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2013-05-13 23:03:07

Be the first to experience what´s new at the South Carolina Aquarium. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Mark the calendar, May 25th is the big kick-off to summer at the South Carolina Aquarium. Visitors can be the first to be immersed in two new 4-D movies, experience the new Animal Care Exhibit, and get up-close to some friendly critters in our revamped hands-on experience. Explore, play, and discover at this very special kick-off to summer. What´s new? 4-D Theater...

2012-08-15 23:03:40

After Months of Rehabilitation, a Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtle Get a Second Chance Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Join us this Thursday, August 16, 2012 to wish two sea turtles luck on their return to the open ocean. Pier, a juvenile loggerhead who suffered a shark attack, and Grover, a juvenile green, will be released at 3 p.m. sharp at Beachwalker County Park on Kiawah Island, SC. This release is being held in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural...

2010-05-07 09:30:00

NAGS HEAD, N.C., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Aquarium Society today announced that Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion North Carolina Power, has donated $500,000 to fund alternative energy demonstrations at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head: http://www.ncaquariums.com/aquarium-piers/jennettes-pier The ocean pier is under construction and is expected to begin operating in the spring 2011. It is owned and will be operated by the North Carolina Aquariums and will...

2008-08-29 09:00:37

PLAN TO SPEND THE DAY at Corolla's Currituck Heritage Park, where there's something for the whole family. History buffs should enjoy touring the historic Whalehead Club, a magnificent, refurbished soundside mansion built in the 1920s. The park also is home to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, which went into operation in 1875. It's the northernmost lighthouse on the Outer Banks, and it's open for tours. You can climb 214 steps to the top for a panoramic view of land and sea. For curious...

2008-07-25 09:01:18

ONGOING Bird Walks. Take a stroll along the North Pond Wildlife Trail and look for approximately 225 species of birds that live or pass through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center at 8 a.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. 2 1/2 miles south of Oregon Inlet. Free. 987-2394. Exhibit. "The Outer Banks Now and Then: Where We Are, Where We've Been" presents images and artifacts of the past and present, showing change along the coastal region....

2008-07-16 12:00:50

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the remaining weeks of summer, the 200-room Sheraton Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Crystal Coast today announced that it is offering a variety of family and military appreciation promotions. The promotions begin today and continue through the end of August, with a few continuing through the end of the year. "The summer family vacation has been a quintessential American tradition since the 1950s," said Tina Purifoy, hotel...


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