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World Oceans Day

World Ocean Day

Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 1 pm - 5 pm

RodloeJoin us for an entire day of fun-filled activities designed to showcase what you can do to help keep our oceans and beaches clean!

  • How big is a whale? Fill in our chalk outline critters and find out! 
  • Can you tell trash from natural materials by touch alone? 
  • How much damage can 390 plastic bags do to the environment? 
  • Make a game out of fishing for trash. 
  • Meet some cool sea creatures from Seaview Aquariums. 
  • Find out more about how you can dive deep with Adventure Dive Center. 
  • Learn how to recycle from Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful. 
  • Discover more about the trash in our rivers and creeks from Lee County Code Enforcement. 
  • Get up-close and personal with some animals from Chehaw.



Sunday, 1 pm-5 pm

We welcome the Sea Mobile from Gulf Specimens Marine Laboratory in Panacea, Florida! Get hands-on with touch tanks featuring creatures like starfish, sea urchins, conch, crabs, sponges, and a variety of other sea life from the Gulf of Mexico.

Touch Tank

Learn more about Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

Special Presentations in the Imagination Theater

  • Saturday at 2:30 - Shrimp, a talk by Jack Rudloe, author and founder of Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory
  • Sunday at 2:30 - Sea Turtles, a talk by Jack Rudloe, author and founder of Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

New Movies - Exclusive showings all day both days!

Plastic Paradise

Saturday: 10:30 & 1:30
Sunday: 1:30

In the early 21st Century, rumors about an island of garbage somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, started
to rise. TV host and filmmaker ANGELA SUN, decided to investigate. Her journey takes her thousands
of miles from human civilization. There, in what should be a remote tropical paradise, she discovers
an ecosystem inundated by plastic waste. Exposed to seawater and sunlight, tons of discarded plastics
are breaking down into smaller fragments resembling food to fish and birds

Click here to watch the trailer


Turtle: The Incredible Journey

Saturday: Noon & 3:30
Sunday: 3:30

TURTLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY is the story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world.

Click here to watch the trailer

Turtle Movie