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Calendar Event Information for National Marine Life Center Vacation Week

National Marine Life Center Vacation Week
When: February 17, 2020
Where:National Marine Life Center: 120 Main Street Buzzards Bay Massachusetts.
Time:10:00 AM
Cost:$5.00
Email:gmommsen@nmlc.org
Contact Name:Geneva Mommsen Phone:5087439888
WWW:http://nmlc.org/
Description:
    MONDAY-FRIDAY EDUCATION SCHEDULE 11:00 A.M. ~ LITTLE FLIPPERS: Join us for a marine animal-themed story time and craft project! Different themes every day (see right). All ages welcome; most suitable for children ages 3-8. Children must be supervised. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. COST: Members $5/child/program; Non-members $7/child/program.

12:00 P.M. ~ PATIENT UPDATE: Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of our Animal Care Team. View our sea turtles via live TV and meet our small turtles in person. Program lasts approximately 15-20 minutes. FREE.

1:00 P.M. ~ MARINE ANIMAL MEDICAL MYSTERY: 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. Best suited for ages 8-14. Space is limited to 15 children. COST: Members $5/child/program; Non-members $7/child/program.

2:00 P.M. ~ PATIENT UPDATE: Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of our Animal Care Team. View our sea turtles via live TV and meet our small turtles in person. Program lasts approximately 15-20 minutes. FREE.

3:00 P.M. ~ ENGINEERING DESIGN CHALLENGE: ANIMAL PROSTHETICS: 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 $5/child/program; Non-members $7/child/program.

4:00 P.M. ~ PATIENT UPDATE: Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of our 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. FREE.

DAILY THEMES Sat., Feb. 15: Turtles (10-2 only) Sun., Feb. 16: Open, no programs Mon., Feb. 17: Manatees Tues., Feb. 18: Turtles Wed., Feb. 19: Sharks/Rays Thurs., Feb. 20: Seals/Sea Lions Fri., Feb. 21: Dolphins/Whales Sat., Feb. 22: Open, no programs Sun., Feb. 23: Open, no programs

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