Spooky Splash Halloween Event!

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Come join us this Saturday, at the NMLC for our Spooky Splash event! Costumes are welcome and prizes will be given out to some lucky ghouls and goblins. We have a big day planned with: arts and crafts, refreshments, a scavenger hunt, and some other fun activities!

Some of these activities include:

Pumpkin decorating!

Make a marine life mini-pumpkin at Spooky Splash!

A trick or treat trail around our facility where you can make stops and meet our patients!

Meet our hatchling Red-Bellied Cooters, who are part of a head start program to help keep this endangered species populations up.

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Hatchling Red-Bellied Cooter tanning his back legs

Meet Violet and Daisey, our two Box Turtles who are masters of hide and seek!

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Violet enjoying a cranberry!

Meet Scout our juvenile Harbor Seal who was rescued from Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable!

Scout – our juvenile harbor seal

Best of all : We will be giving a remarkable tour through our animal hospital! Come and peek behind the closed doors to see where we take care of our sick seals and sea turtles.


When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Time: 11am – 3pm

Where: National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay MA

Cost: $5 per person. Members are FREE!

***Our gift shop will be open and as always ALL PROCEEDS ARE USED TO CARE FOR OUR SICK PATIENTS***