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Open Studio Creative Hours (6-12yrs)

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Create holiday gift and decor with local artist Carolyn Munaco to support our Back to the Bays initiative @ Southampton Town Squiretown ParkAbout this EventParticipants will be led on an inspiration hike through Squiretown Park and along the coastline of Peconic Bay. While on our hike we will col...

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 26, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.

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Christmas trees in LED lights, Ho Chi Minh City; holiday lights

CLOSED for New Year's

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for New Year's.

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Christmas trees in LED lights, Ho Chi Minh City; holiday lights

CLOSED for New Year's

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for New Year's.

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Long Island Agricultural Forum

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Annual Long Island Agricultural Forum is a two day educational conference, trade show and Networking Social open to all agricultural professionals. Multiple concurrent sessions of interest to growers in the commercial agriculture and ornamental horticulture industries will be presente...

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Active Parenting

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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Long Island Agricultural Forum

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Annual Long Island Agricultural Forum is a two day educational conference, trade show and Networking Social open to all agricultural professionals. Multiple concurrent sessions of interest to growers in the commercial agriculture and ornamental horticulture industries will be presente...

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Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Active Parenting

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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Go, Slow and Whoa Game! (Families) English and Spanish

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Come and play a family fun game while learning the difference between what we should eat every day and what is allowed for special occasions. Families will learn how to differentiate nutritious foods from the empty calorie foods that we tend to select. To register: 631-273-7883

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Winter Seaside Exploration, Collect, and Create (6-12yrs) tiana

Winter Seaside Exploration, Collect, and Create (6-12yrs)

Monday, January 20, 2020

Create a coastal findings assemblage with artist Carolyn Munaco to support our Back to the Bays InitiativeAbout this EventParticipants will be led on an inspiration exploration hike through Squiretown Park and along the coastline of Peconic Bay. While on our hike we will collect beach findings to...

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Eating Smart: Parent Toddler Workshop

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Participants will learn how to make healthy meals for their toddlers using the Myplate food groups. There will also be a nutritious recipe to try.To register: 631-691-1111

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Winter Learn and Play 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Long Island Greenhouse & Floriculture Conference

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

This one day educational conference and trade show for greenhouse growers and industry professionals will address current issues and updates. 2+ pesticide credits available, pending DEC approval. You must bring your Pesticide Applicator ID Card with you and attend the whole program to receive cr...

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Chick Incubation & Embryology Teacher Training Workshops

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

For all grade levels, special education classrooms, day care facilities, 4-H clubs, libraries, girl and boy scouts. WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE: Setting up and maintaining incubator and equipment Correct methods and practical tips for hatching eggs Candling eggs Chick care a...

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Active Parenting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Active Parenting

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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Chick Incubation & Embryology Teacher Training Workshops

Thursday, January 30, 2020

For all grade levels, special education classrooms, day care facilities, 4-H clubs, libraries, girl and boy scouts. WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE: Setting up and maintaining incubator and equipment Correct methods and practical tips for hatching eggs Candling eggs Chick care a...

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An Asian family (adult male and female and two adolescents, male and female) sitting around a coffee table playing a board game.

Family Nutrition Game Night (Families)

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Participants will take part in preparing a nutritious family friendly meal while learning how to incorporate more vegetables into meals they already cook and eat at home.Nutrition Educators: Amy Bly, ab2353@cornell.edu & Halie Bloom, hrb55@cornell.eduTo register 631-234-9333

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Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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group of baby chicks

Chick Incubation & Embryology Teacher Training Workshops

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

For all grade levels, special education classrooms, day care facilities, 4-H clubs, libraries, girl and boy scouts. WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE: Setting up and maintaining incubator and equipment Correct methods and practical tips for hatching eggs Candling eggs Chick care a...

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active parenting artwork. people in hearts

Active Parenting

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Have a Healthy Heart

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Join us as we explore ways to keep our hearts healthy and strong.To register: 631-499-3722

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Have a Healthy Heart (Adults)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

February is National Heart Health Month. Participants will become more aware of the unhealthy fats in their diet and learn the MyPlate method for healthier alternatives. An overview of how to read a nutrition label will be provided to help participants make better choices.To register: 631-499-3722.

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active parenting artwork. people in hearts

Active Parenting

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Embrace the JOY of parenting! We are proud to bring the acclaimed Active Parenting program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to… use nonviolent discipline that really works open up lines of communication—before they get clogged teach responsibility, courage, and othe...

