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February Vacation Week Activities

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm

Little Flippers Story Time
10:00am – 11:00am daily
Join the National Marine Life Center for a marine animal-themed story time and craft project! Different themes every day (see website). All ages welcome; most suitable for children ages 3-8. Children must be supervised. Program lasts 45-60 minutes.
Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

Marine Animal Medical Mystery
1:00pm – 2:00pm daily
What does it take to be a marine animal care technician? What are some of the questions and “mysteries” involved in wildlife rehabilitation? Each day, using models, we’ll learn how to care for a different animal (see website for themes). Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes.
Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

Engineering Design Challenge: Animal Prosthetics
3:00pm – 4:00pm daily
How do you help an animal with an injured or missing limb? What can you do for a turtle with a damaged leg or shell? Discover how technology is being used to help disabled animals, and then complete an engineering challenge to design your own prosthetic device for a marine animal. Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes.
Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

Patient Update
12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm daily
Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of the National Marine Life Center’s Animal Care Team. View our sea turtles and seals via live TV and meet our small turtles in person. Program lasts approximately 15-20 minutes.
Cost: FREE.

508-743-9888 ~ www.nmlc.org ~ nmlc@nmlc.org ~ Kathy Zagzebski

Details

Start:
February 18 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 22 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
www.nmlc.org

Organizer

National Marine Life Center
Phone:
5087439888
Email:
nmlc@nmlc.org
Website:
www.nmlc.org

Venue

National Marine Life Center
120 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 United States
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Phone:
508-743-9888