Wednesday, March 28: Meet the Lighthouse Keepers 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Step back in time and meet Mr. and Mrs. Goeshy, the keepers of Drum Point Lighthouse from 1930-1931. Live character interactions with the Goeshy’s at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. will highlight aspects of life at Drum Point Lighthouse, with a special focus on women lighthouse keepers in honor of Women’s History Month. FREE with admission.
Friday, March 30: Miocene Fossil Exploration 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Spend a day exploring the amazing fossils in our collection! Throughout the day, interpreter-guided activities in the Treasures from the Cliffs exhibit will allow you to touch Miocene Epoch fossils and practice preparing a fossil specimen. Make and take home your own fossil imprint in sessions at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Appropriate for ages 4 and up. FREE with admission.
Saturday, March 31: Fossil Egg Hunt 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Back by popular demand! Look for eggs with real fossils inside, hidden throughout the museum. Participants will be given a container for egg collection; no baskets needed! Docents will identify fossil finds. Excavate fossils from matrix, using the tools of a paleontologist. For ages 3 – 10. FREE with admission.
Monday, April 2: Plants and Pollinators 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore the native plants on the museum grounds, from the salt marsh to the Children’s Maritime Garden. After finishing a plant scavenger hunt, receive a packet of pollinator-friendly native seeds! Check the Admissions Desk for special tour times (weather permitting). For ages 4 and up. FREE with admission.