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In collaboration with Bank of America, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is planning a special day to generate support for The Maritime Aquarium and many other important non-profit organizations throughout the region. It’s called Fairfield County’s Giving Day, an online, 24-hour … Continue reading

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So far, when it comes to picking a Super Bowl winner, The Maritime Aquarium’s harbor seals Rasal and Orange have been pathetic pinniped prognosticators.  Zero correct in three tries. Polly gets the call off the bench this year. (Hey, if … Continue reading

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Scenes from Chocolate Expo, held at The Maritime Aquarium on Sun., Jan. 25 and sponsored by First County Bank.  Some 40 regional vendors offered samplings and sales of their delicious and decadent chocolates, baked goods and other specialty foods.

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The Chocolate Expo returns for its third year at the Maritime Aquarium this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.  We extended our hours, added more chocolate and more vendors and expanded the parking. Here’s everything you need to know. The Maritime Aquarium … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium strongly encourages you to be a supporter of sustainable seafoods, and – along those lines – there was an interesting addition to the latest Seafood Watch consumer guide for the Northeast. It involves seaweed.  More on that … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium is now exclusively showing Interstellar  in 70mm film projection our IMAX theater. The space epic starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain doesn’t just translate to the IMAX® screen, it was made for it. If you … Continue reading

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Take the manic fun and energy in The Maritime Aquarium’s River Otter Exhibit and multiply it by two again now that a 10-month-old otter named Levi is on display. Levi was introduced into the Aquarium’s River Otter Exhibit on Dec. … Continue reading

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    Jennifer Herring is retiring at the end of this month after more than 10 years as president of The Maritime Aquarium.  Her many accomplishments here were celebrated Dec. 17 by board members, staff, volunteers, donors and U.S. Sen. … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium’s “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit lets you get close looks at the sand tiger sharks and their rows and rows of sharp jagged teeth. But, when you visit, be sure to check out the very impressive teeth … Continue reading

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If there was such a thing as the Church of Scientific Literacy, Bill Nye the Science Guy would be the head preacher. And that Church’s rolling wacky thunder filled The Maritime Aquarium’s IMAX Theater last night with his worshippers. Nye … Continue reading

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