collection.

Come and enjoy Girl Scout cookies and lemonade, and visit with others at the March 18 kickoff to learn how Girl Scouting has touched their lives. Girl Scouts will be admitted free and Girl Scout alumni will be admitted at half price admission ($2.50) by presenting a membership card or by wearing a Girl Scout uniform or some Girl Scout insignia. Stearns

History Museum members are admitted free and nonmembers $5 for adults and $2 for children.

Additional information about this event can be obtained by calling (320) 253-8424 e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The Museum is located at 235 33rd Avenue South in St. Cloud.