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January 25, 2020 to April 25, 2020 First LEGO League (FLL) Robotics – 2020 Sessions From 2:30 to 4:00 pm (included with museum admission) Dates Saturday, January 25 Saturday, February 29 Saturday, March 21 Saturday, April 25 Accelerate Learning Using Bricks and Code with NSCC Come...
April 6, 2020 Apple Warehouses: The Heart of Nova Scotia’s Apple Industry with Dan Conlin 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00) Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia is holding their monthly meeting at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Monday, April 1st. As always, they are having a guest speaker,...
April 14, 2020 Book Event: The Mystery Ships of Nova Scotia in the First World War by John N. Grant 7:00 pm THEY SAILED INTO HARM’S WAY. Disguised as ordinary fishermen, they worked the sails and ropes, all the while seeking to attract fire from enemy German submarines. They were live human bait,...
April 21, 2020 A Titanic – Maritime Journey by Joshua Thomson 7:00 pm For most of the 20th century and into the 21st century, Titanic has become one of the most recognized names in the world. The story of RMS Titanic has become a brand, in its own right. A...
April 28, 2020 The Royal Naval Burying Ground: with Tom Tulloch 7 pm During the American Revolutionary War Halifax served as one of the Royal Navy’s principal bases in North America, and thereafter it’s only one.  To treat the growing numbers of wounded and...
May 5, 2020 The Coastal Biology of Atlantic Canada with Dr. Scott Cunningham 7 pm Our coastline presents a dynamic interaction of the land and sea that encompasses a variety of habitats, from the marine to the terrestrial and with a complex intertidal boundary between the two...
May 19, 2020 Book Event: Lifeline – The Story of the Atlantic Ferries and Coastal Boats by Harry Bruce 7:00 pm LIFELINE: THE STORY OF THE ATLANTIC FERRIES AND COASTAL BOATS is a fascinating, awe-inspiring, occasionally hilarious, and always vital history of the ferries that serve the Atlantic...
May 26, 2020 The Halifax Graving Dock – a History with Tom Tulloch 7 pm Built in 1889, the Halifax Graving Dock was at the time the largest dry dock on the Eastern seaboard of North America.  With Halifax the summer headquarters of the Royal Navy’s North America and...