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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 14, 2022

Friday, 11/25/2022: What Knots Black Friday Sale (Havre de Grace)

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is so excited to tell you that we are having a big Black Friday sale coming up. Almost everything in the store will be 30% off for one day only. Friday, November 25th. Don’t wait to jump on this fantastic opportunity. Start your Holiday shopping early and get your…

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 14, 2022

Saturday, 01/21/2023: Maryland Boating Safety Course

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE Live-ONLINE Jan 21 22 2023 This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions. Attendance at both online sessions is required. Followed by an online test taken at your convenience. Use your…

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Posted July 18, 2022

Saturday, 08/27/2022: Sub-Aquatic Vegetation Monitoring and Maintenance (Havre de Grace, MD)

Join us for a FREE lecture with Environmental Center Director, Meredith Maloney to learn about the Bay’s most important resource. This lecture will discuss the importance of SAVs, what makes them unique, and what we as a museum are doing to protect them.

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Posted July 7, 2022

Saturday, 07/16/2022: Music by Don Shappelle & Don Sennett (Havre de Grace, MD)

In what has become something of a “Museum Tradition,” Don Shappelle returns to share his wealth of Bay-inspired songs that are so evocative of his mentor, the late Pete Seeger. The easy to sing along with, thoughtful lyrics always pack a punch. A staunch supporter of Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts, Shappelle laces his songs with…

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Posted June 30, 2022

Saturday, 08/06/2022: The Chesapeake Mermaid Storytime (Havre de Grace, MD)

The Chesapeake Mermaid will be making an appearance at The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum! She will be telling the tale of “The Last Bivalvian,” which explores the history of the Chesapeake Bay and the importance of oysters. Your adventure on Saturday, August 6th from 1 – 2 pm includes a story, movement, song, bay…

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Posted June 30, 2022

Saturday, 07/16/2022: The Creation of the Other Voices of Freedom Exhibit (Havre de Grace, MD)

Join us for a Free lecture by Curator Juliette Moore Juliette will discuss the legal battle over the “ownership” of an African-American woman from the Darlington area of Harford County, that was one of the precursors to the Civil War. She will also discuss the Bounty Hunters, bloodhounds and extortion exhibited.

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Posted June 28, 2022

Thursday, 07/14/2022: Lecture: Crawford Family Boat Chandlery & Wholesale Game Fish and Waterfowl Market in Havre de Grace (Havre de Grace, MD)

Join us for a lecture and discussion of our new exhibit about early 20th century watermen of the Upper Bay and Lower Susquehanna River. Our museum President, Bruce Russell, will explain the research behind the exhibit. Hundreds of local names such as Seneca, Vandiver, Tydings, Christy (Christies), and more are represented in the historic records….

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Posted June 15, 2022

Wednesday, 06/29/2022: Music with Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante (Havre de Grace, MD)

Join us for a concert. $10 per person at the door. Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. Rough as a riot, soft as sea spray, international duo Janie Meneely and Robvan Sante bring a breath of salt air to the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum this June. Their collaborative effort is marked by evocative instrumentals, strong…

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Posted June 10, 2022

Saturday, 06/25/2022: Through Their Eyes: Contemporary Artwork in the Underground Railroad Exhibit with Leslie Kaufman (Havre de Grace, MD)

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the artists who created the powerful original artwork in the Underground Railroad Exhibit. Leslie Kaufman, art curator and president of Philadelphia Sculptors, will illuminate the process of selecting artists, their personal connections to the subject matter, and the special creative techniques they used. Art is a critical part…

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 10, 2022

Saturday, 06/18/2022: The Creation of the Other Voices of Freedom Exhibit (Havre de Grace, MD)

Curator Juliette Moore will discuss the legal battle over the “ownership” of an African-American woman from the Darlington area of Harford County, which was one of the precursors to the Civil War. She will also discuss the Bounty Hunters, bloodhounds and extortion exhibited.  This is a free lecture! Don’t miss out on learning about this…

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Posted June 6, 2022

Friday, 07/22/2022: Watershed and Wetland Study (Havre de Grace, MD)

