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Nantucket Green Crab Week
Nantucket Green Crab Week
Aug 13 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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10:00 am Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 13 @ 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"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 13 @ 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 Habitat Hike
Habitat Hike
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Habitat Hike
What makes a forest different from a field? Through a combination of exploration, close observation, and games we will investigate the natural habitats around us. Together we will learn what a habitat is, how to … Continue reading "Habitat Hike"
2:00 pm ’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm
’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
3:00 pm Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
5:00 pm Clean Water: Topics on Tap @ Online
Clean Water: Topics on Tap @ Online
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Clean Water: Topics on Tap @ Online
The Nantucket Land Council is excited to present our summer virtual series: Clean Water – Topics on Tap presented by Donelan Family Wines. Each month from June through September, the NLC will host a special … Continue reading "Clean Water: Topics on Tap"
7:00 pm Virtual Science Speaker Series: Alexandra Vecchio and Danielle Perry @ Online
Virtual Science Speaker Series: Alexandra Vecchio and Danielle Perry @ Online
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual Science Speaker Series: Alexandra Vecchio and Danielle Perry @ Online
As a leading conservation organization in New England, Mass Audubon is committed to taking bold action to combat the climate crisis. From the advancement of climate policy at the local and state level to the … Continue reading "Virtual Science Speaker Series: Alexandra Vecchio and Danielle Perry"
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 13 @ 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"
9:00 pm Stars & Senses Night Hike
Stars & Senses Night Hike
Aug 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stars & Senses Night Hike
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"