Enjoy museum events and activities in a variety of ways during the month of February. Whether you’re joining us for story time in the Harms Gallery or participating in a free public virtual lecture, there’s something for everyone this month at the Calvert Marine Museum. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum continues to operate at a limited capacity with a timed entry system. Before visiting the museum, please make a reservation on our website: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com
Sea Squirts Thursdays, February 4 & February 11
This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a take away craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 10 people per session. This month’s theme is Jellyfish. This program is now offered at various times throughout the day, to accommodate guests during all sessions. For specific times, please click here: http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/212/Sea-Squirts
Jewelry Trunk Show Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Museum Store. Join us for three special days at the Museum Store during our annual Jewelry Trunk Show! We are excited to welcome back beautiful collections from Michelle Pressler, Mickey Lynn, and VIELÄ. Treat yourself to a new look for the warmer weather ahead. Plus, enjoy a FREE box of sea salt caramels with any jewelry purchase of $50 or more!
Little Minnows Thursdays, February 18 & February 25
For preschoolers ages 3 – 5, with an adult. This program focuses on one of the museum’s three themes. Join us for story time and a take away craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 10 people per session. This month’s theme is Jellyfish. This program is now offered at various times throughout the day, to accommodate guests during all sessions. For specific times, please click here: http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/130/Little-Minnows
CMM Members Save 20% Saturday, February 20
Museum members enjoy a 20% discount in the Museum Store today and on the 20th of every month.
The Museum Store also offers private Zoom sessions for a unique, virtual shopping experience. Purchases can be shipped via USPS Priority Mail or held at the store for curbside pickup.
To make your appointment, email Maureen.Baughman@calvertcountymd.gov.
Fossil Club Meeting & Public Lecture Monday, February 22
7 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Quarterly meeting of the CMM Fossil Club at 7 p.m., followed by a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Victor Perez, CMM Assistant Curator of Paleontology, will present a free lecture entitled, “Sharks and Rays of Florida: a 45-million-year history.” Victor will provide an overview of his dissertation research on chondrichthyan diversity from the Eocene through the Pleistocene of the Florida platform. He will also provide an introduction to myFOSSIL and explain how it can be used to curate personal collections.
The meeting and lecture will be virtually presented via Zoom and there is no charge to participate. Find the link to attend on Facebook or by visiting calvertmarinemuseum.com.
Great Backyard Bird Count Join us from home!
Each year people from around the world come together to watch, learn about, count, and celebrate birds. Participate virtually, February 12-15, 2021.
Click here to learn more!: https://www.birdcount.org/
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