Watershed and Wetland Study for grades 8-10 on Friday, July 22nd, from 2pm-4pm Students investigate their local watershed and wetlands, and learn how these ecosystems interact and connect among the Earth’s hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, and atmosphere. Students learn why watersheds and wetlands are essential while documenting their biological, chemical, and physical characteristics. Students will conduct…

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Posted June 6, 2022

10/15/2022: Shrimp & BBQ Fest (Havre de Grace, MD)

“Under the Big Tent” About this event All-You-Can-Eat and Drink Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Sides, Soft Drinks, Beer, Wine Catering by Coakley ‘s Pub 50/50 Contest, Raffle Prizes, Silent Auction All proceeds benefit the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and Environmental Center programs.

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Posted June 3, 2022

Thursday, 06/30/2022: Pollinator Plants, Insects, and Animals (Havre de Grace, MD)

Students learn the conditions needed for plants to grow, and how plants are dependent upon pollinators to reproduce. They visit several types of pollinator habitats, look for diversity and abundance of pollinators, and learn to identify which pollinators pollinate which plants here in Havre de Grace. Students learn how seeds are dispersed by insects, animals,…

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Posted June 3, 2022

Friday, 07/08/2022: Native, Non-Native, and Pioneer Plant Species (Havre de Grace, MD)

What does it mean to be a non-native species? What are native and  pioneering plants? Understand the benefits that plants have in shaping our environment and the drawbacks some plants pose. Students work together to learn how plant communities interact within our environment. Field techniques are explored to identify and survey plant biodiversity and why…

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Posted June 3, 2022

Thursday, 06/23/2022: Birds of the Chesapeake Bay (Havre de Grace, MD)

Students investigate what makes birds different from other animals, and why they are so special. Students learn how to use both their sight and hearing to identify common birds of the Chesapeake Bay, and how to use tools like binoculars and identification guides to do so. Students will leave this course as competent and curious…

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Posted April 25, 2022

Sunday, June 26, 2022: Maryland Boating Safety Course (Online)

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE (ONLINE) Sat., June 25 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and Sun., June 26 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM This two-day course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. A Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Department of Natural Resources upon satisfactory completion. Instructors…

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Posted April 25, 2022

Saturday, 06/25/2022: Maryland Boating Safety Course (Online)

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE (ONLINE) Sat., June 25 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and Sun., June 26 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM This two-day course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. A Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Department of Natural Resources upon satisfactory completion. Instructors…

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Posted September 12, 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021: Autumnfest (Havre de Grace, MD)

Autumnfest at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Sat., October 2 from 10 am – 4 pm FREE Admission Fall is in the air! Join us for pumpkin decorating, a scarecrow and pumpkin contest, food, and live music. There will be artisan and craft vendors set up across the street from the Maritime Museum on…

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Posted June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021: Kids’ Summer Story Time (Havre de Grace, MD)

Kids’ Summer Story Time Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM On Thursday mornings throughout the month of July, Miss Sue Capp will be holding a story time for kids in the main gallery. The first book that we will be reading on July 1st is Hats Off for the Fourth of July! by Harriet Ziefert….

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021: Kids’ Summer Story Time (Havre de Grace, MD)

Kids’ Summer Story Time Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM On Thursday mornings throughout the month of July, Miss Sue Capp will be holding a story time for kids in the main gallery. The first book that we will be reading on July 1st is Hats Off for the Fourth of July! by Harriet Ziefert….

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021: Kids’ Summer Story Time (Havre de Grace, MD)

Kids’ Summer Story Time Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM On Thursday mornings throughout the month of July, Miss Sue Capp will be holding a story time for kids in the main gallery. The first book that we will be reading on July 1st is Hats Off for the Fourth of July! by Harriet Ziefert….

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 15, 2021: Kids’ Summer Story Time (Havre de Grace, MD)

Kids’ Summer Story Time Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM On Thursday mornings throughout the month of July, Miss Sue Capp will be holding a story time for kids in the main gallery. The first book that we will be reading on July 1st is Hats Off for the Fourth of July! by Harriet Ziefert….

