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HL Ferguson Museum

United States

August 2019

Museum Lecture: Plum Island Questions and Answers

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Adult Lecture Series: Jason D. Golden, Public Affairs Officer, US Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Plum Island Animal Disease Center. Jason has been the public’s liaison with Plum Island since 2014. He will present an overview of the island’s unique history, the lab’s animal disease research and diagnostic program, and hold a question and answer session. Place: Museum, 2nd floor. Reception to follow. Sundays in July and August the HLF Museum hosts adult lectures on a wide…

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FI Seagrass Mgmt. Coalition Meeting

August 20 @ 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us and learn more about Seagrass Management

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Museum Children’s Program: Fossils to Footprints

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Go back to prehistoric times to discover what fantastic creatures roamed the earth. Find out what they may have looked like, acted like, and ate. Students become paleontologists and dissect a “rock” to find a fossil of their own to keep. A Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut family program. Suggested donation: $10.00 Most every Wednesday in July and August at the HLF Museum.

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Museum Talk: Transforming the Museum: The World Comes to Mystic Seaport

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Learn about Mystic Seaport Museum’s major strategic shift with the opening of the award-winning Thompson Exhibition Building and the hiring of Nicholas Bell from the Smithsonian to lead a dynamic new exhibitions program. Nicholas will talk about the current exhibition ‘Streamlined’ and preview the upcoming exhibition of Turner’s watercolors. Not to be missed. Place: Museum, 2nd Floor. Reception to follow.

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Museum: Nature Walk

August 22 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

HL Ferguson Museum United States

During July and August, Nature Walks will start at the Museum on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. unless changes have been posted. Terry McNamara will lead the walks. Posters will be put up on the Post Office bulletin board each week that will reveal the subject and location of the upcoming walk. However, all groups must meet first at the Museum as walk locations sometimes change.

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Museum Reception: Billion Oyster Project

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HL Ferguson Museum United States

Billion Oyster Project: Come meet the staff An Oysters and Drinks Reception with introductory remarks by Pete Malinowski, Executive Director of the Billion Oyster Project Thursday, August 22 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Place: Museum, 2nd floor

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Museum Lecture: Prohibition “Scotch on the Rocks”

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Adult Lecture Series: HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will survey the history of prohibition, 1919-1933, and chronicle the rumrunners that crash landed on Fishers Island. Note: This talk will also be given on July 21, 2019. Sundays in July and August the HLF Museum hosts adult lectures on a wide variety of topics.

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Museum Children’s Program: Pollinator Party

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Learn about the special relationship between plants and their pollinators—insects, butterflies, birds, and many other animals. Denison Pequotsepos Center family program for ages 5 & up. Suggested donation: $10.00 Most every Wednesday in July and August at the HLF Museum.

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Museum: Nature Walk

August 29 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

HL Ferguson Museum United States

During July and August, Nature Walks will start at the Museum on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. unless changes have been posted. Terry McNamara will lead the walks. Posters will be put up on the Post Office bulletin board each week that will reveal the subject and location of the upcoming walk. However, all groups must meet first at the Museum as walk locations sometimes change.

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September 2019

Museum Lecture: Ospreys with Alan Poole

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HL Ferguson Museum United States

Adult Lecture: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor” with author and osprey expert Alan Poole, long associated with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will discuss his new book: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor.” Reception and book signing to follow. Sundays in July and August the HLF Museum hosts adult lectures on a wide variety of topics.

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