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Posted on: October 22, 2014


Tuesday, November 4 - Museum Madness Day: Who Eats Whom?
Spend your day off school at CMM from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a fun-filled, action-packed day with the museum’s many animals learning all about food chains, helping prep animal food, playing the food chain game and so much more. For children age 7 – 10. $25 registration fee, pre-registration recommended. Museum admission and pizza lunch included. Space is limited. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register and reserve your spot.

Tuesday, November 4 and Thursdays, November 6 & 13 - Sea Squirts
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Animal Homes - People live in a house, but where do the animals live? Some animals dig holes, others carry their homes around with them, and others build nests. Come learn about all the many different animal homes. Free drop-in program for toddlers 18 months to three years and their caregivers.

Friday, November 7 - First FREE Friday
The museum is open and free to the public from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy Some Assembly performing Celtic dance tunes, popular covers, and original tunes in the Harms Gallery beginning at 6:30 p.m. See the new aquarium exhibit, River to Bay: Reflections and Connections.

Sunday, November 9 - “On Watch” Memorial Service
2:00 p.m. at the site of the “On Watch” statue at the end of Dowell Road, Dowell, Maryland. Join us to thank all of our veterans for their service. Refreshments served on-site following the program.

Tuesday, November 11 - Museum Madness Day: The Nano World
Spend your day off school at CMM from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and explore an entire world that is invisible to the naked eye. Come and discover tiny zooplankton and other incredibly miniscule creatures with the help of a microscope. Museum admission and pizza lunch included. Space is limited. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register and reserve your spot.

Friday, November 14 - Special Needs Night
The museum is open and free for families with special needs from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Family fun night is offered in cooperation with Calvert County Parks and Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services.

Wednesday, November 19 - Homeschool Day
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. River to Bay: Reflections and Connections Special hands-on workshops for homeschoolers throughout the museum focusing on the animals, habitats, and environmental challenges in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Visit the website for a complete schedule. Appropriate for children age 5 to 12 with adult. Cost is museum admission plus a program fee of $2 per child. Registration will take place in the lobby.

Thursday, November 20 - Little Minnows
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Birds: Beaks, Feet, and Feathers Birds are amazing and their special adaptations allow them to fly, keep warm, and find food. Using household items and different foods, let’s figure out how birds eat. Inspect a feather up close to understand how it keeps birds warm and dry. For children age 3 – 5 and their caregivers. Fee is $4 for members and $5 for non-members.

Friday, November 21 - BUMPER JACKSONS presented by Maritime Performance Series 7:30 in the Harms Gallery. Deeply rooted in their love for early swing, blues, and old time country, Bumper Jacksons are playfully creative with their originals, re-imagining American roots music with both power and tenderness. They reach back to a time when jazz was the rowdy street music, a music of pleasure and celebration, of freedom, and a good old-fashioned dance party - before it really even had a name. They perform these traditional sounds of America, heart-wrenching and youthful, and always in the spirit of raw adventure. Admission is $10 at the door, cash or check; beer, wine, water, and snacks available for sale. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 26 – Bird Feeder Workshop
11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Make a bird feeder using recycled materials and get messy making a birdseed stuffed pinecone. For children age 5 – 10. Register at the admissions desk the day of the workshop. Space is limited; $5.00 per child due at time of registration.

Thursday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Day - Museum Closed

Friday, November 28 - Chesapeake Critters: Turtle Talk
11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Find out about the turtles that hang out in the Discovery Room as well as others that live in our region. Programs are free with museum admission.


Press Contact: Traci Cimini - or call 410-326-2042, ext. 62
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and military with valid I.D., 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 or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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