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The Force is for Families on Star Wars Reads Day at the Museum of Flight

The Force is for Families on Star Wars Reads Day at the Museum of Flight

. September 6, 2018

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight joins thousands of Star Wars Reads Day celebrations around our planet on Oct. 13. Star Wars activities at the Museum include family arts and crafts under the Blackbird spyplane, plus storytelling in an Ewok village. Winners in the Empire Writes Back! story writing contest (entry deadline Oct.1) will also […]

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Bring your woodworking projects to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

Bring your woodworking projects to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

. September 4, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting experienced and novice woodworkers to its Open Boatshop program on Wednesdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, and Dec. 12. The program runs from 5:30-8:30pm., with participation limited and advanced registration needed. The program invites members of the public to CBMM’s Shipyard to work on a small woodworking […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces annual Fall Speaker Series

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces annual Fall Speaker Series

. September 1, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its Fall Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and continue on select dates through Thursday, Nov. 8. All sessions take place in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and advance registration is encouraged. The upcoming speaker series is based around CBMM’s newest exhibition, Exploring the Chesapeake: […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

. August 31, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced featured programming to complement the latest exhibit MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU opening this Saturday, September 1. The upcoming exhibit, MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by South African documentary photographer […]

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Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing Recalls Alaska Airlines Jewish Refugee Rescue in 1948

Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing Recalls Alaska Airlines Jewish Refugee Rescue in 1948

. August 31, 2018

SEATTLE – On Sept. 8 author Darragh Metzger discusses her new book Alaska Over Israel, the story of how in 1948 a small, struggling Alaska Airlines began a dangerous and heroic adventure that helped thousands form a new nation. Operation Magic Carpet was the top-secret emergency airlift meant to rescue Jewish refugees from around the […]

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