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

April 16/17-

 The Big Read Kick Off Events

- Mark Twain Weekend
Saturday, April 16:

Welcome Parade
10am Boys and Girls Club
Park at: 119 South Villa Ave.
Meet Mark Twain ($5)
11am Chesapeake Children’s Museum
Tall Tales Tournament
Free for Tale tellers, ages 7-19
$5 Admission to CCM for listeners
Race Through History (for adults)
2pm Anne Arundel Comm. College. Preregister required thru CCM.
Twain on Twain ($20 for adults)
7pm The Annapolitain B&B, 1313 West St. Park at Trinity Church, 1300 West St.

Sunday, April 17:

 Mark Twain and the Jews
10-11 am ages 10-adult, CCM $5
Mark Twain Rambles On
2-3:30 pm at St. Martin’s in the Field Church & School, 375 Benfield Rd, Severna Park, ages 6-106. Free. Donations benefit St. Martin’s playground fund and CCM. $10 / $5 kids.
Visit with Mark Twain
4:30-6:30 pm Annapolis Bookstore 35 Maryland Avenue (West.Annap.) Period music by Bob Friedman. Take a selfie with Mark Twain! Free.
Book Club Reception
7 pm Mingle with other club members for an audience with
Mark Twain at CCM. Free. Reservations are required.

Wednesday, April 20: The Skin You Live In
Teachers / youth leaders learn how to present the simple but complex topic of skin color differences. 6:30- 8:30 pm. Please preregister $25.

Saturday, April 23: Garden Faeries & Whitewash Weekend
Beautify the park at CCM with plantings and other “green improvements. Make a fairy house and other garden crafts to take home. 9am-2pm $5

Saturday, April 30: Whitewash Weekend 2 / Comcast Cares
Roll up your sleeves and join in the fun—borrowing from Tom Sawyer’s approach to rounding up extra hands, ask what you can bring! Crew leaders are needed for tasks including: exterior wall painting, indoor cleaning, and installing new flooring downstairs. Register through Facebook or Comcast at: www.comcastinthecommunity.com/
8:30 am -1:30 pm includes Lunch by Famous Dave’s and and a T-shirt!

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.


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