VIRTUAL Children's Book Festival
Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 10 AM EST | Member preview at 9 AM EST
Free and open to the public
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In partnership with Portsmouth Public Library and in celebration of National Children’s Book Week
This year's VIRTUAL Children’s Book Festival -- the 6th annual event focused around local authors and illustrators -- joins in the celebration of National Children's Book Week and offers a dedicated landing page linking to the websites of local children’s book authors and illustrators and storytimes and other media and to the ability to purchase their books directly.
Participating authors and illustrators in the 2020 event include JoAnn Adinolfi, Denise Brown, Layne Case, Matt Forrest Esenwine, Terry Farish, Janis Hennessey, Diane Jones, Lauren Levine, Carol Lincoln, Katherine Picarde, David Warrender, and Amy Zydanowicz!
For more information, please contact Amy Warnock, Special Events Manager via awarnock[AT]sbmuseum.org.
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17th-Century Sherburne House Archaeology (virtual mini-lecture)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 4 PM EST
Join Alexandra Martin, Museum Archaeologist, as she discusses the findings of the Archaeological Field School during the 2019 excavation at the c.1695 Sherburne House. Free and open to the public. Preregistration required.
Virtual Homeschool Day: Archaeology Myth-Busters!
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 2:30 PM EST
Join Alexandra Martin, Museum Archaeologist, as she dispels some of the myths about her work. Through an interactive slideshow and a lively conversation, learn what archaeology is really like.
American Girls Virtual Book Club
Session III: Meet Molly: An American Girl; Tuesday, April 27 - Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Get to know historical fiction characters from the American Girl Doll series with the Strawbery Banke American Girls Book Club. Designed for ages 6+
Guided Mother's Day Tours
Sunday, May 9, 2021, from 10 AM - 3 PM
Join Strawbery Banke for a special Mother's Day tour celebrating Puddle Dock families and their matriarchs. During a 60-minute guided tour, explore three historic houses, meet a roleplayer, and learn the meaning of family throughout history.
2021 Virtual Archaeology Field School
Monday, June 21 - Friday, July 2, 2021
6 spaces remaining!
This virtual online course is intended to offer students in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, history, or related fields training in archaeological methodology.