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April Vacation Week at USS Constitution Museum

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Venue:USS Constitution Museum
Dates:Saturday, April 13, 2024 - Sunday, April 21, 2024
Hours:10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:School Vacation

Come visit the USS Constitution Museum during April Vacation week as we explore the power of the wind and its importance to powering a ship like USS Constitution.

The Museum will be hosting family friendly activities and crafts all week long to encourage the exploration of the power of wind kicking off with a public Kite Flying Day on Tuesday, April 16th.

• Built to Win
All Week: 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

President George Washington needs you to build one of the country’s 1st naval ships. Design, build, and test your own mini ship’s strength and speed. Are you up for the challenge?

• Kite Workshop
Tuesday, April 16th: 10:30 am- 11:30 am & 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

In partnership with Kites Over New England (KONE) and Blue Hills Observatory, join our Kite Workshop to make a kite while learning about kite history and the science of kite flying! Registration for the Kite Workshop will open shortly.

• Kite Flying Day
Wednesday, April 17th: 11:00 am- 3:00 pm

Come view and fly kites on the Commandant’s Lawn in the Navy Yard! Bring a small kite to fly, or create your own using a kite kit ($10/kit) in the museum. In partnership with Kites Over New England (KONE) and Blue Hills Observatory.

• Make a Windsock
Thursday, April 18th : 11:00 am- 3:00 pm

Visit the Museum and create a colorful windsock that can be used to study the direction and strength of the wind!

• Make a Wind Spinner
Friday, April 19th: 11:00 am- 3:00 pm

Visit the Museum and create a wind spinner and see it harness wind power to create “moving” art that’s colorful and whimsical!

Maker’s Afternoon: Celebrate the Earth Saturday, April 20th: 11:00 am- 3:00 pm Miss out on any of this month’s maker’s activities?

Join us for an encore of all these crafts that come to life with an assist from Mother Nature!

Suncatchers, wind spinners, and windsocks – spring is in the air as we wind up our week of wind-powered fun!

Each activity is available while supplies l

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Free with Admission Donation, kite workshops additional



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