November 19, 2018

Aquarium of Niagara prepares for Penguin Days

NIAGARA FALLS – Next weekend, the Aquarium of Niagara will have gone to the birds. More precisely, the short, flightless type.

The downtown attraction, at 701 Whirlpool St., will host its 24th annual Penguin Days from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Interactive exhibits and the chance to get an up-close experience with a penguin are among the highlights of the two-day event.

“We turn the aquarium into a penguin celebration,” said Michele Paterson, assistant supervisor of exhibits.

The event, intended for children of all ages, will be hands-on, aimed at making visitors “feel part of the learning experience,” Paterson said.

The interactive