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May 2016

Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

May 7 @ 10:00 am - May 8 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Apprentice for a Day Public Boatbuilding Program at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland.

Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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Members Boating Season KICKOFF COOKOUT

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Come by land or by sea to a Kickoff Cookout welcoming in the 2016 boating season. Chat with fellow boaters and compare seafaring stories or just lounge on the deck of At Play On the Bay while taking in the lovely Miles River vista. BYOB and a covered dish to share and your own seating. We’ll provide the grill, the chefs and the burgers and hot dogs.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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ALL Course: Enlightened Living

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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WEBspirituality

This five-week journey of authentic self-reflection is based on the facilitator’s 30 years of coaching corporate executives on leadership effectiveness as founder and CEO of Renaissance Leadership. It draws on the psychology of optimal performance but is focused upon the practice of leading one’s life successfully. The course will enable the learner to examine or re-examine beliefs that enhance full mind-body-spirit expression and mindsets that inhibit, or even sabotage, the contented path.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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ALL Course: Mind-Blowing Images from the Hubble Space Telescope

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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The arrangement of the spiral arms in the galaxy Messier 63, seen here in a new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, recall the pattern at the centre of a sunflower. So the nickname for this cosmic object — the Sunflower Galaxy — is no coincidence. Discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1779, the galaxy later made it as the 63rd entry into fellow French astronomer Charles Messier’s famous catalogue, published in 1781. The two astronomers spotted the Sunflower Galaxy’s glow in the small, northern constellation Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs). We now know this galaxy is about 27 million light-years away and belongs to the M51 Group — a group of galaxies, named after its brightest member, Messier 51, another spiral-shaped galaxy dubbed the Whirlpool Galaxy. Galactic arms, sunflowers and whirlpools are only a few examples of nature’s apparent preference for spirals. For galaxies like Messier 63 the winding arms shine bright because of the presence of recently formed, blue–white giant stars, readily seen in this Hubble image.

Join NASA Aerospace Engineer Russell Werneth for a presentation with mind-blowing images from NASA’s renowned Hubble Space Telescope.Werneth is famous for having successfully overseen EVA astronaut spacewalks to service the Hubble Space Telescope. He also played an important role in designing one-of-a-kind tools, procedures, and training protocols for shuttle missions to the Hubble.

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$45 - $55

Brightwork

May 14 @ 10:00 am - May 15 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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CLC Brightwork at CBMM.

Join boat yard programs manager, Jenn Kuhn in the art of finishing. Participants will get first-hand experience learning how to properly prepare surfaces, addressing any problem areas and finally applying varnish and/or paint to the surfaces of our small craft vessels.

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REDUCED PRICE DAY – Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Apprentice for a Day Public Boatbuilding Program at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland.

Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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6th Annual ELF Classic Yacht Race

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Elf Classic Yacht Race, St. Michaels, MD

This informal pursuit-style race across the Bay from Annapolis to St Michaels recreates the tradition of the last two centuries of yacht racing in a benefit event for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and the Classic Yacht Restoration Guild. As in past years, we’ll have two classes, day boats and cruising boats.

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Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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Model Skipjack Races

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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CBMM_SailingSkipjacks

The radio-controlled (RC) sailing races are organized by the museum’s Model Sailing Club, which meets regularly throughout the year to build and race these models. Subsequent race dates include June 12, July 17, August 21, and October 16, with the public invited to watch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the museum’s Fogg’s Cove waterfront.

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ALL Course: Facebook for Seniors

May 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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The social media site Facebook has over 1.4 billion active users –slightly more than the population of China. Facebook provides a platform for you to share photos, articles, news, observations, and more with friends and family. You can keep up with family and friends from around the world, or follow your favorite news and entertainment and see updates on all the subjects you care about in one convenient spot.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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$25

Boater Safety Course

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - May 19 @ 10:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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Boater Safety at CBMM

Individuals and families with children over age 12 are welcome to participate in our Boater’s Safety certification program and learn the basics needed to operate a vessel on Maryland waterways. MD boaters born after July 1, 1972 are required to have a Certificate of Boating Safety Education. Graduates of our two-day Department of Natural Resources-approved course are awarded a certificate that is good for life.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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Community Block Party @ CBMM

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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CBMM Community Block Party

It’s a party for everyone! Free admission for everyone and limited free boat rides, along with lots of family activities, live music and entertainment, regional foods, and more. All celebrating the value of community to CBMM and the Chesapeake Bay region, while closing out our 50th anniversary celebration

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Rising Tide: Tool Box Build, Session 3

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - June 2 @ 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The tool box build challenges the students with their first individual project. Students make all of the tool box components using hand tools and are introduced to a couple of basic power tools such as a bandsaw and a cordless drill and driver. The toolbox belongs to the student and can be used at the museum or brought home. This is a four-night class and students need to attend all four nights in order to complete their project.

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Rising Tide: Boatbuilding and Maritime Skills

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Students work together to build a railbird skiff. Students continue to gain proficiency with their tools and as skill levels develop they are challenged with increasingly complex assignments and responsibilities. When weather conditions allow, classes may be held on the water, learning boat safety, handling, and navigation skills. This class offers the most flexibility for students with other after-school commitments and does not require attendance every night.

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