APRIL 19 (Saturday): This is the last date for kids, 12 and younger, to build a model ship at the Maritime Center, 51 Water Street. The Great Lakes Nautical Society hosts a class (noon to 3 p.m.). A fee of $6 is charged for each model a child builds (six choices). The class is limited to 40. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
APRIL 19 (Saturday): Roger LeLievre is back at the Great Lakes Maritime Center, 51 Water Street, with his 2014 edition of "Know Your Ships." If you're a boat watcher, "Know Your Ships" is a must-have. He'll sell and sign his book from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center
THE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 20.
APRIL 26 (Saturday): A "Blessing of the Fleet" ceremony will be held outside the Maritime Center, 51 Water Street, from 11 to noon to mark the opening of the Great Lakes shipping season. Various maritime groups will participate in the service.