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Pueblo Grande Museum

4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
602-495-0901 www.pueblogrande.com

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January 2019

Park of Four Waters Tour

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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The Park of Four Waters tour at Pueblo Grande Museum will take you on a walk through undeveloped, natural desert to the ruins of two Hohokam canal segments.  “Hohokam” is an archaeological term for an ancestral Native American culture who built a highly sophisticated irrigation canal network in Arizona roughly between A.D. 450 and 1450.  In order to support many large villages and small settlements, the Hohokam irrigated tens of thousands of acres along the Salt River to grow corn,…

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February 2019

Drop-In Discovery on Desert Plants for Birds

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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Audubon Arizona’s “Plants for Birds” program is simple!  You can't go wrong with native plants: They help fight climate change, save water, and provide food and shelter for birds. Are you ready to start growing bird-friendly plants? Stop by their table on the back patio at PGM for some tips and advice on selecting the right plants for your home. This fun and educational program is included with Museum admission.  

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March 2019

Petroglyph Discovery Hike

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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Bring the whole family for a short one mile Hohokam petroglyph discovery hike at South Mountain. An experienced guide will lead participants on a quick one-mile, one-hour interpretive hike, perfect for busy schedules. This easy petroglyph rich hike contains changes in terrain as well as elevation; recommended for ages 8 years and up. Space is limited. Binoculars are recommended for viewing the petroglyphs, but they are not required. Advance registration required by February 1. Cost: $5.

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Mudsling at PGM

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the ancient Hohokam platform mound at Pueblo Grande. Call the museum at (602) 495-0901 to rsvp to volunteer. No experience required, just be sure to bring some water, a hat, your sunscreen and your desire to play in the mud!

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