Upcoming Events at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Upcoming Events at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center
What: Winter Programming Showcase
When: October 9th, 2016 from 11am – 2pm 
Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Description: Winter programming is back at LMC! October marks the return of our popular winter programs and we need you to help us kick off the season! Come check out this year’s winter program offerings by visiting us on October 9 for our Winter Program Showcase event. Our regularly scheduled programs will be jam-packed in one day and offered for FREEfrom 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for children of all ages*. New this year: walk through our birthday party room and check out what it’s like to party with sea turtles! Free cake samples and birthday party craft activities will be offered during the event as well as information on our new deluxe theme packages! Programs include Dr. Logger, Guided Tours and a Birthday Party Open House, plus information on all 2016-2017 seasonal offerings! For more information and to check out the exciting event program schedule, please visit www.marinelife.org/showcase*On campus registration only on a first come, first serve basis. See you there!
What: Astronomy Nights
When: October 7th, 2016 from 7:00pm- 9:30pm
Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Description: LMC’s popular stargazing program has returned for its second season! In partnership with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, LMC will host its Astronomy Nights program each month based on celestial events. The first program will be held on Friday, October 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. The night will begin with a seminar led by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, entitled Planetpalooza. You will be able to view several planets on this very popular stargazing night, including Venus, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Join us as we discuss the different physical attributes of each planet and why you can view them on this particular day. Then, join us in Loggerhead Park to peer through powerful telescopes and binoculars to get a closer look! In case of inclement weather, the presentation will be extended to include additional information on a related astronomical topic. Cost is $10/adults, $5/children and can be paid upon entrance. For more information, please contact Hannah Campbell athcampbell@marinelife.org or (561) 627-8280 ext. 105.
What: TurtleWeen
When: October 22nd, 2016 from 10am – 4pm
Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Description: Our annual “spook-tacular” Halloween event is on October 22, 2016 and is sure to be a blast for the entire family! From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., bring your ghouls and goblins for a visit with our sea turtle patients and receive a free turtle-y awesome reusable trick-or-treat bag to use on the big day! Then, peek into the Haunted Hospital, experiment with our mad scientists in the Mad Science Lab and swim around our center through this year’s new Strange Seas Exhibit. From estuaries to the open ocean, children will be led through corals reefs, Jelly Junction and the Abyssopelagic Zone to explore the weird and wonderful mysteries of the deep. Two costume contests will be held at noon and 2:30 p.m. that will award the best-dressed with turtley-awesome LMC giveaways. Don’t forget the Halloween-inspired crafts and face painting to get you in the TurtleWeen spirit! For more information, please visit our website.