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    March 16, 2020: How to Read a Nautical Chart (Havre de Grace, MD)

    How to Read a Nautical Chart is a three-hour course that will help you unravel the mystery of charts. When navigating on land you use a map. It depicts the various thoroughfares, their directions and names. Major landmarks such as parks, lakes etc. are also shown. By identifying with each of these landmarks and following printed…

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    January 25, 2020: Lecture: Songs of Freedom (Havre de Grace, MD)

    The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum will be presenting the first in a series of lectures on the Underground Railroad – “Other Voices of Freedom” – which will focus on the Upper Chesapeake Bay and Lower Susquehanna region. Our speaker for this first lecture will be Diana Harris, a Public History major at Harford Community…

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    April 8, 2020: “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    A Fierce Green Fire is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement. Written, directed and produced by Academy Award-nominee Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties), A Fierce Green Fire spans fifty years of grassroots and global environmental activism from the 1960s-2009, connecting the movement’s major causes, from conservation to climate change.Inspired by the book of the same…

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    May 13, 2020: “The Human Element” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    We humans are a force of nature. At the same time as human activities alter the basic elements of life – earth, air, water, and fire – those elements change human life as well. During his four-decade career as an environmental photographer and explorer, James Balog has focused his lens on the complex relationship between humans…

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    June 10, 2020: “Merchants of Doubt” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin.Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver- tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have…

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    March 11, 2020: “Overload: America’s Toxic Love Story” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    Before starting a family, Soozie Eastman, daughter of an industrial chemical distributor, embarks on a journey to find out the levels of toxins in her body and explores if there is anything she or anyone else can do to change them. Soozie has just learned that hundreds of synthetic toxins are now found in every…

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    February 13, 2020: “The Devil We Know” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    The Devil We Know unravels one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time. A group of citizens in West Virginia take on DuPont after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical used in Teflon kitchenware – now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans – into the air and public water…

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    January 8, 2020: “Tidewater” – Film Screening (Havre de Grace, MD)

    The Hampton Roads region of Virginia has 14 military installations spread across 17 local jurisdictions. It is our highest concentration of military assets in the country, where 1 in 6 residents are associated with our nation’s defense.The region is confronted now with rising waters. Tidewater is a remarkable study of how the military and local jurisdictions are…

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    (Havre de Grace, MD) Kids’ Mad Scientist Experiments!

    This Halloween, be a mad scientist with some hands-on science experiments and crafts! Join us in the laboratory for some spook-tacular fun. Create your very own fluorescent creepy crawlies, brew some witches’ potions, play with ghost bubbles, and build your own blob creature! FREE ADMISSION. Questions? Please contact envirocenterathdgmm@gmail.com or call (410) 939-4800.

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    (Havre de Grace, MD) Fall in Love with Science at the Maritime Museum.

    This fall, come join us to learn all about native trees and autumn leaves! Do you know the science behind the beautiful fall colors we see adorning the trees each year? Come find out, and create your very own skeleton leaf art – just in time for Halloween! It’s $5.00 per person, and all ages are welcome to attend. The…

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