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July 26

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

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August 2

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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August 4

Speakers’ Bureau: Birth of the Coast Guard

Learn from Dan Wood, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, about the origins of the U.S. Coast Guard and its accomplishments in protecting the nation’s maritime region.

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August 6

Civil War Lecture:
CSS Alabama – Roll, Alabama, Roll!

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein as he gives a presentation on the most successful of all Confederate commerce raiders during the Civil War.

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August 8

Friendly Hours

Have a family member, friend, or loved one who needs a tailored museum experience? Join us for Friendly Hours on the second Sunday of each month!

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August 9

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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August 12

Blood Drive

Join The Mariner’s Museum and Park as it partners with the American Red Cross, serving as a host site for a much-needed blood drive. Save a life, give blood.

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August 16

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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August 20

Hampton Roads History: Nat Turner’s Rebellion

Hear from John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents on one of the largest slave uprisings in American history.

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August 23

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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August 26

Evening Lecture: Visual Historians of our US Coast Guard

Come spend a delightful evening online with COGAP artists Karen Loew and Frank Gaffney, who will present the engaging story of the many vital missions of the USCG as captured in fine art for the Coast Guard collection.

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August 27

Civil War Lecture: Capture of Hatteras Inlet, NC

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on the first combined operation of the Union Army and Navy that resulted in the Union’s domination of the strategically important North Carolina Sounds.

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August 30

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Lectures and programs are FREE

Mariners’ Museum Collection goes virtual

From family-friendly programs to Civil War and an array of popular maritime topics, explore all the ways we are connected through the world’s water. While our galleries are temporarily closed, The Mariners’ team is here to take captivating stories from our Collection online to share with you and your family!

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Maritime Mondays Art Exhibition
Calling all young aspiring artists!

Submit your inspired artwork by Oct. 1, 2021

Let your little Mariners' imagination take flight! Show us how stories from our Maritime Mondays program influence you by submitting your child's artwork for an amazing opportunity to be on display in our Toys Ahoy! gallery. Complete the official entry form and mail us your Mariners' masterpiece by the deadline.

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The Mariners' Park & Noland Trail
A one-of-a-kind urban oasis

FREE and open to the public

Situated on 550 acres of rolling woodlands, The Mariners' Park offers visitors a quiet and serene nature retreat. Whether taking a stroll or hike on our award-winning five-mile Noland Trail that surrounds the Mariners' Lake or enjoying a picnic at the famous Lions Bridge, every visit to this beautiful urban oasis will bring a new experience every time!

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