Children's Programs During Break
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

Wednesday December 22 - Friday December 31

Enjoy children's activities December 22 - 30 with fun themes each day.

Monday, December 22 Back by popular demand is Gingerbread Lighthouse Workshop! Join our “elves” as we make lighthouses out of candy. There is a $2 materials fee. Sign up early at the Admissions desk as space is limited. Workshops are at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 23 Ornament Workshop - Make a little something extra for your tree! Each workshop will be making a different ornament. $2 per child donation requested. Sign up early at the Admissions desk early as space is limited! Workshops are at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Monday, December 27 Horseshoe Crabs: Survival of the Fittest. Join an interpreter in the Discovery Room for a hands-on look at these fascinating survivors. Have the chance to touch these animals that have been around since before the dinosaurs and also explore a model showing their inner anatomy. Free with museum admission, fifteen minute programs starting on the top of every hour from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 28 Aqua Invaders: The Game. Join in on the fun in the auditorium for an interactive view of how well meaning people can spread invasive species around their neighborhoods. Free with museum admission, programs starting at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 29 Jellyfish! Join an interpreter at the Sea Nettle exhibit to take a close look at why these planktonic animals do what they do and how they do it. Free with museum admission, fifteen minute programs starting on the top of every hour from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 30 Seahorses! Join an interpreter by the seahorse exhibit to get a look at these fascinating creatures. Explore their habitat, their relatives, and why there are so few of them left. Free with museum admission, fifteen minute programs starting on the top of every hour from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Daily Schedule:

12/22 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/23 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/24 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/25 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/26 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/27 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/28 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/29 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/30 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12/31 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sponsoring Gateway: Calvert Marine Museum

Cost: Museum admission fees apply

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: Yes
 
Location: Calvert Marine Museum
14150 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, Maryland 20688
 
Event Contact: Melissa McCormick (410) 326-2042
 
For more information: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com


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