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. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

11:00 Seahorses

Come meet one of the strangest looking fish on earth and learn about it adaptations for its habitat.

12:00  Turtle Time

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

1:30  Whales

Learn about the largest animals in the world. We’ll talk about how they survive in the ocean, what they like to eat, where they go in the winter and more! Also, learn about our resident humpback whale skeleton on display, Tofu.

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, October 19, 2018

9:30 Big Fish Little Fish: Prowl for Owls!

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 BFLF Naturalist, Emily, to learn all about the amazing world of owls! We’ll learn about their amazing adaptations, explore their feathers, and even practice some of their calls!

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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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, October 20, 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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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, October 21, 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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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, October 22, 2018

9:30 Ocean Commotion: Boat Day!

Little ones (ages 1-3) and their favorite adults dance, play, and use their senses to explore a new set of activities each week.
Come and join Sean and Emma as we explore the boating world. We will learn all about boats on the ocean and enjoy fun boating activities.

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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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, October 23, 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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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, October 24, 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  Nature Walk

Odiorne Point State Park offers one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich settings along New Hampshire’s coastline. Join us to discover its wonders.

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.