December 23, 2014
For Immediate Release Also include in community calendars
JANUARY EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM
Happy New Year! January is the perfect time to visit the Calvert Marine Museum. For a complete listing of all museum events and activities, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.
Monday, January 5 through Friday, January 30 - Name our Octopus Contest
Visit the museum, see our octopus and help us pick a name. Leave your suggestion in the ballot box located in the Museum Store for the chance to win an octopus basket full of fun. The name will be chosen by the octopus on Tuesday, February 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 6 – Sea Squirts
Thursday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 14
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. O is for Octopus! What mischief can this 8-armed animal get into? Let’s do the octopus dance while we visit this intelligent animal. Free drop-in program for toddlers 18 months – 3 years old and their caregivers.
Monday, January 19 – Octopus Day
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fun for all ages! Hear octopus fact talks at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., watch the octopus interact with toys, make a craft, play games and hear octopus stories. Free with museum admission.
Special Black History Tours: Join us in the Maritime History Hall at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Free with museum admission.
Thursday, January 22 – Little Minnows
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Ocean Animals! Octopus, otter, osprey and oyster are just a few of the animals that live in or near the ocean. Could you open a box with suction cups or stay dry without a raincoat? Let’s do some experiments to see how these animals adapt to ocean living. For children 3 – 5 years old and their caregivers. CMM members are now free: $5 for non-members.
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 and follow us on Twitter.