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021: Kids’ Summer Story Time (Havre de Grace, MD)

Kids’ Summer Story Time Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM On Thursday mornings throughout the month of July, Miss Sue Capp will be holding a story time for kids in the main gallery. The first book that we will be reading on July 1st is Hats Off for the Fourth of July! by Harriet Ziefert….

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Posted April 23, 2021

Saturday, May 15, 2021: 15th Annual Secret Garden Tour and Garden Mart / Plant Sale (Havre de Grace, MD)

15th Annual Secret Garden Tour of Havre de Grace & Garden Mart / Plant Sale Tour: Sat. and Sun., May 15-16, 2021 from 12-5 PM Garden Mart / Plant Sale: Sat. and Sun., May 15-16, 2021 from 10 AM – 6 PM The Gardens de Grace Club is excited to once again host the Secret…

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Posted April 23, 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021: 15th Annual Secret Garden Tour and Garden Mart / Plant Sale (Havre de Grace, MD)

15th Annual Secret Garden Tour of Havre de Grace & Garden Mart / Plant Sale Tour: Sat. and Sun., May 15-16, 2021 from 12-5 PM Garden Mart / Plant Sale: Sat. and Sun., May 15-16, 2021 from 10 AM – 6 PM The Gardens de Grace Club is excited to once again host the Secret…

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Posted April 20, 2021

Sunday, May 30, 2021: MD Boating Safety Course (Online)

ONLINE MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE May 29, 2021 from 9 AM – 1 PM and May 30, 2021 from 9 AM – 2 PM This two-day online course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. A Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources upon satisfactory completion. Instructors from…

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Posted April 20, 2021

Saturday, May 29, 2021: MD Boating Safety Course (Online)

ONLINE MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE May 29, 2021 from 9 AM – 1 PM and May 30, 2021 from 9 AM – 2 PM This two-day online course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. A Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources upon satisfactory completion. Instructors from…

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Posted January 11, 2021

January 11, 2021: “Inside the Megafire” – Virtual Film Screening

Inside the Megafire – Virtual Film Screening Watch anytime, anywhere. This PBS NOVA documentary, just under an hour long, is being offered as a virtual film screening. We have obtained streaming rights for nearly a full year. From the frontlines of the Camp Fire – the deadliest wildfire in California history – Inside the Megafire tells…

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Posted November 9, 2020

February 7, 2021: ONLINE Maryland Boating Safety Course

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE (ONLINE) Sat., February 6, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm to Sun., February 7, 2021 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education will be issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions…

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Posted November 9, 2020

February 6, 2021: ONLINE Maryland Boating Safety Course

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE (ONLINE) Sat., February 6, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm to Sun., February 7, 2021 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education will be issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions…

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Posted August 24, 2020

September 6, 2020: Online Maryland Boating Safety Course

Online Maryland Boating Safety Course DATE(S): Sat., September 5th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Sun., September 6th from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Instructors from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding this live online class (state-approved). This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Certificate of Boating…

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Posted August 24, 2020

September 5, 2020: Online Maryland Boating Safety Course

Online Maryland Boating Safety Course DATE(S): Sat., September 5th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Sun., September 6th from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Instructors from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding this live online class (state-approved). This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Certificate of Boating…

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Posted July 31, 2020

August 5, 2020: The Antibiotic Hunters – Online Film (Havre de Grace, MD)

Increasing resistance to antibiotics has been called the most pressing global health problem of our time. Medical experts are predicting a post-antibiotic era, in which people will die of infections easily treated just a few years ago – unless we find more of these miracle drugs. The Antibiotic Hunters follows drug researchers as they investigate the…

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Posted July 9, 2020

August 1, 2020: ONLINE Maryland Boating Safety Course

Maryland Boating Safety Course Date: Sat., August 1, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and Sun., August 2, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions. Attendance…

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hdgmaritimemuseum added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 9, 2020

August 2, 2020: ONLINE Maryland Boating Safety Course

Maryland Boating Safety Course Date: Sat., August 1, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and Sun., August 2, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions. Attendance…

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Posted May 17, 2020

May 31, 2020: Online MD Boating Safety Course

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE Live Online Course – State Approved This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions; attendance at both online sessions is required. Followed by an online test taken at your convenience. Location:…