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Healthy food plate

Eat Better For a Healthy Heart - Adults, Families & Seniors

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Come join us while we learn how to keep our hearts healthy and feel great!To register call 516-489-2220

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Eat Better For a Healthy Heart (Adults, Families & Seniors)

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Participants will be able to identify the main source of unhealthy fats & sodium in their diet while learning to choose healthy alternatives. You will also learn an easy way to read the nutrition label. A healthy heart snack will be shared.To register call 516-489-2220.

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2020 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The program is now for 9th through 12th grade (was previously open to 10th through 12th). This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes:Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: February 29 or March 8, 2020Lecture Seri...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Marine Habitat Diorama

Marine Habitat Diorama (6-12yrs)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Learn about our local marine habitats and explore the coastline of Peconic Bay in search of materials to create a marine habitat diorama!About this EventParticipants will be led on an inspiration hike through Squiretown Park and along the coastline of Peconic Bay. While on our hike students will ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Feathered Friends of Winter (6-12yrs) tiana

Feathered Friends of Winter (6-12yrs)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Learn about coastal birds that call the East End of Long Island home in the winter and then create an acrylic painting of a bird of your choice.About this EventParticipants will be led on an inspiration and birding hike through Squiretown Park and along the coastline of Peconic Bay.Students will ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Nutrition Program Educator Myra McKinney (center) leads a hands-on cooking class at CCE-Tompkins (2007)

Let’s get Moving! (Adults and Families) English & Spanish

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Families will learn the importance of being active every day and the important role it has for our health.To register 631-273-7883

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Migrating Seals (6-12yrs)

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Learn about migrating seals that visit Long Island in the winter and then create a seal sculpture assemblage with artist Carolyn MunacoAbout this EventStudents will learn about migrating seals that visit Long Island during the winter months.Participants will go be guided through creating a seal s...

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Marine Currents, Tides, And Marine Debris Tiana

Marine Currents, Tides, And Marine Debris (6-12yrs)

Friday, February 21, 2020

Go explore along the coastline of Peconic Bay and collect materials to create a marine debris assemblage with artist local Carolyn MunacoAbout this EventParticipants will be led on an exploratory hike along the coastline of Peconic Bay. While on our hike we will observe the tide, the current, and...

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Arctic Animals for Mini-Marine Biologists (Babylon)

Sunday, February 23, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Explore the frozen world of creatures that call the Arctic and Antarctic home. How do they do it! Make a cool craft with your preschooler to take with you! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs is required.

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2020 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The program is now for 9th through 12th grade (was previously open to 10th through 12th). This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes:Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: February 29 or March 8, 2020Lecture Seri...

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2020 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The program is now for 9th through 12th grade (was previously open to 10th through 12th). This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes:Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: February 29 or March 8, 2020Lecture Seri...

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Jr Iron Chef

Jr. Iron Chef

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Join us for the annual Junior Iron Chef Competition! Middle and high school students are invited to compete, in teams of 3-5, to create unique dishes that feature local and USDA commodity ingredients. The goal is to create an awareness and appreciation of the sustainable food system and to get ...

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2020 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The program is now for 9th through 12th grade (was previously open to 10th through 12th). This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes:Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: February 29 or March 8, 2020Lecture Seri...

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child outdoors in winter catching snowflakes on his tongue

Winter Learn and Play 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience. The Snowy Day - 1/13 - 1/18The Little Red Hen - 1/21 -...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2020 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The program is now for 9th through 12th grade (was previously open to 10th through 12th). This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes:Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: February 29 or March 8, 2020Lecture Seri...

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a shark slowing swimming past

Sharks! For Mini-Marine Biologists (Babylon)

Sunday, March 22, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Explore the biology and ecology of these fascinating creatures, and learn about conservation efforts to save these misunderstood predators. Touch shark jaws, eggs, teeth, and other artifacts as you learn some fun facts about these top oceanic predators. Make an awesome shar...

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boy performing a handstand at the beach

Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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boy performing a handstand at the beach

Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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peconic dunes

Open House at Peconic Dunes

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Join us at Peconic Dunes for Open House! We will have former campers giving guided tours from 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM and senior staff members to answer questions. This is a great opportunity for registered first time campers to see the camp, for day campers who not yet registered, and families who h...

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red poppies

Spring Gardening School 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Join us for a day of gardening workshops. Learn how to prune hydrangeas and grow delicious tomatoes. Contact Sarah Osborn at so348@cornell.edu to receive the Spring Gardening School brochure in early 2020.

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Northern puffer fish

Fishy Facts for Mini-Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, April 26, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Come explore the world of fish in this interactive program and make a fun, fishy craft with your child to take home! Space is limited!!! Pre-registration required for all programs.

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, May 17, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, June 14, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, August 23, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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