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Soap ScrimshawChildren's Activities:
Great Lakes Naval Museum hosts
Soap Scrimshaw

November 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Children will learn about the history of scrimshaw and make their own scrimshaw on a bar of soap. This event is free and open to the public. All craft supplies are provided.



Art Exhibit: a colorful rendition of the American Flag with only 4 starsGreat Lakes Naval Museum will  host the opening reception of the art exhibition,
Flagship: An Art Exhibition Created by the Students at LEARN Charter School
November 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 

News Release -
Naval Station Great Lakes The Quarterdeck of the Navy For further information contact the Naval Station Great Lakes Public Affairs Office Great Lakes Naval Museum Hosts the opening reception of the art exhibition, "Flagship: An Art Exhibition Created by the Students at LEARN Charter School," on November 22, 2014. 1 pm to 5 pm. The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be hosting the opening reception of the art exhibition, "Flagship: An Art Exhibition Created by the Students at LEARN Charter School." In celebration of the Navy's 239th Birthday, elementary and middle school students at LEARN Charter School have partnered with the Great Lakes Naval Museum to create original works of art which highlight the theme of this year's Navy Birthday celebration, "Thanking Those Who Support Us." This opening reception will be held at the Great Lakes Naval Museum on Saturday, November 22 from 1 pm until 5 pm and will feature more than 200 original pieces of work. In addition, representatives from the National Veterans Art Museum will hold an art workshop in conjunction with the art exhibition from 2 pm until 3 pm. This event is free of charge and open to the public. As an official Department of the Navy museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's only "boot camp" at Naval Station Great Lakes. The museum is located at the Naval Station by the Main Gate. Admission and parking are free. Please call 847-688-3154 or e-mail glnm@navy.mil for more information about this event. For additional information about the Great Lakes Naval Museum, visit www.history.navy.mil/glnm or www.facebook.com/greatlakesnavalmuseum. LEARN Charter School Network's commitment to providing underserved communities with a high-quality, college prep elementary education is unwavering. Since opening our doors as a charter school in 2001, LEARN has grown from one school serving 110 students to a thriving Network of eight charter schools serving nearly 3,600 students in the Chicagoland area, including the city of North Chicago. For more information, please visit www.learncharter.org.
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Holiday Band Concert WreathGreat Lakes Naval Museum will host a free Holiday concert with Naval Station Great Lakes own
Brass Ambassadors Quintet
December 12, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 

News Release -
Naval Station Great Lakes The Quarterdeck of the Navy For further information contact the Naval Station Great Lakes Public Affairs Office Great Lakes Naval Museum Hosts a Holiday Band Concert with Naval Station Great Lakes "Brass Ambassadors" Quintet on Friday, December 12 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be hosting a free Holiday concert with Naval Station Great Lakes "Brass Ambassadors" Quintet. Come hear all of your holiday favorites and enjoy some hot cocoa and holiday cookies as you listen. This event is free and open to the public As an official Department of the Navy museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's only "boot camp" at Naval Station Great Lakes. The museum is located at the Naval Station by the Main Gate. Admission and parking are free. Please call 847-688-3154 or e-mail glnm@navy.mil for more information about this event. For additional information about the Great Lakes Naval Museum, visit www.history.navy.mil/glnm or www.facebook.com/greatlakesnavalmuseum. Naval Station Great Lakes, the largest military installation in Illinois and the largest training center in the Navy, hosts the Navy's only Recruit Training Command. Each year approximately 38,000 men and women complete the requirements to become enlisted Navy Sailors at the Navy's only boot camp. Naval Station Great Lakes is also home to the Navy's technical training schools for surface warfare excellence at Training Support Center Great Lakes. Yearly, more than 15,000 students attend these initial and advanced training schools where they learn the basic skills of their Navy jobs. For more information about Naval Station Great Lakes, visit www.cnic.navy.mil/greatlakes or become our fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NavalStationGreatLakes. -USN-




Ornament Decorating imageChildren's Activities:
Great Lakes Naval Museum hosts its annual
Decorate a Nautical Ornament
December 13, 2014 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm
 

Join us at the Great Lakes Naval Museum to create nautical-themed holiday ornament. All craft supplies will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. For more info, please contact the Great Lakes Naval Museum at 847-688-3154 or glnm@navy.mil