Details & The Week Ahead

Visitor programs are offered throughout the day, free with Center admission. To take best advantage of events in nature and in our tanks, we plan our programs each morning based on the themes listed below. Please be advised that programs are subject to change. 

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Happy Father's Day!
11:00 Crabs

Come learn more about our crabby crustaceans that come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Some of these crabs are from Europe and Asia and now have a strong foothold in our environment.

12:00  Horseshoe Crab

This unique living fossil plays an important role in our lives! Come find out who the horseshoe crab is related to (it has eight legs) and its role in the medical world.

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline.  Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

 

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Turtle Time

Hang out with our resident Box turtle and find out about his eating behaviors! Can you guess why his name is Raspberry?



Monday, June 18, 2018

Due to a busy school field trip schedule today, our first visitor program will be held at 1:30pm.

We advise that you plan your visit to the Center for mid-afternoon today.


Treks 4 Tots and Seaside Safari Summer Camp

Our camps run during regional school vacations and all summer long. Learn more…


9:30 Ocean Commotion: Summer Solstice

Little ones (ages 1-3) and their favorite adults dance, play, and use their senses to explore a new set of activities each week.

Join Sean and Dani as we learn all about the summer solstice. We’ll learn all about the sun as we enjoy the longest day of the year!

Cost: $5 for member children; $8 non-member children; no cost for adults. Registration is not required.

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline.  Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Due to a busy school field trip schedule today, our first visitor program will be held at 1:30pm.

We advise that you plan your visit to the Center for mid-afternoon today.


9:00 Treks 4 Tots and Seaside Safari Summer Camp

Our camps run during regional school vacations and all summer long. Learn more…

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline.  Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

 

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Wednesday, June 20, 2018

9:00 Treks 4 Tots and Seaside Safari Summer Camp

Our camps run during regional school vacations and all summer long. Learn more…

11:00 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Thursday, June 21, 2018

Due to a busy school field trip schedule today, our first visitor program will be held at 1:30pm.

We advise that you plan your visit to the Center for mid-afternoon today.


9:00 Treks 4 Tots and Seaside Safari Summer Camp

Our camps run during regional school vacations and all summer long. Learn more…

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline.  Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

 

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Friday, June 22, 2018

9:00 Treks 4 Tots and Seaside Safari Summer Camp

Our camps run during regional school vacations and all summer long. Learn more…

9:30 Big Fish Little Fish: Celebrate Summer Solstice!

Kids, ages 3-5, and their favorite adults actively explore and learn about the habitats of Odiorne Point State Park together in this outdoor program.

Join Emily to celebrate the longest day of the year! We’ll take a walk outside, make solstice bubble wands, and more!

Advanced Registration Cost: $8 for member children; $10 non-member children. Register here.

Drop-in Cost: $10 for member children; $12 non-member children.

11:00 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Odiorne Point State Park Interpretive Program

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Discover its story and explore with us during this free program for all Center and Park visitors.

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, some of the Gulf of Maine’s sandy bottom dwellers: chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up an up-close view of some of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.