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June 2019

Museum Ships on the Air 2019

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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The Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship will be hosting the Toledo Mobile Radio Association as they take part in Museum Ships Weekend 2019. Museum Ships Weekend (MSW) is an international event hosted by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Club in Camden, NJ. Individual ham radio operators test their operating skills by calling participating museum ships on which ham radio clubs have set up stations. This year, the Col. James M. Schoonmaker is one of the 81 vessels participating!

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Museum Ships on the Air 2019

June 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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The Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship will be hosting the Toledo Mobile Radio Association as they take part in Museum Ships Weekend 2019. Museum Ships Weekend (MSW) is an international event hosted by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Club in Camden, NJ. Individual ham radio operators test their operating skills by calling participating museum ships on which ham radio clubs have set up stations. This year, the Col. James M. Schoonmaker is one of the 81 vessels participating!

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Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: The Lego® Challenge 2019

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Join us for our fifth annual Lego® Challenge. Kids are invited to put their engineering skills to the test by building a boat, a lighthouse or a bridge out of Legos. We’ll provide the bricks – you provide the imagination and the skill. A photo will be taken of each finished design to be entered into our Facebook contest. Contestants are encouraged to have their family and friends visit the album and like their photo. The photo with the most

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July 2019

Members Only Fireworks Viewing Party 2019

July 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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NMGL MEMBERS ONLY! Join us for the best view of Toledo's fireworks!  You can sit on the Col. James M. Schoonmaker or on the grounds of the maritime park.  You must be a member in good standing and will need to RSVP through Eventbrite - or by calling 419-214-5000 x 200. Bring your own chairs and a picnic and enjoy the evening with other members of the National Museum of the Great Lakes. This is one of our most popular

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Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: Recycled Regatta 2019

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Use recycled materials to design and construct a boat to compete in our rain gutter canals. Will your boat sink or sail? We will provide materials to construct the boats, but participants are welcome to bring recycled materials that they think might contribute to their vessel. Participants will be able to take their finished boat home with them. The Recycled Regatta is free with museum admission. We encourage advance registration. Please register for all children and adults planning to attend.

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August 2019

Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: Mega Machines 2019

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Huletts, Hoists and Cranes, oh my! Use K’NEX® to design a machine that can move a cargo or build a structure to span a distance. The history of the Great Lakes is full of innovators. Will you be one of them? Mega Machines is free with museum admission. We encourage advance registration. Please register for all children and adults planning to attend. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. For non-members admission will be paid upon arrival. or call 419.214.5000

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Museum on the Move: Family Ecology Sail on the Appledore

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$30 – $45

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Family Ecology Sail: Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! Are you and your kids interested in learning more about the ecosystems in which we all live, work and play? Do you know which watershed you live in? Have you

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Museum on the Move: Family Ecology Sail on the Appledore

August 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$30 – $45

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Family Ecology Sail: Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! Are you and your kids interested in learning more about the ecosystems in which we all live, work and play? Do you know which watershed you live in? Have you

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October 2019

Boo on the Boat

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Bring your ghouls and goblins for Halloween fun aboard one of Toledo's most historic haunts, the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. Trick or treat in costume from the pilot house to the galley and everywhere in between. Museum Admission Required. All children must be accompanied by a paid adult. $8 - Children (6-17),  $10 - Seniors (65+), $11 - Adults (18-64), Children 5 and under FREE, NMGL Members FREE Admission onto the Schoonmaker is included FREE with museum admission on

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December 2019

Christmas Tree Ship 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Join us in welcoming the arrival of Santa Claus and a tugboat full of Christmas Trees! Spectators can watch Santa and his boatload of trees dock behind the museum around noon, pick-up pre-ordered trees and enjoy visiting the museum while munching on holiday snacks with Santa. Museum Admission is FREE between 10-1 a.m. that day. GET A TREE / GIVE A TREE: Get your Christmas Tree from Toledo’s very own “Christmas Tree Ship” OR donate a tree to a family

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