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There are 12 events for
Saturday 19th of April 2014
9:00 AM
Free Birding & Nature Club for Ages 9-16
A mix of field trips and some classroom depending on the weather. Kids need to be accompanied by a parent. Dress appropriately for the wind and weather. Registration: 508-325-0873.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
AAN Spring Sweep Silent Auction
Artists Association of Nantucket Spring Sweep silent auction. The popular exhibition and silent auction will include works of art from the AAN's 200 artist members, some with buy-it-now pricing. Final bids accepted at 4 pm. Held at the AAN/Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.
10:00 AM
Easter Egg Hunt
Bartlett's Farm is hosting an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Bring your own camera for special photo opportunities at 11 am. 33 Bartlett Farm Road.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Peeps Contest Voting
Stop by the Nantucket Atheneum to vote for your favorite among the dioramas created using marshmallow Easter Peeps. People's Choice Winners will be announced the week of April 21. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.
10:30 AM
Vernal Pool Walk
Join Nantucket Land Council for this free and educational outdoor exploration. Vernal pools are bodies of water that form during the spring and provide essential habitat to a surprising variety of species, including the tiny freshwater fairy shrimp. Because these puddles house endangered species, they are potected from development by the Massachusetts Natural Heritage's Endangered Species program and the Wetlands Protection Act. Pre-registration required. 508-228-2818
10:30 AM
Library Legos
Join us for some creative construction. The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a suggested theme. Your LEGO masterpiece will be displayed in the Weezie Children's Library. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per month. For children ages 5-10. Registration is required. Please register on our website www.nantucketatheneum.org Atheneum Gallery, 1 India St.
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Ravenous Reptiles
It may be cold outside, but the snakes and turtles in the Science Museum are warm and happy. And hungry! Bring the family to see these creatures eat and learn about how they survive in the wild. Preregistration required. Ages 4 to 100. www.mariamitchell.org
1:00 PM
"Prince Igor"
The Metropolitan Opera program PRINCE IGOR will be shown in the Dreamland Main Theater, 17 S. Water St. HD Live. Borodin's defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov's new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the monumental title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting. Tickets at www.nantucketdreamland.org and at the box office.
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Free NanoDay with Maria Mitchell Assn
Nano is very, very small. Did you know that you use nanotechnology everyday? Everything from cell phones, computers, fabrics, and even cars use some type of nanotechnology. Come to NanoDays to learn about the crazy world of nano particles, the benefits and downsides of nanotechnology, and try out tons of hands-on activities! Register by emailing amckennafoster@mariamitchell.org
2:00 PM
The Bean Unplugged
Bobby Maguire will play his fiddle in The Bean at 29 Center Street during this week's The Bean Unplugged!
7:00 PM
Free Roots Music Concert
Ted DeMille has written countless songs for children, families and the folk roots music and bluegrass communities. In addition he has played with some of the best bluegrass bands in Maine including North Star, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, Bits and Pieces and most recently Cribstone Bridge. Ted's songs have been covered by children's music performers and national and local bluegrass artists. He is a founding member of the children's rock 'n roll ensemble The Good Rockin' Daddies. He has released seven recordings and conducts songwriting workshops for the North Atlantic Arts Alliance at The Ossipee Valley Music Festival. Atheneum Great Hall, 1 India St.
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Top 40 Video Dance Party
With DJ Bri Guy at The Rose & Crown, 23 S. Water St.