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10:00 am

Maple Sugaring Days

February 24 @ 10:00 am
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902 United States
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$7

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday you’ll have an opportunity to experience an American tradition: maple sugaring! Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch it boil down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty […]

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10:30 am

Sunday Morning Hike

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
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Join a Ranger for a hike that makes frequent stops to examine signs of wildlife in Seneca Creek State Park. The route will be determined each Sunday, but plan on about two hours. Meet at the Kingfisher Overlook.

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12:00 pm

Special Exhibit: Jim Crow on Streetcars

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road
Colesville, MD 20905 United States
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The National Capital Trolley Museum celebrates Black History Month with a special exhibit telling the stories of both 19th and 20th century efforts to establish racially segregated transit and to resist its establishment. "Jim Crow on Streetcars" confirms the economic and social absurdities of laws supporting racial prejudice. The National Capital Trolley Museum is open […]

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1:00 pm

Nature Crafts

February 24 @ 1:00 pm
Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
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Fun crafts, games, and hands-on nature items. Activities at the Seneca Creek State Park office vary each week!

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2:00 pm

Reptile Encounter

February 24 @ 2:00 pm
Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
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Come to Seneca Creek State Park for a fun, 30-45 minute program for all ages. Meet a living snake or turtle and examine shells and skins from reptiles living in the park! Program takes place at the park office.

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Lecture: Rockville’s Role in the Education of African Americans

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD United States
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Up until the mid-20th century, schools in Rockville – as well as Montgomery County – were segregated, but Rockville has played a major part in ever-increasing educational opportunities for African American students, beginning with a  Freedmen's Bureau school in a church basement after the Civil War and finally a modern high school for black students […]

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3:00 pm

Living Museum: Civil Rights Movement

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

History comes alive at the Sandy Spring Slave Museum! The Living Museum: Civil Rights Movement will take you on a journey through time. Meet the men and women throughout history who fought for civil rights, equality and justice for all. Each character will come to life and talk about what inspired them to take a […]

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Living History: Civil Rights Movement

February 24 @ 3:00 pm
Sandy Spring Slave Museum, 18524 Brooke Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
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$15

History comes alive at the Sandy Spring Slave Museum! The Living Museum: Civil Rights Movement will take you on a journey through time. Meet the men and women throughout history who fought for civil rights, equality and justice for all. Each character will come to life and talk about what inspired them to take a […]

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