Lightship # 116-538 CHESAPEAKE

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Events and Volunteering 2023
updated  25 January 2023

  Please contact Greg at vol@lightship116-538.org  PRIOR to the scheduled day if you are going to attend a volunteer work day or if you want more info on volunteering on the Lightship. 

  

There are some specific projects that we need specialized volunteer help with, they are listed on the Volunteer Projects page in the pull-down menu above for this page. 


The 2023 volunteer work dates for the year are below.  Extra days can be added at short notice.



  2023 Volunteering                

- December - Thursday the 7th, Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony - NOON sharp on board the CG Cutter 37 Taney.  Free to the public, BUT a RSVP is Required.   https://historicships.org/annual-pearl-harbor-memorial-ceremony 

- December - Saturday the 2nd, Volunteer work day - 9:45 am - 12:45 pm. 

- November -  Saturday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 4:20 pm.  Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day on Lightship CHESAPEAKE


 - October - Saturday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 3:50 pm.   Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day on Lightship CHESAPEAKE.


- September - TUESDAY the TBD, Volunteer work day 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.


 - September - TBD, MARYLAND FLEET WEEK and FLYOVER BALTIMORE.


 - August - Thursday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. 


   - August 19th + 20th 2022 - the International Lighthouse-Lightship weekend, an annual event managed by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society.  See the web site: https://illw.net/


   - August 7th - NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY  -  By a joint resolution designating this day as "National Lighthouse Day" which was introduced to Congress on April 28, 1988 and signed into public law (No. 100-622) on November 5, 1988 by President Ronald Reagan.     Click HERE to see the 2013 US Senate Resolution.    The date of August 7th was selected because on that date in 1789, President George Washington signed the Lighthouse Act of 1789 which transferred ownership and operation of all lighthouses in the U. S. to the federal government.   Click HERE for more info.


     - August 5th + 6th 2022 - the U. S. National Lighthouse-Lightship weekend, an annual event managed by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society.  See the web site: https://arlhs.com/events/national-lighthouse-lightship-week-nllw/


- August - Saturday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 8:45 am to 1:45 pm.


- July - Saturday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 8:45 am to 1:45 pm. 


- June - Wednesday the TBD, Additional Vol work day - 8:45 am to 3:15 pm. 


- June - Saturday the 17th, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 4:20 pm.  Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day.


 - May 22nd Monday - National Maritime Day  click HERE for more info.


 - May - Saturday the 4th, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 4:20 pm.  Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day.    


 - April -  None scheduled.


 - March Tuesday the TBD, Volunteer work day - 9:45 am to 2:45 pm. 


 - February - Saturday the 25th, Volunteer work day - 10 am to 2 pm. 


 - February - Saturday the 11th, Volunteer work day - 10 am to 2 pm.


 - January - Tuesday the 24th, Volunteer work day - 10 am to 2 pm   COMPLETED

 - January - Thursday the 12th, Volunteer work day - 10 am to 2 pm  COMPLETED

 

 2022  see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2022 events.
 
 2021  see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2021 events.

 2020   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2020 events.


 2019   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2019 events.


 2018   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2018 events.


 2017   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2017 events.


 2016   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2016 events.


 2015   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2015 events.


 2014   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2014 events.


 2013   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2013 events.


 2012   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2012 events. 


 2011   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2011 events.  


 2010   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2010 events.  

       

 2009   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2009 events.