February Vacation Week Activities

Story time at the National Marine Life Center.The National Marine Life Center’s Marine Animal Discovery Center will be OPEN
10 am to 5 pm daily during February Vacation Week (February 19-27)!

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, February 19, 10 am – 2 pm:  For the Love of Turtles Open House. Join us for our February Open House! Explore the Discovery Center, make a marine animal valentine, 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 just as we’re about to “turn on the water”.
$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, 2/21 = sea turtles
Tuesday, 2/22 = seals
Wednesday, 2/23 = dolphins
Thursday, 2/24 = sharks
Friday, 2/25 = 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.