Learn more about the blue planet through art, science and storytelling. Programs highlight Aquarium favorites as well as hidden treasures. Indoor activities are included with Aquarium admission. Family Day activities are free with admission. Drop in between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on select Sundays throughout the year.

2014 Family Days

Family Day events take place on Sundays. Activities are free.

November 16 (Sea Turtles)
December 14 (Deep Sea)

 

 

2015 Family Days

January 11 (Penguins)
February 8 (Lobsters)
March 8 (Octopus)
April 12 (I'm an Ocean Protector)
May 3 (Right Whale Festival)
June 7 (World Oceans Day Festival)
July 12 (Sharks)
August 9 (Harbor Exploration)
September 13 (Seals)
October 4 (Sustainable Seafood)
November 8 (Sea Turtles)
December 6 (I'm a Scientist)

 

Chalkboard Reflections

During these recent family events, visitors have taken a moment to share why they care about the oceans and what they are doing to help protect our greatest natural resource.

Blue Discovery Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Octopuses

March 9, 2014

Blue Discovery Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Lobsters

February 2014

Blue Discovery Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Penguins

January 12, 2014

 

Blue Discovery Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Turtle

November 17, 2013

 

 

 

We will have opportunities to showcase environmental programs happening in schools or in local communities during a Blue Discovery Family Day. Please contact kids.ed@neaq.org for details on how to nominate a program for inclusion.