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‘Sensory-Friendly’ Morning at Maritime Aquarium on Saturday for Those Kids Who Need It

Photo from the Maritime Aquarium shark tank family 03-31-17
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For some, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a place with too many stimuli. So on Saturday, April 1, the aquarium is planning a special morning to give guests with sensory-processing differences a fun, comfortable and accepting environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Does Santa Do on Visits to the Maritime Aquarium? Dive with the Sharks, of Course!

Santa Dives with Sharks 2 911-22-16
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Starting this Saturday, Nov. 26, Santa Claus will be wedging into his scuba suit and joining our volunteer dive team to swim among The Maritime Aquarium’s sharks. Santa Claus will be putting on scuba gear, checking it twice, during the holiday season to help The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk demonstrate that sharks are not naughty, but nice. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Students Eligible for Environmental Education Program at Maritime Aquarium

Maritime Aquarium kids cruise 9-21-16
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Nearly 2,000 students from 10 Fairfield County towns will explore how severe storms, erosion and other environmental hazards threaten their communities — and also how they can participate in lessening the effects — thanks to a three-year, $484,955 federal grant to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Whales Have Returned to Western Long Island Sound: What to Do If You See One

Humpback Whale Whit Welles 7-28-16
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This Maritime Aquarium blog post from Tuesday has some interesting information and advice about the whales that have returned to the Fairfield County coast:

Whales are making an appearance in Long Island Sound for the second summer in a row! One has even made an appearance at the Aquarium’s hometown in Norwalk. They’ve also been seen recently near Greenwich, Darien, and New Rochelle. (more…) Continue Reading →

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