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June 2016
Saturday, June 11 Family Day — Modelers
See models of military vehicles and equipment on display.  Youth visitors can make and take a model of their own.
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday, June 19 History in Your Hands — WWI Era Marines
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm


July 2016
Saturday, July 9 Family Day — WWI
Commemorate the centennial of World War I.  Learn about the role of Marines in "The War to End all Wars."
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 17 History in Your Hands — Women in the Marines
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm


August 2016
Saturday, August 13 Family Day — Aviation
The birth of aviation allowed Marines to move about the world rapidly. Learn about Marine Corps aviation. Participate in hands-on activities that explore the world of flight.
12:00pm - 3:00pm
 
Sunday, August 21 History in Your Hands — Aviation
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm



September 2016
Saturday, September 10 Family Day — Robotics
Explore the roles of robotics and robots in the Marine Corps.
12:00pm - 3:00
Sunday, September 18 History in Your Hands — Modern Day Marines
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm


October 2016
Saturday, October 8 Family Day — Art
Art has documented the Marine Corps experience since 1775.  Explore our art collection and participate in hands-on art activities.
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday, October 16 History in Your Hands — Combat Art
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm


November 2016
Saturday, November 12 Family Day — Revolutionary War the Birth of the Marine Corps
Happy Birthday Marine! Explore the birth of the U.S. Marine Corps in Philadelphia in 1775. Make a tri-corn hat to take home.
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday, November 20 History in Your Hands — Continental Marines
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm


December 2016
Sunday, December 18 History in Your Hands — WWII Era Marines
HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Michele Flynn at 703-784-4469 / 703-296-8446 or e-mail michele.r.flynn@usmc.mil or Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email jack.oblein@usmc.mil.
Museum classroom, 1:00pm

All Family Programs Are Free Of Charge
All Events Are Held At The National Museum Of The Marine Corps Unless Otherwise Noted
The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation. Your charitable donations to the MCHF are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Tax ID # 26-0803466.

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