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Home-School Program at Aquarium

Join the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for a spring home-school program on pollinators on Friday, May 5th from 9 a.m.-noon. This program, in partnership with Airlie Gardens, is the Aquarium’s first home-school session and was developed specifically with home-school families in mind.

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Celebrating Dedicated Volunteers

N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher recognized its dedicated volunteers, including the Volunteer of the Year.

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Mermaids at Aquarium

The world famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids swim at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher in March for two weekends only, for their first-ever appearance in the state, March 3-5 and 10-12, 2017.

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Aquarium Employees Shine as Sea Stars

Employees at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher recently honored two of their own for their contributions to making the Aquarium a premier attraction.

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Aquarium Provides Care for Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles

Staff at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher are caring for five endangered sea turtles. The Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles were injured in a cold-stunning event in late November.

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Aquarium Releases Loggerhead Sea Turtles

​​​​​​​Two loggerhead sea turtles were recently released to the Atlantic Ocean after receiving care for more than a year at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

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Teacher Open House

North Carolina teachers are invited to visit the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for the free Teacher Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.

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A TIMELESS GIFT TO THE AQUARIUM

Generous gift to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher by Retired Chief District Court Judge Gilbert Burnett creates timeless legacy and enriches visitor experience.

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5 WAYS TO CELEBRATE THE AQUARIUM’S 40TH

Celebrate the Aquarium's 40th Anniversary in multiple ways including a day of games, demonstrations and science discovery activities 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.

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DEAF AWARENESS DAY Sept. 24

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will offer programs tailored especially for individuals who are deaf or hearing impaired on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

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Search for Pokemon at Aquarium

The Aquarium will host its first Pokémon Go Event on Wednesday, August 10 from 6-8 p.m.

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BAT MONITORING AT AQUARIUM

N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher serves as monitoring site for North American Bat Monitoring Program for second year.

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N.C. AQUARIUMS AND OCEARCH PARTNER FOR SHARK RESEARCH: SPECIAL PRESENTATION JUNE 15

The North Carolina Aquariums and an internationally recognized shark research group are partnering in a new effort to better understand sand tiger shark populations in North Carolina.

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Family Paint Nights-June 8 and 22

Grab the family and paint an aquatic-themed masterpiece at the Aquarium.

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World Oceans Day at Aquarium

Celebrate World Oceans Day at Aquarium June 11

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Aquarium treats Moms on Mother's Day

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher helps share the love this Mother’s Day. Aquarium admission is free for all mothers on Sunday, May 8. Mothers are also welcome to experience the splendor of the Butterfly Bungalow at no cost.

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