Details & The Week Ahead

Join us for one or more of our visitor programs during your visit, 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.

Friday, September 22, 2017

9:30 Big Fish Little Fish

Big Fish Little Fish (for ages 3-5) is an outdoor exploration program where kids and a favorite adult explore and learn about the habitats of Odiorne together.

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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, September 23, 2017

BioBlitz

BioBlitz is a daylong species scavenger hunt in Odiorne Point State Park, where families explore alongside scientists and field experts to find and record data on as many different species in the Park as possible in one day. Join us for all or part of the day! Learn more and register in advance.


6:00 & 7:00 Birding
9:00 Plants
10:00 Seine Netting
11:00 Salt Marsh
12:00 Lunchtime Program TBD
1:00 Mammals
1:30 Insects
2:00 Mushrooms
3:00 Squid Dissection

Space is limited for the squid dissection session. Please sign up when you register to ensure participation.

4:00 Pond
5:00 Program End


Sunday, September 24, 2017

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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, September 25, 2017

9:30 Ocean Commotion

Ocean Commotion (for ages 1-3) tots and their favorite adults learn about the world around them through fun hands-on activities. This is an indoor program.

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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, September 26, 2017

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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, September 27, 2017

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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, September 28, 2017

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 is teaming with life and rich in natural and social history. Join us to discover its wonders!

2:30 Close Encounters

Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, with 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.