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Posted May 17, 2020

May 30, 2020: Online MD Boating Safety Course

MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE Live Online Course – State Approved This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions; attendance at both online sessions is required. Followed by an online test taken at your convenience. Location:…

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Posted April 13, 2020

April 22, 2020: FREE Online Course: Suddenly in Command

Suddenly in Command Help keep your kids, spouse and friends safe by teaching them what to do if you were to suddenly become incapacitated and someone needs to bring the vessel under control. This FREE public education course will be offered live online, and you can easily interact with instructors. A link will be sent…

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Posted February 22, 2020

June 13, 2020: Shrimp & BBQ Fest (Havre de Grace, MD)

CANCELLED Come join us for some steamed shrimp and BBQ chicken and pork under the big tent at Hutchins Memorial Park, overlooking the Susquehanna River. Cost: $45.00 per ticket Tickets can be purchased at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum or Havre de Grace Visitors’ Center. You may also pay over the phone by calling (410)…

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Posted February 13, 2020

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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Posted January 16, 2020

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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Posted December 16, 2019

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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Posted December 16, 2019

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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Posted December 16, 2019

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

CANCELLED 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 –…

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Posted December 16, 2019

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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Posted December 16, 2019

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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Posted December 16, 2019

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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Posted October 7, 2019

(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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Posted October 1, 2019

(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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Posted October 1, 2019

(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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Posted September 14, 2019

(Havre de Grace, MD) Wings Over Water

Come and join us for a ramble along the Havre de Grace Promenade as we look for residential and migrating birds and butterflies! Professor Colleen Webster leads the way. We’ll meet in front of the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. There will be a limited number of binoculars available, so you are encouraged to bring…

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Posted August 23, 2019

(Havre de Grace, MD) The Rise and Fall of the Susquehannock Indians

Kyle Hayward, a public history major at Harford Community College, will be presenting an informative account of the Susquehannock Indians who lived long ago along the streams and rivers of the lower Susquehanna River. Both documented history and archeology helped order the past events of the Susquehannock Indians. Understanding the Susquehannock Indians provides knowledge on…

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Posted July 3, 2019

Kids’ Story & Craft Time- Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

On Thursday mornings in July, Miss Sue Capp reads a new story in our Kids’ Corner. Following story time, we will work on a fun craft project and eat a snack together. If the weather is nice, we may also go outside on the Havre de Grace Promenade to get some fresh air. A great…

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Posted May 28, 2019

Trees for the Future: A Talk with John Leary

John Leary, Director of Trees for the Future, will be giving a presentation at the Maritime Museum this June. Trees for the Future (TFTF) is an organization on a mission to end hunger, poverty and deforestation in developing countries. Through a team of passionate change-makers, they have planted trees in places where people sorely need the sustenance…

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Posted May 13, 2019

On the Half Shell: Edna E. Lockwood & the Past and Future of the Chesapeake Oyster Fishery

Edna Lockwood, the last historic sailing bugeye in the world, will be visiting the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum on July 6-8 as part of a National Park Service-funded heritage tour around the Chesapeake Bay. As part of her visit, Pete Lesher will be presenting a free lecture at the Maritime Museum on Sunday, July…

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Posted May 13, 2019

Don Shappelle and The Pick-Ups Live in Concert- Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

Don Shappelle and the Pickups are a versatile musical group, performing a repertoire of original songs at dozens of waterfront gatherings and festivals in support of cleaning the Bay and its tributaries. Singer-songwriter Don Shappelle is from Wilkes-Barre, PA but now lives in Perryville, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. It’s only natural that many…

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Posted May 13, 2019

Roger Girke & The Wandering Souls Live in Concert

Roger Girke is one funky blues-playing, road-tested guitarist, singer and writer whose career has spanned over 4,000 live shows, concerts and festivals and numerous recording sessions and releases. Roger started out performing in the eastern PA/NJ area, eventually joining the legendary Philadelphia-area roots-rock band Pickins, followed by tours and recording with Sharks, Robert Hazard, and many others. Since the…

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Posted May 13, 2019

“The Messenger” – Film Screening

The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a global and human level if we lose them. Humans once believed that birds could carry messages, that their presence was meaningful. They have helped predict the change of…

