April Vacation Week Events

 

Little Flippers Story Time

10:00 – 11:00 am daily

Join the National Marine Life Center for a marine animal-themed story time and craft project! Different themes every day (see website). All ages welcome; most suitable for children ages 3-8. Children must be supervised. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

 

Marine Animal Medical Mystery

 

 

 

 

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm daily

What does it take to be a marine animal care technician? What are some of the questions and “mysteries” involved in wildlife rehabilitation? Each day, using models, we’ll learn how to care for a different animal (see website for themes). Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

 

Engineering Design Challenge: Animal Prosthetics

3:00 – 4:00 pm daily

How do you help an animal with an injured or missing limb? What can you do for a turtle with a damaged leg or shell? Discover how technology is being used to help disabled animals, and then complete an engineering challenge to design your own prosthetic device for a marine animal. Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.

 

National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532

508-743-9888 ~ www.nmlc.org ~ nmlc@nmlc.org ~ Kathy Zagzebski