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Nantucket Green Crab Week
Nantucket Green Crab Week
Aug 12 all-day
Nantucket Green Crab Week
Join the Maria Mitchell Association and the Nantucket Land Council during the 1st Annual Nantucket Green Crab Week, August 10th – 15th to learn more about this threat, participate in citizen science research, and learn how to collect, … Continue reading "Nantucket Green Crab Week"
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9:00 am Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker!   Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
9:30 am Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Want to try kayaking but aren’t sure where to start? Follow one of MMA’s instructors and explore the island from the water! We will teach participants basic kayaking strokes and safety procedures, explore the creeks … Continue reading "Family Kayaking"
10:00 am Art Grab & Go Bag: Greek Pottery Scratch Art @ Nantucket Atheneum
Art Grab & Go Bag: Greek Pottery Scratch Art @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Art Grab & Go Bag: Greek Pottery Scratch Art @ Nantucket Atheneum
This Week’s Art Grab & Go craft is a Greek Pottery Scratch Art kit! Design your vase to include patterns, monsters, gods and goddesses–whatever you want! Suggested for ages 7+. All materials needed provided and kit … Continue reading "Art Grab & Go Bag: Greek Pottery Scratch Art"
10:00 am Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Me and My Cat? by Satoshi Kitamura – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Elijah Wood. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats"
10:00 am Teen Take-and-Make Kits – Mini Zen Beach @ Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Take-and-Make Kits – Mini Zen Beach @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teen Take-and-Make Kits - Mini Zen Beach @ Nantucket Atheneum
Pick up your kit in the Main Vestibule of the Atheneum, between 10 AM-2 PM. Make your own tiny beach to carry with you. Decorate the tin, and add sand and other beach treasures. Rake … Continue reading "Teen Take-and-Make Kits – Mini Zen Beach"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
2:00 pm Nature Art & Exploration
Nature Art & Exploration
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Nature Art & Exploration
Explore the natural world through the lens of your inner artist! We will go for a short walk and practice closely observing things in the natural world which inspire us. Then we will create some … Continue reading "Nature Art & Exploration"
5:30 pm The Charismatic American Oystercatcher Online with Karen Beattie @ Online
The Charismatic American Oystercatcher Online with Karen Beattie @ Online
Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm
The Charismatic American Oystercatcher Online with Karen Beattie @ Online
Over the last 75 years, American oystercatchers have slowly become re-established in New England due to increased protection, with the first 20th century breeding in Massachusetts recorded in 1955. Karen Beattie (Director of Science and … Continue reading "The Charismatic American Oystercatcher Online with Karen Beattie"
7:00 pm Virtual Science Speaker Series: Jimmy Elliot @ Online
Virtual Science Speaker Series: Jimmy Elliot @ Online
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual Science Speaker Series: Jimmy Elliot @ Online
James Elliott serves as Greencrab.org’s Science Communications Advisor, supporting scientific decision making and creating educational content for the group. Full time, James works at New England Biolabs as a Scientist studying novel methods for enzyme development … Continue reading "Virtual Science Speaker Series: Jimmy Elliot"
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"