FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 22, 2021
Contact: Kathleen Porecki, Office Specialist I
410-326-2042, ext. 8042 Email: Kathleen.Porecki@calvertcountymd.gov
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM FOR FRIENDS WITH DISABILITIES AT CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM
SOLOMONS, MD – April 22, 2021 – The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is opening its doors on Friday evening, May 14, for Night at the Museum for Friends with Disabilities. The museum and grounds will be open exclusively for guests with disabilities and their families, friends, or caregivers from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Have fun in a relaxed and supportive environment and see why the museum is a fun and welcoming place to visit any day of the week! This FREE event is offered in cooperation with Calvert County Parks & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services.
Meet the museum otter mascot, learn about fish, fossils, river otters, skates and rays, maritime history, and enjoy activities in the Discovery Room. Explore the boat basin and the Drum Point Lighthouse. A special calming room will be available. The Museum Store will be open and chock full of items for all ages and interests, and the Wm. B. Tennison is available for 30-minute cruises at 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for each individual to access the museum’s indoor exhibits and to ride the Wm. B. Tennison. Proper face coverings will be required when not in designated areas. Register to attend the event by visiting https://webtrac.co.cal.md.us and searching for Activity #470773 and #470774. Guests who would like to register for the Wm. B. Tennison cruise must call the Therapeutic Recreation office directly at 410-535-1600, ext. 8205.
Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with limited capacity and a new timed entry system. Admission is $9 for adults; $7 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $4 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, or to make a reservation for your next visit, please go to our website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Keep up to date with the latest from CMM by following us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
|Otter mascot Squeak greets guest Connor Porecki. Photo by K. Porecki, CMM.||CMM Fossil Club Member Mike Ellwood shows guest Connor Porecki a fossil. Photo by K. Porecki, CMM.|