Registration is recommended - some programs fill up, others may be cancelled due to insufficient advance registration. Please call 410.990.1993 or email info@theccm.org

Friday, May 6:Movie under the Stars
8:00pm - Outdoor Showing of "Tom Sawyer" at Park Plaza, Bring lawn chairs, blankets. Courtesy of the Merchants' Association of Park Plaza

Saturdday, May 7: Old Fashioned Group Games (for Teachers, Parents and Group Leaders)
8:30 -11:30 am MSDE certificate awarded to participants. $30.

Saturday, May 7: Aunt Polly’s Picnic
Take a trip back to Tom Sawyer’s time! Special recognition to foster/ adoptive / honorary parents and guardians. Can you bring a lunch that didn’t rely on using electricity? Live music by the Weems Creek. Jammers. 12 -3 pm. Free.

Saturday, May 7 : Lead On, Harriet!
Learn about a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad and take a “ride” to freedom! Harriet Tubman comes to life in our award-winning hands-on history program. Ages 9 to adults. 7 - 9 pm. $10. One adult
is admitted free for every 5 children in your group.

Tues., May 10: The Trial of Muff Potter
Performed by the King William Players of St. John’s College in the historic courtroom at the Anne Arundel County Courthouse, 8 Church Circle, Annapolis.
Period costume is encouraged. Suggested for ages 6 and up. 10 am. Call for parking suggestions. Free.

Saturday, May 14: Outdoor Adventuring Sunday, May 15: Outdoor Adventuring
Nature crafts, scavenger hunt, games 1:30-3:30 pm. Ages 6 to 9 years. $8 per child.

Friday, May 20: Reception for Mark Twain
with community partners and members of book clubs. 7-9 pm. RSVP: 410-990-1993.

Saturday, May 21:(Model) Raft Building
We’ll build a model creek! Mark Twain will stroll and tell tales.
9-11 am. Ages 1 and up. $5 includes all materials and museum admission.

Saturday May 21: Adult seminars on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,
led on campus by St. John’s College tutors (faculty). Pre-registration is required for the seminars at www.sjc.edu/programsandevents/bigread
9:30 am coffee and check-in
10-11:30 seminars in McDowell Hall. Free. Box lunch available for advance purchase at $12. Picnic tables are just outside.
1:30 p.m. Mark Twain speaks, in the Great Hall, McDowell Hall, St. John’s College. Free

Saturday, May 21: 1907 Reception and Mark Twain performs
Maryland State House, State Circle, Annapolis.
Formal 1907 attire suggested. Take a photo with Mark Twain for a nominal fee.
Music by Maggie Sansone on hammered dulcimer. 3-5 pm. FREE.

Saturday, May 21: Mark Twain, Storyteller
Doors open at 6 1/2 . The trouble will begin at 7. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5. Advance tickets are encouraged. .


School Age & Toddlers

Creek Critters
Thursdays, 10am
Parents and children alike will enjoy learning about the local environment with indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting). See what critters live in our woodlands and creek. Share stories, songs, games and crafts.
All ages
This program is free with admission.

Art and Story Time
Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
We are eager to share the passion for great children’s literature and creative visual expression with our youngest visitors. Children ages two to five-years-old and their accompanying adults can share books, flannel board stories, puppets, and acting out stories along with related art and craft activities.
Free with admission.


Parents, Teachers and Childcare Providers


Note to Girl Scout leaders and parents:
CCM has planned events for Girl Scouts for the current school year. Troops can also arrange to come to work on badge requirements or service projects. Pick up a schedule or ask that one be mailed or emailed to you: 410-990-1993 / info@theccm.org.

Attention home schooling families: Let’s get together at CCM!
Call 410-990-1993 to coordinate!


CCM Workshops To Go

Instead of arranging a field trip, you can have the museum come to you! Call or email to inquire about workshops for your class, youth group, birthday party or community event. Telephone: 410-990-1993 or email: info@theccm.org





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The Chesapeake Children's Museum
Phone: 410.990.1993
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD 21403