february, 2018

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17feb10:00 am4:00 pm"Strive for the Gold" at Maritime AquariumThe Maritime Aquarium

Aquarium-Olympics

Event Details

Amid the world competition occurring in Pyeongchang, South Korea, there also are medals to be won Feb. 17-19 during “Strive for the Gold Weekend” at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.

The Aquarium’s special offering for the three-day President’s Day Weekend, “Strive for the Gold” invites guests – especially children – to take part in bonus activities, some of which test their athleticism in comparison to those of aquatic animals. Can you hop farther than a frog? Can you leap as high as a seal?

Plus, grab a stick for the chance to shoot a puck past an “octopus” goalie.

Complete all the challenges and earn a “Strive for the Gold” medal. And be sure to bring your camera for a fun “photo op” at the medals-ceremony podium.

All “Strive for the Gold Weekend” activities are free with Aquarium admission. For full details, go online to www.maritimeaquarium.org.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

The Maritime Aquarium

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT

The Maritime Aquarium10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CTThe only Aquarium focused on Long Island Sound presents sharks, seals, river otters, sea turtles, jellies and more than 100 other species from Long Island Sound and its watershed, as well as three touch tanks, a “Go Fish!” exhibit focusing on the cultural aspects of fishing on the Sound, a not-behind- the-scenes Marine Lab, popular “Meerkats” and “Dragons” exhibits, and an Ocean Playspace for toddlers. Harbor seal feedings at 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 & 3:45 p.m. daily. Plus, Connecticut’s largest IMAX ® movie theater and study cruises onto Long Island Sound.

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