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Posted May 13, 2019

“Gladesmen” – Film Screening

GLADESMEN: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys is an award-winning feature-length documentary about the federal government’s ban on Florida’s iconic airboats in much of the Everglades. The measure is part of the world’s largest effort to repair a damaged ecosystem, a vast river of grass that has been ravaged by more than a century of development,…

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Posted May 10, 2019

“The Clean Bin Project” – Film Screening

Is it possible to live completely waste-free? In this multi-award winning festival favorite, partners Jen and Grant go head-to-head in a competition to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least garbage. Their light-hearted competition is set against a darker examination of the problem of waste. Even as Grant and Jen start to…

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Posted May 9, 2019

“Biophilic Design” – Film Screening

Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the environment and alienate us from nature. The recent trend in green architecture has decreased the…

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Posted May 9, 2019

“Lobster War” – Film Screening

Lobster War is an award-winning feature documentary about the conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by U.S. lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed…

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Posted May 9, 2019

“After the Spill” – Film Screening

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the coast of Louisiana. Five years later, the Deepwater Horizon exploded and spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the worst ecologic disaster in North American history. Amazingly, those aren’t the worst things facing Louisiana’s coastline today. It is that the state is…

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Posted April 14, 2019

Talk by Mike Tidwell of CCAN

Mike Tidwell of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network will be giving a talk at the Maritime Museum on Tuesday, May 21st. Mike is the founder and director of CCAN, a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the impacts and solutions associated with climate change in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He is also…

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Posted April 14, 2019

MD Boating Safety Course

MD Boating Safety Course This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Certificate of Boating Safety is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance at both sessions is required). Cost: $35…

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Posted April 14, 2019

Suddenly in Command

Help keep your kids and spouse safe by teaching them what to do if you become incapacitated. Course Overview: The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard or you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time; you’re now “Suddenly in Command.” What do you do? This 3-hour boating safety class is designed for…

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Posted April 14, 2019

Spring Songs Bird Walk

Hello birders! Spring has sprung and the birds are out! Join us at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum for an evening stroll along the Promenade with Prof. Colleen Webster. Limited binoculars available. Register by calling us at (410) 939-4800, or email envirocenterathdgmm@gmail.com. (Tickets not required, but please RSVP via phone or email).

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Posted April 1, 2019

Shrimp & BBQ Fest

“Under the Big Tent” at Frank J. Hutchins Memorial Park Cost: $40 per person (Tickets sold at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and Havre de Grace Visitors’ Center) Join us for all-you-can-eat artisan smoked foods, catered by Route 40 BBQ. Chef Nic Galloro serves up sumptuous Old Bay steamed shrimp, pork ribs (seasoned with his famous rub), pulled…

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Posted March 11, 2019

Garden Mart & Plant Sale

The annual Garden Mart and Plant Sale will be held on the grounds of the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. There will be native plants, perennials, annuals, herbs, and vegetables. Artisans and crafters will be selling nature inspired wares and garden decor. We will be announcing our vendors and what they will be selling, so…

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Posted March 11, 2019

13th Annual Secret Garden Tour

13th Annual Secret Garden Tour May 18-19, 2019 Tour lovely private gardens along the Chesapeake Bay in historic Havre de Grace. The tour is self-guided and walkable, as all the gardens are within a mile of one another. Tickets can be purchased for $25.00 each (ticket covers both days). Tickets are available at Amanda’s Florist,…

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Posted March 4, 2019

MD Boating Safety Course

Date: April 6-7, from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (both days) This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters, and a Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Certificate of Boating Safety is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance…

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Posted January 21, 2019

Bird Tweets & Treats: Environmental Workshop

This February, attend a free bird workshop hosted by the Environmental Center at the HdG Maritime Museum! Bring the whole family as we make bird treats together to put in your backyard, followed by a winter bird walk (led by Prof. Colleen Webster). We anticipate chilly weather, so please remember to dress warmly! Call (410)…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Meet the Coywolf – Film Screening

The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent – within the last 90 years – in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. Beginning in Canada but by…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Evolution of Organic – Film Screening

