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Long Island Sound Day - Special Animal Encounters May 27

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Long Island Sound Day

Date:  Fri., May 27

Times:  11 a.m., noon, and 2 & 3 p.m.

Cost:   Free with Aquarium admission

Where:  near the entrance to "Meerkats"

Celebrate this official Connecticut holiday by enjoying special "touch" encounters with animals native to the Sound and its watershed:  11 a.m., a diamondback terrapin;  noon, a chain catshark;  2 p.m., a lobster;  and 3 p.m., a clearnose skate. An Aquarium educator will assist for a safe experience, and talk about the animals' natural histories. 

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"Flutter & Flights" 2016

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Flutter & Flights Wine-Tasting

Date:  Wed., June 15

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Admission:  $35  ($30 for members)

Flitter among exotic tropical butterflies while savoring and favoring fine wines during this unique evening fund-raiser for the Aquarium. Sample wines from around the world – provided by Ninety Plus Cellars in association with World of Beverages in Norwalk – while DRB New Logo 5.13.15-12 copyvisiting our special summer exhibit, "Flutter Zone." New this year: beer samples from 212 Beer in NYC and Charter Oak Brewing Co. of CT.  Open to ages 21+. Sponsored by Darien Rowayton Bank.

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Breakfast with the Butterflies on June 26

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Sold Out! Breakfast with the Butterflies

Date:  Sun., June 26

Time:  8:30 to 10 a.m.

Tickets:  $40 adults & $20 children (members: $35 / $18)

Enjoy a light breakfast along the Norwalk River and then enter the "Flutter Zone" exhibit for a private tour and to help feed the butterflies! Plus, do a butterfly craft and go home with milkweed seeds to benefit our local monarch butterflies. Act now! Limited to 20 participants!

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Aquarium Cruises in New London July 8-10 During SailFest Weekend

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Cruises at SailFest

Dates:  July 8-10

Location:  New London, CT

Times & Prices:  varies by cruise; see descriptions below

The Maritime Aquarium's cool new hybrid-electric research vessel R/V Spirit of the Sound is participating in SailFest, the annual regatta celebration in New London, CT. Come out with us aboard three cruise options:  daily Thames River Cruises; a Sunset Cruise on July 8; and a Fireworks Cruise on July 9. 

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Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect
the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits,
marine science, and environmental education.

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