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Thursday, September 21, 2006

MHN Calendar: Coventry, Seafaring Family Fun Days; NOAA Ship Naming Contest

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for Sept. 23-24, 2006.
  • 9/23/2006: Concert, Conventry / Steve Lalor, 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, 1010 Valley St., Seattle, 206-447-9800, seaport@oz.net, Celtic music group Coventry and acoustic folk performer Steve Lalor in concert
  • Sept. 23-24, 2006: Festival, Seafaring Family Fun Days, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, Price: FREE, South Lake Union Park, Seattle, 206-448-0707, seafaringheritageseattle@yahoo.com, Music, crafts, and other maritime history activities for families, sponsored by SHIPS (Seafaring Heritage in Partnership Seattle)
MHN is always looking for more events for listing in its Calendar page. If you know of a maritime-related event in the Pacific Northwest, please send details to info@maritimeheritage.net.

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is sponsoring a naming contest for its newest vessel based on the West Coast. NOAA is a strong presence in Seattle, with its base at Lake Union. The contest is geared toward K-12 students. More information on the contest is available here.

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