The Skin You Live In - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Jan 15 to Jan 15
From: 10:30 AM to 02:30 PM
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The Skin You Live In - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with hands-on activities about the simple yet complex topic of skin color.  What does the sun have to do with it?  How are people like potatoes?  For ages 6 to 12 years.  Must pre-register from the ticket link. Includes museum admission. This event has two options: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

2018 marks the 15th year the Chesapeake Children’s Museum has been sponsoring this event.

This Event is Brought to You By Chesapeake Children's Museum

The Skin You Live In - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Hands-on museum for children of all ages. Interactive exhibits: Bay Window (live animals to touch & learn about), Waterman (boat & pier to sail away to parts unknown), Colombian Market (marketplace and eat-in kitchen area to serve your finest tea party) Center Stage (dress up and pretend), Body Works (doctor/dentist room) and Express Yourself (arts & crafts that can be completed and taken home), as well as a building/train area and a music room. Situated in the Spa Creek Conservancy Park at the headwaters of Spa Creek - with a quiet nature trail. Admission $5 for ages one and up. Hours 10am-4pm, summer hours 11am-5pm. Groups by appointment on Wednesdays.