Family Cruise with Audubon Naturalist – Cape Cod

Engage in marine science with Mass Audubon Naturalists on a 2-hour boat cruise aboard Hy-Line’s Sea Swan and discover creatures that live in Cape Cod waters! We’ll use an otter trawl net, fish pots and plankton tow to bring everything from microscopic marine life to glowing Comb jellies to small sharks on board for close up observation. This family oriented cruise will launch from Hyannis, and travel through Lewis Bay, Hyannis Harbor and near shore Nantucket Sound. Cruises depart Thursdays, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and August 5th and 12th 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Cruises leave from Ocean Street Dock . Preregistration required.  For more information and to register call 508-790-0696, and ask for Mass Audubon’s Aquatic Exploration Cruises

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Saturday Afternoon Science at URI’s Bay Campus

June 26, 2010 2-5 p.m. FREE and open to everyone
Join our scientists and engineers for an informative and exciting afternoon of ocean exploration. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the ground-breaking efforts of our ocean scientists and engineers, and to discuss the fascinating results of their work. See for yourself how they are expanding our knowledge of planet Earth’s last great unexplored territory.
Audience: Adults and young adults aged 9 and up

Location: URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI
For more information, please visit http://www.gso.uri.edu/saturday-science

World Ocean Day in Boston

The New England Aquarium is hosting a family-friendly festival on Central Wharf, Boston, on Sunday June 6th.

They are seeking environmental organizations to present activities for families — for more information, contact Hannah Stinson (hstinston@neaq.org) ; download an application for a table here.

Behind the Scenes at the Ocean Explorium

A School of Adventure – especially for kids!  On Tuesday December 29, 2010 at 7 pm, Explorium aquarists will take young people and their families on a behind-the-scenes tour of their living exhibits. Visit the Ocean Explorium’s website for directions and pricing.