August — a perfect time to ride the summer wave of discovery, seven days a week at the Aquarium.
Brush up on fun at Family Paint Night. Create your own masterpiece while inspired by swimming sharks, rays and colorful schooling fish. We supply the instructor, canvas and paint; you supply the creativity. The season’s final session is August 2. Preregistration is required.
Wee ones love to noodle around at Sea Sprouts. Designed for 4-year-olds only, this half-day adventure offers fun and safe activities with trained instructors. Space is limited, Aug. 14–18.
Tickle your taste buds and feed your brain at the Aquatic Café. Join us and Ocean Wise at Ironclad Brewery in Wilmington for a screening of “Bluefin.” The documentary focuses on overfishing and sustainable alternatives. The panel discussion that follows allows you to learn more from researchers, fishermen and chefs. Best part, the August 10 event is free!
Explore more with Aquarium staff behind-the-scenes, canoeing the salt marsh, helping with animal care as an Aquarist Apprentice, and casting a line during surf fishing. Activities run throughout August and require preregistration.