News and Upcoming Events

October Programs

Open House at the Molly Bannaky House
Saturday, October 8
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Nature Quest Hike
Hike to the two Nature Quest Markers
with a Banneker Naturalist.
Saturday, October 1
1 – 3 p.m.

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Learning to Listen to a Woman (Tortoise!)
Debbie McClelland from the Catoctin Wildlife
Preserve and Zoo will speak.
Saturday, October 1
7 – 8:30 p.m.

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Open House at the Molly Bannaky House
During the Oella Festival!
Saturday, October 8
12 – 2 p.m.

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International Observe the Moon Night
Annual Global Event!
Saturday, October 8
7:30 – 9 p.m.

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Outdoor Art for Scouts Workshop
Workshop for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts
Wednesday, October 12
10:30 – 12:30 p.m.

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Climbing Everest
The 1989 American Expedition
to Mt. Everest with Ken Frick
Friday, October 14
7 – 8:30 p.m.

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Fairy House Workshop
This program is full!
Saturday, October 15
1 – 3 p.m.

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Basket Making Workshop
Shaker Cheese Basket
Saturday, October 22
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Benjamin Banneker Recreation Council Meeting
Come, join us, volunteer, be involved!
Wednesday, October 26
7 – 9 p.m.

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Oella History Hike
Walk the Trolly Trail into the hollows of Historic Oella.
Saturday, October 29
10 a.m – 12 p.m.

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Moss Workshop
An in-depth study of selected mosses.
Saturday, October 29
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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September Programs

Turtle Time
A story, craft and animal encounter!
Saturday, September 3
1 – 2 p.m.


Banneker After-School Explorers Series
Register now, this program filled last season.
Wednesdays, Sept. 7 & 21,
Oct. 5 & 19, Nov. 2 & 16
4:15 – 5.45 p.m.

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Nature, Mom and Me Series
Second session added!
Thursdays, Sept. 8 & 22,
Oct. 6 & 20, Nov. 3 & 17
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

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Second session, same dates;
1 – 2 p.m.

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A Conversation with Mr. Banneker
Climate Change with
Dr. Temilola Fatoyinbo-Agueh.
Friday, September 9
7 – 9 p.m.

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Tea with Molly Bannaky
A tea for children with an adult.
Saturday, September 10
1 – 3 p.m.

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A Walk in the Park
Enjoy a short hike in the great outdoors!
Saturday, September 17th
10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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Rain Garden Workshop and Maintenance
Enjoy a short hike in the great outdoors!
Saturday, September 17th
1 – 4 p.m.

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Moss Workshop
An in-depth study of selected mosses.
Saturday, September 24
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Trace Your Roots:
Find a Benjamin Banneker
in Your Family Tree

Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, September 24
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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What’s Cookin’, Mr. Banneker?
Drop in and chat with costumed interpreters.
Saturday, September 24
1 – 3 p.m.

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Benjamin Banneker Recreation Council Meeting
Annual Membership Meeting
and Election of Officers.
Wednesday, September 28
7 – 9 p.m.

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Banneker Homeschool Day
Travel back in time at the Banneker Farmstead.
Thursday, September 29
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Register Now!
Some programs may fill in which case
walk-ins can not be accepted.

How to Register
Call us at 410-887-1081
OR email

BannekerMuseum@BaltimoreCountyMD.gov

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Register Now!

Some programs may fill in which case walk-ins can not be accepted.

How to Register
Call us at 410-887-1081
OR email
BannekerMuseum@BaltimoreCountyMD.gov


July Programs

Nature’s Night Lights
Fireflies, Lightning Bugs and Glowworms!
Saturday, July 2
8 – 9:30 p.m.


Colonial Camp for Adults
Explore Banneker’s World.
Saturday, July 9
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Groovin’ with Ben
and his Friends in 2016:
The Fruition Experience
The second of four Summer Jazz Concerts.
Saturday, July 9
6 – 8 p.m.


Basket Making Workshop
Choctaw Pouch
This program is full.
Saturday, July 16
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Trace Your Roots:
Find a Benjamin Banneker
in Your Family Tree
Genealogy Workshop
Tuesday, July 19
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Moth Night
We’re celebrating National Moth Week!
Saturday, July 22
8 – 9:30 p.m.
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What’s Cookin’, Mr. Banneker
Summer delights on the hearth.
Saturday, July 23
12 – 2 p.m.
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Whooo’s Up for Owls
Live Owls from
Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center
Saturday, July 23
1 – 2:30 p.m.
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Groovin’ with Ben
and his Friends in 2016
Todd Marcus Jazz
The third of four Summer Jazz Concerts
Saturday, July 23
6 – 8 p.m.
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Moss Workshop
An in-depth study of selected mosses
Saturday, July 30
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
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Nature Camp for Adults
The park is our playground!
Saturday, July 30
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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