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World Oceans Day at the Fundy Discovery Aquarium

Preventing Plastic Pollution

Aquarium open with free admission 10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.

​All Day Events: 

  • Movie playing in theatre all day- presented by “From the Bow Seat” From the Bow Seat is an organization that inspires teens from all over the world to use art to explore human impacts on our oceans’ health. They will also be displaying a new collection of contest-winning art in the crush space of the Aquarium
  • Promise wall: make a pledge to change one thing in your life that will help the oceans and add it to our Promise Wall in the aquarium
  •  Ocean friendly crafts and activities in Gallery 1

10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 

  • Grand opening of Memorial Park and salt water system Memorial Park is located on the lower campus of the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, next to the Aquarium. It was created to honour those who have led the Huntsman’s success in marine science; their names are displayed on a plaque on a memorial boulder in the park. Our new sea water pumping station is complete and fully functional. We’ll be thanking the organizations and individuals involved in this huge project that tripled our seawater capacity. 

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 

  • Participants of all ages can join one of our interpreters for a guided educational beach walk and clean-up on the shore behind the aquarium. 

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Staff representing all departments of HMSC will be on hand in the aquarium to share information and answer questions about what it is we do here at the Huntsman.
  • In Gallery 1 and 2, friends, partners, clients, and other industry organizations will be present with interactive booths. Visit them to see how they’re working on solutions for healthy oceans.

​4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 

  • The Tide (98.1) will be live on site from 4:00-6:00 pm with great music and live broadcast.
  • BBQ (by donation) 4:00-7:00 pm, with all proceeds going to the educational programming at the Huntsman.
  • Get your sparkle on with glitter tattoos from 4:00p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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