Join us in Bridgeport for tours and sails aboard the Amistad
Sep
23
10:00am10:00am

Join us in Bridgeport for tours and sails aboard the Amistad

Discovering Amistad will hold tours and sails open to the public in September at Captain’s Cove, 1 Bostwick Avenue, Bridgeport.

DECK TOUR AND SAIL DATES

Saturday, Sept. 23
Deck Tour at 10 a.m.; Public Sail at 3 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 30
Deck Tour at 10 a.m.; Public Sail at 3 p.m.

You will learn all about the Amistad during a tour or 2-1/2 hour sail.

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Join us for a Freedom Sail aboard the Amistad!
Jun
14
5:30pm 5:30pm

Join us for a Freedom Sail aboard the Amistad!

Discovering Amistad and Juneteenth of Fairfield County invite the public to a sail aboard the historic Amistad at Captain’s Cove, 1 Bostwick Avenue, Bridgeport.

While enjoying a 2-1/2 hour sail, you will learn the history of the capture, and ultimate release, of the Mende people of Sierra Leone and their long-fought struggle for freedom.

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Bridgeport Welcomes the Amistad
Jun
2
5:30pm 5:30pm

Bridgeport Welcomes the Amistad

The Office of the Mayor, the Bridgeport Public School System, the City of Bridgeport, Juneteenth of Fairfield County and Discovering Amistad invite you to a complementary VIP Reception and dockside tour of the Amistad at Captain's Cove, 1 Bostwick Avenue, on Friday, June 2, at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

 
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Crisis and Opportunity in Black Education
Feb
22
12:00pm12:00pm

Crisis and Opportunity in Black Education

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
157 Church Street, 25th floor, New Haven

Connecticut's U.S. Attorney's Office
presents a Panel Discussion

How can we work collaboratively to maximize outcomes for ALL children? What policies and outreach activities work? What isn't working?
Join us as we hear from the experts involved.

RSVP to Cindy Gartland at 203-821-3777 or Cindy.Gartland@usdoj.gov

Light refreshments will be served

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The Amistad Returns to New Haven
Oct
15
to Oct 16

The Amistad Returns to New Haven

Governor Dannel Malloy, Mayor Toni N. Harp, State Senator Martin Looney, and State Representative Toni Walker will join representatives from Discovering Amistad this Saturday, October 15, to officially welcome the return to New Haven of Connecticut’s flagship, the Freedom schooner Amistad. Saturday’s event will be at Long Wharf Pier, 389 Long Wharf Drive, in New Haven.
 
The public is welcome to attend the opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, with tours of the vessel available from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; tours are also available Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The event will feature performances by local entertainers, and food carts will be available for visitors both days. Parking is available at the Maritime Center at 545 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven.

 

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Conversations at Noon in Hartford
Sep
20
12:00pm12:00pm

Conversations at Noon in Hartford

Come and learn more about the Amistad, Connecticut's flagship, at a free presentation,   "La Amistad: Charting a New Course in 2016, ” on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 12 p.m. at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford. Speakers will be Len Miller, chair and Alexis Smith, vice chair, of Discovering Amistad, the newly formed nonprofit organization that owns the ship. This program is part of the CT Democracy Center's"Free Conversations at Noon."

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Come see the Amistad at the CT Maritime Festival!
Sep
9
to Sep 11

Come see the Amistad at the CT Maritime Festival!

The Amistad will be dockside as the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 9-10-11, 2016. Come visit us! As in the past, the festival will feature a range of fun-filled activities for visitors of all ages to celebrate Connecticut’s maritime heritage, history and spirit of innovation tied to our state’s significant relationship with the sea. 

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Summer Begins at Mystic Seaport's 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show!
Jun
24
to Jun 26

Summer Begins at Mystic Seaport's 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show!

Visit us at the 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport, June 24-26, 2016! Mystic Seaport is working hard to gather the very best in-water exhibits, to fill the tents with your favorite maritime vendors, to collect as many reader-built boats as they can fit on the village green, to offer the most informative skills demonstrations, and most of all to create a weekend for all visitors to enjoy beautiful wooden boats!

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