December 17, 2015
For Immediate Release - Also include in community calendars
JANUARY EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM
Happy New Year! The Calvert Marine Museum offers activities and programs for all members of the family. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing of events.
Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
The museum is closed.
Tuesday, January 12, Thursday, January 14, and Wednesday 20 – Sea Squirts
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Lighthouse Discovery. Join us for a messy and creative exploration of the colors and shapes associated with lighthouses. (Switching to Winter Hours: program offered only once at 10:30 a.m.) Free program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.
Sunday, January 17 – Sunday Conversations with Chesapeake Authors
2:00 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Richard LaMotte, sea glass expert, author, and collector extraordinaire presents The LURE of Sea Glass. Lecture is followed by a book signing. Bring your favorite piece of sea glass to discover a bit of its history.
Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Chris Haley, nephew of Roots author, Alex Haley will speak on The Local Legacy of Slavery. Chris Haley is on the board of the Alex Haley Foundation and works at the Maryland State Archives. He is also an actor, performer, writer, and speaker. Come at 2:00 p.m. for an African American Highlight Tour in our Maritime Gallery. Join Mr. Haley at 2:30 p.m. for a Meet and Greet and stay for his talk in the Harms Gallery at 3:00 p.m. Free with museum admission. Ongoing throughout the day, visitors are invited to write down their own dreams and add them to the Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” board.
Saturday, January 23 – Build a Toy Boat
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Make your own toy boat in the Maritime History Hall with sessions starting on the half hour. $2 donation requested with museum admission.
Thursday, January 28 – Little Minnows
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Boats and Lighthouses. Using colors, shapes, and numbers, let’s figure out how boats travel the bay and why lighthouses are important in helping them find their way. For children 3 to 5 years old. CMM members are free; $5 for non-members.
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The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.