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      Marine Life Day at VIMS' Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague

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      September 21, 2019

      Saturday  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

      40 Atlantic Avenue
      Wachapreague, Virginia 23480

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      Marine Life Day at VIMS' Eastern Shore Laboratory

      Join the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for a fun and educational day exploring marine life found along Virginia’s Eastern Shore! This event will showcase marine science research being conducted at VIMS' Eastern Shore Laboratory. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of marine plants and animals in touch tanks and live displays, study creatures under microscopes, learn about marine science through hands-on activities and crafts, and discuss current research projects with scientists from various fields of study. Featured research and displays will include shellfish, crustaceans, fish, sharks, and much more!

      This event is free, open to all ages, and takes place rain or shine. Registration is not required, but pre-registering online will provide you with access to the "fast lane" at the check-in table. The first 50 people to register online will receive a VIMS reusable shopping bag when they check-in at the event. Visit to register.

      Please note that this event will be held at VIMS' Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague, VA.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Science

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.