Archive for January, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Homeschool Day April 12

| January 31, 2017

Homeschool students and their chaperones are invited to St. Michaels, Md. and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for a Homeschool Day on Wednesday, April 12. The programs start at 10:30 a.m., with individual homeschool families and cooperative groups invited to participate. In the morning, students will be divided into small groups to conduct a hands-on […]

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Boater safety courses begin March 22 at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Boater safety courses begin March 22 at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| January 31, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering five, two-day Maryland DNR-approved boater safety courses, beginning on select dates in March and continuing through July. The courses will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each day in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and run March 22-23, April 12-13, May 17-18, June 21-22, and July 19-20. […]

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Picture Freedom & Faith and Fashion: The Crowns of African American Women Open at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Next Month

| January 30, 2017

Black History Month Pop-Up Exhibits & Programming Announcement CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is preparing for new exhibits and programming as Black History Month approaches. The long awaited debut of student art from across the country for the Second Annual Picture Freedom Art Contest will go on display February 11, 2017. […]

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Half-hull model workshop March 18 and 19 at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Half-hull model workshop March 18 and 19 at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| January 28, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is offering a beginner’s model boatbuilding workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on March 18 and 19, with limited participation and advanced registration needed. The weekend workshop includes instruction on carving a solid half-hull model of the historic Chesapeake Bay tugboat Delaware. This model is band-sawed from […]

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Museum of Flight a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

Museum of Flight a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

| January 27, 2017

Families welcome for free Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest, Engineering Fair SEATTLE – On Feb. 4 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering Fair return to the Museum. The remarkably rambunctious Bridge Contest is a great spectacle for families. […]

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Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

| January 26, 2017

Free evening family activities, Seattle Chinese Chorus, plus special event with former Republic of China Air Force U-2 and Neptune spy pilots and crews SEATTLE – On Feb. 2, Free First Thursday from 5-9 p.m. the Museum celebrates the “Year of the Rooster” with fun family activities, plus music performed by the Seattle Chinese Chorus, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Volunteer Friendraiser February 16

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Volunteer Friendraiser February 16

| January 26, 2017

In seeking friendly, outgoing lovers of the Chesapeake to join their dynamic docent team, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting active adults with a passion for learning to a Volunteer Friendraiser at its waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. on Thursday, February 16. The event is free, with limited seating and advanced registration needed. […]

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