August 31, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Art for Toddlers

Parents and professional caregivers will discuss the creative nature of 1 and 2- year-olds, hazards to avoid for mess and safety, and try out many age-appropriate materials for creative visual expression. 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Cost: $28. Register through Arundel Child Care Connections: or 410-222-1712.

Saturday, September 17: PaddleFEST

CCM will provide children’s activities as part of this family event to enjoy and learn about Spa Creek. 11 am to 4 pm. Hosted by Stand Up Paddle, 808 Boucher Ave., Eastport. Food, drink, and T-shirts are included in  ticket price: $40 adults ($30 if you bring your own board or other human-powered watercraft ); $25 per child under 12. Advance  tickets at Eventbrite. Or go to:

Saturday, Sept. 24: Kunta Kinte Festival

Find CCM at the Children’s Tent at the CityDock for craft-making and African dress-ups. The festival includes a market place of African and Afro-centric wares. Live performances feature African drumming and dancing. Check for the complete entertainment schedule.
Admission is FREE! 10 am to 7 pm.

August 1, 2016

Creek Clean-up Day - Wednesday August 3

The Spa Creek Conservancy, a nonprofit organization of volunteers, is in the final stages of securing permits for the channel restoration project — behind the CCM building — which will take place over the next six months. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive and non-invasive plant species in the area along the parking lot and behind the museum. Student teams from the Green Summer Works (GSW) program along with the Annapolis READY (Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth) program will be working with volunteer crew leaders. The primary area of work will be the storm water eroded ravine behind the museum. There are many tasks around the museum grounds for all skill levels, from trash pick-up to dead tree removal. Tools will be provided.Work will begin around 9 am and noonish by 3 or 4 pm.To volunteer or for more information, email Mel Wilkins: or call him at 410-271-5546

Meet The Author of " The Cat in the Tub" - Friday August 12

Ms. Barb, “Bub” Find out how a pet was the inspiration for a preschool teacher to write and publish a picture book in rhyme.
10 am. Free with museum admission.

Don't Bug Me! - Sunday August 21

What animals are incredibly strong, can re- produce by dozens or more, and communicate in amazing ways? Insects, of course! Learn about a variety of local bugs from Bill Hopkins, a lifelong bug lover. Weather permitting, there will be a bug hunt in the park. 1 - 3 pm. Free with museum admission.