September 5, 2018

Kunte Kinte Festival - Saturday Sept. 29th

CCM presents children’s activities for the area’s annual celebration of African culture. Held at the Annapolis City Dock.
For parking and shuttle information and details on the entertainment schedule go to: www.kuntakinte.org       
10 am to 7 pm. Free admission. Suggested donation is $5

Chipotle Fundraiser - Tuesday October 2nd

Eat out and support CCM! All you need to do is mention you are with Chesapeake Children’s Museum when the cashier rings you up, between 4 pm-8 pm, at the Annapolis Mall location.
This tasty fundraiser will help us to match a grant from Four Rivers Heritage Area to put on La Fiesta Grande. ¡Muchas Gracias!

La Fiesta Grande - Saturday October 6th


Join CCM and Centro de Ayuda (Center of Help) for some authentic cultural exchange. Learn a new Spanish phrase as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage with live music, soccer playing, crafts for children, food vendors with traditional foods, and of course, piñatas and fireworks! New this year, we are seeking vendors of items from Latin America.
Must apply by Sept. 18.
4-8 pm at Weems-Whelan Fields, 931 Spa Road.

August 1, 2018

Monday-Friday August 6-10th - Camp Kunta Kinte


Travel to west Africa in your imagination to experience the culture of Kunta Kintes childhood. Kunta Kinte is memorialized in Roots: The Saga of an American Family as the ancestor of author Alex Haley. A week of activities is planned with music, crafts, food, games and traditional folk tales for children ages 6 to 10, August 6-10. Campers will be able to share what theyve learned at the Kunta Kinte Festival which will be held at Annapolis City Dock on Saturday, September 29, 10 am to 7 pm.

Tuesday August 21st - Juice Box Jams - The SQRRL! Band


The SQRRL! band consists of Doug Segree,
BIlly Zero, Tom Fridrich and Greg Hardin. Theyve been delighting audiences of little and not-so-little fans with such songs as Jump and Wiggle,”,To the Park,and Tub Time.
Join us for a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, August 21, 10:30-11 am.

July 1, 2018

Saturday, August 25th - ALL OUR CHILDREN - Back to school supplies drive



CCM is supporting Pre-K and Kindergarten students enrolled in 2 Annapolis elementary schools with a
Welcome To School Party on August 25. We are collecting supplies so that every child can arrive on the first day ready for a great school year.
WE NEED 160 BACK PACKS to fill with:
Quart-size Ziplocs Gallon-size Ziplocs Hand sanitizer
Glue sticks
Box of tissues
Liquid anti
-bac. soap
Baby wipes
Box of 24 crayons
The event will also free feature haircuts and hair braiding. CCM will have hands-on activities and giveaways for learning at home.
Please offer to donate and volunteer!!! Thank you.

Parenting Workshops


PARENTING WORKSHOPS
Wed., July 11: Temperament Differences Learn to identify and manage the more difficulttraits of childrens behavior.
Tues., July 17: Why Do they Misbehave?
Misbehavior can be explained and pre- vented using a checklist of unmet needs.
Wed., July 18: Effective Discipline
Tips on guiding childrens behavior with routines, rules, and consequences.
Thurs., July 19: I Had It First!
Reduce the squabbling among siblings and playmates with age-appropriate ex- pectations and negotiation techniques.
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Cost: $25 each or $20 each for 2 or more people
$80 for all 4 workshops. MSDE approved.