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Due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence, LiteraSea Live Fall 2018 Weekend Programs have been cancelled.

Join MarineQuest for LiteraSea at the Center for Marine Science. Each Saturday program will feature a fascinating Marine Science topic that we will explore together while reading specially selected children's books, conducting hands-on STEM investigations, and creating creative but useful mini-projects. Click here for our code of conduct

  • Ages 4-6 - and Parent or Guardian must stay with child
  • 9:00am-11:00am - One Saturday a Month
  • $8 per child per Session

Notes to Participants - Please send your child with his/her own light and healthy snack and drink for snack time.  Due to allergies please avoid snacks with peanuts.  

Hurricane Watch

September 15, 2018

CANCELED due to weather event.

Prepare your mini meteorologists for this hurricane season at LiteraSEA Live! Go inside the eye of the storm to learn all the different parts of a hurricane and play exciting games to learn how animals prepare for the storms! See how wetlands protect our community from storm surge and how ecosystems bounce back when the storms roll through.

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Slimy Sea Creatures

October 20, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Hagfish, sea slugs, and jellyfish - oh my! Join us for a slimy Saturday morning learning all about the slimiest creatures in the ocean. Why do fish have slippery skin? Make your own slime to protect your skin like a fish does!  Learn all about the ooey-gooey adaptations of sea creatures.

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Sustainable Supper

November 17, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

What does it mean to be sustainable? Do you know how to make sustainable choices when you visit the fish market? Join us in learning how fishermen make sure that the fish they catch won’t harm the populations, and how our choices in seafood can make huge changes in our oceans!

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Holidays at Sea

December 15, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Celebrate the holiday season at LiteraSEA Live! Read marine-themed holiday books and learn how the ocean plays a role in many people’s holiday traditions. Join us to investigate Sea Stars of the deep and navigate the sea to get home just in time for the holidays! 

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Useful Links

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Cancellation Policy

Due to the advance preparation and purchasing required for this program no refunds will be provided for the LiteraSea Live program.