Calvert Marine Museum January Events

December 29, 2012

Calvert_Marine_MuseumFriday, January 4 
First Free Friday
The museum is open free from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bob Pfeiffer and Eric Skow will be performing popular favorites in the lobby starting at 6:30 p.m. There are docents in every gallery to answer your questions. The Museum Store is open.

Sunday, January 6
Brownies Badge Program “In the Bay”
By completing this program, Brownies earn this special badge. Offered from 1-3 p.m. Fee is $11 per participant. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register.

Tuesday, January 8 & Thursday, January 10
Sea Squirts: Wacky Weather
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Changes Every Day! Do I need a sweater or shorts? Come with us and sing songs, hear a story, and be rain, snow, sun, and wind. Free drop-in program for toddlers 18-months to 3-years-old and their caregivers.

Thursday, January 17
PEM Talks: Sustainable Chesapeake presents Rich Takacs talking about Creating Living Shorelines, 7:00 in the auditorium. FREE.

Friday, January 18
Sea Squirts: Wacky Weather
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Changes Every Day! Special guest Jennifer Anderson from Musik Garten will present the program, sponsored by PNC Bank. FREE program, space limited to 40 people, pre-registration suggested. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41.

Sunday, January 20
Sunday Conversations with Chesapeake Authors
Back by popular demand! Richard LaMotte talks about his renowned book on sea glass and sea glass identification. Bring your own finds in for identification; a prize will be given for the best “Glass with a Past.” 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. FREE

Sunday, January 20
Jr. Girl Scout Badge Program “In the Bay”
By completing this program, Brownies earn this special badge. Offered from 1-3 p.m. Fee is $11 per participant. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Please call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register.

CMM OttersMonday, January 21
OTTER DAY! It’s the otter’s 10th birthday – so help us celebrate!
Otter Breakfast: Start your day off with breakfast with the Otters. Learn about otter enrichment, habitat, and the mischief these mammals get into with their playful curiosity. Go behind the scenes to talk with a keeper and observe a feeding. A continental breakfast will be provided. Children must be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an adult to participate. Space is limited, pre-registration required. Fee is $15 per person, $10 for members and includes museum admission. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register
Birthday Activities: Once the museum opens, we will have special otter programs and activities throughout the day including creating toys for the otters to play with. The CMM otters will be on hand teaching the otter’s favorite dance, the “Swim”. We will raffle off Original Otter Art and special behind the scenes tours. Have a piece of otter cake while the otters enjoy their own special birthday cupcakes! Don’t miss this otterly awesome event. Free with museum admission

Thursday, January 24
Little Minnows: Sense-Sationial! Did you hear that? What’s that smell? Look at that color! Come and find out how we use our senses to know the world around us. Children three to five years old can explore the amazing world of the senses, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Fee is $4 members; $5 non-members. Pre-registration suggested. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41.

 

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