The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota will host a Summer Celebration on Saturday, with special activities planned to recognize military service members and their families.

Officials say the outdoor event will take place from 11 am – 2 pm in the Museum’s parking lot and will include a performance by Mankato Area 77 Lancers at 1 pm.

It’s open to the public and free of charge. Past and present military service members and their families will receive free admission to the museum throughout the day.