Kids Day Activities
Sunday, March 10, 2013 | 9:30AM – 3:30PM
Sunday is Kids Day! Kids 12 and under receive free admission on Sunday, March 10, 2013.
Activities and presentations will be hosted upstairs on the Second Floor (Access by ballroom staircase).
Activities (Essex Room)/ Presentations (Georgetown Room)
Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
How Fast Can Your Escargot Go?
Presented by Salem State University Cat Cove Marine Lab
9:30AM-3:00PM | Second Floor (Access by ballroom staircase)
Come find out how fast your snail can race with this activity put together by the students from Salem State’s Cat Cove Marine Lab!
The New England Aquarium’s Tidepool Touch Tank
Presented by the New England Aquarium
10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Second Floor (Access by ballroom staircase)
Explore what kinds of critters call the coastal tidepool their home alongside volunteers from the New England Aquarium. No critters are harmful, an activity suitable for children of all ages.
Kids Day Speaker Schedule (Georgetown Room)
The diver who lost his mask…an Interactive nursery rhyme involving various photos of underwater critters involved in a memorable tale.
Working with Marine Mammals
Just how smart are polar bears? What toys are the most fun for sea otters? Joy will talk about her experiences working in captivity with polar bears, Steller sea lions and sea otters and her work with marine mammal stranding programs in New England with harbor seals and other local marine mammals.
Amy Gianotti will talk about the exciting adventures she has inside mysterious and amazing caves
Hammerheads to Frogfish with Ocean Annie
Annie Crawley will speak about amazing animals including hammerheads, mantas, turtles, and frog fish.
Pete Venoutsous will give a video presentation geared towards the younger crowd on shark conservation using exciting video footage from his varied travels.