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AUGUST 2016 at the B&O in Baltimore

Thrifty Tuesday
Tuesday, August 2
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visitors receive half off regular admission rates the first Tuesday of every month at the B&O Railroad Museum! All aboard for the most important American railroad collection in the world! 
Education Connection: All Aboard & Bon Voyage
Tuesday - Friday in August
10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
Children enjoy Education Connection at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone in the B&O Roundhouse. This month's program explores different countries around the world. Children "travel" the globe in this fun passport series.
Toddler Time
Wednesday, August 3
10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time is normally held the first and third* Wednesday of the month January - October. Children listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and take a kiddie train ride through Choo Choo Blueville – all included with paid admission. Recommended for ages 2-5. Please note that ride is not guaranteed with your visit and that the Museum reserves the right to change or cancel rides without notice in the event of inclement weather or equipment malfunction. All children programs begin promptly on-time.
*In lieu of this month's third Wednesday Toddler Time, please join us August 17 for Beach Party Bash under the Pavilion! See here for more details.
Chessie GP-38 #3802 & Caboose #3842 on Display
Saturday, July 23 - Tuesday, August 9
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Sunday

To mark the completion of the restoration of caboose #3842 for the City of Bowie, MD, the B&O Railroad Museum will have on display together the #3842 Class C-26A caboose and Chessie #3802 diesel electric locomotive GP-38. Both of these pieces painted in Chessie colors, will be parked outside the historic North Car Shop where visitors can take a close look or photo opportunity of these two pieces of railroad equipment.

Alex & Ani Charity by Design in Annapolis
Tuesday, August 9
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Shop, Support & Shine at Alex & Ani's charmed by soiree. Enjoy light refreshments and give back to the B&O Railroad Museum - 15% of all proceeds that evening will be donated to the museum; some items excluded. Please RSVP to Ashley Portrey to attend this event located at Alex & Ani, 161 Main Street, Annapolis, MD. For directions, please call 443-221-7158. 

Five Below Fundraising Shopping Event
August 12 & 13
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Shop at Five Below located at Canton Crossing, 3531 Boston Street, Baltimore MD on August 12 or 13 and the B&O Railroad Museum will benefit! It's simple! 10% of  purchases made by B&O supporters will be donated to the B&O Railroad Museum. All you have to do is print this flyer and present at the Five Below check out register at your time of purchase.
Beach Party Bash
August 15 - 19
Train Ride Thursday & Friday at 11:30 a.m.
Celebrate the end of summer at the B&O for a Beach Party Bash! Discover your end of summer adventure with fun, hands-on activities to keep kids engaged and active. Train rides and appearances with Elsa, Anna & Olaf!
See here for more details.
Blue Star Museums
Tuesday, May 31 - Sunday, September 4
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America. The B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Ellicott City Station, Mount Clare Museum House are proud to partner with Blue Star Museums and offer active military personnel and up to five family members free admission to the museum from Tuesday, May 31 through Sunday, September 4, 2016 except from July 12 - 17 for the event CHUGGINGTON. The Geneva Convention common access card (CAC) a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card are required to receive free admittance. 


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