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

Saturday September 9th: aMuse Journey
Junior Girl Scouts complete requirements for: Reach Out, Speak Out and Try out awards as we explore roles and stereotypes. 9 am to 5 pm. Must pre-register. Bring bag lunch. $27.

Saturday  September 9th: Paint a Tile
Support CCM and get creative! For a $15 donation you and your children can decorate a tile that will be displayed in the Express Yourself art area. All materials provided. 10 am to 4 pm.

Hispanic Heritage Month-

The Big Read Sun., September 10: Grandparents Day Domingo, 10 de septiembre: día de los abuelos
Grandparents and great grandparents play for free! Book giveaway. 10 am to 4 pm.

Saturday, September 16: Fiesta Grande
Featuring: Bolivian Dancers, Pa’ Gozar La n Band, Priddy Music Academy. Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and Hispanic Heritage Month with soccer demos, live music, craft making, piñatas and reworks! 4-8 pm. Weems-Whalen Memorial Fields, 935 Spa Rd. 2-hour free parking passes to the first 100 cars to arrive! Others can park at Bates Middle School. Todo el mundo es bienvenudo. Free.

Sunday, September 17: Mexican Crafts
Try your hand at yarn art,  tile mosaics, clay pottery, and other traditional crafts. 1 to 3 pm. Ages 4 and up. Free with admission.

Tuesday September 19th: Chipotle Night!
Eat out Mexican! All diners who men on Chesapeake Children’s Museum will be contributing 50% of the cost of your meal to The Big Read! 4 to 8 pm at Annapolis Mall.

Saturday, September 23: Kunte Kinte Festival
Held at Annapolis City Dock.Continuous live entertainment. Children’s activities presented by CCM. Learn
about the African-Mexican connection! “La Bamba” cell phone sing-along between2:25-2:55 pm at the “Community Stage.” Festival runs from 10 am to 7 pm. Free admission. Food and wares for sale.

Sunday  October 1st: First Sunday Arts Festival
CCM presents Mexican craft-making at Whitmore Park (Calvert Street at West St.) 11 am to 5 pm. Free.

Wednesday, October 4th: Mexican Cooking Class
At Caliente Grill, 907 Bay Ridge Road. For ages 6 and up with accompanying adults. 6:30 - 8 pm. $5 per person

Thursday  October 5th: Book Discussion
Sun, Stone, Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories. Must pre-register. Child care can be reserved at $5 each. 6:30 to 8 pm.

Thursday, October 12th & Saturday October 14th: The Skin you Live In
Observe the Mexican holiday Dia de la Ra-za, The Day of Race, with hands-on activities about skin color. Thurs.: 4 -5:30 pm. Sun.: 12:30 -2 pm. Ages 7-12. $10 /child.


School Age & Toddlers

Creek Critters
Thursdays, 10:30am
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