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Thursday, April 20, 2006

MHN Calendar: Concerts, Maps, Pirates, and More

Here are selected items from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for the weekend of April 21-23, 2006.

  • 4/21/2006: Lecture, Exploring the Deep with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Center for Wooden Boats, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, Center for Wooden Boats, 1002 Valley St., Seattle, 206-382-2628,, Learn about smart vehicles that explore the deep ocean.
  • 4/22/2006: Concert, Curtis & Loretta with Hank Cramer, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Price: $10 General; $8 students, seniors, and maritime heritage organization members, Center for Wooden Boats, 1002 Valley St., Seattle, 206-447-9800,, Hear traditional and new music from Northwest maritime musicians.
  • 4/22/2006: Lecture, Mapping the West: 18th and 19th Century Cartography, Columbia River Maritime Museum, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Price: Contact CRMM, Columbia River Maritime Museum, 1792 Marine Dr., Astoria, OR, 503-325-2323,, Robert Hamm will trace the development of maps of the U.S. West, illustrating how the political, social, and cultural contexts of the times influenced the mapmakers’ art and science.
  • 4/22/2006: Cruise, North Hood Canal Exploration, FiberGlassics Northwest, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Price: Contact FGNW, Hood Canal, Begin at county park on east end of HC Bridge, 360-385-5038,, Cruise Port Gamble, Hood Head, Quilcene Bay, Seabeck, Fisherman's Bay and Pleasant Harbor.
  • 4/22/2006: Concert, Puget Sound Pirates Pub Raid, Puget Sound Pirates, 12 Noon to 2:00 PM, Price: FREE, Moon Dog Bar & Grill, Port Orchard, Wash., 360-286-0222,, The Puget Sound Pirates invade a Port Orchard pub.
  • 4/22/2006: Class, Ship Models for Kids of All Ages, Discovery Modelers Education Center, 9:00 AM to Noon, Price: $15, includes fee and kit, Naval Reserve Building, South Lake Union Park, 206-282-0985,, Build a sailboat, fishing boat, pirate ship and more from a kit.

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