April Vacation Week Activities

Story time!The National Marine Life Center’s Marine Animal Discovery Center will be OPEN 10 am to 5 pm daily during April Vacation Week (April 16-23)!

Join us for an educational experience about helping sea life on Cape Cod! Featuring eco-friendly, fair trade, and local gifts and souvenirs. Also featuring exhibits and displays about marine animals, education programs, arts and crafts.

Special Events:

Saturday, April 16, 10 am – 2 pm: Spring Splash Open House. Join us for our Spring Open House! Explore the Discovery Center, make a marine animal spring basket, enjoy arts and crafts and games and refreshments. Meet Teanna-the-terrapin, cooter Catch-22 and our 8 cooter hatchlings. Tour our new marine animal hospital.
$5/person suggested donation, members FREE.
Donations help take care of endangered animals.

Monday – Friday, 10 am: Fins and Flippers Club. Marine animal-themed story time and arts and crafts! Different theme daily. All ages welcome, and most suitable for children ages 3-10.
Members: $3/child; Non-Members: $5/child
Become a member today and your child’s first Club participation is free!

Daily Themes:
Monday, 4/18 = sea turtles
Tuesday, 4/19 = seals
Wednesday, 4/20 = dolphins
Thursday, 4/21 = sharks
Friday, 4/22 = whales

Monday – Friday, 2 pm: Patient Update. Meet a member of our animal care staff and learn about marine animal rehabilitation and the wildlife patients we currently have in-house. Ask questions about our new marine animal hospital. Free.