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. 

Saturday, May 26, 2018

11:00 Creature Feature: 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  Turtle Talk

Come learn about the differences between land turtles and sea turtles, they are more different than you would think!

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 Outdoor Tide Pooling (Weather Permitting)

Come and see who makes their home on the rocky shore. We will take a short walk out to the tide pools that dot the coast and learn more about the tidal zones and the creatures that live in a tide pool habitat.



Sunday, May 27, 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, May 28, 2018

9:30 Ocean Commotion: Cancelled

Due to Memorial Day, Ocean Commotion will be canceled today. We will be back next week June 4th. Hope to see you then!

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, May 29, 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.



Wednesday, May 30, 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 the afternoon today.


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, May 31, 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.



Friday, June 1, 2018

9:30 Big Fish Little Fish: Senses Outside!

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 and Dani as we explore using our senses outside! We’ll learn all about the forest using only our sense of smell, sight, sound, and touch.

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.