Winnicut is a female harbor seal weanling that stranded earlier this year, on January 12, in Hampton, New Hampshire. Suffering from respiratory distress and a parasitic infection, she nevertheless had a fighting spirit that quickly captured our hearts. Three months and hours of care later, we were excited to release Winnie back into the wild. […]
Making a SPLASH at the 9th Annual Mermaid Ball!
Friday, August 12 was our 9th Annual Mermaid Ball, a mermaid-themed masquerade gala with an exciting costume contest and a great silent auction, hosted by motivational speaker Loretta LaRoche. This night is the stunning result of a long time’s planning by the Mermaid Ball Committee, consisting of NMLC board and staff members, volunteers, and interns. Our numerous generous sponsors, especially IBEW 104, […]
Mermaid Ball Auction Highlight: Martha’s Vineyard Get-Away
You have the unique opportunity to snag an extraordinary get-away to some of the most exclusive spots on Martha’s Vineyard! Enjoy the beautiful waters of Nantucket Sound with a round trip for two to Martha’s Vineyard on board the Hy-Line ferry. Live it up with two rounds (2 Days of golf for 2 people) of golf at the exclusive 4.5 star-rated […]
Mermaid Ball MC: Loretta LaRoche
Our ninth annual Mermaid Ball is coming up fast! We are excited to announce that the lovely Loretta LaRoche will be hosting our guests at this years mermaid-centered gala of Friday, August 12, 2016. LaRoche, a Mass General advisory council member, is an all around inspiration and joy. She uses great humor to manage a stressful […]
Dive into the Mermaid Ball
Mermaids have attracted much attention across the centuries, from fantastical Greek mythology, powerful nautical superstitions, and even a beloved Disney princess. Easily recognizable as humans with a fishtail, they are closely associated with other marine animals, like turtles and dolphins, but especially manatees/dugongs. Some were even believed to have lured travel-weary sailors to shipwreck with beautiful songs. […]
Second Annual Cape Cod Canal Fest!
Join us for our second annual Cape Cod Canal Fest on July 4th & 5th at the Buzzard’s Bay Park. The festival kicks off immediately after the 4th of July parade on Main Street! Bring the family down for games, vendors, food trucks, all while benefiting the animals in rehabilitation at National Marine Life Center! Hours: Monday, […]