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August 2016
Saturday, August 27 Special Event — "Dog Days of Summer" Event
The National Museum of the Marine Corps' annual event to highlight the service of dogs and other animals in the Marine Corps. Local animal rescue groups and veteran service dog organizations will also be on-hand to share their mission with visitors.

10:00am - 2:00pm


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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