Girls Make History Day 2011; Navy Yard Museum

On Saturday, June 25th at 10:00am, girls make history!

The U.S. Navy Museum and American Girl are celebrating the third annual Girls Make History Day with activities and family-friendly fun especially for children ages 5-13. This event is FREE and open to the public. Come one, come all.

U.S. Navy Museum employees and volunteers will be on deck to ensure that a good time is had by all, while introducing American naval and maritime history and science using activities based on the American Girl series. As a special treat, Jacqueline Dembar Greene, author of the Rebecca series, will be there for a book signing/discussion.

No RSVP is required to participate in Girls Make History Day this year. For more information, please contact (202) 433-6897 or  All children attending the event will also be eligible for a raffle for a free American Girl Doll.  **Any child who chooses to dress as their favorite character will receive an additional raffle ticket for an American Girl mini-doll.**

Get there:

U.S. Navy Yard Museum
6th and M Streets, SE

Volunteer opportunities are available. Contact the U.S. Navy Museum Education and Public Programs Department at (202) 433-4995 or for additional information. 

Learn more about the U.S. Navy Museum and Washington Navy Yard on the Naval History and Heritage Command’s homepage: and Event Calendar (requires Adobe Reader).

L. Denise
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