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. With support from the Lowell Institute, some Family Days are free and open to the public! Drop in between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. Then check back here to see pictures from the event! 

2014 Family Days

Family Day events take place on Sundays.
Activities are free with Aquarium admission.

May 4 (Southern New England Right Whale Festival)
June 8 (World Oceans Day Celebration)
July 13 (Harbor Exploration)
August 10 (Sharks)
September 21 (Seals)
October 19 (Sustainable Seafood)
November 16 (Sea Turtles)
December 14 (Deep Sea)

 

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 Discoveries Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Octopuses

March 9, 2014

Blue Discoveries Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Lobsters

February 2014

Blue Discoveries Family Day Chalkboard Photo: Penguins

January 12, 2014

 

Blue Discoveries 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 Discoveries Family Day. Please contact kids.ed@neaq.org for details on how to nominate a program for inclusion.