The story of organic agriculture, told by those in California who built the movement. A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers’ sons and daughters reject chemical farming and set out to explore organic alternatives in Evolution of Organic. It’s a heartfelt journey of change from a small band of rebels to a cultural transformation…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Eating Animals – Film Screening

How much do you know about the food that’s on your plate? Based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer, narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman, and directed by Christopher Quinn (God Grew Tired of Us), Eating Animals is an urgent, eye-opening look at the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming. Tracing the…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Trashed – Film Screening

If you think waste is someone else’s problem…think again. In Trashed, actor Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. The film reveals surprising truths about very immediate and potent dangers to our health. It is…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Blue Fin: The Last of the Giants – Film Screening

In the stunning documentary Bluefin, director John Hopkins crafts a tale of epic stakes set in the “tuna capital of the world.” Filmed in North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the film explores the baffling mystery of why the normally wary bluefin tuna no longer fear humans. Hopkins documents this phenomenon with breathtaking cinematography and brings…

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Posted December 3, 2018

Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution – Film Screening

Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions while James’ discovery of how clean energy works,…

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Posted November 19, 2018

How to Read a Nautical Chart

How to Read a Nautical Chart is a four-hour course that will help you unravel the mystery of the charts. Course cost: $35.00 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…

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Posted October 8, 2018

Chesapeake: Past, Present, and Future

This talk, featuring author and speaker Ned Tillman, focuses on the Chesapeake Bay and its Past, Present, and Future. Ned Tillman is a lifelong resident of the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well as an active sportsman and environmentalist. He’s enjoyed a career in the environmental industry, and now advises organizations in becoming more sustainable. Ned…

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Posted October 1, 2018

Oars for Art – Auction & Closing Reception

Join us for our Oars For Art closing reception and auction at the Maritime Museum. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, good company, and meet the artists! Vote for the “People’s Choice” Award – $200 to the winning artist! Place a bid on your favorite “oarwork.”   Entertainment will be provided by Baltimore-based duo The Iron Ring, composed of…

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Posted October 1, 2018

Evening Bird Walk

Meet at the museum at 5:30 PM, where you will be welcomed by Sarah Shpak, Environmental Center staff member, and Prof. Colleen Webster of the Harford Bird Club. Beginners and young birders welcome. A limited number of loaner binoculars will be available. Enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk with vistas of the mouth of the…

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Posted October 1, 2018

The Great Havre De Grace Oyster Feast

A community gathering in support of the Maritime Museum! Tickets are $55 per person, and the food will be provided by Atlantic Caterers. Your ticket price includes all you can eat (and drink): Oysters on the Half-Shell * Steamed Oysters * Fried Oysters * Homemade Oyster Stew * Maryland Crab Soup * Old Bay Wings…

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Posted August 20, 2018

Pollinators Lecture at Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

The Pollinator Crisis and What You Can Do to Help Devra Kitterman is an avid Baltimore City beekeeper and speaks about native pollinators, honeybees and planting for pollinators. She is the Pollinator Program Coordinator for The Maryland Agricultural Resource Council at The Baltimore County Agricultural Center in Cockeysville, Md. Retired owner of a landscape, greenhouse, and horticultural services…

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Posted July 16, 2018

Hydrofarming Lecture

Charlie Pendorf is the Founder and Chief Operations Officer for The Hydrofarm Inc., a small platform hydroponic operation focusing on the quality and efficiency of commercial lettuce production. This off-grid farm utilizes solar power, less than 10% of water that a traditional farm uses, and operates on a fraction of the land that would be…

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Posted June 25, 2018

Kids’ Summer Story Time – 7/5

Kids’ Summer Story Time is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids’ Corner for story time, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Posted June 25, 2018

Kids’ Summer Story Time – 7/26

Kids’ Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids’ Corner for storytime, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Posted June 25, 2018

Kids’ Summer Story Time – 7/12

Kids’ Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids’ Corner for storytime, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Posted June 25, 2018

Suddenly in Command

Help keep your kids and spouse safe by teaching them what to do if you become incapacitated. Course Overview: The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard or you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time; you’re now “Suddenly in Command.” What do you do? This 3-hour boating safety class is designed for…

