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August 2014
Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Build a Wind Platform

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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CANCELLED
Wednesday, August 27, 11:00 am to noon
Children’s Program: Build a Wind Platform
A hands-on program with an educator from the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.  Learn how wind can generate electricity, why the ocean is a great place for a windmill, and how to build your own structure!
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Reading Corner

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, August 22, 10:30 pm
Children’s Program: Reading Corner
Come listen to excerpts from the children’s classic One Morning in Maine read out loud. 
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: The Herring Are In!

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, August 20, 11:00 am
Children’s Program: The Herring Are In!
A hands-on program about weir fishing with Mayra Donnell. Discover the excitement of being woken up at 3:00 am when the moon and the tides are right for the herring to be in.

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Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, August 15, 10:30 am
Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery
Bring your children and join Heather Davis in making an art project based on an object in the PMM collection. PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Weave a Wristband

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, August 13, 11:00 am to noon
Children’s Program: Weave a Wristband
A 19th century craft program with Alice Seeger. Spinning sheep’s wool and weaving warm coverlets was an essential task for fending off Maine’s winter chill. Join us in learning about the process of spinning yarn, then use a simple loom to weave your own colorful wristband. PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Children’s Program: Reading and Art

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, August 8, 1:00 pm
Children’s Program: Reading and Art
Join author Lucinda Hathaway for a fun filled afternoon of high seas adventure and travel-inspired art. She will lead a workshop teaching children how to make a watercolor travel journal, and she will read from her two children’s sailing adventure books, one of which has a chapter set in Searsport!
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: The Herring Are In!

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, August 6, 11:00 am
Children’s Program: The Herring Are In!
A hands-on program about weir fishing with Mayra Donnell. Discover the excitement of being woken up at 3:00 am when the moon and the tides are right for the herring to be in.  You have waited a long time to fill the dories and take the fish to the cannery. Fill that dory, and compete to be fastest canner on the line.  Your pay depends on how many cans you fill in a day. PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, August 1, 10:30 am
Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery
Bring your children and join Heather Davis in making an art project based on an object in the PMM collection.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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July 2014
Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Build a Wind Platform

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, July 30, 11:00 to noon
Children’s Program: Build a Wind Platform
A hands-on program with an educator from the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. Learn to design, build, implement and test wind power technology components similar to those being used in an extensive UMaine research program in deep water offshore wind power.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Reading Corner

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, July 25, 10:30 am
Children’s Program: Reading Corner
Come listen to excerpts from the children’s classic The Little Fisherman read out loud.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, July 23, 11:00 to noon
Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod
A hands-on program with Mayra Donnell. Uncover the secrets of cod, how the early colonists fished, preserved and cooked this unique fish. Discover the mysteries of the fishing grounds and why explorers risked their lives looking for cod.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, July 18, 10:30 am
Children’s Program: Art in the Gallery
Bring your children and join Heather Davis in making an art project based on an object in the PMM collection.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: Making Candles

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, July 16, 11:00 am to noon
Children’s Program: Making Candles
A 19th century craft program with Alice Seeger. Candles were an important source of lighting on ships and in homes in the 18th and 19th centuries. Join us for a candle making workshop to create your own pair of hand-dipped tapers.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Children’s Program: Happy Birthday E.B. White!

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Friday, July 11, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Children’s Program: Happy Birthday E.B. White!
Come celebrate E.B. White’s birthday with cake and a craft project and a reading from Stuart Little, and a look at E.B. White’s boat in the PMM collection.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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Free with museum admission

Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PMM’s Peapod,
Church St., Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, July 9, 11:00 am to noon
Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod
A hands-on program with Mayra Donnell. Uncover the secrets of cod, how the early colonists fished, preserved and cooked this unique fish. Discover the mysteries of the fishing grounds and why explorers risked their lives looking for cod.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission.

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