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NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2009

Contact: Katie Spacek, (757) 393-8591

KNOW ABOUT NOAA!
First Weekend Series at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

Join us Saturday, September 5, 2009 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and Lightship Portsmouth, for the special program: Know about NOAA! Come and find out about the services provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Enjoy hands-on activities and learn all about our planet! Topics include: weather, our oceans and coasts, and the satellites in space. At the Lightship PORTSMOUTH, learn how NOAA is using old lightship logs as a means to study the weather. As part of the Portsmouth Museums’ First Weekend Series, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Lightship Portsmouth, and activities will be free and open to the public on Saturday, September 5th.

To find out more about this special program please contact Katie Spacek at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum at (757) 393-8591.