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. 

Wednesday, August 15, 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 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.

12:00 Invasion!

What is an invasive species? Which invasive species might you find along the rocky shore? Come and learn all about New Hampshire’s invasive species and how they are changing the rocky shore.

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 Lobster

Meet and Greet with one of the most famous, and delicious, local crustaceans. We will talk about their adaptations and you will have a chance to touch one.



Thursday, August 16, 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.



Friday, August 17, 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:

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.

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.



Saturday, August 18, 2018

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.



Sunday, August 19, 2018

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.



Monday, August 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…

9:30 Ocean Commotion: Bubbles and Waves!

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 Ocean Waves. This week we’ll have fun making waves and blowing bubbles!

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

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.



Tuesday, August 21, 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.