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Posted June 25, 2018

Kids’ Summer Story Time – 7/19

Kids’ Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids’ Corner for storytime, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Posted June 18, 2018

“Who Killed Crassostrea Virginica?” Film Screening

While confronting head-on the conflicting claims about the calamities that struck down the world’s richest oyster grounds, this fresh perspective re-evaluates the roles of three groups that combined to kill off most of the oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. The roles of watermen who fish the oysters, oyster farmers who grow them, and scientists who…

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Posted June 18, 2018

“Burned” Film Screening

A film for anyone who cares about forests. BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? is a feature-length documentary, which takes an unwavering look at the latest energy industry solution to climate change. The film tells the story of how woody biomass has become the fossil-fuel industry’s renewable, green savior, and of the people and parties who…

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Posted June 18, 2018

“Before the Flood” Film Screening

Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. He also discovers a…

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Posted June 18, 2018

“Waterlife” Film Screening

Waterlife tells the epic story of the Great Lakes by following the cascade of its water from northern Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, through the lives of some of the 35 million people who rely on the lake for survival. The documentary shows viewers the Great Lakes as they might appear to a seagull, a…

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Posted June 4, 2018

Don Shappelle Live in Concert

Don Shappelle returns again to the Maritime Museum this August, sharing his wealth of Bay-inspired songs that are so evocative of his mentor, the late Pete Seeger. They’re easy to sing along with, and the thoughtful lyrics always pack a punch. A staunch supporter of Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts, Shappelle laces his songs with the…

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Posted June 4, 2018

Christopher James Live in Concert

Christopher (Singing Hawk) James‘ musical journey began at the age of five when he got his first guitar. His mother and uncle taught him a few chords and simple songs, and he was hooked. While still in his teens, Christopher headed south, to the place where blues began, to play with various blues groups in locations such…

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Posted June 4, 2018

“A Plastic Ocean” Film Screening

The problem of plastic pollution is growing exponentially; we are producing more than 300 million tons of plastic every year. Half of this is designed for single use, and each year around 8 million tons of it ends up in our oceans. In A Plastic Ocean, journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers…

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Posted June 4, 2018

Christine & The Road King Live in Concert

Christine & the Road King whip up a veritable feast of folk, Americana, roots and acoustic blues to bluegrass, country-eastern to Celtic and Western and the Maritime tradition. They stir in a dollop of comedy, not to mention a few outrageous parodies. These days, when problems are caused by prior solutions, Ray Owen (the “Road King”) dispenses…

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Posted June 1, 2018

Wayne Werner & Baltimore Red Live in Concert

Maryland-based bluesmen “Red” Jones, better known as Baltimore Red, and his pal Wayne Werner are booked this summer at the Havre De Grace Maritime Museum. The pair play mostly pre-WWII (old-style) blues – Delta, Piedmont, and ragtime – the root of all American rock and roll. Bottleneck slide, harmonica, vintage lap steels, antique instruments, and amplifiers…

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Posted May 29, 2018

Seamus Kennedy Live in Concert

Seamus Kennedy returns to the Museum to present a Sunday afternoon concert. In his thirty years of professional performing, Seamus has taken his music from Alaska to Florida, Maryland to California and a host of stops in between, playing everything from the pubs to the concert halls. As a result, he is a master showman…

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Posted May 29, 2018

Janie Meneely & Rob Van Sante Live in Concert

Chesapeake Songs and Stories at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum… Chesapeake songster Janie Meneely and guitar-playing phenomenon Rob van Sante join forces for a concert at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum on July 7. The program will showcase their largely homespun folk music from the Chesapeake Bay and beyond. Singer/songwriter Janie Meneely was…

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Posted May 29, 2018

“From the Ashes” Film Screening

“Heartbreaking and enlightening at the same time. A must-watch for everyone because we should all be in this together.” – Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be under the…

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Posted April 16, 2018

Earth Day Story Hour

Our Earth Day Story Hour with Ms. Sue is coming up this April at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum! We will read Why Should I Save Water? upstairs, do a fun craft downstairs, and have a snack of goldfish. Please join us!

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Posted April 16, 2018

12th Annual Secret Garden Tour & Garden Mart

Gardens de Grace once again holds their annual Secret Garden Tour this spring, along with a Garden Mart and Plant Sale on the grounds of the Maritime Museum for the entirety of the weekend (hours for the Garden Mart are from 10 AM until 6 PM). Tickets are $20 each for the Garden Tour. Tour hours for the gardens…

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Posted April 16, 2018

Lecture: Watersheds & Water Quality

Rupert Rossetti of the Octoraro Watershed Association and Captain Emmett Duke, Sassafras River Keeper will share their experiences and findings from multi-year monitoring programs in their Piedmont and Eastern Shore watersheds, the key roles that volunteers play and how they use the results to implement projects to improve local water quality.

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Posted April 9, 2018

An Evening with Jimmy Pierce

Jimmy Pierce, long time Havre de Grace resident and storyteller, recalls the rich history of Havre de Grace — from brothels, speakeasies, bookie joints, and canneries to the museums and antique shops. Havre de Grace had swimming beaches and upscale hotels alongside its waterfront condos, from its dump to the waterfront park. Jimmy is a…

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Posted April 9, 2018

How to Read a Nautical Chart

How to Read a Nautical Chart This course, taught by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, will help you unravel the mystery of charts. When navigating on land, you use a map, but when at sea, you must use a nautical chart, as there are no landmarks or routes as with terrain. And, if you are far offshore,…

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Posted April 9, 2018

Maryland Boating Safety Course 6/23

Maryland Boating Safety Course This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance on both days is required). All…

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Posted April 9, 2018

Maryland Boating Safety Course 5/5

MD Boating Safety Course flyer MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY COURSE This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance on…

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Posted April 2, 2018

Geoff Kaufman Live in Concert!

Coming this April to the Maritime Museum… ADMISSION: $15.00 per person Geoff captures the spirit of sailing men, shedding light on their everyday concerns. The humor present in the music still resonates – Geoff will get you laughing and singing along in no time. With his full-throated choruses that are easy to learn, onlookers can’t help but join in the fun! As Geoff accompanies himself (on guitar, bones and squeezebox), his tenor voice and enthusiastic presentation encourages audience members to at least tap their toes and clap to the…

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Posted April 2, 2018

Restoration Day – Volunteers Are Needed!

Do you like landscaping? We’re looking for volunteers passionate about helping to create a pristine living shoreline along the Upper Chesapeake – something everyone will be able to enjoy… If this sounds like you, we need you. “It’s once again time to get the boots dirty!” says Logan Poore, project coordinator at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s…

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Posted March 19, 2018

“Freightened: The Real Price of Shipping” – A Free Film

Join us this May for an audacious investigation of the mechanics and perils of cargo shipping; an all-but-visible industry that relentlessly supplies 7 billion humans and holds the key to our economy, our environment and the very model of our civilization. 90% of the goods we consume in the West are manufactured in far-off lands…

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Posted March 19, 2018

“The Islands and the Whales” – A Free Film

On the isolated North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime practice of the Faroes are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in the whales, decimated seabird populations, and anti-whaling activists. In their remote home, the islanders have always accepted what nature could provide and been proud to put local food on the table….

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Posted March 19, 2018

Evening Bird Walk with Prof. Colleen Webster

Come along for an evening bird walk with Prof. Colleen Webster! May is the perfect month for birding! We will spot numerous bird species along the Promenade during their nesting season. Meet at the Museum. Bring your binoculars!

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Posted March 12, 2018

“Hometown Habitat” – A Free Film & Discussion

All of us have the power to support habitat for wildlife and bring natural beauty to our patch of the earth. This April, discover how, and why, native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Hometown Habitat features renowned entomologist Dr. Douglas Tallamy, whose research, books and lectures on the use…

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Posted March 12, 2018

“An Inconvenient Sequel” – Free Film & Discussion

Time is running out… fight like your world depends on it. Ten years after the Academy Award®-winning An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change to the forefront of mainstream culture, former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight to educate the next generation of climate champions. Eye-opening and alarming, this compelling follow-up shows that while the stakes…

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